In 2003, the Ministry of Transport approved the building of 2 LNG transport ships. Jingmen Hongtu Special Aircraft Co., Ltd. built the LNG storage tank for one LNG transport ship of the two ships. The LNG transport ship has a storage capacity of 14,000m3, consisting of 2 sets of 7,000m3 storage tanks. The ship was planned to launch in December 2014, as China’s first LNG transport ship. It will thoroughly solve the difficulties of marine LNG transport and refueling and will greatly promote the refitting of LNG powered boats.
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