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DOE to assign $160M to fossil-based hydrogen projects

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T The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy will allocate $160 million to projects to improve fossil-based hydrogen production, transport, storage and utilization. Courtesy of DOE The US will authorize finances for advanced technologies for improvement of performance reliability and flexibility of methods to produce hydrogen. This

U.S. LNG exports, average prices climb in November

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Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the U.S. facilities have jumped in November 2020, according to the latest Department of Energy report. Courtesy of Cheniere The U.S. Department of Energy noted that a total of 87 cargoes of the chilled fuel departed the country’s export plants. This was 20 cargoes

Costa Cruises’ 2nd LNG-powered cruise ship floated out in Finland

15 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Costa Toscana, an LNG powered, 185,000 GT cruise ship being built for Carnival’s Italian brand Costa Cruises, was floated out to the outfitting pier at Finland’s Meyer Turku shipyard on 15 January 2021. During the float-out ceremony, Costa Toscana officially touched the sea for the first time, with the flooding of the

Zvezda cuts steel for 3rd LNG-powered MR product carrier

15 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Russian Shipbuilding Complex Zvezda has cut steel for the third MR-type product carrier operating on LNG as marine fuel ordered by the compatriot shipping major Sovcomflot in 2019. Image by Rosneft The 1B-ice class tanker will have a deadweight of about 50,000 tonnes, length of over 180 meters, width of

SCF’s Shell-chartered LNG newbuild delivered

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Russia’s largest shipping company Sovcomflot has taken delivery of the Shell-chartered LNG carrier, SCF Timmerman. Courtesy of Sovcomflot The vessel, capable of transporting up to 174,000 cubic meters of the chilled fuel has already left the Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries yard in South Korea on its maiden voyage. Commenting on

NexDecade’s Irish FSRU deal falls through

15 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

US LNG developer NextDecade and Irish Port of Cork accord to build an import terminal in Ireland has run its course. Courtesy of NextDecade After the expiry of a preliminary deal signed in 2017 by NextDecade, the plans for floating storage and regasification unit at the Irish port of Cork

Driftwood LNG construction to start this summer

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Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG project in Louisiana is expected to start in the summer of 2020. Courtesy of Tellurian Speaking to Reuters, the co-founder of US LNG developer Tellurian Charif Souki said that the company aims to begin construction of its LNG project in Louisiana this summer. Driftwood LNG export project

Awilco LNG bags short-term charter for WilPride

15 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Norwegian LNG transportation provider Awilco LNG has secured short-term employment for its LNG carrier WilPride. Courtesy of Awilco LNG The 2013-built 156,000 cbm TFDE WilPride has been committed on a two-three month time charter contract with expected gross revenues of between $10.3 million and $14.3 million. With forecasted all-in cash

South Korean LNG imports slip

15 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

South Korean imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) slipped in December 2020, when compared to the corresponding month a year prior. Courtesy of KOGAS Data from the South Korean Customs Service shows that LNG imports during December 2020 reached 4.27 million tons of the chilled fuel. This is a 10.5

GTT obtains AIP for ultra-large container vessel LNG fuel tank

15 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Classification society Bureau Veritas has issued approval for GTT’s NO96 membrane containment system for LNG fuel tank applications in ULVCs. Courtesy of GTT French LNG containment specialist worked with Bureau Veritas to review the compatibility and safe integration of the NO96 technology as an LNG fuel tank in a container

Qatar Petroleum plans emissions cuts by 2030

14 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

LNG giant Qatar Petroleum has unveiled its strategy to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its operations by 2030. Courtesy of Qatargas Qatar Petroleum’s sustainability strategy is rooted in three main pillars: climate change mitigation, operational responsibility, and social and economic development. The strategy establishes a number of targets, aligned

AFC Energy and Ricardo team on hydrogen-fueled power and propulsion systems

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AFC Energy and Ricardo have joined forces to develop applications for hydrogen-fueled solutions in the areas of marine, rail and stationary power generation. Courtesy of AFC Energy AFC Energy, a provider of hydrogen power generation technologies, announces the signing of their first strategic engineering collaboration agreement with Ricardo, a global

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