Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

EIB boosts development of sustainable sea transport between Norway and Denmark

EIB boosts development of sustainable sea transport between Norway and Denmark
Peter Frølich shaking hand after signing the agreement with Mihail Tãnãsescu The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 124 million loan to the shipping company Fjord Line for the expansion of its fleet. Two new LNG cruise ferries are operating between Bergen, Stavanger, Langesund (Norway)...
July 8th, 2014 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance | Read More

DSME & ABS Collaborate on First LNG Fueled Drillship

DSME & ABS Collaborate on First LNG Fueled Drillship
Dr. Hoseong Lee 2 July 2014 – (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to develop the industry’s first LNG...
July 2nd, 2014 | Drill ships, Energy, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

ABB wins order for Arctic ice-going LNG carriers

ABB wins order for Arctic ice-going LNG carriers
ABB technology will power ice-going LNG carriers carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Siberia to Europe and Asia. Zurich, Switzerland, June 17, 2014 – ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has secured a contract to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for the first...
June 17th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day | Read More

DNV GL leads new LNG carrier concept project

DNV GL leads new LNG carrier concept project
Athanasios Reisopoulos, Reg. Business & Market Dev. Manager / VP, Nikolaos Boussounis, Reg. Manager, East Med., Black & Caspian Seas/Senior Vice President Regional Office East Med., Black & Caspian Seas, Tor E. Svensen, Chief Executive Officer DNV GL – Maritime, Henrik O. Madsen, Group...
June 13th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

World’s first LNG fuelled icebreaker to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines

World’s first LNG fuelled icebreaker to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
The new icebreaker built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the Finnish Transport Agency Wärtsilä Corporation, 10 June 2014 at 9.30 am EET – A new icebreaker being built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the Finnish Transport Agency will be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines capable of operating...
June 10th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Icebreakers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Energy efficiency measures on existing vessels

Energy efficiency measures on existing vessels
l to r: D.Vastarouchas, D.Antonopoulos, Dr.Ing.H.Brauer, Prof.N.Kyrtatos, John Coustas, J.Lantz and Ms C.Prekezes The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association, HELMEPA, commemorated 32 years of proactive operation by organizing a Conference on “Energy Efficiency Measures on Existing Vessels”...
June 6th, 2014 | Energy, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Capital working with Lloyd’s Register and DSME to develop LNG-fuelled Ultra-Large Container Ships (ULCS) of the future

Capital working with Lloyd’s Register and DSME to develop LNG-fuelled Ultra-Large Container Ships (ULCS) of the future
Lloyd’s Register’s CEO Richard Sadler, Evangelos Marinakis and Apostolos Poulovassilis, Regional Marine Manager EMEA for Lloyd’s Register Joint 14K teu boxship LNG as fuel project will be ‘cornerstone’ of a broad sustainability strategy supported by Lloyd’s Register Capital Ship Management...
June 4th, 2014 | Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

LNG fleet set for 33% expansion

LNG fleet set for 33% expansion
LNG fleet set for 33% expansion — with sector still bullish, Capital Link Shipping Forum told,  By James Brewer Most positive ocean shipping sector by far is the transport of liquefied natural gas, speakers confirmed during the Capital Link Shipping Forum analyst and investor day coinciding with...
June 3rd, 2014 | Energy, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Find the Cryobox LNG bunkering technology in Posidonia 2014

Find the Cryobox LNG bunkering technology in Posidonia 2014
The Cryobox® Nano LNG-Station-the fuel producing unit developed by Galileo Kaminco, Galileo’s distributor of bunkering solutions for Greece and Cyprus, will welcome the international shipping community to Posidonia 2014, which will be held on June 2-6, 2014, at the Metropolitan Expo of Athens,...
May 31st, 2014 | Bunkering, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Exmar LPG disposes of two older LPG vessels

Exmar LPG disposes of two older LPG vessels
EXMAR LPG (the Joint Venture between EXMAR and TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS) is pleased to announce the  sale of the Very Large Gas Carrier FLANDERS TENACITY (84, 270 m³ – 1996 built) and the Midsize Gas  Carrier EEKLO (37, 450 m³ – 1995 built). Both vessels are expected to be delivered to their new owners...
May 26th, 2014 | LNG, LPG, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Harmonising LNG Bunkering in a safe and efficient manner

Harmonising LNG Bunkering in a safe and efficient manner
M. Shahrin Osman, DNV GL Regional Manager, Maritime Advisory, Middle East & India 22.05.2014  – Doha, Qatar 22nd May 2014: DNV GL is launching a new Recommended Practice (RP) on LNG Bunkering in the Middle East & South Asia. The launch in Doha is in conjunction with Qatar’s announcement...
May 22nd, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, LNG | Read More

GDF SUEZ Global Energy 10th LNG carrier for Damen Shiprepair Brest

GDF SUEZ Global Energy 10th LNG carrier for Damen Shiprepair Brest
Damen Shiprepair Brest (France) received its 10th LNG carrier repair order from GDF SUEZ in-house technical vessel manager Gazocean. The vessel will undergo extensive maintenance works. The 73, 646M3 capacity vessel was delivered under the name of Gaz De France Energy in 2006 at Chantiers de L’Atlantique...
May 20th, 2014 | Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS Awarded Class Contract for Two Innovative Moss-type LNG Carriers

ABS Awarded Class Contract for Two Innovative Moss-type LNG Carriers
To be built in Ulsan, Korea, the ships will feature energy efficient reheated steam turbine engines. 13 May 2014 -(Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the maritime industry, has been awarded a contract for the classification of two innovative ‘Moss-type’...
May 13th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

ABB to supply electric power plant and propulsion units for a Finnish icebreaker

ABB to supply electric power plant and propulsion units for a Finnish icebreaker
Azipod® technology will power Finnish Transport Agency’s new generation LNG icebreaker Zurich, Switzerland, May 12, 2014 –ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has secured a new order to supply electric power plant and Azipod propulsion units for one ice breaker vessel built...
May 12th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Braemar Engineering in tie up with Nigeria LNG

Braemar Engineering in tie up with Nigeria LNG
Braemar Engineering, the specialist maritime engineering consultancy, is delighted to announce that it has been appointed to act as Shipping Consultants to Bonny Gas Transport, the wholly owned subsidiary of Nigeria LNG (NLNG) responsible for the transport of NLNG’s output over the Atlantic to Europe...
May 8th, 2014 | Company Profiles, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ABS Secures Prestigious FLNG Classification Contract

ABS Secures Prestigious FLNG Classification Contract
Christopher Wiernicki The PETRONAS facility is scheduled to start deepwater operations offshore Sabah, Malaysia, in 2018  5 May 2014 – (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the global offshore industry, has been awarded the classification contract from...
May 5th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, Regulatory | Read More

EIRA celebrate their first anniversary!

EIRA celebrate their first anniversary!
Donna Hatzioannou This month EIRA, the Energy International Risk Assessment medium  celebrate the first year of their internationally distributed, independent  monthly newsletter!  Please find Volume 2 – Issue 4 and do please sent us your comments. Very interesting coverage of events and...
April 30th, 2014 | Energy, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Press and Media, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition
NORFOLK, Va. – April 29, 2014 – Maritime industry executives Captain Michael Wilson and Jim Watson are keynote speakers for SHIPPINGInsight 2014, North America’s premier maritime industry technical forum, Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, 2014 in Stamford, Conn., at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel. Wilson,...
April 29th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Technical | Read More

Global campaign to target Chevron over Gorgon delays and overruns

Global campaign to target Chevron over Gorgon delays and overruns
The ITF HQ’s in London 7 April 2014 – The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has joined forces with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in a global campaign to build awareness over delays and cost overruns on Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project in Australia. The Australian...
April 7th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes, LNG | Read More

Lloyd’s Register report on LNG bunkering…

Lloyd’s Register report on LNG bunkering…
Luis Benito Lloyd’s Register analysis of ports provides insight into the future of LNG bunkering world-wide as short sea demand grows and the possibility of expansion into bunkering for deep sea emerges Lloyd’s Register’s LNG Bunkering Infrastructural Survey 2014 indicates that major ports...
April 7th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

FLNG World Congress 2014

FLNG World Congress 2014
Mattew Blyha HFW Partner Matthew Blycha will be presenting at this FLNG conference on an A-Z of contractual methods for structuring floating LNG projects. Date: 25 – 26 June 2014 – Location: Kuala Lumpur Summary Matthew’s presentation will cover the following areas: Ownership structures...
April 3rd, 2014 | Energy, Legal, LNG, Markets | Read More

LNG Carrier chooses Wärtsilä…

LNG Carrier chooses Wärtsilä…
Wärtsilä RT-flex50DF engine LNG Carrier chooses Wärtsilä’s new game-changing 2-stroke low-pressure dual-fuel engine as main propulsion Wärtsilä Corporation, 25 March 2014 at 3 am EET – The new Wärtsilä low-pressure, 2-stroke, dual-fuel engine (DF), that meets the demand of the market,...
March 25th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

LNG sector now offering golden hellos to LNG seafarers

LNG sector now offering golden hellos to LNG seafarers
Mark Charman The LNG sector is for the first time offering inducements to experienced LNG seafaring officers to come ashore and manage their ships according to international recruitment agency Faststream. The move comes as the shipping industry seeks personnel to man and manage its growing fleet of LNG...
March 24th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, HR, Jobs, LNG | Read More

Singapore to host pioneering LNG Marine fuel gathering

Singapore to host pioneering LNG Marine fuel gathering
TradeWinds Events – Mar 19, 2014 10:06 GMT – Singapore, the world’s top bunkering port, is moving forward at a pace with its government’s intentions to develop an LNG storage, trans-shipment and bunkering hub to meet anticipated demand in the region. With the recent official opening of...
March 19th, 2014 | Associations, LNG, Shipping Centers | Read More

ABS Releases Report on LNG Bunkering Regulations

ABS Releases Report on LNG Bunkering Regulations
Patrick Janssens Study provides practical guidance for meeting regulatory requirements  18 March 2014 – (Stamford, CT) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, today released a report entitled Bunkering of Liquefied Natural Gas-Fueled...
March 18th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Regulatory | Read More