Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

Free on line registration opens for All-Energy 2014

Free on line registration opens for All-Energy 2014
Ed Davey on walkabout ate AE2013 The countdown to All-Energy 2014 (Aberdeen 21-22 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, has begun in earnest; with online registration now open at www.all-energy.co.uk allowing free-of-charge entry to the major exhibition, world-class multi-stream...
January 22nd, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, LNG, LPG, Mining, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Supply ships, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

4 new PARAT MEL Electrical ORO Boilers to Remontowa Shipbuilding in Poland

4 new PARAT MEL Electrical ORO Boilers to Remontowa Shipbuilding in Poland
Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. has signed a new contract with Siem Offshore in Kristiansand, Norway for further four new PSV’s. For these new buildings they have once again chooses to provide the ships with boiler plants from PARAT Halvorsen A/S. Part of and included in Parat’s scope of supply will...
January 20th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Qatar Champions LNG as Cleaner Marine Fuel

Nakilat, Qatargas and RasGas Company Limited will convert a Q-Max vessel as a pilot project making it capable of running on LNG and reducing the ship’s exhaust gas and greenhouse gas emissions Doha, January 13th, 2014 — Qatari shipping company Nakilat and Qatari LNG producers Qatargas and RasGas...
January 13th, 2014 | Environment, LNG | Read More

Lloyd’s covers largest ever floating vessel

Lloyd’s covers largest ever floating vessel
The Prelude Thursday 09 January 2014 – From the procurement of the steel to pumping the first gas, Lloyd’s is leading the insurance of Shell’s pioneering liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, Prelude. (source: Lloyd’s of London) The hull of Prelude, Shell’s new LNG facility and the...
January 9th, 2014 | Energy, LNG, Marine Insurance, Story of the Day | Read More

MOL News Highlights for 2013

MOL News Highlights for 2013
Koichi Muto TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced the company’s top news stories for 2013 as follows: Business Structural Reforms (BSR) executed (January – March); Single-year management plan “RISE 2013” started (April) Transferred sales and vessel operations...
January 2nd, 2014 | Company Profiles, LNG, News | Read More

Sovcomflot concludes USD 316 million, 10 year project non-recourse credit facility

Sovcomflot concludes USD 316 million, 10 year project non-recourse credit facility
From the signing ceremony OAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is pleased to announce that it has signed a new USD 316 million 10 year credit facility with a consortium of three leading international banks: ING Bank N.V. (ING) of the Netherlands; KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH (KfW) of Germany and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking...
December 17th, 2013 | Banking, Energy, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance | Read More

ESPO puts forward compromise proposal in view of the trialogue on Clean fuel Strategy

ESPO puts forward compromise proposal in view of the trialogue on Clean fuel Strategy
Isabelle Ryckbost On 17 December, the Council, European Parliament and Commission are coming together for a first trialogue meeting  in view of reaching a first reading agreement on the proposed directive for the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure. Two of the issues under discussion are...
December 17th, 2013 | LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Bestobell targets China for international expansion

Bestobell targets China for international expansion
 Bestobell Marine, part of the President Engineering Group (PEGL), had a great response from delegates at Marintec (3-6 December), the largest marine trade show in Asia, where the company demonstrated its expertise in supplying cryogenic valves to the international shipbuilding industry. The company...
December 12th, 2013 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas classes world’s largest bilobe LNG tanks

Bureau Veritas classes world’s largest bilobe LNG tanks
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is classing the world’s largest bilobe gas tanks. They are nearing completion at China’s Sinopacific yard and will be installed in a series of four 27, 500 cu m semi-refrigerated LNG/Ethylene carriers building for Denmark’s Evergas. Each...
December 3rd, 2013 | Classification Societies, LNG, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR and Nantong COSCO KHI to develop LNG fuelled MPV

28, 000 deadweight multi-purpose vessel (MPV)* will be designed to meet current and future environmental and efficiency targets Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS) and Lloyd’s Register China have agreed to the joint development of an LNG-fuelled 28, 000 deadweight (dwt) type motor...
December 3rd, 2013 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Russian President Putin inks LNG exports liberalization law

Russian President Putin inks LNG exports liberalization law
President of the Russian Federation has signed into law the amendments to the federal laws on state regulation of foreign trade and gas exports, the Kremlin press office reports. The Federal law “On Amendments to Articles 13 and 24 of the Federal Law “On state regulation of foreign trade”...
December 2nd, 2013 | Energy, LNG | Read More

EP TRAN vote on clean fuel strategy

EP TRAN vote on clean fuel strategy
Carlo Fidanza EP TRAN vote on clean fuel strategy: ESPO supports balanced approach on LNG but regrets strict obligation for shore side electricity Today, the Transport Committee of the European Parliament voted the Fidanza report on the Commission proposal for a Directive on the Deployment of alternative...
November 26th, 2013 | Energy, Environment, European Union, LNG | Read More

DNV GL to class LNG Powered Helgoland Ferry

DNV GL to class LNG Powered Helgoland Ferry
The Helgoland ferry The new Fassmer built Helgoland ferry for AG EMS, will be constructed under the supervision of classification society DNV GL. The nearly 80m long vessel will be the first German flagged newbuilding to be equipped with an propulsion system designed to operate primarily with liquefied...
November 20th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Flags, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Jim Watson Delivers Keynote Address at Ferries 2013

Jim Watson Delivers Keynote Address at Ferries 2013
ABS takes the lead in developing LNG as fuel in North America 7 November 2013 – (Houston) Jim Watson, President and COO of the ABS Americas Division, told participants at Marine Log’s Ferries 2013 conference on Monday, 4 November, that LNG is changing the landscape of the marine industry and...
November 7th, 2013 | Car trade, Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

EXMAR’s Caribbean FLNG project

EXMAR’s Caribbean FLNG project
EXMAR is pleased to announce two keystone events in its Caribbean FLNG project:  On 5th November, Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX:PRE) and Gazprom Marketing & Trade Limited (“GM&T”)  announced the execution of a Heads of Agreement (“HOA”) with respect to a five year Sale and Purchase...
November 7th, 2013 | Drill ships, Energy, LNG, Supply ships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Construction of a new Sakhalin LNG plant slated for 2015

Development of design of a new plant  for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Sakhalin will commence in early 2014 and the facility construction is scheduled for the first half of 2015, the Sakhalin Governor and regional government’s press office said. The project issues were discussed at a meeting...
October 31st, 2013 | LNG, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Russia’s LNG prospects

Russia’s LNG prospects
LNG terminals ships Russia’s LNG prospects,  by Vitaly Chernov, Editor-in-Chief, IAA PortNews As Europe accelerates preparations for transfer of vessels sailing in the Baltic and North Seas to LNG, Russia only speaks about construction of required infrastructure. However, market players believe...
October 29th, 2013 | Energy, LNG | Read More

Braemar brings LNG expertise to China

Braemar brings LNG expertise to China
As the demand for LNG grows, the Chinese Government has recognised that in expanding its LNG capabilities, it must build-up the skill set of its maritime professionals in this vital sector. A new course created by Braemar Engineering aims to support this growing demand for LNG expertise in China and...
October 28th, 2013 | LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Martek delivers emissions monitoring system so complex no competitor would even quote

Martek delivers emissions monitoring system so complex no competitor would even quote
Martek Marine has delivered the most sophisticated emissions monitoring system ever built for marine use to Daewoo for the world’s largest Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU). The 173, 400m3 vessel, which can also function as an LNG carrier, is due for delivery in May 2014 when it will...
October 17th, 2013 | Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

The LNG shipping fleet could have been halved

The LNG shipping fleet could have been halved
Another day at the trading desk Ever heard about LNG cargoes changing hands several times across the Atlantic because traders are… eh, trading? Or LNG carriers meeting each other on the oceans with full cargoes in opposite directions? I have heard those stories for a long time, so I wanted to find...
October 15th, 2013 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

DNV GL recommends ways to make LNG bunkering safe and efficient

DNV GL recommends ways to make LNG bunkering safe and efficient
Lars Peter Bilkom One of the key hurdles to the increased global use of ships fuelled by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is the lack of harmonisation of bunkering operations. “DNV GL is therefore today launching a Recommended Practice for authorities, LNG bunker suppliers and ship operators which provides...
October 15th, 2013 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines and propulsion systems chosen for two Chinese LNG carrier vessels

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines and propulsion systems chosen for two Chinese LNG carrier vessels
The Wärtsilä 50DF engine Wärtsilä Corporation, 15 October 2013 at 9.30 EET – This latest order further strengthens Wärtsilä’s leading position as a supplier of engines for LNG carriers. Since the first Wärtsilä 50DF engines were fitted onboard LNG carriers some ten years ago,...
October 15th, 2013 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

MOL, Kansai Electric Power Reach Agreement on Joint Ownership of 2 New LNG Carriers

MOL, Kansai Electric Power Reach Agreement on Joint Ownership of 2 New LNG Carriers
TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced an agreement with Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (President: Makoto Yagi), for joint ownership of two newbuilding liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers (*) that will sail under long-term charter contracts signed in June 2012....
October 2nd, 2013 | LNG, Trade and Commerce | Read More

AtoBviaC’S LNG reviwe stes new industry standards

AtoBviaC’S LNG reviwe stes new industry standards
With two major LNG conferences taking place this week on opposite sides of the world – the 3rd Annual LNG Global Congress in London and the World LNG Series Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore – AtoBviaC, the specialist maritime route provider, has carried out a thorough review of all LNG trades...
September 25th, 2013 | IT and Communications, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Bureau Veritas sharpens ice tools

Bureau Veritas sharpens ice tools
Pierre Besse Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has responded to demand for safe LNG transportation in the Arctic regions by developing new high-level tools to assess cargo sloshing in ice conditions. It has also developed a cutting-edge probabilistic method for assessing ice...
September 24th, 2013 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, LNG | Read More