CHINA BUILDS CAPACITY FOR ETHANE IMPORTS

Dalian-built very large ethane carrier (VLEC) for US-China shipments (photo courtesy of JHW Engineering)

A new chapter in the development of seaborne trade in ethane is set to unfold following the January handover of an 85,000m3-capacity liquefied gas carrier for shipments from the USA to China, David Tinsley writes.

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