John Fredriksen’s Avance Gas is doubling down on its entry into the smaller LPG/ammonia sector by declaring newbuilding options in China.

The Oslo-listed VLGC specialist said it has added two 40,000-cbm carriers to its June order for two sister ships.

The latest mid-sized (MGC) units from Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering are due in the second and fourth quarters of 2026.