MOL aim for 90 LNG vessels by 2030


Four new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered car carriers are to be launched by Japanese shipping line Mitsui O.S.K. (MOL) as part of a push to add 90 such vessels to its fleet by 2030.

The push comes amid wider industry concerns about the suitability of LNG as an environmentally friendly fuel.

MOL plans four 7,000 unit capacity car carriers running on LNG as their main fuel, which will increase its total fleet capacity (including across its consolidated subsidiaries) to 735 vessels.

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