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GasLog’s LNG newbuild starts gas trials

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Image courtesy of GasLog Liquefied natural gas shipper GasLog said its newbuild HN2274 is starting gas trials at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea.  The vessel capable of transporting 180,000 cubic meters of the chilled fuel completed sea trials earlier this month. GasLog noted in its brief statement

Heerema’s Slepnir in record LNG bunkering at Port of Rotterdam

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zoomImage courtesy of Heerema Marine Contractors Heerema Marine Contractor’s semi-submersible crane vessel and the world’s first LNG-powered construction vessel, Sleipnir, completed a milestone bunkering at the Port of Rotterdam.  Four Dutch companies partnered up in what Heerema claims to be the largest LNG bunkering operation ever completed. Its compatriot Titan

Gloryholder LGM tech ordered for seven LNG-fueled chemical tankers

27 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of FKAB Marine Design Gloryholder LGM has been contracted to supply LNG fuel gas systems for seven dual-fuel chemical tankers ordered by German and Japanese shipowners.  The marine LNG fuel gas supply systems specialist noted that the contracts for the design and supply of the LNG FGSS have

Spanish February LNG imports rise

27 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Enagás Spain’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in February 2020 jumped when compared to the corresponding month a year ago. LNG imports reached some 19.3 terawatt-hours (TWh) in February 2020, up from 12.4 TWh reported in February 2019, data by the LNG terminal operator Enagás shows.

Australia’s Woodside delays major LNG projects

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Courtesy of Woodside Australia’s Woodside is postponing final investment decisions for its Scarborough, Pluto Train 2 and Browse liquefied natural gas growth projects worth more than $50 billion in a response to the oil price crash and the COVID-19 pandemic. Woodside announced a number of measures on Friday which include

Höegh bumps FSRU Independence funds, nabs LNG carrier deal

26 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Höegh LNG Höegh LNG has secured an extension and upsizing of its FSRU Independence debt facility as well as an interim time charter for one of its vessels. The company received a commitment letter from five of its relationship banks for the amendment and extension of the

“Satisfactory” capacity interest in Greek offshore LNG terminal

26 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Gastrade Gastrade of Greece, the developer of a planned offshore liquefied natural gas import terminal at Alexandroupolis, said Thursday that gas firms have submitted “satisfactory” binding bids to reserve regasification capacity at the facility. Key gas market players in Greece and southeast Europe, as well as end-users,

KN: Covid-19 not affecting LNG terminal operations

26 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Klaipedos Nafta Klaipedos Nafta, Lithuanian oil and LNG terminal operator, said that the Covid-19 effects have not slowed down operations.  In its statement, Klaipedos Nafta said that during the past week two oil tankers and two LNG cargoes were accepted at its terminals with further two LNG

Fluxys’ 2019 profit boosted by rising LNG terminal activity

26 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Fluxys Belgian gas infrastructure company and Zeebrugge LNG terminal operator, Fluxys, posted a rise in profit as the liquefied natural gas import facility reports record activity.  Fluxys reported a profit of €69.5 million in 2019, a €15 million increase compared to the year 2018. Zeebrugge LNG terminal

MAN to build liquefied methane terminal in Oxelösund, Sweden

26 Mar No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of MAN Energy Solutions MAN Cryo, a MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, has been contracted to develop a liquefied methane terminal in Oxelösund, Sweden.  OxGas, a company fully owned by the Port of Oxelösund, has commissioned MAN Energy Solutions to act as ‘owners engineer’ in the

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