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CMA CGM takes delivery of world’s largest LNG-powered vessel

22 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

French shipping group CMA CGM has taken the delivery of its first 23,000 TEU containership, the world’s largest LNG-powered vessel, in China. Image: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s Hudong-Zhonghua hosted the delivery ceremony on Tuesday at its Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipyard. The vessels’ official naming ceremony will also take place

Keppel secures FSRU conversion job

22 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured a couple of contracts worth $200 million, including its fifth FSRU conversion. Keppel OM Tuas Shipyard aerial view; Courtesy of Keppel The deals have been secured through its two units, Keppel Shipyard and Keppel AmFELS. Keppel Shipyard has signed a deal with FSRU

VIDEO: “The luxury of fossil fuels is over”

21 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

“We need to find the next solution after fossil fuels, luxury is over. We had a very high energy density in a very compact and rather cheap fuel, but we are running out of it. The marine sector is responsible for a huge amount of emissions CO2 and pollutants so

SOV for Hornsea Two OWF launched in Turkey

21 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ (LDA’s) new service operations vessel (SOV), which will be working at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, was launched on 21 September at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey. The Wind of Hope SOV, ordered in 2018, is expected to arrive at Ørsted’s operations and maintenance (O&M) facility at

Hyundai LNG Shipping’s LPG carrier gets CS Ready notation

21 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The Korean Register has issued the world’s first Cyber Security (CS Ready) class notation for Hyundai Heavy Industries’ very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. Courtesy of Korean Register Hyundai LNG Shipping is the owner of the very large LPG carrier built by HHI which is scheduled for delivery later

Minerva Gas lays keel for LNG tanker newbuild

21 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Minerva Gas, the Greek LNG carrier owner and operator, has completed the keel laying for its newbuild at Samsung Heavy Industries. Image courtesy of Minerva Gas The milestone was achieved on September 15, at the South Korean shipyard, the company said in its statement. The vessel, currently designated as Hull

Baleària launches LNG-fueled ferry

21 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Spanish ferry operator Baleària has launched its LNG-fueled fast-ferry Eleanor Roosevelt at the Armon shipyard in Gijón. Courtesy of Baleària The vessel is scheduled to enter operation during the first quarter of 2021, Baleària said in its statement. The operator has put a €90 million ($106.2 million) price tag on

World’s largest LNG bunker vessel named in Rotterdam

21 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy: Total/Chris Schotanus The world’s largest LNG bunker vessel, Gas Agility, has been officially named at a ceremony held on Friday in Rotterdam. The 18,600-m³ GTT Mark III Flex membrane vessel is owned by Emerald Green Maritime Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), and is

Elenger’s LNG bunkering vessel nearing completion

21 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Damen’s Yichang yard in China has recently launched a 6,500-cbm LNG bunkering vessel for Elenger, formerly known as Eesti Gaas. Image: Elenger Following delivery in the first quarter of 2021, the vessel named Optimus will start supplying LNG to a wide range of ships in the eastern part of the

Nakilat transitions Al Rekayyat to in-house management

21 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Qatari LNG shipping giant Nakilat has taken the next step in the second phase of its planned fleet management transition. Courtesy of Nakilat The company said it has taken over full vessel management and operations of the Q-Flex LNG carrier Al Rekayyat from Shell International Trading and Shipping Company (Shell).

Inpex, Chevron to cut Australian LNG jobs

18 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Japanese oil and gas major Inpex is set to cut the workforce numbers at its Ichthys liquefied natural gas project in Australia. Courtesy of Inpex Likewise, the U.S. major Chevron is set to reduce the workforce at its Australian projects. The latest cuts are a continuation of the effects the

GasLog adds independent director to BoD

18 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

LNG shipper GasLog has made an addition to its board of directors. Courtesy of GasLog The company said it has named Kristin Holth as an independent director to the board with immediate effect. From 2017 to 2020 Kristin Holth served as executive vice president and global head of Ocean Industries

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