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Crowley Takes Delivery of First LNG-Powered Con-Ro Vessel

Seatrade Maritime News – 23 July 2018

Crowley Maritime Corp. announced that it has taken delivery of El Coquí, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (con-ro) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine Inc. “This is a thrilling time for the US shipbuilding industry, as evolutions in LNG technology are providing a historic opportunity for American yards and the supporting industrial base to design, build and outfit some of the most technically-advanced and environmentally-friendly vessels that are the envy of the world,” said Matthew Paxton, president, Shipbuilders Council of America.