Rising LNG/LPG use to expand carrier fleets

Projected LNG Trade Volumes [23,471 bytes] Global demand for liquefied natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas is expected to grow significantly to 2010. That will result in eventual growth of seaborne shipping capacity for both sectors. Large-scale expansion in the LNG shipping sector is forecast by Ocean Shipping Consultants Ltd., Surrey, U.K. A study by the consulting firm also says recovery in the LPG carrier market is expected to be focused on the medium term, however. Near-term prospects are unsettled, it notes. The company's report, issued this summer, points out that LNG trade developments will be underpinned by a worldwide rise in natura...

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