China's next-generation LNG carriers

THE first electrically propelled LNG carriers to be built in China – each at 174,000 cubic metres – will incorporate power and propulsion systems developed and built by GE Power Conversion.

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, part of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, signed contracts with GE for the supply of power and propulsion systems for six LNG carriers to be built in