PetroChina completes 1st STS LNG bunkering at Yantian Port
PetroChina accomplished its first ship-to-ship (STS) bunkering of an LNG-fuelled ship on the Shenzhen Yantian Port on November 22, its dad or mum firm CNPC mentioned on November 24.
About 7,000 m3 of LNG was provided to a containership owned by CMA CGM Group and the entire operation lasted for six hours, CNPC mentioned. Yantian Port is situated within the southern Chinese language province of Guangdong.
State-owned CNPC mentioned that the transfer will open up the marketplace for LNG offshore bunkering within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Larger Bay Space, which extends throughout the 2 Chinese language particular administrative areas and 9 Pearl River Delta cities.
The usage of LNG as a gas within the transport trade has been gaining traction in China and the world amid a world push to scale back carbon emissions.