Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

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

Major engineering and construction support contracts for Deltamarin

Major engineering and construction support contracts for Deltamarin
… Deltamarin Ltd has signed contracts with Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd (XSI), which is located in southeast China, for engineering and construction support services for the Viking Line LNG-fuelled ro-pax vessel newbuilding. The contracts cover basic and detail design as well as comprehensive...
July 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

elemed event at Laskarides Foundation

elemed event at Laskarides Foundation
A view from the elemed event – one of the the panels with Dimitrios N. Vlachos at the podium Designing the roadmap for the use of electrification for sustainable marine transportation in Eastern Mediterranean The design of a modern regulatory framework for the use of electricity as sustainable...
July 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

The role of the Hellenic shipbuilding sector in the LNG era

The role of the Hellenic shipbuilding sector in the LNG era
… The present and the future of the shipbuilding industry in Greece towards LNG as fuel era, was the focus of the discussion organised by Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) within the framework of the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II. The event, which took place today at the Conference Hall...
June 26th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance
The MAN B&W G70ME-GI engine Texan shale-gas deals confirm popularity of ME-GI engine within LNG carrier market Knutsen OAS Shipping, the Norwegian operator, has ordered 4 × MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines with EGR systems in connection with the construction of two 180,000 m3 LNG tanker newbuildings....
June 19th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony
Christophe de Margerie moored at the Port of Bronka, St. Petersburg Naming ceremony for unique icebreaking LNG tanker takes place in St. Petersburg The naming ceremony for the world’s first icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker took place on 3 June 2017. The event was held in Port Bronka (St....
June 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, News, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design
At the signing (L to R): Tommy Bjørnsen, Regional Manager Korea & Japan, DNV GL – Maritime, Mun-Keun Ha, Senior Executive Vice President, SHI, and Remi Eriksen, DNV GL Group President & CEO. Høvik, 2 June 2017: DNV GL and Samsung Heavy Industries. Co., Ltd (SHI) signed a joint development...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced
LR’s David Barrow and HHI’s Bong-Jun Jang signing the agreement at Nor-Shipping 01 June 2017 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) have today announced at Nor-Shipping 2017 a joint development project (JDP) to design 180k DWT class bulk carriers. These designs will...
June 1st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The LNG Fuel Finder – a new service for LNGi

The LNG Fuel Finder – a new service for LNGi
Hamburg/Høvik, 26 May 2017: Just in time for Nor-Shipping, DNV GL will launch the LNG Fuel Finder – a new tool on its LNG business intelligence portal LNGi. The new LNG Fuel Finder service will allow shipowners and charterers to register their interest in using LNG as a ship fuel free of charge,...
May 26th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results
Marseilles passenger terminal – picture credits Anny Zade First-quarter cargo throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos was marked by strong growth in general cargo – container, ro-ro and conventional traffic – which totalled 4.98 million tonnes for an 11% increase on January-March last...
May 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Crowley to Supply Additional LNG to Major Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico

Crowley to Supply Additional LNG to Major Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico
… (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; May 11, 2017) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s  liquefied natural gas  (LNG) services group has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply additional volumes of containerized, U.S.-sourced LNG to a major pharmaceutical company’s manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico....
May 11th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, LNG, Logistics | Read More