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Crowley takes delivery of its 2nd LNG-powered ConRo

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Image courtesy of VT Halter Marine US-based Crowley Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of Taíno – the second of two of its combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). The vessel was delivered by shipbuilder VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, Miss. Taíno will soon join

TMS Cardiff Gas agrees Shell charter for newly ordered LNG quartet

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zoomImage courtesy of TMS Cardiff Gas Greek LNG-carrier operator TMS Cardiff Gas has agreed a charter deal with Shell for its four LNG carriers ordered at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). South Korean shipyards will build two vessels each, with all four featuring a 174,000 cubic

FSG launches Brittany Ferries’ LNG-powered vessel

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zoomImage courtesy of Brittany Ferries Brittany Ferries’ new LNG-powered cruise ferry Honfleur was launched at the FSG shipyard in Flensburg, Germany. The launch is the third milestone in the construction of Honfleur, following cutting of the first steel in March, and laying of the keel in August. Since the keel was laid,

Greece: DEPA to build 3000-cbm LNG bunkering vessel

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zoomImage courtesy of DEPA Greek state-run DEPA has made a step towards LNG bunkering in the country with plans to build a 3000-cbm LNG bunkering vessel to serve the port of Piraeus and other Greek ports.  Through the project, funded by the European Union, DEPA aims to boost the use of

Sempra in 20-year LNG supply deal with Poland’s PGNiG

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Port Arthur LNG (Image courtesy of Sempra Energy) US energy company and LNG operator Sempra Energy said on Wednesday it had signed a 20-year definitive agreement with Poland’s state-run gas firm PGNiG to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Port Arthur LNG export facility under development in Texas.   While

Dutch shipbuilder Damen joins German Maritime LNG Platform

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Image courtesy of Damen Dutch shipbuilding giant Damen is joining the German Maritime LNG Platform as a new member starting from January 1, 2019. The German LNG initiative is a coalition of more than 80 national and international industrial and shipping companies, port authorities and initiatives aimed at boosting the use

Lithuanian parliament approves FSRU acquisition

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zoomImage courtesy of Klaipedos Nafta Lithuanian Parliament on Tuesday approved the amendments of laws initiated by the Ministry of Energy, aimed at reducing the annual costs of LNG terminal operating costs by the acquisition of the FSRU vessel.  The Seimas approved the proposal regarding long-term LNG import by acquiring the

WoodMac: North America to lead 2019 LNG FID surge

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zoomIllustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Freeport LNG) North America will lead the next wave of global LNG project sanctions in 2019, according to a report by the research and consultancy group Wood Mackenzie. Three US Gulf Coast developments, Sabine Pass train 6, Golden Pass and Calcasieu Pass, are expected to reach

Novatek tags SACE for Arctic LNG 2 cooperation

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Image courtesy of Novatek Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer, Novatek, signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation on the Arctic LNG 2 project with the Italian financial insurance specialist SACE. Under the agreement, the two companies aim to establish long-term cooperation on Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project as well as

Angola LNG resumes ops after ‘minor intervention’

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Image courtesy of Bechtel Chevron-led Angola LNG project has resumed with the production of liquefied natural gas from its Soyo facility following a shutdown. Angola LNG spokeswoman told LNG World News the shutdown took place due to a ‘minor intervention’, without providing further detail. No timeline was given for the loading of the

Saipem and Renaissance seal $2.5 bln Arctic LNG 2 contract

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zoomImage courtesy of Saipem Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem has secured a €2.2 billion ($2.5 billion) contract for Russian Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project.  In a joint venture with Renaissance, a Turkish oil and gas services company, Saipem has been awarded an onshore engineering and construction project to build

Cheniere, Petronas ink LNG supply deal

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Image courtesy of Cheniere Houston-based LNG exporter Cheniere Energy signed a liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement with Petronas LNG, a unit of the Malaysian state-owned oil and gas company, Petronas. Petronas LNG has agreed to purchase approximately 1.1 million tons per annum of LNG from Sabine Pass liquefaction

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