Naftomar Shipping And Trading Co. Ltd. Inc., which is engaged in shipping and trading liquid petroleum gas, contracted China’s Jiangnan Shipyard to build two Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGC), say local media reports.
The Voula, Greece-based company has ordered one 84,000 cu m , with an option to construct one more. Other contract details, financial details of the deal and the delivery date of the ship were not revealed.
According to Jiangnan Shipyard this is their first working relationship with Naftomar.
Jiangnan Shipyard is the leading VLGC yard in China, with a total of 11 VLGC currently on order. Jiangnan is a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).