Posts Tagged ‘LNG’

Supporting offshore safety in Greece

Supporting offshore safety in Greece
Theodosis Stamatellos Supporting offshore safety in Greece by Theodosis Stamatellos, Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore South Europe Regional Manager  Having completed the recent collaboration with the Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) for the development of an Emergency Response...
August 14th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers

SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers
Igor Tonkovidov SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers Since taking delivery of the first of its ‘Green Funnel’ LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tankers a year ago, in July 2018, PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has accumulated data showing that using LNG as a primary fuel for...
July 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Bunkering, LNG, Tankers | Read More

Happy New Year, Happy 2019 !

Happy New Year, Happy 2019 !
… Happy New Year to all 7.6 billion people all over Planet Ocean! I suppose one thing one could say is that there have never been so many cross-currents for international shipping – in other words you have the demands created by the sulphur cap, with its conflicting ‘solutions,’ various...
January 1st, 2019 | News, Reports | Read More

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG
The ship will reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by more than 9,000 tons a year The shipping company Baleària has begun retrofitting its Nápoles ferry to be powered by liquified natural gas. The ferry arrived at the Gibraltar Gibdock shipyards yesterday where they will modify the engines and install...
November 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions | Read More

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker
The vessel design 13 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented STX with approval in principle for a 50k dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG as a fuel. This development is the result of close collaboration between STX and LR. STX incorporated an LNG-fuelled propulsion system...
November 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Gas, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL with first guidance on fiscal and quality measurements for LNG bunkering

DNV GL with first guidance on fiscal and quality measurements for LNG bunkering
Martin Layfield Until now, there has been no international standard describing the methods for fiscal measurements and suitability for liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, despite the growing international market for small scale LNG bunkering. DNV GL’s updated Recommended Practice (RP) is...
October 28th, 2015 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Highest Valued LNG Fleet

Highest Valued LNG Fleet
Here is the next “instalment” from VesselsValue.com in their Most Expensive Fleet Series. Today  they  decided to look at Teekay LNG Partners, who owns the most expensive whole gas fleet (LPG and LNG), at a total value of $6.9 billion. This includes the 20 on order LNG vessels, whose...
August 12th, 2015 | LNG, Reports | Read More

The EIRA (Energy International Risk Assessment) Newsletter June 2015

The  EIRA (Energy International Risk Assessment) Newsletter June 2015
George Hatzioannou EIRA, Volume 3 Issue 6 is out  in a special June 2015 Newsletter. These the  right issues covered at the right time entering the summer…break: In this issue: Can cash-trapped Greece afford a risky policy? Bulgaria’s energy agenda. The virtue of flexibility, Turkish geopolitical...
June 9th, 2015 | Energy, Gas, LNG, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

New Baltic Sea ferry will be powered by environmentally sustainable Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines

New Baltic Sea ferry will be powered by environmentally sustainable Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
The new fast ropax ferry ordered by AS Tallink Grupp for its Tallinn – Helsinki route, will feature Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines running primarily on liquefied natural gas (LNG) Wärtsilä Corporation, 12 March 2015 at 10 am EET – A new fast ropax ferry ordered by the Estonia based Tallink...
March 12th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Braemar LNG BV awards licence for design and construction of new FSP containment system

Braemar LNG BV awards licence for design and construction of new FSP containment system
Braemar LNG BV, the wholly owned subsidiary of Braemar Shipping Services PLC, has issued a sub-licence to FSP LNG BV for the design and construction of a new Flat-panel, Semi-membrane, Prismatic-shaped (FSP) containment system, under the terms of the licence it holds with General Dynamics NASSCO to utilise...
February 2nd, 2015 | Awards, Company Profiles, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

GAC secures worldwide agency contract with BG Group

GAC secures worldwide agency contract with BG Group
Dubai, 27 January 2015 – GAC, a world leader in global shipping services, has been appointed sole provider of hub agency services for the worldwide LNG fleet of BG Group. The agreement also covers crude oil and LPG shipments to accommodate BG Group’s expanding cargo range. The new five-year contract...
January 27th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR | Read More

Norwegian joint effort to ensure green coastal shipping

Norwegian joint effort to ensure green coastal shipping
Norwegian State Secretary for Climate and Environment Lars Andreas Lunde (holding the declaration), Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland (right), and DNV GL’s Deputy Group CEO Remi Eriksen (left) signed a declaration of cooperation with key players in the Norwegian coastal shipping...
January 16th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

ABS Extends General Design Approval for KC-1 LNG Cargo Containment System Design

ABS Extends General Design Approval for KC-1 LNG Cargo Containment System Design
Extended work scope includes strength assessment of the new membrane type under sloshing loads. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the maritime industry, has granted extended general design approval for the KC-1 LNG cargo containment system (CCS). The new...
January 6th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS Awards Approval in Principle for First Cylindrical FLNG Production Unit Design

ABS Awards Approval in Principle for First Cylindrical FLNG Production Unit Design
ABS A3_HiLoadLNG Offshore Transfer System – Illustration The Sevan FLNG design concept approved by ABS provides for a stable platform in deep water, harsh environments and cyclonic conditions. (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has...
November 10th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Construction, LNG, LPG, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Korean Register to drive LNG fuelled shipping in APEC region

Korean Register to drive LNG fuelled shipping in APEC region
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – announces that it is to work alongside the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Secretariat (APEC) to promote the use of LNG fuelled ships in the APEC region. APEC has awarded a contract to KR to further the understanding of the current...
October 29th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

WesPac Midstream and Clean Marine Energy partner to fund LNG engine upgrades and supply LNG fuel

WesPac Midstream and Clean Marine Energy partner to fund LNG engine upgrades and supply LNG fuel
Unique partnership offers the first fully integrated LNG solution to ship owners IRVINE, CA: October 6, 2014: WesPac Midstream LLC (WesPac), a leading provider of energy infrastructure and LNG solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with Clean Marine Energy LLC (CME), the global facilitator...
October 6th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Energy, LNG | Read More

Bulk carriers to adopt Wärtsilä Dual-Fuel engine technology

Bulk carriers to adopt Wärtsilä Dual-Fuel engine technology
A new cement carrier for JT Cement will feature a 6-cylinder Wärtsilä 34DF main engine, making it the first bulk carrier to adopt Wärtsilä’s multi fuel capability. Wärtsilä Corporation,  11 September 2014 at 10 am EET – The increasing use of LNG as a marine fuel is further emphasised...
September 11th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MARAD releases LNG bunkering study by DNV

MARAD releases LNG bunkering study by DNV
This article is copied from gcaptain.com blog, dated 08September 2014, by Mike Schuler The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has released a comprehensive study examining the options for liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering and the necessary infrastructure, safety, regulatory, and training factors...
September 9th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility

Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility
Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 August 2014 at 10 am EET – The contract for the control system for a shore-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelling facility in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, USA, has been awarded to Wärtsilä....
August 18th, 2014 | Bunkering, Energy, LNG, News, Technical | Read More

Industry asks DNV GL to explore risks at small scale LNG bunkering and filling stations

Industry asks DNV GL to explore risks at small scale LNG bunkering and filling stations
8th July 2014 – In order to better understand the consequences of an accidental liquefied natural gas (LNG) release, DNV GL has been asked by the industry to initiate a Joint Industry Project (JIP). It will be run in collaboration with E&P companies and LNG market stakeholders. The JIP will...
July 14th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Global campaign to target Chevron over Gorgon delays and overruns

Global campaign to target Chevron over Gorgon delays and overruns
The ITF HQ’s in London 7 April 2014 – The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has joined forces with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in a global campaign to build awareness over delays and cost overruns on Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project in Australia. The Australian...
April 7th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes, LNG | Read More

Edward Scott to Keynote Marine LNG Symposium at SHIPPINGInsight 2014

Edward Scott to Keynote Marine LNG Symposium at SHIPPINGInsight 2014
NORFOLK, Va. – April 1, 2014 –  Edward Scott, chief operating officer of Excelerate Energy, will deliver the keynote address at the SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Marine LNG Symposium, Sept. 30 in Stamford, Conn. The Marine LNG Symposium is a forum dedicated to all aspects of conversion to LNG as a marine...
April 1st, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Exhibitions, Technical | Read More

Wärtsilä takes dual-fuel technology to next level by introducing Wärtsilä 46DF engine

Wärtsilä takes dual-fuel technology to next level by introducing Wärtsilä 46DF engine
The Wärtsilä 46DF engine Wärtsilä Corporation, 24 March 2014 at 8.30 am EET – The introduction of the new Wärtsilä 46DF engine emphasises Wärtsilä’s leading position in dual-fuel engine technology. Compared to any other alternative currently available on the market its specific fuel...
March 24th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

ESPO welcomes first reading agreement on Clean Fuel Strategy

ESPO welcomes first reading agreement on Clean Fuel Strategy
EP Rapporteur, Carlo Fidanza Yesterday, the negotiators for the European Parliament and the Council reached an informal first reading agreement on the Clean Fuel Strategy. If confirmed by EP’s Transport Committee and Plenary, the Directive could still be adopted before the EU elections and finalised...
March 21st, 2014 | Bunkering, Environment, European Union, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Singapore to host pioneering LNG Marine fuel gathering

Singapore to host pioneering LNG Marine fuel gathering
TradeWinds Events – Mar 19, 2014 10:06 GMT – Singapore, the world’s top bunkering port, is moving forward at a pace with its government’s intentions to develop an LNG storage, trans-shipment and bunkering hub to meet anticipated demand in the region. With the recent official opening of...
March 19th, 2014 | Associations, LNG, Shipping Centers | Read More