Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

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

Sale of LNG/C Excel

Sale of LNG/C  Excel
The LNG/C “Exmar” EXMAR is pleased to announce the sale of the LNG carrier EXCEL (138,107 m³ – 2003 built). EXCEL has been delivered to its new owners on 6th of October 2017. The net cash proceeds realized by EXMAR for its 50% share in the joint venture will be approximately USD 23,0...
October 8th, 2017 | LNG, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points since last Friday and now stands at 1,328 points; Geopolitics continue to get sour on all fronts everywhere on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost 67 points with the BCI now reading 2,671 points… The Panamaxes’...
October 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Gas, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HMD receives approval in principle for cargo handling system design for 6,600m³ LNG bunkering vessel

HMD receives approval in principle for cargo handling system design for 6,600m³ LNG bunkering vessel
29 September 2017 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for a cargo handling system design for a 6,600 m³ LNG bunkering vessel. HMD and the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Corporate Research Centre jointly developed the cargo handling...
September 29th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

Braemar gives LNG Shipping Market analysis at LISW2017

Braemar gives LNG Shipping Market analysis at LISW2017
Jordan neil Experts from Braemar LNG Group gave a full audience a truncated overview relating the technical, commercial and market trends of the often very complex world of LNG shipping. Andy Bright, Director, (Braemar Engineering) concentrated on the advanced technology and very precise engineering...
September 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, LNG, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Bunkering for Swedegas

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Bunkering for Swedegas
Aerial view of the Port of Gothenburg Fuel-gas system experts to deliver facility in Gothenburg MAN Cryo, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s marine-LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, has signed a contract with Swedish infrastructure company, Swedegas, to deliver an LNG bunkering facility within the Port of Gothenburg. The...
September 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot’s unique LNG carrier sets new record with Northern Sea Route transit of just 6.5 days

Sovcomflot’s unique LNG carrier sets new record with Northern Sea Route transit of just 6.5 days
The “Cristophe de “Margerie On 17 August 2017, the Sovcomflot-owned icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie successfully completed her first commercial voyage, transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the Northern Sea Route (NSR) from Norway to South Korea. During this voyage,...
August 23rd, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, LNG, News, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Despite a dip in oil volumes, first-half cargo throughput at Marseille Fos rose 2% on January-June last year at 39.9 million tonnes, driven by growth in all three general cargo sectors – containers, ro-ro and conventional traffic.  Meanwhile passenger...
August 7th, 2017 | Automobiles, Car trade, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Norsafe secures its largest ever offshore LSA contract

Norsafe secures its largest ever offshore LSA contract
… Norsafe has secured its largest ever offshore contract to supply lifesaving appliances to ENI’s Coral South floating LNG (FLNG) facility located in Area 4, approximately 50 km from the Mozambique coast. The order is to deliver 8 freefall systems containing 5 x GES 50 MKIII with HD-50 davits...
August 7th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

New German LNG fuelled research ship will feature Wärtsilä technology

New German LNG fuelled research ship will feature Wärtsilä technology
Rendering of the Atair; first vessel in the BSH fleet with LNG technology The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines for a new LNG fuelled research vessel being built for the German government. Wärtsilä will also supply exhaust cleaning systems based on selective catalytic reduction (SCR)...
August 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

SEA\LNG expands global reach as three more members join the coalition

SEA\LNG expands global reach as three more members join the coalition
Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Novatek Gas & Power, and Sumitomo Corporation support mission to accelerate adoption of LNG as a marine fuel LONDON, 01 August 2017: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel,...
August 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

MISC Berhad welcomes third Moss-type LNG carrier

MISC Berhad welcomes third Moss-type LNG carrier
  ​MISC’s Third MOSS-Type LNG Carrier, the Seri Cempaka Kuala Lumpur, 27 July 2017 –  Malaysia’s MISC Berhad (MISC), a world leading energy related maritime solutions and services provider has today taken delivery of Seri Cempaka, the third in a series of five Moss-Type Seri-C...
July 27th, 2017 | Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

MacGregor receives an order for mooring and riser system from Excelerate Energy

MacGregor receives an order for mooring and riser system from Excelerate Energy
Høye Høyesen MacGregor receives an order for project management, engineering and supply of on-vessel equipment including a complete mooring and riser system to Excelerate Energy MacGregor, part of Cargotec, signs an order for on-vessel equipment, product fabrication, engineering and project management...
July 24th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

RINA preferred verifier for MRV by Thenamaris

RINA preferred verifier for MRV by Thenamaris
Spyridon Zolotas Thenamaris and Thenamaris LNG, two of the most prominent Greek Shipping companies, have chosen RINA as their exclusive partner for the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of CO2 emissions Regulation (MRV) for their total combined fleet under management of over 80 modern vessels, mainly...
July 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula
Fernando Impuesto With the global fuel sulphur limit of 0.5% entering into force in 2020, the interest towards LNG as a marine fuel is increasing. One of the main obstacles to the accelerated uptake of LNG, however, is the uncertainty regarding future market volumes for LNG. DNV GL has addressed this...
July 10th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More