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Cosco, CNPC to order LNG carrier trio at Hudong

27 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

A joint venture consisting of Chinese shipowner Cosco and energy giant CNPC is to order three liquefied natural gas carriers at Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding. The price for each of the 174,000 cubic meter LNG carriers is $185 million, according to a statement by Cosco Shipping Energy Transportation. The vessels will

Liqvis opens Kassel LNG filling station

27 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Uniper’s unit Liqvis has opened its second permanent liquefied natural gas (LNG) filling station in Kassel. It is the first such facility in Grünheide near Berlin. The facility replaces the mobile station that has been stationed in Kassel up until now. Liqvis is planning to relocate this now-superfluous mobile filling

Epcilon LNG files export permit with DOE

24 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The United States Department of Energy informs it has received Epcilon LNG’s application seeking long-term natural gas export permit. Image courtesy of Amigo LNG Epcilon LNG is looking to export up to 395 billion cubic feet of domestically produced natural gas per year (7.9 mtpa) to Mexico. The company intends

Tankers, gas carriers boost Milaha’s bottom line

24 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

Qatari maritime group Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.P.S.C. closed the first quarter of this year with a slight increase in its net income, driven by higher earnings of the company’s tanker and gas carrier business. Milaha’s net profit rose by 1.8 per cent to QAR 283 million (around USD 78 million)

Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry delivers small LNG carrier

24 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Chinese shipbuilder Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry said it has delivered a 28,000 cubic meter liquefied natural gas carrier. Image courtesy of Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry This is the first-ever LNG vessel built and delivered by Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry’s Dalian shipyard, the shipbuilder said in a statement. Dalian Inteh Group

Tokyo Gas flags $262.7 million impairment loss

24 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Japanese utility, Tokyo Gas revised its results forecast flagging a ¥28.4 billion ($262.7 million) impairment losses for the year ended March 2020. Image courtesy of Tokyo Gas The impairment losses are a result of a re-evaluation of the upstream projects in the United States, Ichthys LNG project in Western Australia

SeaQuest secures supervision contract for Finnlines’ zero-emission RoRos

24 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Hong Kong-based consulting services provider SeaQuest Marine Project Management has been entrusted with the construction supervision job for three Green 5th Generation zero-emission roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) newbuilding vessels ordered by Finnlines. The vessel trio is being built at China Merchants Group’s Nanjing Jinling Shipyard in China.  Finnlines, a Finnish shipping company

Saga Dawn LNG carrier loads first cargo

24 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Saga LNG Shipping’s Saga Dawn, the world’s first LNG carrier featuring the A LNG containment system, has loaded its first cargo at Singapore LNG. Image courtesy of Saga LNG Shipping The vessel capable of transporting 45,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas loaded its first full cargo before departing on

Freeport LNG to launch third train commercial ops

24 Apr No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The Freeport LNG export project in Texas led by billionaire Michael Smith is seeking from the US energy regulators to place its third and final train into commercial operation. Image courtesy of Freeport LNG Freeport LNG said in a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission it requests authorization to

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