Shanghai shipbuilding company Hudong-Zhonghua will build the world's largest tanker for transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

China will build the world's largest tanker for liquefied gas

This is with reference to TASS reports Biznestsentr.

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As reported on Wednesday by the information portal "Zhongguo Sylvanian", the ship is capable of carrying up to 270 thousand cubic meters of fuel.

According to him, the design work will take place with the assistance of Norway. According to the agreement, by 2020, the designers of the two countries will prepare all necessary technical documentation, based on which construction will begin.

"Natural gas will play an important role in the structure of production and consumption of China's energy, and LNG as an energy source will become an important source", - said the Chairman of the China national offshore Corporation (CNOOC) Yang Hua.

China's growing demand for natural gas. In 2018, the country imported 53 million tonnes of LNG, putting the historical record. According to official statistics, China has already created more than 20 terminals with a total annual throughput of 80 million tons for its active procurement.

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