First major orders of 2018 by Greek shippers targeted on LNG carriers

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First major orders of 2018 by Greek shippers targeted on LNG carriersTourism and shipping are the two most extrovert and robust industries in Greece

Greek shipowners and shipping interests continued to post big orders for new LNG carriers in the new year, with Peter Livanos' GasLog and Christos Ecoonomou's TMS Cardiff Gas placing orders totaling 700 million USD.

The latter issued an order for a vessel with a capacity of 174,000 square meters of LNG at Hyundai Heavy Industries, with an option for another similar sized vessel.

The order marks the first for a "X Carrier" for the firm.

The first of the aforementioned vessels is set to be delivered in 2020, with a seven-year deal already signed with Total Gas & Power Chartering.  

In a statement, Economou, the founder of Athens-based TMS Cardiff Gas, expressed the enterprise's satisfaction with the long-term contract signed with Total.   

Read more here.

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