News Archive


Clean Energy delivers more LNG in 2Q16 than in 2Q15
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced its operating results for 2Q16, delivering 82.9 million gal. in the period – an 11% increase from the 74.4 million gal. that was delivered in 2Q15.... 22 Aug 16
Ternsund to become first vessel to bunker LNG at Port of Rotterdam
The Port of Rotterdam has announced that the Ternsund product tanker, which is currently on its maiden voyage, will become the first sea-going vessel to bunker LNG at the port.... 22 Aug 16
BMT Nigel Gee secures LNG ferry contract
BMT Nigel Gee has released a statement claiming that it has secured a contract to design two 70 m aluminium hull catamaran RoPax ferries for Rederij Doeksen.... 22 Aug 16
Crowley christens new LNG conversion-ready product tanker
Crowley Maritime Corp. has announced that it has officially christened its fourth LNG conversion-ready product tanker – MT West Virginia.... 22 Aug 16
3 reasons why an OPEC production cap is still unlikely
Despite a recent announcement that OPEC will meet in September, a number of factors mean that any deal to cap production is still extremely unlikely.... 14 Aug 16
PGNiG CFO says the company may stop buying gas from Gazprom
According to Reuters, the CFO of PGNiG has said that the Polish gas firm may stop gas purchases from Gazprom in the future, due to diversification of supply.... 13 Aug 16
Kogas and Mexican state sign MoU for LNG import terminal
Korea Gas Corp. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Yucatan, Mexico, to construct an LNG import terminal and the associated gas pipelines.... 13 Aug 16
SBM Offshore nominates new CFO
Mr D.H.M. Wood is set to replace Mr P.M. van Rossum as Management Board member and CFO of SBM Offshore.... 13 Aug 16
Ichthys LNG module successfully offloaded
In an update of the Ichthys project onshore LNG facilities, JKC has announced that the largest module of the final three shipments has been successfully offloaded.... 13 Aug 16
First LNG bunkering underway at Port of Rotterdam
Terntank’s Ternsund tanker has become the first sea-going vessel to bunker LNG in Rotterdam.... 13 Aug 16
Panama Canal Administrator provides customers with update on operations
Jorge L. Quijano – the Panama Canal Administrator – has provided shipping line representatives and shipping agents with an update on the canal’s operations since its expansion.... 13 Aug 16
LNG trade: an agent’s perspective
Nick Elliott, Inchcape Shipping Services, UK, presents a round-up of LNG activity from around the world.... 13 Aug 16
Jamaica receives first LNG cargo for 120 MW power plant
New Fortress Energy has delivered the first LNG cargo for JPS’ 120 MW Bogue power plant in Montego Bay, Jamaica.... 13 Aug 16
GasLog Partners closes public offering
GasLog Partners has announced the closing of its public offering of 2 750 000 common units.... 13 Aug 16
Cheniere Energy Inc. releases 2Q16 results
Cheniere Energy Inc. has released its results for 2Q16, reporting a net loss of US$298.4 million, or US$1.31 per share (basic and diluted).... 13 Aug 16
Navigator Aurora delivered to Jiangnan Shipyard
Navigator Gas has announced that the Navigator Aurora has been delivered to the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai, China.... 13 Aug 16
Video: Excelerate releases video on FSRU Explorer
Excelerate Energy has released a video detailing the company’s collaboration with the Dubai Supply Authority to upgrade the Jebel Ali LNG import terminal with the FSRU Explorer.... 13 Aug 16
DOF Subsea wins Shell Prelude FLNG contract
DOF Subsea has been awarded a five-year contract by Shell with 2x two year options to provide a fulltime underwater services and multi-purpose supply vessel for the Prelude project.... 13 Aug 16
Jera plans to decrease long-term gas purchases
According to Reuters, Japan’s Jera Co. is planning to decrease the amount of gas that it purchases under long-term contracts by 42% by 2030.... 13 Aug 16
JOGMEC supports Tangguh LNG Project expansion
JOGMEC has signed loan guarantee agreements to support the development of a third liquefaction train at the Tangguh LNG Project in Indonesia.... 13 Aug 16
Freeport LNG orders analyser systems and shelters from Yokogawa
Yokogawa Corp. of America has announced that Freeport LNG has placed orders for analyser systems and shelters for its liquefaction and pre-treatment facilities.... 13 Aug 16
Shell’s Nigerian unit declares force majeure on gas supplies to NLNG
According to Reuters, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd has declared force majeure on the supply of gas to the Nigeria LNG export plant.... 13 Aug 16
Eagle-Woodfibre pipeline project receives environmental assessment approval
The Eagle Mountain-Woodfibre Gas Pipeline project, which will deliver gas to the Woodfibre LNG project in British Columbia, has been granted environmental assessment approval.... 13 Aug 16
Gazprom reports 1Q16 net income fall
Gazprom’s net income fell 5.2% in 1Q16 to 362.3 billion roubles. ... 13 Aug 16
Kongsberg awarded EPCI contracts for two dual-fuel ferries
Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded engineering, procurement, construction and installation contracts for two new LNG dual-fuel ferries.... 13 Aug 16
Crowley to supply containerised LNG to Puerto Rico based company
Crowley Maritime Corp. has won a multi-year contract to supply containerised LNG to Molinos de Puerto Rico – the Caribbean arm of a leading supplier of flour, wheat, corn and rice-based food ingredi... 13 Aug 16
Malaysia’s Coastal Contracts proposes JV deal with JSK
Malaysia’s Coastal Contracts has entered a binding Memorandum of Understanding with Indonesia’s PT Jaya Samudra Karunia Internasional proposing a joint venture deal.... 13 Aug 16
HDR wins Rev LNG contract
HDR has been selected as the owner’s engineer for Rev LNG’s small scale LNG facility under construction in northeast Pennsylvania, US.... 13 Aug 16
Fluor re-elects James Hackett to Board of Directors
Fluor Corp. has announced that James Hackett, who previously served on the Board of Directors between 2001 and 2015, has been re-elected to the Board.... 13 Aug 16
Excelerate approaching 1000th LNG STS operation
Excelerate Energy has announced that it is scheduled to carry out its 1000th commercial ship-to-ship LNG transfer in late August 2016.... 13 Aug 16
EVOL LNG to bunker LNG at Freemantle Port
EVOL LNG has released a statement claiming that it has been approved to bunker LNG at Freemantle Port in Australia.... 1 Aug 16
Dunkirk LNG terminal switched to safe mode
The Dunkirk LNG terminal has been put into safe mode following the presence of LNG in the flare system, which caused a larger flame than usual and LNG projections at ground level.... 1 Aug 16
Second LNG carrier transits expanded Panama Canal
BP’s British Merchant is the second LNG carrier to transit the expanded Panama Canal.... 1 Aug 16
USCG recognises ABS employee
Roy Bleiberg has received the USCG Meritorious Public Service Award for efforts to advance the safe, clean, and viable use of gas in the maritime industry.... 1 Aug 16
Bureau Veritas appoints Communications Director, Marine & Offshore Division
Bureau Veritas has appointed Nick Brown as Communications Director, Marine & Offshore Division.... 1 Aug 16
Golar and Schlumberger form OneLNG joint venture
OneLNG will target the development of low cost gas reserves to LNG.... 1 Aug 16
Ocean Installer to procure and install spread mooring chain system for Malta FSU
Ocean Installer has released a statement claiming that it has won a contract for the procurement and installation of a spread mooring chain system for a floating storage unit project in Malta.... 1 Aug 16
Delfin LNG completes DEIS
Delfin LNG has released a statement claiming that the project’s draft environmental impact statement has been completed and published.... 1 Aug 16
Samsung expects FLNG order from Eni this year
According to Reuters, Samsung Heavy Industries is expecting an order from Eni this year for the construction of a floating LNG unit.... 1 Aug 16
MOL subsidiary concludes long-term charter with Uruguayan JV for FSRU
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has announced that its subsidiary has concluded a long-term charter contract with Gas Sayago of Uruguay for a floating storage and regasification unit project, led by Gas Sayago.... 1 Aug 16
Order placed for largest ever LNG-fuelled bulk carrier
HMD, POSCO and ILSHIN Logistics are set to build 50 000 DWT LNG-fuelled bulk carrier.... 1 Aug 16
Clean Energy Fuels retires 2016 debt
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced that it has retired its 2016 debt with stock and cash.... 1 Aug 16
AG&P to introduce virtual LNG pipeline in Southeast Asia
Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific Co. has announced that it will introduce a virtual LNG pipeline in order to help bridge the capacity demands for power in Southeast Asia.... 1 Aug 16
Calor and Moto Hospitality to open two LNG refuelling stations in the UK
Calor has released a statement claiming that, in partnership with Moto Hospitality, it is launching two new LNG refuelling stations in the UK.... 1 Aug 16
General Dynamics NASSCO delivers latest ECO Class vessel
General Dynamics NASSCO has announced that it has successfully delivered the Garden State ECO Class tanker to American Petroleum Tankers.... 1 Aug 16
Cochran to use LNG to fuel new R&D centre
Calor has announced that it has been selected by Cochran – an industrial steam and hot water boiler manufacturer – to provide LNG, which will fuel the company’s new R&D centre in Scotland.... 1 Aug 16
High noon in the Mediterranean
T. A. Cook Consultants examines how the Zohr gas field discovery will transform Egypt from a net importer to a net exporter of LNG.... 1 Aug 16
Dead or alive
Mark Wells, Coldharbour Marine Ltd, UK, explains the complexity behind the ‘living vs viable’ organism debate in ballast water treatment.... 1 Aug 16
The challenges and opportunities of small scale LNG
CWC Group has condicted an interview with Lauran Wetemans, Shell Downstream Services International.... 1 Aug 16
METI completes first LNG import transaction
MET International AG, which is the trading arm of MET Group, has announced that it has successfully executed its first LNG import transaction.... 1 Aug 16