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ABS Classes World’s First Very Large Ethane Carrier

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has confirmed that the ABS-classed Ethane Crystal is the world’s first Very Large Ethane Carrier (VLEC), 

Delivered to owner India’s Reliance Industries Ltd. by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) of South Korea, the Ethane Crystal is the first of six VLECs to be delivered with ABS Class through 2017. 

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