Archive for the ‘Gas’ Category

ICS Announces new edition of Best Practice Safety Guide for Gas Carrier Operators

ICS Announces new edition of Best Practice Safety Guide for Gas Carrier Operators
Cover imageICS Gas Guide The global trade association for ship operators, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has announced that it will soon be publishing a new edition of the ICS Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas). The ‘ICS Gas Guide’ is the definitive industry best practice guidance...
September 24th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Gas, Gas Carriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Regulatory | Read More

Bureau Veritas demonstrating expertise across the gas supply chain at Gastech 2018

Bureau Veritas demonstrating expertise across the gas supply chain at Gastech 2018
Bureau Veritas experts presenting on LNG carrier technology, small-scale LNG carriers / bunkering and LNG regasification for floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) Technology report available at Gastech addresses the technical and regulatory requirements of floating gas terminals – FSRUs...
September 14th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, Gas Carriers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points
John Faraclas The fall of the Capes was three times more than yesterday; the Geopolitics continue to be more than dodgy in many regions around Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ brief Market and Geopolitics recap: At 1,439 points the BDI becomes a bit vulnerable widening the gap since the end of December...
September 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ardent, Lloyd’s Register and Worley Parsons form a consortium

Ardent, Lloyd’s Register and Worley Parsons form a consortium
Reducing the burden: New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators. A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning is launched today, offering an end-to end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for...
May 1st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, Oil Industry | Read More

FUGRO provides seep hunting expertise offshore Brazil

FUGRO provides seep hunting expertise offshore Brazil
An actively seeping mud volcano as imaged by the MBE system of the Fugro Brasilis during calibration efforts. Working for multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues the hunt for hydrocarbon seeps, this time offshore Brazil. Two modern, purpose-built vessels – Fugro Brasilis and Fugro...
April 27th, 2018 | Energy, Gas, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Maersk supply service completes first project with its new stingray SSV Maersk installer

Maersk supply service completes first project with its new stingray SSV Maersk installer
. Maersk Supply Service has successfully completed the first contract for one of its Stingray-class new-build subsea support vessel, Maersk Installer, with McDermott. Maersk Installer joined the project in January 2018, supporting the Vashishta  development off the East Coast of India. This is part...
March 1st, 2018 | Energy, Gas, Oil Industry | Read More

The New Legal Regime for the Hydrocarbon Market in Mexico

The New Legal Regime for the Hydrocarbon Market in Mexico
Marcela Marquez The New Legal Regime for the Hydrocarbon Market in Mexico by Marcela Marquez*, Mexico City, Mexico The Energy Reform approved in 2013 developed a new legal regime for oil and gas exploration and extraction activities as well as the electric sector. The two main state-owned companies:...
February 1st, 2018 | Comment, Gas, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

FUGRO boosts offshore wind projects in Taiwan

FUGRO boosts offshore wind projects in Taiwan
The Fugro Equinbox Global experience at over 100 offshore wind farms has led to involvement for Fugro in the emerging offshore wind farm market in Taiwan.  Complementing its 30 years of experience offshore Taiwan, Fugro has completed geotechnical and geophysical surveys for feasibility studies, installation,...
October 13th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

ΗAEE Brussels Gas Forum October 19th, 2017

ΗAEE Brussels Gas Forum October 19th, 2017
The future of Natural Gas in Greece and Cyprus in the context of geopolitical developments and the regulatory and economic policies of their governments, with emphasis on free energy market behavior, is the theme of the Forum organized by the Greek think tank for Energy Economics (HAEE), entitled “HAEE...
October 12th, 2017 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas | Read More

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points since last Friday and now stands at 1,328 points; Geopolitics continue to get sour on all fronts everywhere on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost 67 points with the BCI now reading 2,671 points… The Panamaxes’...
October 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Gas, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMCA joins WFPIA

Allen Leatt The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has become a Sister Association member of the World Federation of Pipe Line Industry Associations (WFPIA). WFPIA provides a platform for collaboration amongst the associations related in one way or another to the onshore and offshore...
September 7th, 2017 | Associations, Gas | Read More

Gas to become world’s primary energy source by 2035

Gas to become world’s primary energy source by 2035
Elisabeth Tørstad, CEO, DNV GL – Oil & Gas Oil and gas will be crucial components of the world’s energy future, according to DNV GL’s forecast of the energy transition. While renewable energy will grow its share of the energy mix, oil and gas will account for 44% of world energy supply in...
September 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, News, Oil Industry | Read More

Framo wins contract to deliver pump systems to GasLog

Framo wins contract to deliver pump systems to GasLog
GasLog LNG Tanker. Image courtesy of GasLog Framo has won the contract to deliver pump systems (Sea Water Lift Pumps) for a potential Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) for the shipowner GasLog at Samsung Heavy Industries.  The order was placed shortly after Framo signed a supply agreement...
August 29th, 2017 | Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Borr Drilling for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Borr Drilling for listing
28/08/2017 – At its meeting on 28 August 2017, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Borr Drilling Ltd. to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board resolved to grant an exemption from the listing requirements regarding three years’ history and activity, cf. the Listing...
August 28th, 2017 | Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Stock Markets | Read More

Prelude officially enters into Lloyd’s Register class

Prelude officially enters into Lloyd’s Register class
Prelude being towed to Australia 23 August 2017 – Shell’s floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility Prelude has officially entered into Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. At 488 metres long, 74 metres wide and displacing about 600,000 tonnes of water, Prelude is the largest floating offshore...
August 23rd, 2017 | Gas, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime
Kjell Einar Eriksson Opportunities for digitalization are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. However, there are few practical use cases of it yet. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg...
August 18th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Despite a dip in oil volumes, first-half cargo throughput at Marseille Fos rose 2% on January-June last year at 39.9 million tonnes, driven by growth in all three general cargo sectors – containers, ro-ro and conventional traffic.  Meanwhile passenger...
August 7th, 2017 | Automobiles, Car trade, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Falling BDI, turbulent Geopolitics leads to Armageddon

Falling BDI, turbulent Geopolitics leads to Armageddon
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell two points and now reads 820; the entire Geopolitical spectrum leads with mathematical accurancy to a modern and ultra-destructive Armageddon. John Faraclas’ daily report: With minimal and controlled losses the BDI now reads 820 points – a crucial point...
July 10th, 2017 | Associations, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, European Union, Gas, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Organisations, Religion, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Basic Equity Participation Agreement Made on FPSO Owning and Chartering Business for Oil and Gas Field, offshore Ghana

Basic Equity Participation Agreement Made on FPSO Owning and Chartering Business for Oil and Gas Field, offshore Ghana
… Four companies (hereinafter the “four partners”), namely, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Eizo Murakami; hereinafter “’K’ Line”), Sumitomo Corporation (head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Kuniharu Nakamura), JGC Corporation...
July 4th, 2017 | Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things
… The new service enables applications in utilities, logistics, oil and gas, and renewable energy DUBAI, UAE, 21 June, 2017 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of the Thuraya IP M2M Service to support high volume, high throughput machine-to-machine (M2M) applications....
June 21st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Gas, IT and Communications, Logistics, Oil Industry | Read More

Industry project on standardizing subsea processing boosts up to Phase 2

Industry project on standardizing subsea processing boosts up to Phase 2
Kristin Nergaard Berg Subsea processing offers great potential for the oil and gas sector, but is also a relatively young field of technology, causing costly and inefficient tailor-made solutions. The DNV GL-led joint industry project (JIP) on standardizing subsea processing aims to reduce cost in a...
June 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, Markets, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Signs Cooperation Agreement with MM-Offshore

MAN Diesel & Turbo Signs Cooperation Agreement with MM-Offshore
Pictured at the signing ceremony at Nor-Shipping (from left): Jan Hamann – President MM Offshore; Helge Schmale – General Manager MM-Offshore; Jens Ring Nielsen – SeniorManager Propeller and Aft Ship, MAN Diesel & Turbo; and Poul Knudsgaard – Vice Presidentand Head of Propeller and Aftship,...
June 6th, 2017 | Events, Exhibitions, Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding
(front – from left to right) Gui Ming Zhu, Deputy General Manager of CMIH and Director of Yiu Lian Dockyards (Shekou) Limited, and Torgeir Sterri, Regional Manager Greater China at DNV GL – Maritime, signed a strategic cooperation agreement at Nor-Shipping this week. Oslo, 2 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to contribute to the reliable operations of Maran Gas Maritime TFDE LNG carrier fleet

Wärtsilä to contribute to the reliable operations of Maran Gas Maritime TFDE LNG carrier fleet
The technically advanced LNG installations require professional maintenance to ensure operational reliability. Wärtsilä will provide maintenance to Maran Gas Maritime’s 21 TFDE LNG carriers The technology group Wärtsilä and Maran Gas Maritime (MGM), both key players in worldwide LNG transportation,...
June 1st, 2017 | Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results
Marseilles passenger terminal – picture credits Anny Zade First-quarter cargo throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos was marked by strong growth in general cargo – container, ro-ro and conventional traffic – which totalled 4.98 million tonnes for an 11% increase on January-March last...
May 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More