Avenir LNG announced the launching of its third 7,500 cbm dual-purpose, liquefied natural gas supply and bunkering vessel, Avenir Aspiration from Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co.
Avenir Aspiration will now undergo final outfitting before commissioning, and gas and sea trials in time for a mid-2021 delivery. Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co. is building an additional 7,500 cbm and two 20,000 cbm-capacity LNG carriers all for delivery later this year, bringing Avenir’s total fleet to 6 specialised LNG vessels.
Peter Mackey, CEO Avenir LNG Limited, commented: “We are delighted with the successful launching of our 3rd vessel. Congratulations to our Partners at CIMC SOE for reaching this important milestone. Our fleet is the backbone of Avenir’s asset-enabled LNG supply strategy, and we look forward to taking delivery of the Avenir Aspiration later in the year.”