MOL finalises deal to construct four LNG-powered car carriers

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has concluded an agreement with Shin Kurushima Dockyard and Nihon Shipyard to build four car carriers, which will operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

The 7,000-unit capacity vessels are anticipated to be delivered in a series starting in 2024.

The company stated that the LNG usage is expected to minimise CO₂ by about 25-30%, sulphur oxide (SOx) by 100%, and nitrogen oxide (NOx) by 85%.

In June 2021, MOL published a vision statement, dubbed MOL Group Environmental...

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