Shipping lines ordered 238 LNG vessels this year so far

So far, all of 238 LNG-powered ships have been ordered in 2021, writes DNV in an update. The most recently ordered vessels are expected to sail regionally in Europe.

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Shipping companies placed 17 orders for LNG-powered vessels in November, bringing the total number of orders for ships sailing on the liquefied natural gas up to 238 in 2021 so far, writes classification agency DNV in a short update on LinkedIn.

"As opposed to majority of orders this year, the November projects were dominated by ships expected to be deployed in regional trade (Europe)," writes DNV Principal Consultant Martin Christian Wold in the post.

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