Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

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

SEA\LNG welcomes first North American port member

SEA\LNG welcomes first North American port member
LONDON, 7 March 2019: The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is the federal agency of the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...
March 7th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG
With 222 modern ships and 9.8 million-teu transported per year, Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company. Pictured here, the ‘Sajir’ whose 9S90ME-C main engine will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI unit capable of running on HFO and LNG Hapag-Lloyd pilot gas-conversion...
March 6th, 2019 | Bunkering, Containers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

probunkers invites proposals for building 7 LNG Bunkering Vessels

probunkers invites proposals  for building 7 LNG Bunkering Vessels
an artist impression of  a probunkers LNG bunkering vessel Full steam ahead for the company’s ambitious LNG Bunkering project A world-class investment opportunity Athens, 4 March 2019 – probunkers, the new and fast growing company that brings the future of bunkering today, is taking one more...
March 4th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley Christens LNG-Powered Ship MV Taíno in Puerto Rico

Crowley Christens LNG-Powered Ship MV Taíno in Puerto Rico
… sponsor Clara Crowley Crowley Christens LNG-Powered Ship MV Taíno in Puerto Rico, Heralding New Era of World-Class Supply Chain Service   (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; Feb. 22, 2019) – Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the U.S.-flag combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ship MV Taíno...
February 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG | Read More

Høglund Marine Solutions appoints JJ Ha as Managing Director, Korea

Høglund Marine Solutions appoints JJ Ha as Managing Director, Korea
JJ Ha  Automation and system integration experts reaffirm commitment to LNG and electric hybrid solutions for newbuilds and retrofits, strengthening presence in Korean market FEBRUARY 5, 2019: Høglund Marine Solutions, the leading global marine automation and system integration expert, has announced...
February 5th, 2019 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK grants AIP to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for their project on an LNG-fuelled 207K DWT bulk carrier design

ClassNK grants AIP to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for their project on an LNG-fuelled 207K DWT bulk carrier design
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Part GF which adopts IGF Code (regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels) to Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) for their project on the concept design of an LNG-fuelled 207K DWT bulk carrier. Speaking...
January 31st, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port of Barcelona implements alternative fuel use to improve air quality

Port of Barcelona implements alternative fuel use to improve air quality
General Manager José Alberto Carbonell at the launch of the fleet of dual fuel container trucks, June 2018 With support from the European Union’s CEF Program, Port of Barcelona partners with energy suppliers, ship owner-operators, port equipment manufacturers and technological innovators to pilot...
January 28th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Pollution | Read More

Sovcomflot orders three LNG-fuelled tankers from Zvezda shipyard

Sovcomflot orders three LNG-fuelled tankers from Zvezda shipyard
plexOn 28 December 2018, Sovcomflot (SCF Group) placed an order at Zvezda shipbuilding complex for construction of three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel as their primary fuel. Three MR-class vessels will have a deadweight (DWT) of 51,000 tonnes each. They will transport...
January 2nd, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

PMII/ Dissemination event Heraklion

PMII/ Dissemination event Heraklion
From the seminar room of TEI Heraklion, Crete, where the event took place. Poseidon Med II Workshop at the Technological Educational Institution of Crete The European co-funded Poseidon Med II programme (PMII), organised a workshop at the Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI) in the context...
December 21st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loads first cargo from Yamal LNG third train

LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loads first cargo from Yamal LNG third train
Christophe de Margerie On 11 December 2018 the Arctic LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie, owned and operated by Sovcomflot, loaded the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced on the third high-tech production line of the Yamal LNG project, at the Port of Sabetta on the Yamal Peninsula. Dmitry...
December 12th, 2018 | LNG | Read More

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