First of its kind LNG-powered vehicle carrier calls JAXPORT

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently welcomed Siem Confucius, the world’s first vehicle carrier of its size operated by cleaner, greener liquefied natural gas (LNG). The vessel arrived at JAXPORT from Veracruz, Mexico and unloaded factory-new Volkswagen Group of America cars and SUVs at the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal during its maiden voyage to the United States. The 7,500-car-capacity Siem Confucius is the first of two new LNG-powered ships built by ... [+]

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