Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

LNGi – Shell, Rolls-Royce and MAN sign up for new DNV GL LNG intelligence portal

LNGi – Shell, Rolls-Royce and MAN sign up for new DNV GL LNG intelligence portal
Dr. Gerd-Michael Würsig DNV GL Hamburg,  21 March 2016: DNV GL’s new LNG intelligence portal (LNGi) aims to bring stakeholders from across the LNG industry together to share market intelligence and contribute to the uptake of LNG as a ship fuel. Leading LNG suppliers and engine manufacturers including,...
March 21st, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, IT and Communications, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

At 393 the BDI has a long way to go…

At 393 the BDI has a long way to go…
John Faraclas An overall plus day for all the Baltic indices; the BDI plus five, the Capers at 179 (plus three), the BPI plus four at 481, the Supras on a plus seven points standing at 427 points and the BHSI on plus three clocking 252 points gave a promising start for this week. The Wets too with the...
March 14th, 2016 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

2016 Annual Statistical Data on Greek Controlled Shipping

2016 Annual Statistical Data on Greek Controlled Shipping
GREEK CONTROLLED SHIPPING   Αn information paper based on data provided to the GSCC by Lloyd’s Register of Shipping – Fairplay For the 29th 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...
March 11th, 2016 | Associations, Container shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, News, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

MISC and AET to merge chemical and product tanker fleets

MISC and AET to merge chemical and product tanker fleets
MISC Berhad – one of the world’s leading international energy logistics groups – announces that it is to merge its chemical fleet with the clean petroleum products (CPP) fleet operated by its wholly owned petroleum subsidiary, AET. Under new arrangements, AET will take over the 13 chemical vessels...
March 11th, 2016 | Energy, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tankers | Read More

Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) Newsletter March 2016

Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) Newsletter March 2016
George Hatziioannou, EIRA’ editor EIRA’ s March 2016 Newsleter is out; we begin with EIRA’s editor Lettter, being also an interesting statement: Our independent, specialised monthly newsletter Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) will soon be celebrating its third year of circulation....
March 10th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Energy, Gas, Gas Carriers, Insight, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

ABS-Classed Vessel Carries Historic LNG Export from US

ABS-Classed Vessel Carries Historic LNG Export from US
Christopher Wiernicki Milestone marks another important ‘first’ in the Class Society’s long history of serving the gas market. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the global marine and offshore industries, congratulates Cheniere Energy, Inc. on its commissioning...
March 1st, 2016 | Classification Societies, LNG, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sabine Passe exported the first cargo of liquefied US shale gas

Sabine Passe exported the first cargo of liquefied US shale gas
The LNG Asia Vision: Griaig Jallal,  Senior Data Editor of VesselsValue writes: According to VV@, a vessel movements application from online ship search, valuation and mapping service VesselsValue.com, the 2014-built, 160, 000 cbm LNG Carrier Asia Vision has left the LNG loading berth at Sabine Pass...
February 29th, 2016 | Energy, LNG, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

In search of a US Energy Strategy: the talk at ESCP

In search of a US Energy Strategy: the talk at ESCP
Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos and David Koranyi Last night at the ESCP Campus in north London David Koranyi delivered and excellent speech on a very crucial issue given what takes place today in the energy front. Indeed an important as well as strategic speech which attracted with eleven questions the interest...
February 25th, 2016 | Communication, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, LNG, Oil Industry, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The attractive low BDI now makes waves…

The attractive low BDI now makes waves…
John Faraclas Amidst the economic and geopolitical turmoil one should not lose the appetite for gains; John Faraclas explains: With plus four points, the BDI at 322 is more than an attractive component to invest if you are capable these turbulent days the world of trade and transport lives! The Capers...
February 24th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Canals, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Featured, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, Military, Mining, News, Oil Industry, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Poseidon Med continues towards a new era for LNG bunkering

Poseidon Med continues towards a new era for LNG bunkering
Poseidon Med partners presenting, European Parliament, Brussels, 17/2/2016 * The successful completion of the first phase of the Poseidon Med project was confirmed and, at the same time, the next stage – Phase II was launched at an event at the European Parliament in Brussels. A ceremony held in the...
February 22nd, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

An Economic and Legal Overview of the transition to the LNG Spot Market

An Economic and Legal Overview of the transition to the LNG Spot Market
Ioannis (Yanni) Mavrokefalos, Chartering broker An Economic and Legal Overview of the transition to the LNG Spot Market, is an abstract from Ioannis (Yanni) Mavrokefalos’ *thesis: Will additional cargo capacity by shipowners, additional regasification volume due to the Floating Storage and Regasification...
February 21st, 2016 | Chartering, Legal, LNG, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Dry Market @ 313…

The Dry Market @ 313…
John Faraclas The Dry Market @ 313… John Faraclas reports on the oddest market the international shipping fraternity was ever faced with: This is a market for very  strong nerves, a market that only the very brave and well organised will go through – but not unscathed, a market that needs to have...
February 18th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, LNG, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Big news from VV

Big news from VV
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February 17th, 2016 | Communication, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Press and Media, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Statistics | Read More

Hurdles and triumphs: The road to LNG for Mozambique

Hurdles and triumphs: The road to LNG for Mozambique
Issue Featuring Africa’s natural gas and LNG industry FLNG interest expands on Africa’s east and west coasts   Article by Adrienne Blume, Editor, Gas Processing and Executive Editor, Hydrocarbon Processing. East Africa has...
February 11th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, LNG, Markets, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Wärtsilä fuel flexibility supporting Japan’s ‘gas age’ shipping sector

Wärtsilä fuel flexibility supporting Japan’s ‘gas age’ shipping sector
Wärtsilä Corporation,  10 February 2016 at 10 am EET – A total of 16 new gas carrier ships being built in Japan for Japanese owners are to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines capable of running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) or conventional diesel fuels. Wärtsilä’s depth of experience...
February 10th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

A sea change…for the BDI @325…

A sea change…for the BDI @325…
John Faraclas Another 12 points down, another all times low record… making the BDI’s history more than interesting!  The John Faraclas daily market commentary: The Capes minus 19 points at 216 approaching the 200 barrier yet again. The Panamaxes’ BDI down 10 at 293 points; the Supras’ BSI...
January 28th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Exmar announce PROVISIONAL RESULTS 2015

Exmar announce PROVISIONAL RESULTS 2015
The Executive Committee of EXMAR reported today the provisional results for the fourth quarter and the entire year 2015. Highlights and recent developments: LNG portfolio performing as per contracts and all eyes on the delivery of the Caribbean FLNG in the second quarter of 2016 EXMAR prolonged the...
January 28th, 2016 | Accountancy, LNG, LPG, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Canadian LNG development: still a challenging but not impossible path

Canadian LNG development: still a challenging but not impossible path
      Issue Featuring Canada’s LNG Industry  Examining the fundamental requirements of Asian buyers – is Canada still considered a supplier of choice?   Article by Mary Hemmingsen, Partner, National Sector...
January 28th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, LNG | Read More

The BDI @ 337…and the Market completely bottoms-out

The BDI @ 337…and the Market completely bottoms-out
John Faraclas Hurray, amids the one-in-a-life-time Marine Money London conference at The Dorchester on Park Lane  during lunch when the indices were available, at last we are seeing the bottom so soon many troubles would seem far away* John Faraclas comments: The BDI was down eight points at 337, the...
January 27th, 2016 | Banking, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Rollback of Iranian Sanctions: What does this mean for the international oil and gas sector?

The Rollback of Iranian Sanctions: What does this mean for the international oil and gas sector?
January 26, 2016 | Written by Clare Hatcher, Richard Devine, Brett Hartley and Thomas Chapple Iran is one of the most significant producers of crude oil and natural gas in the world. According to the OFAC Annual Statistical Bulletin 2015, Iran has proven crude oil deposits equating to 157, 530 million...
January 26th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Gas, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

At 345 the BDI opens a new chapter in Shipping’s History

At 345 the BDI opens a new chapter in Shipping’s History
John Faraclas Not even the volatile Capers can stop the Dry Markets from a total collapse creating yet another all time low BDI at 345! Something unimaginable for the hoi polloi, but not for those well understanding geopolitics and financial crisis issues, affecting shipping too…Not to mention...
January 26th, 2016 | At the end of the day..., Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABB powered LNG ice-going carrier launched

ABB powered LNG ice-going carrier launched
Zurich, Switzerland, 25 January 2016 – The first of a series of Azipod powered LNG ice-going carriers, set to transport its cargo from Siberia to Europe and Asia, has been launched.  Constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea, it is the most powerful LNG carrier...
January 26th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC forms dedicated team to serve global LNG sector

GAC forms dedicated team to serve global LNG sector
Bob Bandos, GAC North America’s Managing Director – Shipping. GAC LNG Services unveiled in response to growing demand for specialist skills  Houston, 20 January 2016  – Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has formed a dedicated team to meet growing global...
January 20th, 2016 | LNG, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Pioneering standard charterparty for LNG spot trades is on brink of publication

Pioneering standard charterparty for LNG spot trades is on brink of publication
First issue of Stephenson Harwood bulletin Well Heeled. Pioneering standard charterparty for LNG spot trades is on brink of publication,  By James Brewer A new contract for voyage chartering of liquefied natural gas carriers is expected to be published in February 2016. It will be the first standard...
January 17th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Events, LNG, News, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The other side of the BDI’s catastrophe at 445…

The other side of the BDI’s catastrophe at 445…
John Faraclas Being cool and thinking positive, subject you have in place well in advance a contingency plan based on a pragmatic risk assessment, pays off! John Faraclas comments: You might think or believe that the collapse of the BDI and the drop in the stock markets – with China being in a...
January 7th, 2016 | Chartering, Energy, LNG, Markets, Military, Mining, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More