Evolution of the global LNG carrier fleet

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These graphs show the evolution of the global LNG carrier fleet: annual vessels commissioned, total number of LNG carriers in service and average capacity.


The implementation of new LNG carriers remains important with 29 new vessels in 2015.

At the same time, the average capacity of the LNG carriers increased to reach more than 164,000 m3 in 2015 and should reach 175,000 m3 in 2020.

Source: IGU - WORLD LNG REPORT (2016)