Hantong gets order for the world’s first CNG carrier
On 26th October, 2014, Hantong signed shipbuilding contract with CIMC ENRIC SJZ GAS for building the world’s first CNG carrier which will be operated by Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PT PLN), Indonesian National Electric Company, to beused for natural gas transportation between the islands of Indonesia, the company said in its press release.
The vesselis designed by CIMC ORIC, using natural gas as power, driven by dual fuel main engine, with110-meterlength over all and 14-knots design speed. It willbe designed and constructed under theclassification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and PT. Biro Klasifikasi Indonesia (Persero)(BKI). It is expected to deliver in May 2016.