PT Pertamina ( Persero ) has purchased Liquefied Petroleum Gas ( LPG ) Carrier which was ordered from South Korea for U.S.$ 76 million or Rp 760 billion. The ship is named VLGC (Very Large Gas Carrier) and is the largest LPG carrier vessel in the world.
Marketing and Commercial Director of PT Pertamina, Hanung Budya said that the VLGC ( Very Large Gas Carrier ) has capacity of 84,000 metric cubic and it has docked at Tanjung Uban, also named it with “Pertamina Gas I”.
Furthermore Hanung said, this ship will deliver LPG. Pertamina will order another ship with this type from the world ‘s largest shipyard, Hyundai Heavy Industries, South Korea. This second ship will come in April and will be much longer than that of the military for frigates ( warships ), he explained.