Shanghai launches 1st LNG waste container ship-Eastday

Shanghai launches its 1st LNG waste container ship on January 4. [Photo/Kankanews.com]

Shanghais waste container ship has become eco-friendly, as the city launched its first domestic solid waste container ship fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) on January 4. 

With a hull painted blue, the vessel built by Shanghai SMI Environmental Industry Co., Ltd. has a white cabin and is 55.6 meters long, 9.98 meters wide and 10 meters tall. With a cargo capacity of 600 tonnes, it can carry as many as 30 TEU (Twenty-feet Equivalent Unit) containers. 

The LNG ship has a cargo capacity of 600 tonnes. [Photo/Kankanews.com]

The first batch of the LNG ships has been completed. They will cruise on the Huangpu River, carrying domestic solid waste containers to waste disposal bases. According to media reports, 36 old-fashioned waste container ships in Shanghai will be gradua....

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