These double-hull gas carriers have a capacity of 82,000 cubic metres
They are in the VLGC, or Very Large Gas Carrier shipping group, which includes vessels up to 83,000 cubic metres of cargo capacity. They carry liquefied propane and/or butane.
These ships were built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Limited in Japan. They are British-flagged, with Douglas, Isle of Man as their port of registry. Their classification society is Lloyds Register. BP operates these ships, providing its own crews and provisions. They typically operate in the region east of Suez.