November 3, 2021
In 2020 approximately 15 vessels were laid up.
There are 130 LNG vessels under construction.
64 LNG vessels are scheduled for Delivery in 2021.
LNG shipping fleet in 2020 increased by 35 new vessels; the total number of active vessels reached 572 at the end 2020, including 37 Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRUs) and 4 Floating Storage Unit (FSUs).
In 2020, the number of LNG voyages grew modestly by 1% versus 2019, due to demand reductions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with a mild winter. Total number of voyages in 2020 was 5,757.
In 2020, global LNG Trade increased by 0.4%.