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Sinopec completes first large LNG-powered vessel bunkering

14 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) has completed its first bunkering operation of a large LNG-powered vessel with more than 250 tonnes bunkered on the Salamanca ship. Courtesy of Sinopec Sinopec’s unit Sinopec Fuel Oil Sales bunkered the chilled fuel for the vessel “W0269” in the Chinese province of Shandong.

ADNOC and 3 Japan’s players to study hydrogen and ammonia

8 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Japan’s INPEX, JERA and JOGMEC will explore the commercial potential of producing and transporting clean ammonia to Japan. Courtesy of JERA This agreement builds on ADNOC’s low-carbon fuels initiatives and experience in carbon capture and storage (CCS). Blue ammonia is made from

Eni agrees on Egypt hydrogen production

8 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

Italian energy giant Eni has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) and the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) to assess projects of hydrogen production in Egypt. Illustration only; Courtesy of Eni Eni has been present in Egypt since 1954 and operates through the subsidiary IEOC

Wärtsilä will supply cargo systems to VLGCs built at DSME

1 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its cargo handling system to four new very large gas carriers (VLGCs) being built by DSME for Avance Gas. Courtesy of Wärtsilä The Norway-based fleet owner Avance Gas ordered four 91,000 cubic metres VLGCs. The ships are currently under construction at the Daewoo Shipbuilding

World’s largest dual-fuel LPG carrier delivered to Exmar

24 Jun No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

Belgium-based shipping group Exmar has taken delivery of an 88,000 cbm LPG carrier Flanders Innovation from Chinese Jiangnan Shipyard. According to Exmar, the newbuild is the first-ordered and largest dual-fuel LPG carrier in the world. With a deadweight tonnage of 55,100 tons, it features a length of 230 meters and

BGG holds LNG tank roof airlifting ceremony

9 Jun No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

Beijing Gas Group (BGG) has organised the roof airlifting ceremony of the first of ten LNG onshore storage tanks under construction for the Tianjin Nangang LNG terminal. Courtesy of BGG French liquefied natural gas (LNG) containment specialist GTT attended the roof airlifting ceremony held on 7 June 2021 in Tianjing,

Newport’s LNG system gains class approval for green future

4 Jun No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

UK’s ship management company Newport Shipping’s LNG fuel tank system for crude tankers and bulkers has gained class approval to facilitate retrofits in line with new environmental requirements. Courtesy of Newport Shipping Classification society DNV granted the approval-in-principle (AIP) affirming the technical feasibility of the concept for the very large

Excelerate’s FSRU starts operation in Bahia Blanca

2 Jun No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

US-based LNG company Excelerate Energy’s floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Exemplar has begun operations in Bahia Blanca, Argentina. Courtesy of Excelerate Energy Excelerate Energy won competitive tender for seasonal regasification service in Bahia Blanca earlier this month. Exemplar FSRU, built in 2010, has a storage capacity of 150,900 cubic

UECC: Keel laid for 3rd battery hybrid PCTC

20 May No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

The keel has been laid for the third battery hybrid LNG-powered pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) being built for United European Car Carriers (UECC), a Norway-based provider of shortsea RoRo transportation. Keel-laying ceremony for H2665 at Jiangnan Shipyard; Image Courtesy: Jiangnan Shipyard The ceremony at Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard on

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