Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

The LNG Fuel Finder – a new service for LNGi

The LNG Fuel Finder – a new service for LNGi
Hamburg/Høvik, 26 May 2017: Just in time for Nor-Shipping, DNV GL will launch the LNG Fuel Finder – a new tool on its LNG business intelligence portal LNGi. The new LNG Fuel Finder service will allow shipowners and charterers to register their interest in using LNG as a ship fuel free of charge,...
May 26th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, 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

Crowley to Supply Additional LNG to Major Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico

Crowley to Supply Additional LNG to Major Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico
… (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; May 11, 2017) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s  liquefied natural gas  (LNG) services group has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply additional volumes of containerized, U.S.-sourced LNG to a major pharmaceutical company’s manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico....
May 11th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, LNG, Logistics | Read More

OCIMF and CDI release joint information paper…

OCIMF and CDI release joint information paper…
Captain Andrew Cassels OCIMF and CDI release new information paper Linked Ship/Shore Emergency Shutdown Systems for Oil and Chemical Transfers. The information paper, jointly released by CDI and OCIMF on 21 April, recommends an Emergency Shutdown (ESD) connection that will link ship and terminal ESD...
April 20th, 2017 | Associations, LNG, Regulatory | Read More

Wärtsilä to power world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel

Wärtsilä to power world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel
The world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel being built for DEME will be powered by Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 April 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being...
April 18th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…
John Faraclas The Dry and Wet Market fell further on a turbulent week; Geopolitics might get sour. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: Thanks to the Panamaxes – our favourite size (and most versatile size and type of vessel so far) which clinched 40 points since yesterday,  the BDI closed up eight points...
April 7th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sovcomflot sums up results of its participation in Gastech 2017…

Sovcomflot sums up results of its participation in Gastech 2017…
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot Sovcomflot sums up results of its participation in Gastech 2017: future of tanker industry belongs to LNG-fuelled vessels  The Sovcomflot delegation, headed by President and CEO Sergey Frank, took part in the Gastech 2017 Conference and Exhibition taking...
April 7th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Markets, Tankers | Read More

DNV GL presents Torgy LNG with GASA statement for updated LNG fuel tank design

DNV GL presents Torgy LNG with GASA statement for updated LNG fuel tank design
Hand-over of the GASA statement from DNV GL to Torgy LNG (from left to right): Pål Einar Spilleth (DNV GL), Magnus Lindgren (DNV GL), Sven Halvorsen (Torgy LNG), and Carsten Hagane (Torgy LNG). Høvik, 6 April 2017: Torgy LNG’s updated LNG Type A tank design has been granted a General Approval for...
April 6th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

CMM, HHI, Wärtsila and DNV GL reveal LPGreen concept design

CMM, HHI, Wärtsila and DNV GL reveal LPGreen concept design
Nikolaos Kakalis, DNV GL’s Manager for R&D and Advisory Services in South East Europe and Middle East Tokyo, 5 April 2017: In connection with the Gastech 2017 conference and exhibition in Tokyo, project partners Consolidated Marine Management (CMM), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Wärtsilä Oil...
April 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New Massive LNG Storage Tanks Arrive for Crowley’s Jacksonville Bunkering Facility

New Massive LNG Storage Tanks Arrive for Crowley’s Jacksonville Bunkering Facility
Two massive, 260-ton cryogenic storage tanks, manufactured by Chart Ferux in the Czech Republic, were delivered on March 26th, 2017, and are being installed by Eagle LNG Partners and Crowley Maritime Corp. at a new shore-side liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering facility being constructed at the Port...
April 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DSME and DNV GL partner for efficient LNG carrier design

DSME and DNV GL partner for efficient LNG carrier design
Johan Petter Tutturen, DNV GL – Maritime Business Director Gas Carriers. Tokyo, 5 April 2017: At the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, DSME, a leading company within commercial ship building and LNG carrier technology, and DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, presented the results...
April 5th, 2017 | LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä to provide solutions and maintenance for Höegh FSRU and LNG vessels

Wärtsilä to provide solutions and maintenance for Höegh FSRU and LNG vessels
The new 170,000 m3 LNG carrier vessels being built for Höegh LNG will feature the latest Wärtsilä regasification technology, Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines and a technical management agreement. Wärtsilä Corporation,  4 April 2017 at 12.30 pm EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted...
April 4th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

AET selects LNG dual fuel option for newbuild Aframaxes

AET selects LNG dual fuel option for newbuild Aframaxes
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO Leading tanker owner backs LNG fuel to improve environmental footprint 03 April, 2017, Singapore – AET, one of the world’s leading petroleum and chemical tanker owners and operators, announced today that up to four of its new Aframax tankers currently...
April 3rd, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

Ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie docks at Sabetta Russia

Ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie docks at Sabetta Russia
Christophe de Margerie Unique ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie ready to serve Yamal LNG project Christophe de Margerie, the world’s first ice-breaking LNG tanker, has successfully berthed at the gas terminal at Sabetta Port in Russia, becoming the first vessel to do so. The vessel was...
March 30th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, LNG, News | Read More

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping
Greek Controlled Shipping An information paper, based on data provided to the GSCC by IHS Markit For the 30th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1,000 GT, registered under the Greek and other flags. The data has...
March 15th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, News, Reefer ships, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points at 1,064; the geopolitical chaos in all fronts creates more upheaval. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained 100 points, 78 points plus from yesterday’s rise – 22 points, and now reads 1,678! Despite this, owners...
March 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Country Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Messy and uncertain Markets; Bubble geopolitics…

Messy and uncertain Markets; Bubble geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 12 points thanks to the Panamaxes for a …change; the geopolitical bubble sooner or latter will burst. John Faraclas midweek recap: The Capers dropped below the 1,000-point threshold and the BCI 2014 now stands at 994 given the minus 27 points… The Panamaxes,...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Intertanko, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports
Simulator’s graphics view of a typical feeder vessel operating at Port of Patras/ Source: Patras LNG Bunkering Manoeuvring Simulation Study Report, November 2016) Since November 2016, a series of navigation simulation workshops have been delivered by the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II in...
February 21st, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

MISC takes delivery of second moss-type LNG carrier

MISC takes delivery of second moss-type LNG carrier
The Seri Cenderawasih, MISC’s Second MOSS-Type of LNG Carrier MISC BERHAD CELEBRATES THE NAMING ANDDELIVERYOF ITS SECOND MOSS-TYPE LNG CARRIER, SERI CENDERAWASIH MISC Berhad (“MISC”), a world leading energy related maritime solutions and services provider today held the naming and delivery ceremony...
January 20th, 2017 | LNG, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas
The Seaspan Swift Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 16, 2017 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas congratulates owners Seaspan as their new emission reducing ferry enters service between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island. Seaspan Swift is Seaspan Ferries...
January 16th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

RWE and duisport are trend-setters in the use of LNG

RWE and duisport are trend-setters in the use of LNG
The first step consists of the planned installation of a mobile fueling station, which can be relocated quickly and easily if required. During the initial phase this facility will be used to supply LNG to port vehicles like reach stackers and terminal tractors as well as the trucks of local freight forwarders....
January 4th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, LNG, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä increases operational safety and predictability for two LNG carriers of MOL LNG Transport (Europe) Ltd.

Wärtsilä increases operational safety and predictability for two LNG carriers of MOL LNG Transport (Europe) Ltd.
Wärtsilä increases operational safety and predictability for two LNG carriers of MOL LNG Transport (Europe) Ltd. Wärtsilä Corporation, 2 January 2017 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä has signed a ten-year maintenance agreement with MOL LNG Transport Europe Ltd., an affiliate of the Japanese MOL Group....
January 2nd, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

1 year HAEE: 2016 review

1 year HAEE: 2016 review
Professor Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos Since its inception in March 2015, the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (www.HAEE.gr) acts as an interdisciplinary forum / think tank that promotes the exchange of ideas, research results and experiences among academics, professionals, business executives...
December 30th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Tankers | Read More

Markets and geopolitics: Brace for challenging times ahead…

Markets and geopolitics: Brace for challenging times ahead…
John Faraclas With a couple of points up the BDI brings in the knowingly unknown situation which coupled with extremely dangerous Geopolitics will trigger unwanted scenarios with unwanted results; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained at the same levels as in yesterday’s...
December 22nd, 2016 | Breaking News, Comment, LNG, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices | Read More

Ince & Co advises GasLog on Greek FSRU project

Ince & Co advises GasLog on Greek FSRU project
International law firm Ince & Co LLP has provided cross-border legal advice to longstanding client GasLog Ltd. (“GasLog”), an international owner, operator and manager of liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) carriers, on a sale and purchase agreement (“SPA”) to acquire a twenty percent shareholding...
December 22nd, 2016 | Legal, LNG, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More