CIMC Enric’s upgraded LNG containers hit one-year milestone after successful testing in Hawaii


Two 40ft liquefied natural gas (LNG) containers, manufactured by Chinese enterprise CIMC Enric, have completed their one-year trial testing in Oahu, Hawaii.

The one-year milestone represents the safe operation of these new generation tank containers, which are manufactured by CIMC TANK in Nantong, China, between Hawaii and the west coast of the US.

The project was originally set up in 2013 to bring these 40ft LNG tank containers to market, in order to boost the upgrading of global LNG logistics and step up to the growing LNG market, with Hawaii being chosen as a base on account of its demanding year-round humidity and temperature.

During this time, the North Pacific rim company accumulated operating data in order to upgrade its global LNG logistics, aiming to save on future investments on LNG carriers and both receiving and exporting terminals.

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