Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

Vard Engineering receives DNV GL Approval in Principle for new LNG bunker vessel design

Vard Engineering receives DNV GL Approval in Principle for new LNG bunker vessel design
Presentation of the AiP. From left: Pål Spilleth (DNV GL), Marius Øverland (Vard), Johan P. Tutturen (DNV GL), Andreas Buskop (Vard), Roald Vårheim and Magnus Lindgren (both DNV GL) Oslo, 26 September 2016: DNV GL has awarded Vard Engineering Brevik AS with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for their...
September 26th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Project Forward in talks with Shell LNG to support next phase

Project Forward in talks with Shell LNG to support next phase
Visualisation of Project Forward LNG-fueled bulk carrier. Image credit: Deltamarin Innovative project for globally-trading LNG-powered vessels will work with energy major Shell to investigate potential LNG supply options and requirements Athens, Greece, September 26, 2016. Project Forward and Shell...
September 25th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Poseidon Med II stakeholders’ discussion in Limassol

Poseidon Med II stakeholders’ discussion in Limassol
Cyprus Transport Minister Marios Dimitriades at the podium welcoming delegates Poseidon Med II discussion on “LNG fuelling the future of the Eastern Mediterranean” in Limassol Cyprus The prospects of LNG as marine fuel and the energy profile of Cyprus were the main areas of discussion among the key...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Construction, Environment, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Titan LNG announces development of first LNG Bunkering pontoon in North West Europe

Titan LNG announces development of first LNG Bunkering pontoon in North West Europe
A 3D rendering of the Titan LNG Flex-Fueler in operation Titan LNG Flex-Fueler will give larger vessels access to LNG delivery in crucial ARA region acting as catalyst for increase in demand for LNG AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 20th September, 2016: Titan LNG, one of the leading suppliers of LNG to the...
September 21st, 2016 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, LNG | Read More

EIRA on the Energy jargon

EIRA on the Energy jargon
George Hatziioannou, EIRA’s editor George Hatzioannou, EIRA’s editor writes: What are the most likely repercussions for South East Europe’s energy security after the somewhat ambiguous reconciliation between Ankara and Moscow has re-activated the Turkish Stream pipeline project? Will it...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Tankers | Read More

Natural gas filling station ‘first’ for Fos container trucks

Natural gas filling station ‘first’ for Fos container trucks
The first truck-dedicated natural gas filling station in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region of southern France is to open by the end of the year following an agreement between the Marseille Fos port authority and gas station developer/operator Proviridis. One of fewer than five such facilities in...
September 16th, 2016 | LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Bureau Veritas plays a major role in pioneering LNG in ship-to-ship bunkering

Bureau Veritas plays a major role in pioneering LNG in ship-to-ship bunkering
Ship-to-ship lng bunkering – copyright port of gothenburg Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, 14 September 2016 –  Bureau Veritas, the leading international classification society is supporting the adoption of clean fuel LNG through the classification of both vessels in the world’s first ship-to-ship...
September 14th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply comprehensive scope of solutions for four new Swedish LNG fuelled tankers

Wärtsilä to supply comprehensive scope of solutions for four new Swedish LNG fuelled tankers
Wärtsilä will deliver a comprehensive scope of marine solutions from its own portfolio to four new LNG fuelled tankers for Swedish owners. Wärtsilä Corporation, 12 September 2016 at 11 am EET – Wärtsilä, the leading provider of LNG fuel solutions to the marine industry, has been awarded a...
September 12th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

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