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Italy’s Caronte & Tourist takes delivery of LNG ferry Elio

19 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of GAINN Projects LNG-powered Ro-pax ferry Elio has been delivered to its owner Caronte & Tourist Lines in Messina, Italy, under the GAINN4MOS project. This vessel is claimed to be the first LNG-powered ferry to sail the Mediterranean. The Italian Ministry of Transport (MIT) within the GAINN4MOS project coordinated the

Sovcomflot’s nine-month loss widens on impairment

19 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Sovcomflot Russia’s largest shipping company Sovcomflot reported deeper losses during the first nine months of the year, despite turning a profit in the third quarter.  The company reported a $300,000 profit for the third quarter, compared to a $22 million loss in 2017, however, the net loss

FERC issues draft EIS for Eagle LNG’s Jacksonville project

19 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Artist rendering of the view the project at night (Image courtesy of Eagle LNG Partners) The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has readied a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Eagle LNG Partners’ proposed Jacksonville project.  Eagle LNG intends to build and operate a liquefied natural gas facility

Japan’s Oct LNG imports climb 6.5 pct

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For illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power) Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose 6.5 percent in October when compared to the same month a year ago, according to the provisional data released by Japan’s Ministry of Finance. Japan, the world’s top LNG buyer, imported 6.54

CCS approves Saga LNG’s 80,000-cbm carrier

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zoomImage courtesy of Saga LNG Shipping Singapore-based Saga LNG Shipping has received an approval in principle from China Classification Society (CCS) for an 80,000-cbm liquefied natural gas carrier. This ship includes a patented LNG tank system named LNT A-Box developed by LNT Marine and will have a shallow draft of nine

Novatek hits gas at Nyakhartinskoye field

19 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Novatek) Russia’s largest independent gas producer Novatek said its unit Novatek-Yurkharovneftegas, achieved commercial flows of natural gas from the exploration well PO-1 at the Nyakhartinskiy license area. The well produced with a flow rate of more than 300 thousand cubic meters per day, Novatek said in

Top news of the week November 12-17

19 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping (RS) Cheniere inks Sabine Pass Train 6 EPC deal with Bechtel Houston-based LNG exporter Cheniere Energy signed the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) deal with the LNG engineering giant Bechtel for Sabine Pass Train 6. DSME names three Yamal LNG tankers South

BGC Partners buys LNG consultancy Poten & Partners

16 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Poten & Partners BGC Partners, a brokerage and financial technology company, completed the acquisition of Poten & Partners, a ship brokerage, consulting and business intelligence firm specializing in LNG, tanker and LPG markets. Under the terms of the agreement, BGC acquired 100 percent of Poten, which includes

GTT books new LNG tank order from HHI

16 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of GTT/Roland Mouron French LNG containment specialist GTT has received a new order from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to design storage tanks for two LNG carrier newbuilds.  The South Korean shipyard is building the two 173,000-cbm liquefied natural gas carriers for the Greek shipowner TMS Cardiff Gas, GTT said

Inpex ships first LPG from Ichthys LNG project

16 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Inpex Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project has started shipping liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from the onshore gas liquefaction plant in Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory.  The first shipment of LPG loaded onto the Hellas Gladiator carrier is destined to an Asian buyer, Inpex said in its statement on

Linde scores contract for China mid-scale LNG plant

16 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Linde German industrial gases giant Linde has won a contract from Chinese chemical and energy company Inner Mongolia Huineng Coal Chemical to supply a mid-scale LNG plant near Beinichuan in Inner Mongolia. Linde said in a statement on Friday that this will be the company’s seventh and largest

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