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Approval galore for South Korean wind turbine installation vessel

8 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

South Korean ship designer and shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received Approvals in Principle (AiPs) from three classification societies for its wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) design. SHI’s low carbon emission ECO-WTIV (LNG Fuel + SOFC) model named SLW-FUEL CELL received AiPs from American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), DNV,

Wison secures front-end EPC deal for Pilot FLNG unit

8 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Wison Offshore & Marine has been awarded a front-end engineering and design contract for Pilot LNG’s floating liquefaction unit. Courtesy of Wison The deal was awarded by Pilot LNG to Wison Offshore & Marine’s unit, Wison Offshore Technology. Pilot LNG is developing the Galveston LNG Bunker Port (GLBP) project on

Stena Bulk maps out decarbonization targets

8 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has revealed a set of five dated decarbonisation targets as part of its comprehensive roadmap for becoming a net-zero business by 2050. The first of these milestones was achieved in 2020, when Stena Bulk began offering customers low-carbon shipping options with up to a 100% reduction

Babcock tech ordered for Shell-chartered LNG vessels

7 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Babcock’s LGE business, a liquefied gas solutions specialist, has secured five supply contracts for its LNG Boil-Off Gas (BOG) reliquefaction technology. Courtesy of Babcock The latest ecoSMRT orders will be delivered to newbuild LNG carriers built at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). Four of the five LNG carriers to be fitted

Gasum starts trial LBG deliveries to Finish Border Guard

7 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Nordic energy company Gasum has kicked off test deliveries of liquefied biogas (LBG) for the Finnish Border Guard. Courtesy of Gasum The deliveries aim to demonstrate the suitability of LBG as a fossil-free and 100 per cent renewable fuel to the needs of the maritime industry. Gasum made the first

Latsco takes delivery of its first LNG tanker

7 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Greek shipowner Latsco has received Hellas Diana from South Korea’s Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), as the first LNG carrier in the fleet. Courtesy of Latsco The 173,400 cubic metres LNG tanker Hellas Diana set sail on 1 April from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries’ Mokpo shipyard. The 297 metres long

KOGAS schedules 12 LNG tankers for drydocking in South Korea

7 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) has turned to compatriot shipyards for LNG carrier drydockings throughout the year 2021. K. Jasmine LNG tanker at Samkang S&C yard (Courtesy of KOGAS) The company noted in its statement it has previously used the services of Singaporean and Malaysian yards for repair works. The company

OLT to test small-scale services interest

7 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Italian floating terminal operator OLT Offshore LNG Toscana has called for the expression of interest for the new small-scale service. Courtesy of OLT Offshore In 2020, OLT secured a permit to perform small-scale operations at its floating LNG terminal off the coast between Livorno and Pisa. Now it will be

Chevron inks LNG supply deal with Hokkaido Gas

7 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

U.S. energy giant Chevron said it has signed an LNG supply deal with Japan’s utility Hokkaido Gas. Courtesy of Chevron Chevron said on Wednesday it has signed the binding sales and purchase agreement through its unit, Chevron U.S.A (Singapore Branch). The LNG volumes will be delivered from Chevron’s global LNG

PGNiG received the fifth cargo of LNG at Klaipeda

7 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) has received the fifth cargo of LNG at the Lithuanian Klaipėda LNG reloading station, operated by KN, during the first full year of its use. Courtesy of Klaipedos Nafta At the beginning of April, PGNiG unloaded approximately 3,000 cubic metres of LNG from Norway.

GTT’s secures AiP for its LNG sloshing assessment solution

7 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

French GTT has obtained approval in principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas for its sloshing activity assessment digital solution. The solution aims to optimise the LNG membrane tank maintenance frequency. This digital solution is based on GTT’s Sloshing Virtual Sensor technology, using the tank digital twin, also designed by GTT, and

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