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China’s SPIC buys into Brazilian LNG power project

12 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

A unit of China’s State Power Investment Corporation has purchased stakes in two plants as part of a Brazilian LNG-to-power project located in Rio De Janeiro. GNA I (Image: Gas Natural Acu) SPIC Brasil entered the deal with the project operator, Gas Natural Acu. GNA is a venture consisting of

Gloryholder scores contract for Tarbit’s LNG-powered tankers

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China’s Gloryholder Liquefied Gas Machinery has recently won a contract to supply LNG fuel system for two tankers being built for Sweden’s Tarbit. Image: Tarbit The LNG fuel specialist secured the order from the vessels’ shipbuilder, China’s Jiangsu New Yangzi, a unit of Yangzijiang Shipbuilding. The contract includes the design

NYK, JMU and ClassNK ink R&D deal to commercialise ammonia-fuelled ships

12 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

On 6 August, Japanese shipping company NYK Line, shipbuilder Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU), and classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialisation of an ammonia-fuelled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC) that would use ammonia as the main fuel, in addition to an ammonia floating

Petronet LNG delayed delivery of 9 cargoes during lockdown

12 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

India’s Petronet LNG said Tuesday it invoked a force majeure for nine long-term cargoes with its suppliers due to lower demand in the country caused by the Covid-19 lockdown. Image: Petronet LNG The country’s largest LNG importer has a deal to buy 7 mtpa from Qatargas and 1.44 mtpa from

Vopak offering simultaneous LNG bunkering service in Rotterdam

11 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

Dutch independent storage tank firm Vopak has started offering simultaneous LNG bunkering service at its Europoort terminal in the port of Rotterdam. Image: Vopak Vessels calling at the Europoort terminal can now get LNG fuel from bunkering barges simultaneously while loading or discharging. “This eliminates the shifting time and reduces

Eagle LNG and Crowley in Jacksonville bunkering milestone

11 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Eagle LNG and Crowley recently marked the 100th bunkering event of liquefied natural gas to the latter’s ConRo ships from the Talleyrand facility located at the Port of Jacksonville. Image: Eagle LNG The two Crowley’s LNG-powered ConRo ships Taino and El Coqui are working on the Jacksonville, Florida to Puerto

Sempra launches full commercial ops at Cameron LNG

11 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

US energy company Sempra said Monday it launched full commercial operations at the third Cameron LNG train in Louisiana. Cameron LNG (Image: Sempra Energy) This also marks the start of the full commercial operations at the three-train 12 mtpa liquefaction facility. Cameron LNG achieved commercial operations of the first and

Bechtel names new oil and gas chief

10 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

US engineering firm Bechtel said it appointed Paul Marsden as president of the company’s oil, gas and chemicals business. Paul Marsden (Image: Bechtel) Marsden will succeed Alasdair Cathcart, who is stepping down after 31 years at Bechtel. He will assume his position on September 8. Marsden’s experience includes serving in

CMA CGM’s 2nd LNG-powered giant nearing completion

10 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

CMA CGM’s second ultra large LNG-powered containership is undergoing sea trials, according to the Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua. CMA CGM Palais Royal (Image: Hudong-Zhonghua) The CMA CGM Palais Royal left the Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipyard, a part of Hudong, on August 5, the shipbuilder said in a statement. The two CSSC-owned yards

Two workers die at Al-Zour LNG terminal in Kuwait

10 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Kuwait Petroleum’s unit KIPIC said two sub-contractors died in an accident on Saturday at its LNG plant under construction in Al-Zour. Al-Zour LNG tanks (Image: KIPIC) KIPIC said in a statement it would undertake all the necessary measures to investigate the incident. The company did not provide any additional details.

Furetank launches dual-fueled newbuild

7 Aug No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Sweden shipping company Furetank launched its seventh dual-fueled vessel at the Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding yard in China. Courtesy of FKAB The vessel will be commercially handled by Furetak and the Gothia Tanker Alliance. The newbuild with AD0037 will be named Fure Vinga. To remind, Furetank had previously sold the original

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