Chevron Orders LNG Carriers

5 May 2010 (Last Updated May 5th, 2010 18:30)

Chevron has ordered two 160,000cbm membrane-type LNG carriers to be built at Samsung Heavy Industries. The ships are expected to be delivered after 2013, according to asiasis.com. Chevron will acquire the carriers for the start-up of its Australian LNG-production project, Gorgon L

Chevron has ordered two 160,000cbm membrane-type LNG carriers to be built at Samsung Heavy Industries.

The ships are expected to be delivered after 2013, according to asiasis.com.

Chevron will acquire the carriers for the start-up of its Australian LNG-production project, Gorgon LNG, in 2014.

According to industry analysts the price of the ships are below $200m each.