India’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) during the month of November have jumped by close to 12 per cent from the corresponding month last year. Courtesy of Petronet LNG According to the oil ministry’s Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell latest monthly report, LNG imports reached 2.89 billion cubic meters
The South Korean government has presented a new initiative promoting eco-friendly ship technologies. Entitled “2030 Green Ship-K Initiative”, it is part of the country’s Act on Promotion of the Development and Distribution of Eco-Friendly Ships. As explained, the initiative aims to align policies with the country’s Green New Deal and
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has approved Wison Offshore and Marine’s standardized 1.3 mtpa and 3 mtpa FLNG designs. Courtesy of Wison Offshore and Marine In its statement, the company said that with the approval of the standardized design the front-end design work can be completed ahead of time
In the last few days of December 2020, South Korean shipbuilders are witnessing a surge in liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier orders. Since 21 December, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) secured orders for the construction of eight LNG carriers and Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co. (KSOE) for nine LNG carriers.
French container shipping major CMA CGM has named its fourth LNG-powered 23,000 TEU ultra large containership, the CMA CGM Louvre. The naming ceremony was held on December 22 in Shanghai. She is the 4th of the nine 23,000 LNG-powered vessels CMA CGM ordered back in 2017, built by Jiangnan Shipyard.
Norway’s NEL Hydrogen ASA has won the contract to deliver the offshore electrolysis system for the PosHYdon project in the Dutch North Sea. The PosHYdon pilot is an initiative of Nexstep, the Dutch association for decommissioning and reuse, and TNO, the Dutch organisation for applied scientific research, in collaboration with the industry.
Croatia’s first floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) LNG Croatia is set to receive the first cargo soon. Courtesy of LNG Hrvatska The vessel ferrying the cargo to Croatia is the 2008-built LNG carrier Tristar Ruby. The tanker capable of transporting 155,000 cubic meters of LNG has loaded the cargo
UME Shipping LLC, United Arab Emirates, has bought the battery-powered M/S Wasa Express ferry from Finnish/Swedish shipowner Kvarken Link. Kvarken Link is presently building the M/S Aurora Botnia replacing the Wasa Express in May 2021, which will be managed by its subsidiary Wasaline. M/S Wasa Express will be delivered to
Russia’s Gazprom Neft said that the country’s first cargo and passenger ship-to-ship LNG-bunkering vessel has been set afloat. Courtesy of Gazprom Neft In its statement, Gazprom Neft added that the shipyard completed the main stage in the vessel’s construction, including assembling the hull and installing LNG fuel tanks and other