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HHI secures general approval for its LNG containment system

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of HHI South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has secured a general approval for its independently developed LNG containment system from Lloyd’s Register. The company noted in its statement that the general approval of the system, named HyMEX, is above the basic approval in principle (AiP)

Bureau Veritas approves GTT tech for Arctic LNG carriers

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Bureau Veritas GTT, the LNG containment system designer has received approval in principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas for its Mark III Flex system specifically designed and modified for Arctic operations. This membrane cargo containment system (CCS) is an evolution of the GTT Mark III Flex technology. Mark

Gothia Tankers Alliance’s sixth LNG-fueled tanker delivered

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of FKAB Marine engineering company FKAB said that the sixth vessel ordered by the Gothia Tanker Alliance, Ramelia, has been delivered to Rederi AB Älvtank. The vessel, currently on its maiden voyage, heading home from the Chinese Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding yard, is the sixth of eight tankers ordered

Enterprise to extend Acadian gas system to Louisiana LNG market

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Enterprise Enterprise Products Partners will expand and extend its Acadian natural gas system to deliver growing volumes of natural gas from the Haynesville Shale to the LNG market in South Louisiana. The company said that the project would include the construction of an approximately 80-mile pipeline originating

Rising LNG sales bump Petronas’ profit in volatile market

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomPetronas president and CEO Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin (Image courtesy of Petronas) Malaysian energy giant Petronas reported rising liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales in the first half of the year despite challenging conditions and lower commodity prices. Total LNG sales volume for the first half of 2019 was 5 percent

DSME picks up design approval for LNG cargo containment system

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Second from right: DSME chief technology officer Kwon Oh-yig; Third from right: VP for the Southwest Europe and North America BV Bruno Dabouis – Image courtesy of DSME South Korea’s shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has obtained a design approval from Bureau Veritas (BV) for its LNG

EU approves Lithuanian LNG terminal financing modification

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Klaipedos Nafta The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Lithuanian plans to modify the financing mechanism to cover the leasing costs of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Klaipėda, Lithuania. In November 2013, the Commission approved aid to support the construction and operation of

Five companies team up on LNG-fueled VLCC JDP

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomLR’s Commercial Director, Andy McKeran and GTT’s CEO and Chairman, Philippe Berterottière, during the announcement (Image courtesy of Lloyd’s Register) Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) teamed up with China Merchants, GTT, CNOOC and DSIC to design an LNG-fuelled Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC). China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES), CNOOC Gas

KOMIPO, Petronas ink LNG, renewables MoU

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of KOMIPO South Korean power company Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Malaysia’s Petronas to collaborate in the LNG and renewable energy sectors.  The South Korean company said the aim of the partnership is not only to cooperate on the liquefied natural gas

Cleancore starts LNG supply push through Mississipi river system

20 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of SCF Marine) Cleancor Energy Solutions, a unit of SEACOR Holdings, launched a joint initiative with SCF Marine to increase the use and supply of LNG and CNG natural gas throughout the Mississippi River system. SCF’s knowledge of the U.S. Inland Waterways and its ports,

Wärtsilä nets tech supply order for US LNG bunker barge

19 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of VARD Marine The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply its LNG cargo handling system for a new 5400-cbm LNG bunker barge being built in the USA. The barge is being built at the Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding yard in Wisconsin on behalf of NorthStar Midstream,

Tohoku Electric floats tender for three LNG cargoes

19 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Teekay) Japanese utility Tohoku Electric Power is looking to tap into the LNG spot market to secure supply for the October-November period.  Citing industry sources, Reuters reports Tohoku Electric has launched a tender to secure delivery of three cargoes. Deliveries are to be spread

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