Image courtesy of Cheniere Exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States rose in the week ending Wednesday, April 4, the Energy Information Administration said in its weekly natural gas report. Data shows that six vessels, with a total LNG carrying capacity of 21.4 billion cubic feet (Bcf),
LNG-powered Fure Vinga (Image courtesy of Furetank) Another liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered vessel is set to join the growing fleet of worldwide vessels using the chilled fuel as main propulsion fuel. The intermediate product and chemical tanker named Fure Vinga is the first of six LNG-fueled vessels ordered by the partners in the
zoomImage courtesy of Petronet LNG India’s Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) issued draft regulations requiring LNG terminal developers to register with the regulator. Under the draft regulations, besides registering with the board in a scheduled manner, any company looking to set up LNG import terminals will have to
Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Sinopec) China’s Sinopec group is taking steps to double its LNG handling capacity and increase its shale gas production capacity by 2020. The expansion would bump the company’s total natural gas supply capacity to 60 billion cubic meters, combining domestic production and imported volumes.
zoomImage courtesy of General Dynamics NASSCO San Diego-based shipbuilder, General Dynamics NASSCO started construction on the second Kanaloa-class LNG-ready containership for Matson Navigation Company. The construction of the Matsonia kicked off with the first cut of steel at the shipyard where the construction of Lurline, the first vessel in the pair, has
LNG carrier Gaslog Genoa (Image courtesy of GasLog) A naming ceremony for GasLog’s newest liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier with XDF propulsion was recently held at the Samsung Heavy Industries’ shipyard in South Korea. The 174,000-cbm newbuild GasLog Genoa was named on March 27 and delivered to its owner on March
Image courtesy of NYK Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) named its new LNG carrier, the Marvel Falcon, at the Samsung Heavy Industries’ Geoje shipyard. The vessel, with a 174,000 cubic meters capacity will be under a long-term charter contract with Mitsui & Co, NYK added in its statement. The ship is the