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New FPSO sets sail for BP’s giant gas project

23 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

UK-headquartered energy giant BP has revealed that a floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel destined for its Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project has embarked on its journey towards the project site off the coasts of Mauritania and Senegal. BP reported on Monday, 23 January 2023,

Germany welcomes floating LNG terminal Hoegh Gannet

20 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Höegh LNG’s floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal Hoegh Gannet has arrived at Brunsbüttel’s Elbehafen port near Hamburg, Germany to increase German liquid gas import capacity. RWE, which is responsible for filling the FSRU with LNG, together with companies Uniper and EnBW, said that in the near future, liquid gas

Euronav names LNG-ready, scrubber-fitted VLCC duo

20 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Belgium’s tanker shipping company Euronav has held a naming ceremony for two very large crude carriers (VLCCs) being built at South Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI). As informed, the vessels Cassius and Camus were christened at a ceremony that took place on 10 January. The two ships are

In focus: Energy transition caught between cooperation and fragmentation

20 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The world’s business and political leaders gathered this week for the World Economic Forum’s annual event in Davos to discuss global challenges and the way forward. The topic of the weeklong event is ‘Cooperation in a Fragmented World’, highlighting the need to work together to overcome the perfect storm. “We

Valenciaport kicks off use of hydrogen in terminal operations

20 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has started the use of hydrogen in terminal operations with receiving the first load of hydrogen to supply the refueling station located on the Xità quay. “A turning point for the port community and the European ports to start testing one of the fuels

RWE’s hydrogen project FUREC receives €108 million grant

20 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

EU Innovation Fund has granted €108 million to German RWE’s FUREC project, which aims to produce circular and green hydrogen from non-recyclable municipal solid waste in Limburg, the Netherlands. Courtesy of RWE According to RWE, the EU funding marks a key milestone in advancing the project as FUREC will require

Himalaya’s LNG-fuelled bulk carrier wraps up sea trials

20 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News, Uncategorized

Himalaya Shipping’s new bulk carrier powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), Mount Norefjell, has successfully completed its sea trials. According to the company, the vessel is now only six weeks away from delivery, after which the ship will go on a charter with an undisclosed shipowner. Mount Norefjell, together with

KSOE starts 2023 with a bang, inks $195 mln VLGC contract

20 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

South Korean shipbuilding major Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) is off to a strong start to the year revealing a third shipbuilding deal this week. The company said in a stock exchange filing that it had won a contract for the construction of two very large gas carriers (VLGCs).

Shell’s Prelude FLNG restarts operation

20 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Oil and gas giant Shell has officially restarted LNG cargo operations at its Prelude Floating Liquified Natural Gas (FLNG) facility following almost a month of suspension. The company shut down the production at the FLNG facility offshore Australia after a fire broke out in December 2022. At the time, Shell

ESL Shipping readies for delivery of 1st hybrid vessel

20 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The construction of ESL Shipping’s energy-efficient plug-in hybrid vessels at the Chowgule Shipyard in India is progressing according to schedule, the Finnish dry bulk shipping company said. Block assembly of the first two vessels, Electramar and Stellamar, is currently progressing in four parts: aft and forward sections are assembled separately and joined together

Shipping Corporation of India to retrofit ships to green hydrogen

19 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) will be required to retrofit at least two ships to run on green hydrogen or other green hydrogen-derived fuels by 2027 as part of India’s decarbonization plans. India has declared that it plans to become energy independent by 2047 and a net zero country

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