Major LNG carrier order for Zvezda Shipyard

The next generation dual-fuel LNG carriers will be able to sail along the Northern Sea Route eastward for 12 months per year, exceeding the six month capacity of 'Christophe de Margerie' (pictured).

A joint venture between Novatek and Sovcomflot will oversee order and operation of a new fleet of ice class LNG carriers, writes Eugene Gerden

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