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DVB expects LNG boost from 2015

The construction of LNG terminals across the globe will from 2015 result in work for many new gas tankers, says DVB in new comprehensive analysis of the LNG market.

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The global demand for natural gas continues to grow and work is underway in several locations around the world to construct facilities to liquefy the gas, so that the gas can be shipped around the world in the form of LNG.

DVB Research & Strategic Plannings latest analysis of the LNG market says that the increasing demand for the liquefied natural gas - which according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) is growing by 2.4 percent annually and will reach almost four trillion cubic meters by 2018 - will result in enough work as much as 86 new LNG ships.

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