There is now a total of 275 liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled vessels operating in China, according to a researcher at the China Waterborne Transport Institute, an organisation related to the Ministry of Transport.
Of the total figure, 160 vessels are newbuildings constructed to consume LNG as fuel, said Ji Yongbo during a Nanjing conference on Thursday as reported by Interfax.
The remainder are traditionally fuelled vessels retrofitted to use LNG as a marine fuel.
Ji further noted the construction of 19 LNG bunkering facilities in China; with three currently in operation.
Published: 26 March, 2018
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