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Container LNG poised to expand Chinese market

Transporting LNG in tank containers could open up China’s LNG market to more customers and simplify the supply chain Transporting LNG in tank containers could open up China’s LNG market to more customers and simplify the supply chain.
By Tang Tian 18 July 2018 0 31794
Trucked LNG containers in China. (Connergy)

Chinese Companies are experimenting with using tank containers to carry LNG around China. If the use of containers takes off, it could expand access to the country’s already burgeoning LNG market by reducing the cost of shipments and the time they take to reach customers. 

Containers open up new possibilities as they can be freighted on ordinary flatbed trucks and railcars, or shipped around on barges or container ships. This ‘multimodal’ delivery can take advantage of China’s extensive rail and inland shipping networks, and differs from...