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MOL sends 50 technicians to support LNG project in Hudong

MOL sends 50 technicians to support LNG project in Hudong

Tokyo: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is to send some 50 technicians to Chinese shipyard Hudong Zhonghua to support the four LNG ships building with around JPY100bn (US$12bn) investment. MOL expects to reduce the building cost of those LNG carriers through offering technical support.
MOL, Exxonmobil and Hudong Zhonghua signed the shipbuilding contract on the weekend in Beijing, it is the first time that Chinese shipyard would build LNG ships for foreign owner.
MOL and Exxonmobil have already sent 10 technicians to Hudong Zhonghua to check safety standards before designing. In addition, MOL will send another 50 technicians between 2014 and 2015 with 20 to 30 from Exxonmobil. [18/01/11]

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