Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

IAPH LNG bunkering audit tool already used to licence operations at Port of Rotterdam

IAPH LNG bunkering audit tool already used to licence operations at Port of Rotterdam
.. “By 2020, our estimate is that we will have granted nine licenses to LNG bunker providers to operate at the Port of Rotterdam; six of the licenses are already for regular use in port LNG bunker operations to refuel LNG-powered cruise, cargo, tanker and container vessels. Three licenses will...
December 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

LNG carrier Pskov completes first open water STS transfer for Yamal LNG

LNG carrier Pskov completes first open water STS transfer for Yamal LNG
From the STS operation with the Pskov (at the front)  and Vladimir Rusanov On 24 November 2018, the LNG carrier Pskov successfully completed the first LNG ship-to-ship transfer operation for the Yamal LNG Project. Pskov loaded some 170,000 cubic meters of liquefied gas, which was delivered from...
November 26th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, LNG | Read More

Marseille Fos set to offer LNG bunkering

Marseille Fos set to offer LNG bunkering
View of the Marseille port Work is underway for the imminent provision of LNG bunkering facilities at Marseille Fos following a feasibility study initiated by the port authority aimed at reducing the impact of ship emissions.  In late 2017 the authority set up a working group to examine relevant logistical...
November 22nd, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Sovcomflot concludes USD 149 million project credit facility for up to 10 years with three leading European banks

Sovcomflot concludes USD 149 million project credit facility for up to 10 years with three leading European banks
Nikolai Kolesnikov Senior EVP & CFO PAO Sovcomflot Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is pleased to announce that it has signed a new USD 149 million credit facility, for up to 10 years, with a consortium of three leading international banks, comprising: ING Bank N.V.; KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, and Crédit Agricole...
November 14th, 2018 | Banking, LNG, Markets, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Setting the scene for LNG as marine fuel in East Med

Setting the scene for LNG as marine fuel in East Med
1. Snapshot from the panel, Poseidon Med II event at University of Nicosia “Setting the scene for LNG as marine fuel in East Med” A Poseidon Med II event at the University of Nicosia on 18thOctober 2018 The achievements and milestones of the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II (PMII), was...
October 29th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG | Read More

The EU calls Baleària’s project of switching to LNG engines in five ships in its fleet “excellent”

The EU calls Baleària’s project of switching to LNG engines in five ships in its fleet “excellent”
.. The European Union has classified the project submitted by Baleària for the call for CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) funds as “excellent”.  Its aim is to switch to liquid natural gas (LNG)-powered engines in five of its ferries. The European Commission has granted the shipping company a subsidy...
October 11th, 2018 | Bunkering, Cruise Industry, LNG | Read More

LNG bunkering marks number of firsts for Shell and Sovcomflot in Rotterdam

LNG bunkering marks number of firsts for Shell and Sovcomflot in Rotterdam
Shell recently delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of cleaner burning LNG fuel from its specialised LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa,paving the way for many other operations from the vessel. This operation marked a number of other firsts, as it fuelled the Sovcomflot vessel Gagarin Prospect, the...
October 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Christophe de Margerie ships landmark 5-millionth tonne of LNG for Yamal LNG

Christophe de Margerie ships landmark 5-millionth tonne of LNG for Yamal LNG
Christophe de Margerie loading Sabetta On 25 September 2018, Sovcomflot’s Arctic LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loaded the milestone 5-millionth tonne of liquefied natural gas for Yamal LNG, at the Port of Sabetta on the Yamal Peninsula in the far north of Russia. The first train of Yamal LNG...
September 27th, 2018 | LNG | Read More

IAPH Working Group finalises industry standard LNG Bunker Operations Audit tool for global deployment

IAPH Working Group finalises industry standard LNG Bunker Operations Audit tool for global deployment
.. Port Authorities finalise a standard audit tool for worldwide use after consulting key industry players. Operators applying for licenses to operate LNG bunkering facilities in multiple locations will be able to benefit from this new IAPH tool. Antwerp, September 27th, 2018 Meeting in Bremerhaven at...
September 27th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Approval in Principle granted for 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP)

Approval in Principle granted for 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP)
David Barrow, LR Commercial Director – Marine & Offshore presenting the AiP to Maarten Spilker, Wison Solutions Director at Gastech Approval in Principle (AiP) granted for 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP) Lloyd’s Register (LR) presents AiP to the shipyard Wison 19 September...
September 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Approval in Principle (AiP) of 7,500 m3 LNG bunker design

Approval in Principle (AiP) of 7,500 m3 LNG bunker design
LR’s David Barrow presenting the AiP to Jiangnan’s Hu Keyi at Gastech Lloyd’s Register (LR) presents AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd.  18 September 2018 – LR announced today during a presentation at Gastech – the leading exhibition and conference for the global gas,...
September 18th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, LNG, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipbuilding Company for 175K CBM Mark III Flex LNG Carrier “LNG JUMBO”

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipbuilding Company for 175K CBM Mark III Flex LNG Carrier “LNG JUMBO”
Awarding the AiP at the SMM Trade Fair in Hamburg. First row from left to right: Hu Keyi, Chief Engineer of Jiangnan Shipyard; Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime; Lin Ou, Chairman & President of Jiangnan Shipyard. Hamburg, 6 September 2018: Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, presented...
September 10th, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine
The world’s first ME-GI engine, an MAN B&W 8L70ME-GI type now acting as main engineaboard TOTE’s ‘Isla Bella’, pictured at the works of MAN Energy Solutions’ licensee,Doosan, in Korea TOTE’s world-first, LNG-powered containerships prove reliability of mature, dual-fuel technology American...
September 7th, 2018 | Container shipping, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018:DNV GL and DSIC sign JDP to develop LNG fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra large container vessel

DNV GL at SMM 2018:DNV GL and DSIC sign JDP to develop LNG fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra large container vessel
At the SMM trade fair today in Hamburg, Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd. (DSIC) and classification society DNV GL announced the signing of a joint development project (JDP) agreement to develop a new 23,000 TEU LNG fuelled ultra large container vessel (ULCV). (L to R Signing the agreement were:...
September 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Trelleborg to talk smartport, turnkey LNG solutions at Gastech 2018

Trelleborg to talk smartport, turnkey LNG solutions at Gastech 2018
Developed in collaboration with Connect LNG, the Universal Transfer System (UTS) uses Cryoline floating hoses to create a ‘plug and play’ LNG transfer solution August 29, 2018 – Trelleborg will discuss SmartPort at Gastech in Barcelona (17-20 September),  in addition to showcasing their...
August 29th, 2018 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, LNG | Read More

Industry frontrunners to collaborate in making ‘green’ propulsion a reality

Industry frontrunners to collaborate in making ‘green’ propulsion a reality
LNG fuelled tank design equipped with GTT’s membrane containment system. Photo credit: GTT/ Roland Mouron Wärtsilä Corporation,  24 August 2018 at 12 noon EEST – Three of the marine sector’s major technology companies, WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT, have agreed to collaborate in making the...
August 24th, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harris PYE successfully completes speedy mooring system modifications for two LNG tankers

Harris PYE successfully completes speedy mooring system modifications for two LNG tankers
  HP team reinforced the underdeck structure and installed the new pedestal roller. Harris Pye, a Joulon company, has successfully completed fast turnaround modification to the mooring systems for two LNG tankers whilst at anchor off the coast of Africa.  Both modifications involved a tight schedule...
August 22nd, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot’s Pskov loads first cargo from Yamal LNG second train

Sovcomflot’s Pskov loads first cargo from Yamal LNG second train
Sovcomflot LNG Carrier Pskov 10 AUGUST 2018 – On 9 August 2018, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Pskov completed loading at the Port of Sabetta (YNAD), with the first cargo of LNG produced from the second high-tech production line at the Yamal LNG plant. Yesterday marked the launch of...
August 10th, 2018 | LNG, News | Read More

SEA\LNG reaches new markets with new member Énestas

SEA\LNG reaches new markets with new member Énestas
Mr. Caio Zapata M, Chief Executive Officer, ÉNESTAS Largest private LNG business in Mexico boosts SEA\LNG’s presence in the Americas LONDON, 9 August 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine...
August 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Icebreaking LNGC Christophe de Margerie transits Northern Sea Route in record time for July

Icebreaking LNGC Christophe de Margerie transits Northern Sea Route in record time for July
Christophe de Margerie loading Sabetta Dec 2017 Christophe de Margerie, the icebreaking LNG carrier owned and operated by Sovcomflot (SCF Group), has crossed the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in a new record time, for a merchant ship without icebreaker support, during the month of July. The vessel covered...
August 1st, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, LNG, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley Adds Greater Velocity to U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Supply Chain with First Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship

Crowley Adds Greater Velocity to U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Supply Chain with First Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship
The “El Coqui” (San Juan, Puerto Rico; July 31, 2018) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s new container/roll on-roll off “ConRo” ship El Coquí successfully delivered its first cargo from Jacksonville, Fla., to the company’s modernized Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan yesterday – a...
July 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, Container shipping, LNG | Read More

Baleària to invest 60 million euros in switching to natural gas engines in five of its ferries

Baleària to invest 60 million euros in switching to natural gas engines in five of its ferries
The fery “Nápoles” This project is an addition to the two ‘smart ships’ propelled by LNG being built in Italy The shipping company is maintaining its strategic commitment to this clean energy due to its competitivity and commitment to the environment The company Baleària is taking...
July 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations and guidelines for the conversion of existing LNG carriers to FSRUs / FSUs

Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations and guidelines for the conversion of existing LNG carriers to FSRUs / FSUs
Matthieu de Tugny, COO, Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations and guidelines for the conversion of existing LNG carriers to FSRUs / FSUs The notation FSU – LNG provides the specific classification requirements including structure and safety aspects for floating...
July 30th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipmanagement | Read More

EEAC Kick Off Meeting

EEAC Kick Off Meeting
Wim Groenendijk, President at Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) presenting Poseidon Med II / External Expert Advisor Committee Meeting On June 22nd 2018 the External Expert Advisory Committee (EEAC) held its opening meeting at the Piraeus Marine Club. The event was marked by the attendance of top Professionals...
July 11th, 2018 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG | Read More

Turbulent Markets; Turbulent Geopolitics…

Turbulent Markets; Turbulent Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI lost 13 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,609… The Geopolitics take a perplexed twist and turn and among other issues there has been major events in British Politics due to the ongoing BREXIT saga. A different wold since last Friday… John Faraclas’ brief recap: The...
July 9th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Rowing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More