NITC Orders Six LNG Carriers from China

3 June 2010 (Last Updated June 3rd, 2010 18:30)

National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) has ordered six LNG carriers to be built in China for $220m each. The company is also seeking $1.2bn in credit from China for the construction of the vessels, according to seatradeasia.com. NITC expects the tankers to begin operations by Marc

National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) has ordered six LNG carriers to be built in China for $220m each.

The company is also seeking $1.2bn in credit from China for the construction of the vessels, according to seatradeasia.com.

NITC expects the tankers to begin operations by March 2012.