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Oriental Energy orders VLGC pair at Jiangnan Shipyard

Chinese gas trader Oriental Energy has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Jiangnan Shipyard for the construction of two 93,000 cu m very large gas carriers.

The LPG dual-fuel vessels will be used to support Oriental Energy’s development of a new plant in Guangdong. Delivery of the vessels is scheduled for 2023.

The order comes after Jiangnan Shipyard delivered two 84,000 cu m VLGCs to Oriental Energy last year.

Oriental Energy currently controls a fleet of 14 VLGCs.

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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