Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

“Air quality measurements in ports”, PPA 16 February 2018

“Air quality measurements in ports”,  PPA 16 February 2018
Piraeus Port Authority “Air quality measurements in ports”, at the Piraeus Port Authority, 16 February 2018 Interesting discussions on air pollution measurements in ports and deployment of LNG as alternative fuel will be the focus of the forthcoming EU co-funded Poseidon Med II event which will...
February 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Pollution | Read More

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool
New tool provides evolving overview of the rapid development of LNG bunkering infrastructure AMSTERDAM, LONDON, 30th JANUARY 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced that it has...
January 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“K” Line, Chubu Electric, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line begin joint discussions on LNG bunkering business in Japan

“K” Line, Chubu Electric, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line begin joint discussions on LNG bunkering business in Japan
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Eizo Murakami; hereinafter “K” Line), Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (Head office: Higashi-ku, Nagoya; President & Director: Satoru Katsuno; hereinafter Chubu Electric Power), Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Head...
January 26th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Natural Fenosa and Baleària sign the first permanent LNG bunkering contract for ship propulsion in Spain

Natural Fenosa and Baleària sign the first permanent LNG bunkering contract for ship propulsion in Spain
..Adolfo Utor and Joaquín Mendiluce The energy companies and shipping company close an exclusive supply contract for 10 years. GAS NATURAL FENOSA to supply the ports operated by Baleària. This is the first permanent, multi-system bunkering supply contract for ship propulsion with liquefied natural...
January 19th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New Baltic Exchange LNG Panellists Group

New Baltic Exchange LNG Panellists Group
Mark Jackson Following an approach by leading Baltic Exchange LNG shipbroking companies, the Baltic Exchange has formed the Baltic LNG Panellists Group. The move comes as the Baltic Exchange looks to develop a new Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Index comprising several routes for the evolving LNG shipping...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, LNG, Markets, Organisations, Shipping Centers | Read More

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition
Peter Keller of SEA\LNG LONDON, PARIS, HONG-KONG, 09 January 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced the addition of the first financial institution to the coalition; Societe Generale....
January 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Exciting new shuttle tanker concept with Wärtsilä solutions creates optimal economic and environmental performance

Exciting new shuttle tanker concept with Wärtsilä solutions creates optimal economic and environmental performance
The new shuttle tanker concept creates both economic and environmental benefits for owners. Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 January 2018 at 11 a.m. EET A new shuttle tanker concept developed by the world’s largest provider of shuttle tanker services; TEEKAY, in close cooperation with Wärtsilä, will...
January 9th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office
Mark Prendergast Harris Pye, the global engineering group, has opened a new office in Busan in South Korea primarily to keep pace with the demand by Korean shipowners and operators eager to bring their LNG carriers to shipyards in Korea for dry docking and inspection, repair or modification of their...
January 4th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Supporting HHI Group in building an LNG-fuelled future

Supporting HHI Group in building an LNG-fuelled future
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s 14 December 2017 – Hyundai Heavy Industry (HHI) Group, with the support of Lloyd’s Register (LR), is responding to the increasing interest in the development of the global supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG), following the introduction of the IMO’s...
December 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and…

Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and…
Vladimir Putin at Yamal LNG attending Christophe de Margerie‘s first loading Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and begins her first commercial voyage for Yamal LNG On 8 December 2017, the icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie completed her first loading at...
December 8th, 2017 | Events, LNG, News | Read More

Supporting innovation in LNG carriers

Supporting innovation in LNG carriers
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Results announced of a multi-faceted Joint Development Project (JDP) between China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), GTT, Gabadi, Shanghai Merchant Ship Design Research Institute (SDARI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) to develop capability for construction of membrane...
December 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley’s newest LNG-fueled ConRo Ship, Taíno, launched at VT Halter Marine

Crowley’s newest LNG-fueled ConRo Ship, Taíno, launched at VT Halter Marine
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 6, 2017) ­– VT Halter Marine has launched Crowley Maritime Corp.’s second Commitment Class ship, Taíno, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Video of the ship being transferred...
December 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

USA’s first Wärtsilä equipped LNG fuelling barge ordered by Q-LNG

USA’s first Wärtsilä equipped LNG fuelling barge ordered by Q-LNG
Wärtsilä is to provide a broad scope of products and solutions for a new articulated tug barge (ATB) being built for Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport LLC (Q-LNG). Wärtsilä Corporation,  28 November 2017 at 1 p.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a...
November 28th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

New LNG Carrier for Ichthys LNG Project Named “OCEANIC BREEZE”

New LNG Carrier for Ichthys LNG Project Named “OCEANIC BREEZE”
Naming Ceremony of “OCEANIC BREEZE” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) held a naming ceremony for a newly-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier at Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). The new vessel was given her name “OCEANIC BREEZE” by Mr. Toshiaki Kitamura,...
October 24th, 2017 | Events, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Abnormal” situation for Greece the imposition of excise duty on Natural Gas when used as feedstock

“Abnormal” situation for Greece the imposition of excise duty on Natural Gas when used as feedstock
The fist panel with Maria Spyraki and Nikolas Papadopoulos; to the right Dr .Kostas Andriosopoulos In a spirit of close cooperation, Greece and Cyprus presented their positions during an international gas forum organized by the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (HAEE) on Thursday 19.10.2017,...
October 24th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, European Union, LNG, Politics and Government | Read More

Wärtsilä’s asset and lifecycle management agreement lets GasLog concentrate on its core business

Wärtsilä’s asset and lifecycle management agreement lets GasLog concentrate on its core business
Gaslog Greece Wärtsilä Corporation,  20 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a maintenance agreement with Monaco-based GasLog LNG Services, covering eight LNG carriers operating on Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines. The agreement ensures the certainty and predictability...
October 20th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers
The Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine. Wärtsilä Corporation,  18 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä, through its joint venture company CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co (CWEC), has been contracted to deliver 16 engines for four new LNG carrier vessels being built...
October 18th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas meets industry needs with the release of new rules for FSRUs

Bureau Veritas meets industry needs with the release of new rules for FSRUs
FSRU Experience, Courtesy of Exmar Provision made for ‘pure’ FSRUs and units needing flexibility to trade as LNG carriers Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, October 9th, 2017 –  Bureau Veritas has now published a new Rule (NR645) for the classification of Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRUs)...
October 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG, News, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Sale of LNG/C Excel

Sale of LNG/C  Excel
The LNG/C “Exmar” EXMAR is pleased to announce the sale of the LNG carrier EXCEL (138,107 m³ – 2003 built). EXCEL has been delivered to its new owners on 6th of October 2017. The net cash proceeds realized by EXMAR for its 50% share in the joint venture will be approximately USD 23,0...
October 8th, 2017 | LNG, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | 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

HMD receives approval in principle for cargo handling system design for 6,600m³ LNG bunkering vessel

HMD receives approval in principle for cargo handling system design for 6,600m³ LNG bunkering vessel
29 September 2017 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for a cargo handling system design for a 6,600 m³ LNG bunkering vessel. HMD and the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Corporate Research Centre jointly developed the cargo handling...
September 29th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

Braemar gives LNG Shipping Market analysis at LISW2017

Braemar gives LNG Shipping Market analysis at LISW2017
Jordan neil Experts from Braemar LNG Group gave a full audience a truncated overview relating the technical, commercial and market trends of the often very complex world of LNG shipping. Andy Bright, Director, (Braemar Engineering) concentrated on the advanced technology and very precise engineering...
September 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, LNG, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Bunkering for Swedegas

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Bunkering for Swedegas
Aerial view of the Port of Gothenburg Fuel-gas system experts to deliver facility in Gothenburg MAN Cryo, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s marine-LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, has signed a contract with Swedish infrastructure company, Swedegas, to deliver an LNG bunkering facility within the Port of Gothenburg. The...
September 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot’s unique LNG carrier sets new record with Northern Sea Route transit of just 6.5 days

Sovcomflot’s unique LNG carrier sets new record with Northern Sea Route transit of just 6.5 days
The “Cristophe de “Margerie On 17 August 2017, the Sovcomflot-owned icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie successfully completed her first commercial voyage, transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the Northern Sea Route (NSR) from Norway to South Korea. During this voyage,...
August 23rd, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, LNG, News, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More