On January 6th 2017, the second LNG vessel “CESI QINGDAO” of the company’s APLNG project was delivered, further strengthen Sinopec Kantons’ LNG transport business. This is a 174,000 cubic meter vessel, which was built by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard, and was invested by a joint venture among SinopecKantons, China Cosco Shipping and MOL.
“CESI QINGDAO” is the second of the six LNG vessels of APLNG Project constructed by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard. “CESI QINGDAO”will be under a long-term time charter with Sinopec after delivery, and mainly shuttling between Australia and the ports in China like Qingdao, Beihai andTianjin to transport LNG imported by Sinopec from Australia.
Figure 1: The second LNG vessel of APLNG Project