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Stolt Tankers upbeat on biofuel trial results

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Illustration/Stolt Pride; Image credit Stolt Tankers Tanker operator Stolt Tankers, part of Stolt-Nielsen Limited, says initial results from a biofuel trial carried out by one of the company’s chemical tankers have been very positive. Specifically, the 37,000 dwt chemical tanker Stolt Inspiration recently completed her transatlantic voyage partly powered by a marine biofuel

Wärtsilä signs support deals with Nakilat for LNG carriers

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The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed several agreements to support LNG carriers owned by Qatar-based Nakilat. Courtesy of Wärtsilä Wärtsilä stated that the agreements were signed in April this year and that they will last for five years. Wärtsilä is the supplier of the LNG reliquefaction systems onboard all

HHI orders GTT tank design for 4 new LNG carriers

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South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has ordered the tank design of four new LNG carriers from the French LNG containment specialist GTT. Courtesy of GTT Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has placed the order on behalf of a European ship-owner. GTT will design the tanks of the vessels, each

DNV and Keppel to collaborate on hydrogen in Singapore

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Norway-based classification society DNV has signed an agreement with Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine for collaboration on the hydrogen value chain. Courtesy of DNV The collaboration wants to explore safe implementation of potential new technologies, working jointly with governmental agencies to promote hydrogen as an energy source in Singapore, in

Brittany Ferries eyes all-electric, sea-skimming flying ferries

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French shipping company Brittany Ferries is exploring the potential for a new high-speed, sustainable and more efficient form of ferry travel called a seaglider. Photo: Brittany Ferries The concept, an all-electric, wing-in-ground effect vehicle (WIG), is under development in the United States through Boston-based start-up Regional Electric Ground Effect Nautical

KARMOL’s first FSRU arrives in Senegal

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KARMOL’s first FSRU has arrived in Dakar, marking a step forward in KARMOL’s LNG transition in Senegal. Courtesy of KARMOL The Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) was constructed in a 50/50 joint venture between Turkish Karpowership and Japanese Mitsui OSK Lines, named KARMOL. This embedded content is only visible

Construction begins on Royal Caribbean’s 1st LNG-powered cruise ship

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Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku has started construction on Icon of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s first LNG-powered cruise vessel. A steel-cutting ceremony took place at the shipyard’s plate hall on 16 June 2021. On the occasion, the ship’s name was also revealed. Photo: Meyer Turku As explained, the initial step

H-Energy team up with Petrobangla to supply LNG to Bangladesh

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Indian natural gas company H-Energy Global has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh Oil, Gas & Mineral Corporation (Petrobangla) to supply re-gasified LNG to Bangladesh. Courtesy of H-Energy The regulatory body in India, Petroleum and Natural gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB), authorized H-Energy to build, own and operate Kanai

Zvezda lays keel for lead Arctic LNG 2 carrier

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On 15 June 2021, Russia’s Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex hosted a keel laying ceremony for a new Arctic LNG carrier ordered by energy shipping company PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group). This is the lead vessel in a series of fifteen carriers ordered from Zvezda that will be servicing the Arctic LNG 2

Registration open for Offshore Energy 2021

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The registration for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2021 is now live! The event, to be held on 26 & 27 October in Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands, will attract thousands of offshore professionals and hundreds of exhibiting companies. Go to registration.offshore-energy.biz to register. Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) looks

Tsuneishi bags ClassNK AiP for LNG-fueled Kamsarmax bulker design

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Japanese classification society Class NK has awarded an approval in principle (AiP) to local shipbuilding company Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for the concept design of an LNG-fueled Kamsarmax bulk carrier. Photo by Tsuneishi Shipbuilding As disclosed, the Kamsarmax bulk carrier will be equipped with dual-fuel engine using LNG as the main fuel

Oceania, Kanfer to build ammonia-ready LNG bunkering vessel

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Image credit: Oceania Kanfer Shipping AS, a Norway-based shipping company focusing on small-scale LNG and LNG bunkering, and Australia’s Oceania Marine Energy have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to build an ammonia-ready LNG bunkering vessel. The two companies said the vessel was part of their strategy to develop a

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