18 October 2012 10:48 [Source: ICIS news]
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Hubei-based drivers of trucks carrying hazardous petrochemicals are now required to complete a course on the safety of road transportation before getting on road following a crash accident of a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) truck in Hunan province early this month, the source explained.
LNG transport capacity will be further tightened as stricter traffic controls will delay the transportation significantly, according to the traders.
The congress meeting, which is to be held on 8-15 November, will make the country’s once-a-decade leadership transition. For the major event, the country needs to impose stricter controls on traffic to facilitate the running of the event. Under the stricter traffic controls, trucks carrying LNG will be banned from entering highways in
There are more than 240 operational LNG trucks in
Some Hubei-based logistics companies had raised their freight rates for distances above 2,000km to yuan (CNY) 0.69/tonne ($0.11/tonne) per km, from CNY0.67/tonne per km in late September, the data also showed.
Transport capacity shortage and rising freight rates have weighed on the supply market of
LNG suppliers in north and northwest
However, major LNG downstream markets showed little response because of ample piped gas supply, the sources added.
($1 = CNY6.26)
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