More Solar Solve Marine Orders for Chinese Built Gas Carriers

Mon, 26 September 2016

South Shields based Solar Solve Marine recently dispatched a consignment of almost 150 Type Approved SOLASOLV Anti-Glare Roller Screens and ROLASOLV Roller Blinds of assorted shapes specifications to their Shanghai based Distributor.

They are to be installed in the last 2 vessels in a series of 6 innovative Dragon 27,500 cubic metre Multi Gas Carriers that began life as an official project between the shipyard and owners EVERGAS when the contract was signed at the beginning of 2013.  The vessels are equipped with the world’s biggest C-type bi-lobe tanks enabling them to carry various types of gasses such as LNG, LPG, ethane and ethylene and will be allied to the shale gas industry.  They also meet many environmentally friendly standards such as CLEAN SHIP and green passport. 

John Lightfoot, chairman of multi-award winning Solar Solve Marine is delighted that EVERGAS has seen the original order through to completion and did not cancel any of it.  He commented, “China is a great market for us and they are still building a lot of vessels.  Everyone is having to cut costs where they can but it is good for us that the products we manufacture and supply are still seen as essential.”

Full details of Solar Solve Marine and its product range are available from the company website at or email or by telephone on +44 191 454 8595.    

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