Hehai Shipping runs its first LNG-powered vessel

Hehai Shipping runs its first LNG-powered vessel

Shanghai: Jiangsu Hehai Shipping announced that its first LNG-powered ship has been approved to start operation.

The company has ordered five LNG-powered ships at a cost of RMB20.5m each.

The company is also expanding cargo resources with deals lined up with nearby energy companies.

Beijing is pushing more domestic shipping operators to adopt LNG-powered vessels in a bid to cut pollution. Tax exemptions are now on offer for lines choosing LNG-fuelled vessels.

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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