Friday, 8th December, 2023
Friday, 8th December, 2023

BSC to buy six tankers for transporting LNG

Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) is going to purchase six LNG tankers for transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG), said an official release on Thursday.

The LNG ship purchase proposal by the BSC was formally revealed in the inter-ministerial meeting at the Shipping Ministry’s conference room in Dhaka.

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury chaired the meeting.

The estimated cost of the six tankers, with a capacity of 1,40,000 cubic meters, 1,74,000 cubic meters and 1,80,000 cubic meters, has been fixed at Tk 10,602 crore.

Shipping Secretary Mohammad Mesbah Uddin Chowdhury, BSC’s Managing Director Commodore Suman Mahmud Sabbir, Joint Secretary to the Energy Division Sheikh Akhter Hossain, Petrobangla Director Ali Mohammad Al Mamun and Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Company Limited (RPGCL) Managing Director Jabed Chowdhury, among others, attended the meeting.

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