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Top news of the week March 25-30

31 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Energy Transfer Energy Transfer, Shell agree to push Lake Charles LNG forward Energy Transfer and Shell signed a project framework agreement (PFA) to advance the development of a large-scale LNG export facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana toward a potential final investment decision (FID). Shell dispatches Prelude FLNG

PSA launches Hammerfest LNG audit

29 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Hammerfest LNG (Image courtesy of Equinor/Helge Hansen) Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has launched an investigation into an incident at Equinor’s Hammerfest liquefied natural gas facility on Melkøya Island. PSA reported that Equinor shut down the plant on March 11, 2019, in order to repair deficiencies in a number of

GTT scoops LNG tank design order from Sembcorp Marine

29 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of GTT/Roland Mouron French LNG containment specialist GTT has received an order from Sembcorp Marine shipyard for the tank design of an LNG bunker vessel. GTT said that Sembcorp Marine made the order for ship-owner Indah Singa Maritime, a unit of Mitsui OSK Lines. The company added that

PSI delivers Matson’s second dual-fuel containership

29 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Matson Philly Shipyard (PSI), the unit of Philly Shipyard ASA, delivered the second dual-fuel Aloha Class containership, Kaimana Hila, to Matson Navigation Company. Kaimana Hila is the second of two 3,600 TEU Aloha Class containerships that were ordered by Matson. The first vessel, Daniel K. Inouye, was

MOL, Karpowership join forces on LNG-to-Powership business

29 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomIllustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Karpowership) Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Karpower International (Karpowership) have agreed to collaborate in the LNG-to-Powership business. The two companies aim to become the major LNG to Powership solution provider, under the brand name of KARMOL, MOL said in a statement on Friday. The

SVEZA’s plywood certified for use on GTT’s Mark III system

29 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of SVEZA The Russian plywood supplier SVEZA Group has passed the certification tests to become a supplier of plywood products for GTT’s Mark III containment systems. GTT said that SVEZA’s plywood products would be used for GTT’s Mark III technology for liquefied natural gas transportation and storage. Their

Meet us at Flame in Amsterdam

28 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

LNG World News will be participating at the Flame conference in Amsterdam from 12th to 17th May 2019. Use the opportunity to set up a meeting with our Editor-in-Chief Mirza Duran to discuss partnership options with the world’s most visited online platform covering the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. Worth

GasLog inks long-term LNG newbuild charter with JERA

28 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of GasLog Monaco-based LNG shipper GasLog has signed a long-term time charter deal with JERA’s shipping entity LNG Marine Transport Limited for its existing uncommitted newbuild vessel, HN 2274.   GasLog is scheduled to take delivery of the vessel, a 180,000 cubic meter Mark III Flex Plus design

Mexico Pacific gets non-FTA LNG export permit

28 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Mexico Pacific Limited) The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has approved Mexico Pacific Limited’s application to export liquefied natural gas to non-FTA countries. The new permit follows that issued by the DOE in September last year authorizing MPL to export the chilled fuel

Germany looking to increase investments in LNG terminals

28 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Uniper The German government has approved a plan that would make it easier for companies to invest in new LNG terminals in order to diversify the country’s sources of gas. The federal government noted in a statement that the legislation is important for the supply security of

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