American Ethane reveals plans to order 17 VLECs

American Ethane announced plans to order 17 VLECs at Gastech on 17 September.

Houston-based American Ethane announced plans to order 17 very large ethane carriers at Gastech in Houston on 17 September. The 150,000 cbm capacity VLECs will be ordered from Chinese shipyards Hudong-Zhonghua and Jiangnan, both of which received approval in principle for VLEC designs earlier in 2019.

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