Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

The future is ecoSMRT with Babcock

The future is ecoSMRT with Babcock
… Babcock has been contracted to supply its ground-breaking ecoSMRT® LNG reliquefaction technology to four recently ordered LNG carriers being built at Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Ulsan and Samho shipyards in South Korea. Offering unparalleled efficiency, cost and footprint savings, ecoSMRT® innovative...
February 27th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Smart people for smart shipping

Smart people for smart shipping
l to r: Dr. Martin Stopford, Jemima Harris, Dr. Kirsi Tikka and Sue Terpilowski Having looked at various topics of interest in recent months such as China’s emerging One Belt, One Road strategy and the growth of renewables in the global energy mix, Clarksons’ latest special seminar turned its attention...
February 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Poseidon Med II event: “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront”

Poseidon Med II event: “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront”
Snapshot from the audience with Panagiotis Chatziperos at the podium “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront” The outcomes of Poseidon Med II workshop in Piraeus on 16th February 2018 Air quality, the leading priority of European ports, was the focus of last Friday discussion,...
February 23rd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Wärtsilä to ensure and optimise the performance of four TMS Cardiff Gas vessels

Wärtsilä to ensure and optimise the performance of four TMS Cardiff Gas vessels
… Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 February 2018 at 11 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is expanding its co-operation with the Athens based ship management company TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd. Under the recently signed maintenance agreement, Wärtsilä ensures the maintenance predictability...
February 22nd, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

World’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier delivered

World’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier delivered
Image of the LNG-fuelled bulk carrier 50,000 dwt LNG-fuelled bulk carrier uses new LNG storage material approved by LR 21 February 2018 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and ILSHIN LOGISTICS have successfully delivered the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier under the dual-class of Lloyd’s Register...
February 21st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, News | Read More

SCF Group and Shell pioneer adoption of cleaner-burning LNG as a primary fuel for Aframax tankers

SCF Group and Shell pioneer adoption of cleaner-burning LNG as a primary fuel for Aframax tankers
David Moorhouse, member of the Board of Directors at Sovcomflot, Chairman of the Committee for Innovative Development and Technical Policy of the Board of Directors; Evgeny Ambrosov, Senior Executive Vice-President of SCF Group; Mark Quartermain, Vice-President of Crude Trading for Shell; Dr. Grahaeme...
February 20th, 2018 | Chartering, LNG, Markets, Tankers | Read More

“Air quality measurements in ports”, PPA 16 February 2018

“Air quality measurements in ports”,  PPA 16 February 2018
Piraeus Port Authority “Air quality measurements in ports”, at the Piraeus Port Authority, 16 February 2018 Interesting discussions on air pollution measurements in ports and deployment of LNG as alternative fuel will be the focus of the forthcoming EU co-funded Poseidon Med II event which will...
February 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Pollution | Read More

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool
New tool provides evolving overview of the rapid development of LNG bunkering infrastructure AMSTERDAM, LONDON, 30th JANUARY 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced that it has...
January 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“K” Line, Chubu Electric, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line begin joint discussions on LNG bunkering business in Japan

“K” Line, Chubu Electric, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line begin joint discussions on LNG bunkering business in Japan
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Eizo Murakami; hereinafter “K” Line), Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (Head office: Higashi-ku, Nagoya; President & Director: Satoru Katsuno; hereinafter Chubu Electric Power), Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Head...
January 26th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Natural Fenosa and Baleària sign the first permanent LNG bunkering contract for ship propulsion in Spain

Natural Fenosa and Baleària sign the first permanent LNG bunkering contract for ship propulsion in Spain
..Adolfo Utor and Joaquín Mendiluce The energy companies and shipping company close an exclusive supply contract for 10 years. GAS NATURAL FENOSA to supply the ports operated by Baleària. This is the first permanent, multi-system bunkering supply contract for ship propulsion with liquefied natural...
January 19th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New Baltic Exchange LNG Panellists Group

New Baltic Exchange LNG Panellists Group
Mark Jackson Following an approach by leading Baltic Exchange LNG shipbroking companies, the Baltic Exchange has formed the Baltic LNG Panellists Group. The move comes as the Baltic Exchange looks to develop a new Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Index comprising several routes for the evolving LNG shipping...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, LNG, Markets, Organisations, Shipping Centers | Read More

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition
Peter Keller of SEA\LNG LONDON, PARIS, HONG-KONG, 09 January 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced the addition of the first financial institution to the coalition; Societe Generale....
January 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Exciting new shuttle tanker concept with Wärtsilä solutions creates optimal economic and environmental performance

Exciting new shuttle tanker concept with Wärtsilä solutions creates optimal economic and environmental performance
The new shuttle tanker concept creates both economic and environmental benefits for owners. Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 January 2018 at 11 a.m. EET A new shuttle tanker concept developed by the world’s largest provider of shuttle tanker services; TEEKAY, in close cooperation with Wärtsilä, will...
January 9th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office
Mark Prendergast Harris Pye, the global engineering group, has opened a new office in Busan in South Korea primarily to keep pace with the demand by Korean shipowners and operators eager to bring their LNG carriers to shipyards in Korea for dry docking and inspection, repair or modification of their...
January 4th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Supporting HHI Group in building an LNG-fuelled future

Supporting HHI Group in building an LNG-fuelled future
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s 14 December 2017 – Hyundai Heavy Industry (HHI) Group, with the support of Lloyd’s Register (LR), is responding to the increasing interest in the development of the global supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG), following the introduction of the IMO’s...
December 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and…

Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and…
Vladimir Putin at Yamal LNG attending Christophe de Margerie‘s first loading Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and begins her first commercial voyage for Yamal LNG On 8 December 2017, the icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie completed her first loading at...
December 8th, 2017 | Events, LNG, News | Read More

Supporting innovation in LNG carriers

Supporting innovation in LNG carriers
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Results announced of a multi-faceted Joint Development Project (JDP) between China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), GTT, Gabadi, Shanghai Merchant Ship Design Research Institute (SDARI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) to develop capability for construction of membrane...
December 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley’s newest LNG-fueled ConRo Ship, Taíno, launched at VT Halter Marine

Crowley’s newest LNG-fueled ConRo Ship, Taíno, launched at VT Halter Marine
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 6, 2017) ­– VT Halter Marine has launched Crowley Maritime Corp.’s second Commitment Class ship, Taíno, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Video of the ship being transferred...
December 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

USA’s first Wärtsilä equipped LNG fuelling barge ordered by Q-LNG

USA’s first Wärtsilä equipped LNG fuelling barge ordered by Q-LNG
Wärtsilä is to provide a broad scope of products and solutions for a new articulated tug barge (ATB) being built for Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport LLC (Q-LNG). Wärtsilä Corporation,  28 November 2017 at 1 p.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a...
November 28th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

New LNG Carrier for Ichthys LNG Project Named “OCEANIC BREEZE”

New LNG Carrier for Ichthys LNG Project Named “OCEANIC BREEZE”
Naming Ceremony of “OCEANIC BREEZE” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) held a naming ceremony for a newly-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier at Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). The new vessel was given her name “OCEANIC BREEZE” by Mr. Toshiaki Kitamura,...
October 24th, 2017 | Events, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Abnormal” situation for Greece the imposition of excise duty on Natural Gas when used as feedstock

“Abnormal” situation for Greece the imposition of excise duty on Natural Gas when used as feedstock
The fist panel with Maria Spyraki and Nikolas Papadopoulos; to the right Dr .Kostas Andriosopoulos In a spirit of close cooperation, Greece and Cyprus presented their positions during an international gas forum organized by the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (HAEE) on Thursday 19.10.2017,...
October 24th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, European Union, LNG, Politics and Government | Read More

Wärtsilä’s asset and lifecycle management agreement lets GasLog concentrate on its core business

Wärtsilä’s asset and lifecycle management agreement lets GasLog concentrate on its core business
Gaslog Greece Wärtsilä Corporation,  20 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a maintenance agreement with Monaco-based GasLog LNG Services, covering eight LNG carriers operating on Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines. The agreement ensures the certainty and predictability...
October 20th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers
The Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine. Wärtsilä Corporation,  18 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä, through its joint venture company CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co (CWEC), has been contracted to deliver 16 engines for four new LNG carrier vessels being built...
October 18th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas meets industry needs with the release of new rules for FSRUs

Bureau Veritas meets industry needs with the release of new rules for FSRUs
FSRU Experience, Courtesy of Exmar Provision made for ‘pure’ FSRUs and units needing flexibility to trade as LNG carriers Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, October 9th, 2017 –  Bureau Veritas has now published a new Rule (NR645) for the classification of Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRUs)...
October 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG, News, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More