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Angelicoussis and Nakilat add four more LNG carriers in Korea

John Angelicoussis is upping his gas ties with Qatar via his company Maran Ventures. He and Qatari gas shipping line Nakilat have formed another joint venture to own four more LNG carriers. The new venture is split 60:40 in Nakilat’s favour. The four 173,400 cu m ships are being built in South Korea.

Angelicoussis commented, “Nakilat has been one of our strategic partners for many years and we are pleased to be strengthening our relationship with them. Through this new venture, I am confident that we will continue to provide first-class services together for all our LNG customers around the world and look forward to further collaborations in the future.”

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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