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HHI build’s world’s first very large LNG-fueled boxship

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Hyundai Heavy Industries has completed the construction of a 14,800 TEU LNG-fueled very large containership. Courtesy of HHI The vessel built by HHI’s unit Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), recently completed sea trials of the vessel for Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). The milestone makes HHI the world’s first shipyard

Woodmac: Turkey’s Tuna-1 discovery could be transformational

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A gas discovery of the scale of Turkey’s Tuna-1 find in the Black Sea, if developed, would be transformational for the country, given its overwhelming reliance on imports and crippling energy import bill, according to Wood Mackenzie. Turkey announced a significant gas discovery last week. Initially, the news was shared

HMM, HHI and partners exploring development of marine biofuel

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South Korean shipping company HMM has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Korea BioEnergy Association, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co., and the Korean Register of Shipping to develop marine biofuels. An HMM Spokesperson told Offshore Energy-Green Marine that for the coming months, the

Wipro builds blockchain LNG trade platform for Uniper

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Wipro Limited has implemented a blockchain-based small-scale liquefied natural gas (ssLNG) trading/fulfillment platform for Uniper Global Commodities and its LNG-fueling unit Liqvis. Illustration purposes only (Courtesy of Liqvis) The platform built in collaboration with Uniper utilizes a consortium model for all ssLNG market participants to help transform the trading market

K Line’s LNG-fuelled car carrier launched in Japan

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K Line’s new LNG-fuelled car carrier was launched at Tadotsu Shipyard, part of Imabari Shipbuilding Group, on 31 July 2020. Image Courtesy: K Line As informed, construction is currently ongoing with estimated delivery within the 2020 fiscal year. The 73,800 GT ship was ordered by the Japanese shipping major in

World’s largest LNG bunkering ship arrives in Rotterdam

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The 18,600-cbm LNG bunkering newbuild Gas Agility has finally arrived offshore Rotterdam as it prepares to start operations. Image: Total The 135 meters long vessel owned by Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines serves a long-term charter contract with France-based energy giant Total. The vessel arrived during the weekend and was located

Wintershall Dea rejects U.S. sanctions for Nord Stream 2 project

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German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea, one of five western partners in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project led by Russia’s Gazprom, has reportedly rejected sanctions planned by the United States. Mario Mehren; Source: Wintershall DEA According to an article by Reuters, the sanctions planned by the U.S.

Keppel says FLNG conversion greener than building new unit

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Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine claims that converting an old carrier to a floating LNG producer saves about 33% of greenhouse gas emissions compared to building a new unit. FLNG Hilli Episeyo (Image: Golar LNG) The findings are part of a Keppel-commissioned study conducted by consultants Environmental Resources Management (ERM).

Origin names new chairman as Cairns retires

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Australia’s Origin Energy, the owner of a 37.5% APLNG stake, said that Gordon Cairns will retire as chairman and director. For illustration only (Image: Origin Energy) He will leave the firm after the annual general meeting on October 20. Scott Perkins will be taking over from Cairns who has been

US weekly LNG exports rise to 11 cargoes

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US LNG exports increased to eleven cargoes in the week ending August 19 with feed gas deliveries to liquefaction plants rising to 4.4 billion cubic feet. Sabine Pass LNG (Image: Cheniere) LNG exports are slowly picking up but they are still low compared to pre-Covid levels and a feed gas

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