Astomos Energy Orders Fourth LPG Carrier from Mitsubishi

Tokyo-based Astomos Energy Corp has placed an order today with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier.  This marks their their fourth such order with MHI since 2013, a company that also happens to be a 49 percent shareholder in Astomos Energy. Astomos Energy presently operates a fleet of 21 large-scale LPG carriers, six of … [Read more...]

Astomos Energy Heads Back For More

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works will be cutting steel again soon for another very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier ordered today by shipowner/operator Astomos Energy. This vessel will be identical to the one they ordered last year and is due for delivery in the first half of 2016. Unlike last year's order, Kawasaki Heavy did … [Read more...]

Astomos Energy Orders New Gas Carriers from Japanese Yards

Japanese shipbuilders Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) have received newbuild orders today from Astomos Energy Corporation to build a pair of very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers. According to a statement by Astomos, the newbuilds will be delivered in 2015 and 2016 from MHI and KHI, respectively. The increased production … [Read more...]