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AIE signs foundation customer for Port Kembla FSRU project

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zoomImage courtesy of AIE Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) said it has reached a preliminary agreement with EnergyAustralia to provide 15PJs of natural gas per annum, from its Port Kembla gas terminal (PKGT). Commencing January 1, 2021, the five-year contract will supply gas for EnergyAustralia’s residential and industrial customers as well

Teekay LNG swing to profit in first quarter

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zoomImage courtesy of Teekay Teekay LNG Partners, one of the world’s largest owners of LNG carriers, swung to a profit in the first quarter of the year as newbuilds spring into action.  Net income for the first quarter reached $21.6 million, which compares to a net loss of $6.9 million

Hyundai Heavy books LNG pair order from European shipowner

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For illustration purposes only; Image courtesy of HHI South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) booked an order for a pair of liquefied natural gas carriers on Thursday.  The shipbuilder said the order is valued at 463 billion South Korean won ($390 million) and are being built for unnamed

Elengy’s LNG terminals hit monthly records in April

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Fos Tonkin LNG terminal; Image courtesy of Elengy French LNG operator Elengy has achieved LNG monthly records for April from its three LNG terminals. Elengy said that 27 vessels were berthed, including 2 LNG transhipments. The company’s 3 LNG terminals achieved a historical record of unloaded quantities in April –

Novatek to develop LNG project in Vietnam

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zoomIllustration; Image source: Pixabay Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer and LNG operator Novatek has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop an integrated energy-generating project with the use of LNG within Vietnam. Novatek said on Wednesday that the MOU was signed with the Ninh Thuan Provincial People’s Committee.

Spain’s LNG imports edge up in April

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zoomImage courtesy of Enagás Spain’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) jumped 15.3 in April when compared to the corresponding month last year, according to the monthly data by the LNG terminal operator Enagás. LNG imports reached some 15.8 terawatt hours (TWh) in April 2019 as compared to 13.7 TWh in

GasLog cuts steel for X-DF LNG carrier at Samsung Heavy

22 May No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of GasLog Monaco-based LNG shipper GasLog has cut the first steel for its newbuild liquefied natural gas carrier at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard.  GasLog said in a brief statement through its social media channels that the steel was cut for a 174,000-cbm tanker with the Hull Number

Study looks at multi-trucks to ship LNG transfer technology

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Image courtesy of Sofregaz French engineering services company Sofregaz is conducting a study for the multi-trucks to ship LNG transfer technology to be attached to call for tenders. Sofregaz said that Truck-to-Ship (TTS) LNG bunkering was a largely adopted method for initial LNG bunkering implementation. With ships having a small

Sempra, Saudi Aramco sign Port Arthur LNG supply deal

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Port Arthur LNG (Image courtesy of Sempra Energy) U.S. energy company and LNG operator Sempra Energy and energy giant Saudi Aramco have signed heads of agreement (HOA) for the sale and purchase of LNG. Sempra Energy said on Wednesday that the HOA was signed by two units, Sempra LNG and

GTT tanks ordered for Nisshin Shipping’s LNG newbuild

21 May No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of GTT/Roland Mouron French liquefied natural gas containment system specialist, GTT has been contracted by Samsung Heavy Industries to design the tanks for an LNG carrier newbuild. The South Korean shipyard said it is building the vessel for the Japanese ship-owner Nisshin Shipping, GTT said in its statement.

India’s LNG imports jump in April

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Kochi LNG storage tanks (Image courtesy of Petronet LNG) Imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) into India during the month of April jumped compared to the corresponding month in 2018.  According to the data from oil ministry’s Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC), India imported a total of 2.5 billion

Wärtsilä to provide services for Japanese LNG carrier quartet

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Shinshu Maru LNG carrier; Source: JERA/NYK Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed long-term service agreements for four Japanese-owned LNG carriers. Wärtsilä said that two of the vessels were owned by a joint venture between Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and JERA while the other two are owned by a joint venture

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