Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

Sovcomflot advances green shipping along the Northern Sea Route

Sovcomflot advances green shipping along the Northern Sea Route
.Sovcomflot Sovcomflot advances green shipping along the Northern Sea Route Two large-capacity Sovcomflot tankers using cleaner-burning LNG as a primary fuel, Mendeleev Prospect and Lomonosov Prospect, have successfully completed their respective voyages eastbound along the Northern Sea Route (NSR).  Lomonosov...
October 21st, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Environment, LNG, Tenders | Read More

Two of the world’s first LNG Dual-Fuel Dynamic Positioning Shuttle Tankers unveiled

Two of the world’s first LNG Dual-Fuel Dynamic Positioning Shuttle Tankers unveiled
AET’s Eagle Blane and Eagle Balder were unveiled at a naming ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Geoje Shipyard, South Korea, today Two of the world’s first LNG Dual-Fuel Dynamic Positioning Shuttle Tankers unveiled in South Korea​ Next-generation DPSTs to serve on long-term...
October 16th, 2019 | LNG, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,873; better days ahead?

The BDI@1,873; better days ahead?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,873; better days ahead? Let’s hope that the BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  rises again above the 2,400 points and that better days are very near for all as well as for the Wets. Geopolitics lost in space…. John Faraclas’ brief midweek recap: The BDI gained 72 points earlier on...
October 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Study underlines LNG is the most commercially viable alternative fuel for shipping today

Study underlines LNG is the most commercially viable alternative fuel for shipping today
Study underlines LNG is the most commercially viable alternative fuel for shipping today LNG is the current front runner as the maritime industry looks to comply with both external pressure and stricter environmental legislation LONDON, 17th SEPTEMBER 2019: SEA\LNG released the findings of a new...
September 17th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, LNG | Read More

Innovations in LNG: the Gastech issue

Innovations in LNG: the Gastech issue
.  Innovations in LNG: the Gastech issue  THE ACCELERATING DEVELOPMENT OF SEABORNE LNG LNG carriers are evolving rapidly, with innovative containment systems, propulsion methods and re-liquefaction systems responding to charterers’ and shipowners’ changing needs. FSRU MARKET SEES...
September 16th, 2019 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

The ABS solution for twin screw vibration

The ABS solution for twin screw vibration
An ABS technical investigation identified occasional vibrations exceeding limits on a twin propeller LNG carrier during the second gas trial An ABS technical investigation, conducted at the request of a prominent Greek-based operator of LNG carriers, identified occasional, but infrequent, vibrations...
September 11th, 2019 | Insight, LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Trelleborg to showcase comprehensive LNG offering at Gastech 2019

Trelleborg to showcase comprehensive LNG offering at Gastech 2019
James Hermary, Product Manager, LNG Applications, Trelleborg Fluid Handling Solutions Trelleborg to showcase comprehensive LNG offering at Gastech 2019 August 28, 2019 – Trelleborg will showcase its portfolio of industry leading LNG transfer technology at this year’s Gastech in Texas (17 –...
August 28th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, LNG | Read More

Høglund to supply gas solutions to Norway’s first LNG bunker vessel

Høglund to supply gas solutions to Norway’s first LNG bunker vessel
. Høglund to supply gas solutions to Norway’s first LNG bunker vessel Oslo, 27 August 2019 – Høglund has been awarded a contract by Bergen Tankers to deliver a cargo handling system (CHS) for the LNG bunker vessel Bergen LNG, the company announced today.  As part of a long-term charter...
August 28th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Joint Approval in Principle (AIP) for New Concept Design of LNG-fuelled Ore Carrier

Joint Approval in Principle (AIP) for New Concept Design of LNG-fuelled Ore Carrier
Image of LNG-fuelled Ore carrier Joint Approval in Principle (AIP) for New Concept Design of LNG-fuelled Ore Carrier August 5th, 2019 Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (herein called “K” Line) is proud to announce that “K” Line and Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (herein...
August 5th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers

SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers
Igor Tonkovidov SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers Since taking delivery of the first of its ‘Green Funnel’ LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tankers a year ago, in July 2018, PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has accumulated data showing that using LNG as a primary fuel for...
July 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Bunkering, LNG, Tankers | Read More

Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system

Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system
.. Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system. LR to support LNG growth in China through collaboration with COSCO Shipping LNG Investment, COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, Jiangnan Shipyard, MARIC, SSSRI and CCS. 8 July 2019 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed...
July 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

SAVE THE DATE for our Alternative Fuels Online Conference

SAVE THE DATE for our Alternative Fuels Online Conference
SAVE THE DATE for our Alternative Fuels Online Conference Mark your calendar for our Alternative Fuels Online Conference 09:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon CEST 25 September 2019 Add to your calendar To provide an overview of the technical and regulatory landscape of the many alternative fuels, DNV GL will hold...
July 4th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, LNG | Read More

Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets

Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets
The new Ultramax Bulk Carrier design meets the IMO 2030 environmental targets. Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets Wärtsilä Corporation,  02 July 2019 at 10:00 EET The technology group Wärtsilä, Japanese...
July 2nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The outcomes of Poseidon Med II event in Limassol on 11th June 2019

The outcomes of Poseidon Med II event in Limassol on 11th June 2019
Snapshot from the Roundtable discussion (from left: Stella Fyfe, Bunkernet; Joseph Florentin, DESFA; Oleg Kalinin, SCF Management Services; Peter Wallace, Lavar Shipping; Antonis Trakakis, Arista Shipping; George Polychroniou, DEPA; Panayiotis Mitrou, Lloyd’s Register) The outcomes of Poseidon Med...
June 13th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG | Read More

DNV GL AFI Platform – Tank capacity shows LNG a growing force in large vessel orders

DNV GL AFI Platform – Tank capacity shows LNG a growing force in large vessel orders
The AFI platform covers LNG, LPG and methanol, as well as emission reducing technologies such as scrubbers and batteries. DNV GL AFI Platform – Tank capacity shows LNG a growing force in large vessel orders Oslo, 7 June 2019: At DNV GL’s Nor-Shipping press flash, Martin Wold, head of the Alternative...
June 11th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Sovcomflot and VEB.RF sign financial agreements for the construction of LNG-fuelled MR tankers

Sovcomflot and VEB.RF sign financial agreements for the construction of LNG-fuelled MR tankers
Artem Dovlatov, CEO of VEB-Leasing (Left) and Nikolai Kolesnikov, EVP and CFO Sovcomflot (Right) Sovcomflot and VEB.RF sign financial agreements for the construction of LNG-fuelled MR tankers Today, at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Sovcomflot and VEB.RF Group announced the...
June 7th, 2019 | Banking, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Tankers | Read More

Sovcomflot’s tanker Gagarin Prospect receives Next Generation Ship Award 2019 at Nor-Shipping

Sovcomflot’s tanker Gagarin Prospect receives Next Generation Ship Award 2019 at Nor-Shipping
. Sovcomflot’s tanker Gagarin Prospect receives Next Generation Ship Award 2019 at Nor-Shipping Gagarin Prospect, an LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tanker owned and operated by Sovcomflot (SCF Group), has won Next Generation Ship Award 2019, which was announced at Nor-Shipping 2019 Official Opening...
June 4th, 2019 | Awards, Bunkering, LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

GAC Qatar celebrates 40 years of growth with inauguration of Ras Laffan office

GAC Qatar celebrates 40 years of growth with inauguration of Ras Laffan office
GAC Qatar General Manager Daniel Nordberg, GAC Group President Bengt Ekstrand and GAC Group Vice President for the Middle East Fredrik Nyström with the Ras Laffan team. GAC Qatar celebrates 40 years of growth with inauguration of Ras Laffan office Ras Laffan, Qatar, 30 April 2019 – The inauguration...
April 30th, 2019 | Anniversaries, LNG, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

New research enables further savings with the Alfa Laval DuroShell heat exchanger for LNG

New research enables further savings with the Alfa Laval DuroShell heat exchanger for LNG
Alfa Laval DuroShell New research enables further savings with the Alfa Laval DuroShell heat exchanger for LNG With the DuroShell plate-and-shell heat exchanger, Alfa Laval continues to lead the way in technology for fuel gas systems. Optimized for use as an LNG vaporizer, the robust DuroShell provides...
April 26th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

SCF’s “Green Finance” Wins Marine Money Award

SCF’s “Green Finance” Wins Marine Money Award
. SCF’s “Green Finance” Wins Marine Money Award  Sovcomflot has won the annual Marine Money “Deal of the Year” in the category Green Ship Finance – West. The publication recognized Sovcomflot’s USD 252M seven-year credit agreement with a consortium of foreign banks...
April 16th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, LNG | Read More

Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens on LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’

Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens on LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’
To the left at the podium, Dr. John Kokarakis who hosted and coordinated the meeting; to the right the panel of discussants ‘LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens, Greece, on a topic of growing interest for the Greek ship owners Piraeus, April...
April 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG | Read More

DNV GL awards ShipInox first AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design

DNV GL awards ShipInox first AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design
AiP handover session in Norway (from left): Magnus Lindgren (DNV GL), Pål Spilleth (DNV GL), Johan P. Tutturen (DNV GL), Ivar Kollsgård (ShipInox), Rune Østbøe (ShipInox), Endre O. Sund (ShipInox) and Karolina Lundgren (Norwegian Maritime Authority). (Source: DNV GL) DNV GL awards ShipInox first...
April 2nd, 2019 | Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design

Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design
Korea’s DHSC  Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design In a joint development project, Korea’s DHSC and DNV GL have come up with a highly efficient LNG-fuelled Aframax design. DHSC turned to DNV GL for the LNG-specific expertise the shipbuilder was lacking. The resulting design features...
March 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, News, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal

GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal
Marshall Islands-flagged LNG carrier ‘LNG/C Golar Snow’ GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal  India, 11 March 2019  – GAC has handled the first tanker to berth at the newly constructed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal inside Kamarajar Port, Ennore in Chennai, India. The Marshall...
March 11th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More