Cargo handling and FSS contract for large Jiangnan VLEC series
Babcock LGE has been awarded the contract to supply cargo handling system and fuel supply system for a series of 15 Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) at China’s Jiangnan shipyard.
The contract relates to an order for 15 Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLECs) at Jiangnan Shipyard for shipowners Tianjin Southwest and Pacific Gas.
The repeat orders for Babcock LGE’s ecoETHN solution from Jiangnan follow the successful delivery and entry into service of the first four VLECs featuring Babcock LGE solutions. In all, these latest orders push the total number of ecoETHN contracts for Babcock’s LGE business to 27, all delivered in partnership with Jiangnan Shipyard in China, including the four vessels in operation.