Angelicoussis adds LNG carrier at DSME and eyes further orders

Angelicoussis adds LNG carrier at DSME and eyes further orders

Maran Gas Maritime, an affiliate of Greek owner Angelicoussis Shipping Group, has placed an order for one additional 174,000 cu m LNG carrier at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

The latest is the fifth LNG carrier Maran Gas has ordered at DSME this year. DSME said the two sides are also in negotiations for more LNG carrier orders

Delivery of the latest vessel is scheduled in the first half of 2022.

Maran Gas currently operates a fleet of 14 LNG carriers, with another 14 newbuildings on order at DSME.

John Angelicoussis has ordered more than 100 ships at DSME since the 1990s.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.

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