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Oriental Petroleum orders VLGC pair at Jiangnan Shipyard

Oriental Petroleum, the parent company of Chinese LPG trader Oriental Energy has placed an order at CSSC-affiliated Jiangnan Shipyard for the construction of two 84,000 cu m VLGCs.

The vessels will be classified by Lloyd’s Register and the construction will be supervised by Hong Kong’s Anglo-Eastern. Other contract details were not disclosed.

The two VLGCs will be chartered to Oriental Energy on long term contract upon completion.

Oriental Energy is primarily engaged in the import, processing, and sale of LPG in China. The company has eight VLGCs operated by Helios LPG Pool.

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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