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Samsung Heavy wins US$191 million order for 2 very large gas carriers

South Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Wednesday it has bagged a 270.7 billion-won (US$191 million) order to build two very large gas carriers for an African shipper. Samsung Heavy said it will deliver the vessels to the undisclosed …
Oct 19, 2022 / Vessels

BW Gemini first of 12 VLGCs to retrofit with dual-fuel propulsion in China shipyard: BW LPG

BW Gemini is the first of 12 Very Large Gas Carriers that BW LPG has committed to retrofit with LPG dual-fuel propulsion engines at a Chinese shipyard, aimed at zero-carbon fuel propulsion, a company spokeswoman said.“BW Gemini, BW Leo and BW Libra …
Oct 8, 2020 / Curious

BW LPG declares option for additional LPG dual-fuel engines, bringing total investment to twelve

BW LPG announced today that it has exercised another option for the delivery and retrofitting of a further four dual-fuel LPG propulsion engines. With this, BW LPG has committed to retrofit 12 of its Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCs) with pioneering …
Feb 28, 2020 / Curious