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Herewith StealthGas success!

Herewith StealthGas success!
Harry Vafias Herewith the latest from StealthGas: We are DB’s top stock pick!!!Deutsche Bank – Equity Research – North America StealthGas – Top LPG/LNG Pick; Initiate with Buy/$14 target 15 September 2014 (8 pages/ 291 kb) Download the complete report: http://pull.db-gmresearch.com/p/1055-6668/965250/StealthGas.pdf StealthGas {Ticker: GASS.OQ,...
September 16th, 2014 | Energy, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

ABS to Class LNG-fueled Short-sea Containerships for Nordic Hamburg

ABS to Class LNG-fueled Short-sea Containerships for Nordic Hamburg
Kirsi Tikka Class society leverages experience in LNG as fuel technology for first feeder ships dedicated to operations in European Sulfur Emissions Control Area.  10 September 2014 – (Hamburg, Germany) ABS, a leading provider of classification services to the maritime and offshore industries,...
September 10th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL to present Wärtsilä with AIP Certificate for its new LNGPac system

DNV GL to present Wärtsilä with AIP Certificate for its new LNGPac system
Illustration of LNGPac vessel 10.09.2014  – Hamburg 9 September – The new Wärtsilä LNGPac, the upgraded version of the company’s successful LNG fuel handling system, has been granted an AIP (Approval in Principle) Certificate from the classification society DNV GL; Simon Adams writes:  The...
September 10th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

DNV GL presents HHI and UASC with AIP for “LNG Ready” mega box ships

DNV GL presents HHI and UASC with AIP for “LNG Ready” mega box ships
Tor Svensen, CEO of DNV GL Maritime, presents the Approval in Principle for the first “LNG Ready” mega box ships to Mr. Oi Hyun Kim, CEO and COO, of HHI’s Shipbuilding Division and Mr. Waleed Al Dawood, COO of United Arab Shipping Company, in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim...
September 10th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, LNG, News | Read More

DNV GL, GTT and Hanjin join together for LNG boxship study

DNV GL, GTT and Hanjin join together for LNG boxship study
  Jun-Keun Choi, Senior Design Engineer Hanjin Heavy Industries, Benjamin Scholz, DNV GL Maritime Ship Type Expert of Gas Carriers, Arthur Barret, LNG Bunkering Program Director, GTT, at the presentation at the DNV GL Forum. Hamburg, 10th September – Hanjin, GTT and DNV GL have signed an agreement...
September 10th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

GE Marine and DSIC receive Lloyd’s Register Approval in Principle for gas turbine-powered LNG Carrier design

GE Marine and DSIC receive Lloyd’s Register Approval in Principle for gas turbine-powered LNG Carrier design
HAMBURG, GERMANY (September 10, 2014) – GE Marine and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) announced today at the SMM 2014 exhibition they have received Approval in Principle (AiP) for their jointly developed gas turbine-powered LNG carrier design. The AiP, issued by Lloyd’s Register, was...
September 10th, 2014 | Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ABS Selected to Class the World’s First Very Large Ethane Carrier

ABS Selected to Class the World’s First Very Large Ethane Carrier
VLEC to be built in Korea by Samsung Heavy Industries.  9 September 2014 – (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification services to the maritime and offshore industries, has been chosen to class the world’s first contracted series of very large ethane carriers (VLECs). The class contract...
September 9th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas to class first LNG bunker barge

Bureau Veritas to class first LNG bunker barge
LNG bunkering barge for GDF Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has been chosen to class the unique LNG bunkering vessel which will be built at Hanjin Heavy Industries, Korea, under an agreement between Japan’s NYK and Mitsubishi and France’s GDF-SUEZ. The vessel will carry...
September 9th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä awarded milestone order to supply 2-stroke dual-fuel engines for large LNG carriers

Wärtsilä awarded milestone order to supply 2-stroke dual-fuel engines for large LNG carriers
Picture of the 6-cylinder Wärtsilä X62DF 2-stroke dual-fuel engine. Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 September 2014 at 9 am EET – Two new large, 180, 000 CBM LNG carriers being built by the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in Korea on behalf of a collaboration between SK Shipping and Marubeni, are...
September 9th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Braemar Engineering welcomes Alexander Harsema-Mensonides to important new role

Braemar Engineering welcomes Alexander Harsema-Mensonides to important new role
Alex Harsema-Mensonides Braemar Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Harsema-Mensonides as Director of Marine Business Development, effective from 1 September 2014. Mr Harsema-Mensonides joins Braemar Engineering with a wealth of experience. He has held key roles across Europe,...
September 3rd, 2014 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Energy, LNG, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

The “Energy International Risk Assessment” (EIRA) end of the Summer 2014 Issue

The “Energy International Risk Assessment” (EIRA) end of the Summer 2014 Issue
Donna Hatzioannou Herebelow, viewers can find this summer’s  second issue of EIRA, featuring articles as its authors   take a closer look at the developments that have been taking place in the international energy sector. In this issue the focus, amongst others, is the Israeli-Palestinian crisis,...
August 30th, 2014 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Press and Media, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The September issue of Horizons is out now

The September issue of Horizons is out now
Safer, larger container ships, pioneering research into the potential for seaborne ethane and large ethane carriers and examples of German marine technology are three key themes of the September Horizons which will be available at SMM. You can read about LR’s German team and their activities,...
August 29th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Press and Media | Read More

Gazprom and Sovcomflot expand cooperation in LNG transportation

Gazprom and Sovcomflot expand cooperation in LNG transportation
  SCF LNG Carrier Pskov naming ceremony 2 Today Gazprom and Sovcomflot named the new state-of-the-art 170, 000m³ liquefied natural gas carrier (LNGC) Pskov, after one of the oldest Russian cities. The ship will be chartered to Gazprom Global LNG (GGLNG) under a long-term contract. The LNGC Pskov is...
August 26th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Events, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Wärtsilä launches new technical solution for fuel gas handling

Wärtsilä launches new technical solution for fuel gas handling
The upgraded Wärtsilä LNGPac system. Wärtsilä Corporation,  26 August 2014 at 10 am EET – With LNG becoming increasingly viable and popular as a marine fuel, Wärtsilä continues to develop technical solutions that facilitate this trend. The latest Wärtsilä developments in this field involve...
August 26th, 2014 | Bunkering, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility

Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility
Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 August 2014 at 10 am EET – The contract for the control system for a shore-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelling facility in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, USA, has been awarded to Wärtsilä....
August 18th, 2014 | Bunkering, Energy, LNG, News, Technical | Read More

What the most expensive vessel will buy you…

What the most expensive vessel will buy you…
Viewers can see in this page  the first of a fun series that vesselsvalue.com created for this summer, looking at the most expensive live vessels and what they could buy you outside of shipping. This week focuses on the most expensive live vessel – The Zarga. We look forward to your comments;...
August 5th, 2014 | LNG, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Story of the Week | Read More

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos
Port of Marseille 28 July 2014   Port news from Marseilles Fos   –  First-half container traffic at leading French port Marseilles Fos totalled 583, 287 teu – up 7% on the first six months last year – marked by a 10% increase at the deepsea Fos terminals.    Dry bulk and cruise passenger...
July 28th, 2014 | Associations, Car trade, Containers, Gas, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer ships, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions secures Inert Gas System orders for LNG carriers from Japan Marine United

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions secures Inert Gas System orders for LNG carriers from Japan Marine United
Breakthrough order in Japanese shipbuilding market sees largest ever capacity Maritime Protection IG units delivered for leading domestic owners Oslo, Norway, July 23, 2014. Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions has secured multiple orders to supply its Maritime Protection Dry Inert Gas Generator (DIGG) systems...
July 23rd, 2014 | LNG, LPG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Agenda Announced

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Agenda Announced
Annual Conference, Exhibition and Networking Event Brings Together Shipowners and Technology Companies to Address Practical Solutions for Efficient Operations NORFOLK, Va. – July 23, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight 2014 report that the agenda has been finalized and all...
July 23rd, 2014 | LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas kick-starts LNG bunkering

Bureau Veritas kick-starts LNG bunkering
Jean_Francois Segretain Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has published a comprehensive set of guidelines on LNG Bunkering, with the aim of speeding adoption of LNG as a ship’s fuel by kick-starting the LNG bunker chain. Jean-Francois Segretain, Technical Director, Marine...
July 21st, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

Lloyd’s Register to class BC Ferries’ three gas-fuelled ‘Intermediate Class’ newbuildings

Lloyd’s Register to class BC Ferries’ three gas-fuelled ‘Intermediate Class’ newbuildings
  BC Ferries LNG-fuelled passenger ferry BC Ferries “pleased” to have Lloyd’s Register on board for LNG-fuelled passenger ferries BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. of Gdansk, Poland contracts totalling $165 million to build three new ‘Intermediate Class’ ferries....
July 16th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Emissions, Energy, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä signs several Technical Management Agreements in Greece

Wärtsilä signs several Technical Management Agreements in Greece
A Maran LNG carrier Wärtsilä Corporation,  15 July 2014, 10:00 am EET – Wärtsilä has signed Technical Management Agreements with four Greek liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship owners, Maran Gas Maritime Inc, Dynagas Ltd, TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd and Thenamaris LNG Inc. All agreements cover Condition...
July 15th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Energy, HR, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technical | Read More

An Interview with John Faraclas in NOUSE

An Interview with John Faraclas in NOUSE
Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou   John Faraclas Live interview at NOUSE to Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou*, politics editor  of the University of York’s Student newspaper on Friday the 11th of July 2014 and published today. On a summery yet rainy day, in a café at Holland Park, just a few minutes...
July 14th, 2014 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Cruise Industry, Defense, Energy, Environment, European Union, Flags, Gas, Holidays, HR, IT and Communications, Legal, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, Mining, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Pensions, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Taxation, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Industry asks DNV GL to explore risks at small scale LNG bunkering and filling stations

Industry asks DNV GL to explore risks at small scale LNG bunkering and filling stations
8th July 2014 – In order to better understand the consequences of an accidental liquefied natural gas (LNG) release, DNV GL has been asked by the industry to initiate a Joint Industry Project (JIP). It will be run in collaboration with E&P companies and LNG market stakeholders. The JIP will...
July 14th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

LR to support safe LNG bunkering in Portsmouth

LR to support safe LNG bunkering in Portsmouth
Aerial view of Portsmouth and ferry terminals LR Lloyd’s Register is working with British port to develop operational procedures and technical standards required for safe LNG bunkering operations LR has commenced a project to identify the technical specifications and develop operating procedures for...
July 10th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More