Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

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

GL Group presents: New edition of “nonstop“ magazine out now!

New edition of “nonstop“ magazine out now! This latest edition of Germanischer Lloyd’s “nonstop” magazine covers such topics as: designs for passenger vessels propelled by LNG, a study about LNG bunkering in German ports, GL’s consultancy arm FutureShip and how they optimize optimization....
March 20th, 2013 | Books, Classification Societies, LNG, Reports, Sports | Read More

DNV: LNG bunkering in the port of Antwerp

DNV: LNG bunkering in the Port of Antwerp,  by Per Wiggo Richardsen Oslo: The Antwerp Port Authority has commissioned DNV to develop operational procedures for LNG bunkering in preparation for supporting clean shipping in the region. The port aims to position itself among the leaders in the Hamburg-Le...
March 20th, 2013 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

GL Container Ship Forum: From Stowage to Steel and Everything in Between

GL Container Ship Forum: From Stowage to Steel and Everything in Between
Dr Olaf Doerk, from GL’s consulting subsidiary FutureShip, presents the results from two joint development projects looking at HT47 welded joints. Hamburg/Germany, 7 March 2013 – A comprehensive programme awaited the attendees at Germanischer Lloyd’s (GL) latest forum in Hamburg. The...
March 7th, 2013 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, LNG, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

BRAEMAR Engineering announces new one stop shop for LNG fuelling

Geoff Green Braemar Engineering, the marine engineering consultancy arm within the Braemar Shipping Services Group, has launched a new venture which recognises the growing importance of LNG as a global maritime fuel source. It will be taking its experience and skills in dynamic positioning (DP), LNG...
March 4th, 2013 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

DNV-led JIP proves feasible LNG bunkering in Australian ports

DNV-led JIP proves feasible LNG bunkering in Australian ports
Henning Mohn, Group Leader – Green Shipping Advisory, DNV Oslo. Australia: Attractive payback periods from the additional investments required for LNG fuelled shipping, along with no significant legal restrictions hindering development of LNG bunkering in Australia. This is the conclusion of a...
March 1st, 2013 | Classification Societies, LNG, News | Read More

RINA Group wins Greek LNG terminal expansion contract

RINA Group wins Greek LNG terminal expansion contract
Angelo Lo Nigro The expansion of the LNG Revithoussa Terminal Cryogenic Facilities will boost the maximum sustainable gas send-out rate to 1400 Nm3/h (with a peak send-out rate of 1650 Nm3/h). The existing terminal consists of an import jetty, two full containment storage tanks, plus one under construction,...
February 25th, 2013 | Breaking News, Classification Societies, Energy, LNG | Read More

First two stroke gas engines for LNG carriers

First two stroke gas engines for LNG carriers, by Per Wiggo Richardsen Vancouver: Teekay LNG Partners has ordered two 173, 400m3 LNG carriers from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in Korea. The vessels will each have two MAN Diesel & Turbo ME-GI dual-fuel, ultra long two-stroke gas injection...
February 18th, 2013 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

EDF Trading and EXMAR in LNG export opportunity

EDF Trading and EXMAR announced today their  intention to jointly look for small-scale LNG export opportunities in North  America using barge-mounted natural gas liquefaction developed by EXMAR, Wison and Black&Veatch. The aim would be to bring mobile, self-contained liquefaction units to  LNG...
February 13th, 2013 | Energy, LNG, Markets | Read More

Maghioros Kaminis

Two prominent figures in the Greek Shipping have teamed up! Two old time friends Sotiris Kaminis of KAMINCO and George Maghioros of SHIPCARE MARINE CONSULTANTS have formed a new strategic partnership in an effort to pursue jointly new opportunities for their companies for the benefit of their customers....
February 8th, 2013 | Energy, Environment, LNG, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

FLNG – the culmination of 34 years of LNG research

The first evidence of FLNG development is so old you actually have to review books to find it… FLNG – the culmination of 34 years of LNG research By Lars Petter Blikom, Segment Director for LNG at DNV They are massive monsters. They are stuffed with state-of-the-art technology. They cost billions...
January 30th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Energy, LNG | Read More

ESPO Concerned About Obligation to Equip Core Ports with LNG Facilities

The Commission launched today the so-called ‘Clean Fuel for Transport Package’. This consist of a Communication on a European alternative fuels strategy and a proposed Directive on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure. An accompanying document describes the action plan for the development...
January 24th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World first as LNG-powered Viking Grace is delivered

World first as LNG-powered Viking Grace is delivered
The Viking Grace The world’s most environmentally friendly large passenger ship, Viking Grace, was delivered at STX Finland’s Turku shipyard yesterday. The world’s most environmentally friendly large passenger ship, Viking Grace, was delivered at STX Finland’s Turku shipyard yesterday. Apart...
January 13th, 2013 | Cruise Industry, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More