Newport Shipping becomes Board Member of Sea-LNG


Newport Shipping is proud to announce that it is now a Board Member of Sea-LNG. As part of its strategy of being involved in the developments of LNG as a fuel for the maritime industry, the company now will be more involved with the promotion of LNG as a fuel.

Lianghui Xia, Managing Director, Newport Shipping comments that: “It is part of our long- term strategy for promoting LNG as a practical and sustainable fuel choice for decarbonisation. Sea-LNG is one of the best platforms where we can reach out to the global audience and join forces with all the other industrial players with the same ambition and focus.”

Sea-LNG is working with the industry to help promote LNG as a fuel. Its vision is to achieve a global LNG marine fuel value chain capable of meeting the shipping industry’s environmental, commercial and operational challenges in the 21st Century. It works with its members to identify the requirements and dependencies of these challenges and highlight and support practical solutions in respect of the benefits of LNG as a marine fuel and the role it can play in transforming the shipping industry.

By joining with Sea-LNG Newport Shipping will be bringing its experience and latest LNG retrofit designs-giving the market a solution that it can adopt to start cutting emissions. Newport Shipping has three retrofit solutions for bulk carriers, tankers and containerships.

Newport Shipping was established in the UK in 2011 with vessel management, design, construction and repair experience dating back to the 1960s. The Company is active globally with the services of drydocking, retrofit, repair and conversions with a low carbon focus in 15 yards with 38 docks capable of handling approximately 2,500 repairs annually of all vessel classes and sizes.