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Greek Shipping Minister Varvitsiotis visits London

Greek Shipping Minister Varvitsiotis visits London
Varvitsiotis (seated) replying to questions Greece’s Shipping and Aegean Minister Miltiades J. Varvitsiotis come to London last week during the London International Shipping Week. In a well-timed visit, Varvitsiotis met with Koji Sekimizu, the Secretary-General of the IMO stressing him how important...
September 17th, 2013 | Bunkering, European Union, LNG, Military, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

China office for London’s Baltic Exchange

China office for London’s Baltic Exchange
  The Baltic Exchange London headquartered bulk shipping exchange, the Baltic Exchange has today, Tuesday the  17 September 2013,  opened a new office in Shanghai. The exchange, whose members comprise the world’s leading shipping, chartering and broking companies, provides data on the cost of...
September 17th, 2013 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Port of Antwerp and EXMAR announce strategic alliance for LNG bunkering in Antwerp

Port of Antwerp and EXMAR announce strategic alliance for LNG bunkering in  Antwerp
As a result of a European public tender, the Antwerp Port Authority appointed ship owning  company EXMAR as its strategic partner for LNG bunkering in the port of Antwerp. Both partners have teamed up for the development of an LNG bunkership as well as for the execution of several further required...
September 17th, 2013 | Bunkering, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ABS Forms Global Gas Solutions Team

ABS Forms Global Gas Solutions Team
Christopher Wiernicki New team addresses market needs specific to LNG/LPG. (Houston, TX –)ABS, a leading provider of global maritime classification services, has taken another step forward to meet industry needs with the formation of the ABS Global Gas Solutions Team to leverage the organization’s...
September 4th, 2013 | Classification Societies, LNG, LPG, News | Read More

EXMAR and LNG Partners take further steps to solidify their alliance for the BC LNG project

EXMAR and LNG Partners take further steps to solidify their alliance for the BC LNG project
Following execution of a Letter of Intent (LOI) by EXMAR with LNG Partners, LLC and LNG  BargeCo BVBA for the long-term charter of a Floating Liquefaction & Storage Unit (FLSU) to  serve the BC LNG Project near Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada, EXMAR and LNG Partners  announced today that they...
September 3rd, 2013 | LNG, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Siem Offshore selects Wärtsilä’s design and integrated solution for yet another LNG powered platform supply vessel

Siem Offshore selects Wärtsilä’s design and integrated solution for yet another LNG powered platform supply vessel
Siem Offshore’s new platform supply vessel designed by Wärtsilä Wärtsilä Corporation,  2 September 2013 at 11 am EET – Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider,  has been awarded the contract to supply the design and an integrated solution for...
September 2nd, 2013 | Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Market blues et al

Market blues et al
John Faraclas outside the Greek Parliament: Watch this space… Once again the John Faraclas live interview to Lilian Margaritis took place at the SBC TV studios last Thursday the 29th  of August 2013, and was primarily focused on the markets, war, maritime tourism, the  Greek coastal services...
September 1st, 2013 | Coastal Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Markets, News | Read More

EXMAR teams up with LNG Partners for BC LNG Project

EXMAR teams up with LNG Partners for BC LNG Project
EXMAR has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) and Term Sheet with LNG Partners, LLC and  LNG BargeCo BVBA in respect of providing a Floating Liquefaction & Storage Unit (FLSU) to  serve the BC LNG Project (www.bclng.com) to be located on the West Bank of the Douglas  Channel near Kitimat, British...
August 31st, 2013 | LNG, Shipfinance | Read More

The Markets: still the Capes make…waves

The Markets: still the Capes make…waves
The Baltic Exchange Another day for the Capers but not like yesterday! The BCI close at 2099, up 78 points, which is 60 percent less than yesterday. Wonder when this Capes “euphoria” stops. On thing is for sure: the rest of the market remains as it was, with _/+  2/3 points respectively (BPI 926...
August 15th, 2013 | LNG, Markets | Read More

Bestobell valves in the fast lane!

Bestobell valves in the fast lane!
The trimaran “Francisco” Bestobell Valves, part of the President Engineering Group (PEGL), has supplied valves to what has become the fastest LNG (liquefied natural gas) fuelled ferry ever built.  The specialist cryogenic valve manufacturer produced 70 globe, check and thermal relief valves,...
August 13th, 2013 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Dynagas takes delivery of two new ice-class LNG Carriers at HHI

Dynagas takes delivery of two new ice-class LNG Carriers at HHI
The lead ships classed by Lloyd’s Register incorporate advanced design, containment and operational features as well as the ability to cope with the harsh operating environment of the Arctic and cold places. Dynagas, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping arm of the George Prokopiou shipping enterprises,...
July 26th, 2013 | LNG, News | Read More

The world’s fastest high speed ferry is powered by Wärtsilä Axial Waterjets

The world’s fastest high speed ferry is powered by Wärtsilä Axial Waterjets
The Francisco Wärtsilä Corporation, 23 July 2013 at 12 noon EET – Wärtsilä’s axial waterjets power the ‘Francisco’, the world’s fastest high speed ferry and the first fast ferry to utilize liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. The vessel has successfully passed its sea...
July 23rd, 2013 | Coastal Shipping, LNG, Marine Equipment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Short Sea Shipping | Read More

Lloyd’s Register to support development of LNG bunkering in Singapore

Lloyd’s Register to support development of LNG bunkering in Singapore
  Port of Singapore. Photo credits S.Venardos Lloyd’s Register wins Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) contract to develop operational procedures and technical standards required to develop LNG bunkering capabilities in the Port of Singapore. In the contracted work, which has already...
July 9th, 2013 | Classification Societies, LNG, News | Read More

IMO turns to DNV for US gas fuel report

IMO turns to DNV for US gas fuel report
The IMO has selected DNV to gather knowledge about the potential of LNG powered shipping in the North American Emission Control Area (ECA) and identify the necessary conditions for the successful implementation of LNG as a fuel source in the region. Natural gas is a widely available fuel across North...
July 8th, 2013 | Classification Societies, IMO, LNG | Read More

NLI unveils concept for large volume LNG Bunker Barge

NLI unveils concept for large volume LNG Bunker Barge
  High-Tech LNG Bunker Barge – HTB Design study developed by NLI Solutions, Rolls-Royce and Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions. Oslo  June 10, 2013. Offshore oil and gas engineering specialist NLI Solutions (NLI) has developed a concept for a LNG Bunker Barge* based on the NLI LNG tank design....
June 10th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, LNG, News | Read More

New Rules shape future of offshore gas production

New Rules shape future of offshore gas production
Lloyd’s Register releases new Rules for Floating Offshore Installations at a Fixed Location (FOIFL) which includes new sections on floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facilities. Lloyd’s Register uses its technical knowledge and experience to publish a comprehensive Rule set to guide the design,...
June 5th, 2013 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

MOL Reaches LNG Transport Agreement for One LNG Carrier with Osaka Gas and Kyushu Electric Power

MOL Reaches LNG Transport Agreement for One LNG  Carrier with Osaka Gas and Kyushu Electric  Power
– Contract for construction of a carrier for Australia Ichthys  LNG project imminent – TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto)  today announced the conclusion of a contract for a long-term liquefied natural  gas (LNG) transport with Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (President:...
May 16th, 2013 | LNG | Read More

Amarcon and GTT signs cooperation agreement on sloshing prevention technology

Amarcon and GTT signs cooperation agreement on sloshing prevention technology
Amarcon and GTT will develop technology that enhances the quality of sloshing measurement and prediction for LNG carriers Dalfsen, Netherlands, April 18, 2013 – Amarcon, a member of the ABB group, announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) to market...
April 18th, 2013 | LNG | Read More

How fast LNG will conquer the marine fuel market

How fast LNG will conquer the marine fuel market
  Lars Petter Bilkom Over the past week, here at DNV, we have done another market analysis to assess how fast LNG will win into the marine fuel market. I am not at liberty to share the results, but it got me thinking about a broader theme. But first, here’s what we did: We have developed a model...
April 16th, 2013 | LNG | Read More

Gas Technology Report issued by Lloyd’s Register

Gas Technology Report issued by Lloyd’s Register
LR’s Gas technology – the front cover Gas Technology Report issued by Lloyd’s Register Adoption of, and interest in, LNG-as-fuel for ships is gathering pace but challenge is as much in safe bunkering and port operations as in ship design: LNG bunkering guidance is one of the key subjects...
April 16th, 2013 | LNG, News | Read More

CORY provides solution for weighty transport problem

CORY provides solution for weighty transport problem
Loading arm transportation International logistics expert Cory Logistics solved a weighty problem when it transported four 36 tonne, 20m long loading arms and ancillary equipment from UK fishing town Whitstable in Kent to Antwerp, Belgium, bound for Indonesia. Cory provided a 100 ton mobile crane in...
April 11th, 2013 | Fisheries, LNG, Logistics | Read More

The Longevity Study on the LNG Carrier Hyundai Utopia

The Longevity Study on the LNG Carrier Hyundai Utopia
The LNG “Hyundai Utopia” Lloyd’s Register Marine Consulting appointed as the independent service provider for the Longevity Study on the LNG Carrier Hyundai Utopia by Hyundai Ocean Service Hyundai Ocean Service Co. Ltd. (HDOS) has chosen Lloyd’s Register Marine Consulting as the independent...
April 11th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, LNG | Read More

Indian Government Delegation Visits MOL

Indian  Government Delegation Visits MOL
Koichi Muto Indian  Government Delegation Visits MOL – Confirms MOL’s intentions to  strengthen operations in India – TOKYO—Mitsui  O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that a  nine-member delegation from the government of India, headed by Milind Murli ...
April 10th, 2013 | Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Liquefy Natural Gas (LNG) Super-Tanker

The LNG “SOKOTO” Richard Hammond (*) reveals the ingenious engineering required to transport one of the most potentially hazardous cargoes in the world in some of the biggest vessels afloat. The huge ships, bigger than the Titanic, carry enough fuel to heat a city the size of London for a...
April 5th, 2013 | LNG, Technology | Read More

Chiarello to Keynote 2013 SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference

Anthony Chiarello NORFOLK, Va. – Mar. 26, 2013 – (Marine NewsWire) Anthony Chiarello, president and CEO of TOTE, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the SHIPPINGInsight 2013 Fleet Optimization Conference, Oct. 22-24 in Stamford, Conn. “It is a privilege to have Mr. Chiarello at this year’s conference,...
March 26th, 2013 | LNG | Read More