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Anthony Veder to add 30,000 cu.m LNG carrier to fleet

Written by Nick Blenkey
LNG carrier at shipyard

Ship will be renamed on delivery

Rotterdam headquartered Anthony Veder is expanding its by adding a 30,000 cu.m liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier that is currently being constructed by Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding in Ningbo, China.

The vessel will be finished under the supervision of Anthony Veder and will be operational for worldwide trading in the summer of 2019.

After delivery it will be renamed with a name starting with Coral, in line with Anthony Veder tradition.

Anthony Veder will handle the commercial operation and ship management.

“We are proud to add a new LNG carrier to our fleet in this relatively short time frame and look forward to our close cooperation with Xinle Shipbuilding to finalize the vessel”, says Jan Valkier, CEO of Anthony Veder. “Our company has a long history in building and delivering ships in China such as the LNG-fueled LEG vessels Coral Star and Coral Sticho. We are excited to return to China for this latest addition to our fleet after five years of absence.”

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