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GTT to Design LNG Tanks for CMA CGM's New Containerships

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Engineering firm GTT said it has been chosen to design the cryogenic fuel tanks of 12 new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled containerships for the CMA CGM group.The vessels have been ordered from Chinese shipyards Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co. Ltd. and Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., who will each build six vessels,

DNV Certifies NYK's Online Cargo-handling Training

On February 3, NYK released the NYK Group ESG Story,*** which aims to further accelerate the integration of ESG into the company’s management strategy. This online cargo-handling training achieves this ambition. To strongly promote ESG management, NYK is encouraging new value creation as a sustainable solution provider.

Cargo-handling simulator training for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers and oil tankers conducted by NYK SHIPMANAGEMENT PTE LTD (NYKSM) in an online environment has been certified classification association DNV.The DNV certification confirms that the training content follows the guidelines provided

Flex LNG Bags 3-year Charter for Flex Constellation LNG Carrier

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Flex LNG has secured a charter deal with a minimum firm period of three years on a prompt basis for the LNG carrier Flex Constellation, with an unnamed client.Flex LNG said the charter was a leading trading house which has the option to extend the period by up to three more years.Flex Constellation is a 173,

Golar Taps Karl Fredrik Staubo as CEO

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Golar LNG announced on Thursday it has appointed appointed Karl Fredrik Staubo as CEO, filling the void left by prior chief executive Iain Ross, who stepped down in April.Staubo has since May 2020 been the chief executive officer of Golar LNG Partners LP, recently sold to New Fortress Energy. Since

JGC Lands Pre-FEED Deal for Nigeria's First FLNG Project

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Japan's JGC has been awarded the Pre-Front End Engineering and Design (Pre-FEED) contract for an FLNG facility project in Nigeria.The project is being run by UTM Offshore Limited, a Nigerian private company engaged primarily in crude oil sales and construction equipment leasing, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

Equinor to Hire More Staff at Plants Hit By Fires in 2020

The Hammerfest LNG plant at Melkøya. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland)

Fires that crippled two Equinor plants in Norway last year were caused by both technical and human errors, the energy company said on Wednesday, promising to hire and train more staff.A blaze last September at Hammerfest LNG, Europe's only large-scale liquefied natural gas plant, caused an outage expected to last 18 months,

Fratelli Cosulich Orders LNG Bunkering Vessel in China

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Italian firm Fratelli Cosulich Group has ordered a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel. The ship, which will be built in China, at the CIMC SOE shipyard, with its approximately 5,300 tons of DWT will be able to transport over 8,000 m3 of LNG and 500 m3 of MGO for bunkering. The vessel will be equipped by Wartsila,

Singapore Marks first STS Bunkering of an LNG-fuelled Oil Tanker

FueLNG Bellina delivering LNG bunker to Aframax tanker, Pacific Emerald. Photo Courtesy MPA Singapore

The bunkering operation was carried out by FueLNG Bellina, Singapore’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering vesselShell’s Aframax tanker ‘Pacific Emerald’ is the first oil tanker to be LNG-bunkered in SingaporeFueLNG, together with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), completed

New LNG Bunker Ship Christened in Antwerp

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A new liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel was christened in the Port of Antwerp on March 23.The new vessel, named FlexFueler 002, was built by Dutch shipbuilder Kooiman Marine for owners gas infrastructure group Fluxys and LNG supplier Titan LNG, and it will ensure that ships can refuel with LNG anywhere in the port.

Port of Corpus Christi Inks LNG Bunkering Deal with Stabilis

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One of the United States' top oil export ports said it plans to build infrastructure for bunkering vessels fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG).The Port of Corpus Christi Authority said it inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Stabilis Solutions to facilitate the use of LNG as a marine fuel at the U.

New LNG Bunker Barge Planned for Port of Tacoma

Puget Sound Energy’s LNG Terminal in the Port of Tacoma (Photo: GAC)

Puget LNG and GAC Bunker Fuels have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fuel from Puget LNG’s terminal to GAC’s customers in the Pacific Northwest.When the Tacoma LNG Terminal becomes operational in the second quarter of 2021,

PASSER Marine's LNG Tank Insulation System Gets DNV AiP

3D model of the tank system. Image care of PASSER Marine

DNV has granted an Approval In Principle (AIP) to PASSER Marine for the development of a new LNG fuel tank insulation system.The new concept is designed for prismatic ‘type B’ LNG tanks - which according to IMO rules require a partial secondary barrier - and includes a leakage detection

Titan LNG to Build New Bunkering Barge

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The Netherlands-based marine fuel supplier Titan LNG launched a tender for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering barge to service the Zeebrugge and English Channel regions. The first delivery is expected to be fulfilled in 2023.The 4,200 cubic meter capacity vessel, to be named Krios, was designed by HB Hunte Engineering.

LNG Tankers Diverted from India Ports as Surging COVID-19 Cases Hit Demand

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Liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes are being diverted away from ports in India as surging coronavirus cases there hamper domestic gas demand, trade and shipping sources said on Monday.Six LNG tankers diverted away from India since April 20, changing the destination to northeast Asia, Europe and Kuwait instead,

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