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MAN ES: Methanol to become available for shipowners from 2024

29 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

German engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions (MAN ES) has revealed its plans to work on upgrading its four-stroke engines to run on green future fuels, including methanol and ammonia. As informed, the company will in due course enable shipowners to use so-called “future fuels” –such as ammonia, methanol and hydrogen

Hyundai Steel’s 1st LNG-fueled bulk carrier starts maiden trip

29 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

South Korean steel-making company Hyundai Steel has welcomed HL Oceanic, its first LNG-fueled bulk carrier, which started its maiden voyage to Australia. Courtesy of Hyundai Steel Hyundai Steel said it started to reduce its CO2 footprint through eco-friendly operation by chartering LNG ships for overseas raw material transportation. On 24

McDermott looks into net-zero LNG construction for Shell

29 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

On behalf of Shell, McDermott has completed an LNG construction study identifying reduction pathways toward net-zero construction emissions. Illustration only. Courtesy of McDermot The study’s results provide a strategic framework for reducing GHG emissions in LNG facilities during the project execution phase. “Operators continue to seek actionable plans to advance

Polish owners order 3+1 hybrid dual-fuel ferries at Remontowa

29 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Polish ferry company Polskie Promy, part of Polska Żegluga Morska (PŻM), has ordered 3+1 hybrid dual-fuel roll-on/roll-off (RoPax) ferries from compatriot shipbuilder Remontowa Group. Photo: Remontowa A shipbuilding contract was signed in Gdansk on 26 November 2021. The contract is worth nearly PLN 4 billion (about $960.6 million), Marek Gróbarczyk, Secretary

Government grants $117.5 million for two Western Australian hydrogen hubs

29 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The McGowan Government will invest up to $117.5 million to attract Federal funding for renewable hydrogen hubs in the Pilbara and Mid-West for the clean energy transition. Illustration only; Courtesy of Pilbara Ports Authority Western Australia has natural advantages in the renewable hydrogen industry; including solar and wind resources, available

Seanovent and Strohm join in on green hydrogen transfer solution

29 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Norweigan subsea infrastructure company Seanovent Engineering and Dutch pipe manufacturer Strohm will collaborate on green hydrogen transfer solutions for offshore wind-to-hydrogen developments. Seanovent and Strohm collaborate on green hydrogen transfer solutions for offshore wind-to-hydrogen developments The companies have entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support a reliable, faster, and

China Gas and Vitol form JV Company for LNG market

29 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Chinese piped-gas operator China Gas has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement and has established a JV Company with energy trader Vitol Asia to jointly expand the LNG trading market in China. Illustration only; Courtesy of Vitol The parties entered into the strategic cooperation agreement on 25 November 2021. Pursuant

In focus: Bit by bit, energy transition takes a more solid shape

26 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The energy transition is taking a more concrete shape with each passing day as witnessed in a week behind us that was full of announcements favoring the net-zero future coming from governments, across investment banks, all the way to private offshore energy companies. Premium content Checking for account. You need

RenewableUK calls for goverment to push for green hydrogen

26 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Trade association RenewableUK has called out the UK government to give green hydrogen, instead of blue, the opportunity to flourish and get to zero emissions faster. Courtesy of ITM Power RenewableUK submitted responses to the government’s consultations on low-carbon hydrogen. It stressed the fact that green hydrogen has a key

Liquid Wind secures $16.9M for eMethanol facility

26 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Swedish power-to-fuel developer Liquid Wind has received €15 million ($16.9 million) for its FlagshipONE eMethanol fuel-producing facility from Swedish Climate Leap. Courtesy of Liquid Wind The Swedish agency for environmental protection works on behalf of the Swedish government on the country’s environmental work. The goal of their initiative Climate Leap

Mitsubishi Heavy wins order for Ust-Luga LNG

26 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Linde Engineering has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) contract to supply the main refrigeration gas compression trains for the Ust-Luga LNG project in Russia. Courtesy of MHI The order specifically consists of the dual shaft 120 megawatt H-100 gas turbines and centrifugal compressors. The Ust-Luga LNG project is a natural

Keppel scores LNGC to FSRU conversion gig

26 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Singapore’s conglomerate Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has won contract for the conversion of an LNG carrier into a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU). Illustration only; Courtesy of Keppel In addition, Keppel’s wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard will work on the integration of floating production storage and offloading vessel

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