On December 15, the naming and delivery ceremony of WUDANG, the No.2 carrier under the COSCO SHIPPING PetroChina International LNG Transportation Project, was held at the Changxing Island Wharf of Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding in Shanghai. Ms. Wang Songwen, Full-time external director of COSCO SHIPPING Energy, as the godmother of the new carrier, cut the line. Yu Jiyou, Executive Director, Yanwei, General Manager of PetroChina International (East China); Chen Jun, General Manager of Hudong Zhonghua; Zhu Maijin, Director and President of COSCO SHIPPING Energy, Qing Jiong, Vice President of COSCO SHIPPING Energy and Chairman of Shanghai LNG; leadership and guests from PetroChina, COSCO SHIPPING Energy, China State Shipbuilding Corporation, China Shipowner’s Mutual Insurance Association, Hong Kong Shipping Registry, China Classification Society, GTT and other organizations attended the ceremony and witnessed the naming of the new carrier.
Representatives of Hudong Zhonghua, China Shipbuilding Trading Corporation, and shipowner Shanghai COSCO SHIPPING LNG Investment signed the delivery document, and representatives of PetroChina International (East China), and shipowner Shanghai COSCO SHIPPING LNG Investment signed the charters, marking the official delivery of WUDANG 47 days ahead of the contract date. The delivery of WUDANG will make an additional contribution to the gas supply this winter and the next spring.