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LNG Global Congress

LNG Global Congress
We are delighted to announce that ESCP Europe Business School and its Research Centre for Energy Management will be taking part as media partners at this year’s LNG Global Congress organised by Informa. This unique event will take place on 20th – 23rd September at the Radisson Blu Portman...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, LNG, Markets | Read More

Bureau Veritas classes first containership LNG fuel conversion

Bureau Veritas classes first containership LNG fuel conversion
  The Wes Amelie Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, September 6, 2016 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is to class the first containership LNG–fuel conversion. Haren/Ems-based Wessels Reederei is to convert one of its fleet of 1,036 teu container vessels to LNG as fuel....
September 6th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Successful operation of first-ever direct-drive PM shaft generator aboard LNG-fueled tanker

Successful operation of first-ever direct-drive PM shaft generator aboard LNG-fueled tanker
Terntank Rederi Tanker in operation First direct-drive permanent magnet shaft generator solution sails smoothly aboard Terntank’s LNG-fueled, environmentally superior tanker Finland, September 6, 2016 WE Tech Solutions (WE Tech), a leading energy efficiency solutions provider in the marine industry,...
September 6th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR, HHI and HMD to collaborate on ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study

LR, HHI and HMD to collaborate on ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study
Lloyd’s Register (LR), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) have signed a joint development project (JDP) to produce a ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study. This will comprehensively review the design requirements between 6.6K LNG bunkering ships and 14K TEU LNG-fuelled...
September 5th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LNG carrier “Coral Medusa” completes repairs under gas at Damen Shiprepair Harlingen

LNG carrier “Coral Medusa” completes repairs under gas at Damen Shiprepair Harlingen
Coral Medusa at Damen Shiprepair Harlingen The gas carrier Coral Medusa, owned and operated by the Anthony Veder Group, has completed her intermediate survey at Damen Shiprepair Harlingen. The intermediate survey was scheduled and executed while the ship was under gas vapours from her last cargo. Damen...
September 1st, 2016 | LNG, Shiprepair | Read More

Stagnant Markets and explosive Geopolitics

Stagnant Markets and explosive Geopolitics
John Faraclas More losses today with Panamaxes paying the price; expect incalculable repercurssions from Turkey’s actions against Kurdish factions in Syria; John Faraclas’ daily recap: With minus four points the BDI at 711 has lost steam and the situation even typically becomes more perplexed. Commodities...
August 31st, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Pivotal LNG, Crowley’s Carib Energy Reach Multi-Year Supply Agreement for Puerto Rico

Pivotal LNG, Crowley’s Carib Energy Reach Multi-Year Supply Agreement for Puerto Rico
(ATLANTA, Ga.; Aug. 31, 2016) ­­ Pivotal LNG announced today a multi-year agreement to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Carib Energy LLC, a Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary. Crowley will transport and deliver LNG from the U.S. mainland to its newest client, Molinos de Puerto Rico, a subsidiary...
August 31st, 2016 | LNG, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market falls amid global uncertainty

Market falls amid global uncertainty
John Faraclas Once again we were verbatim right and the Market’s fall come at no surprise to us and our supporters; add the uncertainty deriving from the Geopolitical chaos and see what’s up next. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI closed down five points since last Friday at 715 points and...
August 30th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Bureau Veritas classes first newbuilding LNG-fuel oil/chemical tanker

Bureau Veritas classes first newbuilding LNG-fuel oil/chemical tanker
The “Turnsund” Bureau Veritas classes first newbuilding LNG-fuel oil/chemical tanker built by Avic for Terntank Rederi AS Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, August 30, 2016 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has classed the first LNG-fuelled newbuilding oil/chemical...
August 30th, 2016 | Classification Societies, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä and Gasum cooperation aims at developing LNG markets

Wärtsilä and Gasum cooperation aims at developing LNG markets
From the signing ceremony Wärtsilä Corporation, 29 August 2016 at 12.30 pm EET – Wärtsilä and Finland based Gasum have signed a joint cooperation agreement aimed at developing the use, distribution, and service solutions for natural gas in marine and onshore applications. The agreement was...
August 29th, 2016 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply re-gasification system for Norwegian ship conversion

Wärtsilä to supply re-gasification system for Norwegian ship conversion
Wärtsilä will supply the re-gasification system for an FSRU conversion project that Höegh LNG plans to carry out on a modern LNG vessel. Wärtsilä Corporation, 25 August 2016 at 9.30 am EET – Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the re-gasification system for an FSRU (Floating, Storage,...
August 25th, 2016 | Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley awarded new contract to supply commercial LNG to Molinos de Puerto Rico

Crowley awarded new contract to supply commercial LNG to Molinos de Puerto Rico
Crowley’s LNG ISO tanks in front of the Puerto Rico convention center (SAN JUAN. Puerto Rico; Aug. 4, 2016) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) services group has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply containerized LNG from the U.S. mainland to Molinos de Puerto...
August 4th, 2016 | LNG, Markets | Read More

Weakening BDI and geopolitical turmoil…

Weakening BDI and geopolitical turmoil…
John Faraclas The Markets lost steam and Geopolitics are a burden; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points since yesterday standing now at 656 points which is 62 points down since last week’s 718. The 700 points barrier is now causing problems. The Capers and its...
July 29th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Poseidon Med II introduces “LNG as fuel era” to Heraklion Port

Poseidon Med II introduces “LNG as fuel era” to Heraklion Port
Onsite evaluation of the Heraklion Port Poseidon Med II held on 20th – 22nd July 2016 a technical & dissemination workshop focused on LNG bunkering potential at Heraklion Port The three-day event started with a technical workshop and on-site survey of Heraklion Port area, assessing the prospects...
July 28th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

HMD, POSCO and ILSHIN Logistics to build 50, 000 dwt LNG-fuelled bulk carrier

HMD, POSCO and ILSHIN Logistics to build 50, 000 dwt LNG-fuelled bulk carrier
Next generation ship design will contribute to a greener shipping industry and represents significant firsts for Korean and world shipping: Largest LNG-fuelled bulk carrier ever ordered Use of a new cryogenic high-manganese steel developed by POSCO Joint Lloyd’s Register and KR class in global...
July 26th, 2016 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

EIRA Newsletter – Vol 4 Issue 7 – 2016

EIRA Newsletter – Vol 4 Issue 7 – 2016
George Hatziioannou, EIRA’ editor From the Editor of EIRA: Mixing economics with politics does not always pay off. So far in the first five months of 2016, LNG imports into Northwest Europe, predominantly from Qatar, plummeted by 15% year-on-year. The LNG cargoes were shipped to customers in Asia,...
July 19th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Gas, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

Top names unite to drive forward LNG as a marine fuel

Top names unite to drive forward LNG as a marine fuel
13 July 2016, London – Carnival Corporation & plc, DNV GL, ENGIE, ENN, GE, GTT, Lloyd’s Register, Mitsubishi Corporation, NYK Line, Port of Rotterdam, Qatargas, Shell, TOTE Inc. and Wärtsilä have announced a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of liquefied...
July 13th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä in coalition to promote LNG as a marine fuel

Wärtsilä in coalition to promote LNG as a marine fuel
LNG Value Chain. Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 July 2016 at 10:30 am EET – Wärtsilä and other leading marine industry players have formed a coalition, known as SEA/LNG, to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The coalition aims to help break down the...
July 13th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Petronas selects Intellian to connect new state-of-the-art floating LNG production vessel

Petronas selects Intellian to connect new state-of-the-art floating LNG production vessel
Petronas naming PFLNG A triple installation for the next generation Petronas Floating Liquid Natural Gas (PFLNG) vessel emphasizes increased demand for Intellian’s 2.4m product line in the Offshore Energy and Enterprise market segments. Built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South...
July 11th, 2016 | Energy, Events, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL advises EU on elements needed for wider adoption of LNG as marine fuel in Europe

DNV GL advises EU on elements needed for wider adoption of LNG as marine fuel in Europe
Martin Layfield – No technical showstoppers identified – As air emission requirements are becoming more stringent, one possible solution for reduced emissions is to use LNG as fuel for shipping.  However take-up of LNG as ship fuel in Europe is still at an early stage.  DNV GL has provided...
July 6th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Poseidon Med II technical workshop in Patras Port

Poseidon Med II technical workshop in Patras Port
Onsite evaluation of the Port of Patras On 28th & 29th June 2016 Poseidon Med II held a technical workshop in Patras Port focused on LNG bunkering operations, technology, infrastructure, safety provisions, and regulatory framework. The workshop began with on-site survey of Patras Port area, discussing...
July 5th, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Poseidon Med II leads shipping to the LNG era

Poseidon Med II leads shipping to the LNG era
The Speakers* and the moderator Nicholas Brown The developmental prospects of the use of LNG as marine fuel in East Mediterranean have been presented during the Poseidon Med II awareness event at Posidonia Exhibition 2016 on Tuesday 7th June 2016. Poseidon Med II partners from the shipping and gas industry...
June 10th, 2016 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG | Read More

RINA Group Launches Gas Centre of Excellence

RINA Group Launches Gas Centre of Excellence
Paolo Moretti In response to the EU masterplan and the increased interest in the use of LNG as a fuel, RINA will launch the company’s “Gas Centre of Excellence” at Posidonia (Stand 3.211). This important initiative will gather together the experience from RINA’s gas experts across the group...
June 8th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, LNG, News | Read More

DNV GL wins framework agreement from National Grid

DNV GL wins framework agreement from National Grid
Hari Vamadevan DNV GL has been awarded a framework agreement for the provision of design and engineering technical services to the Grain LNG terminal. The scope of the three-year framework agreement covers feasibility studies, conceptual design studies, specialist engineering and risk management services...
June 8th, 2016 | Classification Societies, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical | Read More

Keeping your cards close to your chest

Keeping your cards close to your chest
The panel Keeping your cards close to your chest; this is the message I’ve got earlier on tonight following the great debate – as you might have seen same uploaded in the social media and probably in the news. It was a debate only between the panellists, given just three questions aired from...
June 5th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology | Read More