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Adnoc L&S orders LNG carrier pair at Jiangnan

Adnoc Logistics & Services (Adnoc L&S), the shipping arm of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), has tapped China’s Jiangnan Shipyard to build a pair of 175,000 cu m LNG carriers for delivery in 2025. No price has been revealed for the newbuilds.

Captain Abdulkareem Al Masabi, CEO of Adnoc L&S, said, “The expansion and modernisation of our LNG fleet will be a key enabler of Adnoc L&S’ growth strategy.”

Jiangnan Shipyard was previously commissioned by Adnoc L&S in 2020 to build five VLGCs for AW Shipping, Adnoc L&S’ joint venture with China’s Wanhua Chemical Group.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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