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Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project 19 pct complete

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Russia’s Novatek is pushing ahead with the construction of its second Arctic liquefied natural gas export project despite the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Image courtesy of Novatek The project located on the Gydan peninsula includes the construction of three LNG trains with a capacity of 6.6 million tonnes per year,…

Hudong-Zhonghua finalising works on 4th Yamal LNG carrier

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding is wrapping up the construction of a liquefied natural gas carrier that will serve Novatek’s Yamal project in Russian Arctic. LNG Megrez (Image: Hudong-Zhonghua) The 174,000-cbm LNG Megrez is the fourth and final Yamal-dedicated vessel ordered by Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and China COSCO Shipping at…

DSME scores Novatek LNG order

Rate this article By Mirza Duran South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has won an order to build liquefied natural gas barges for Russian LNG producer Novatek. Under the deal, Daweoo will build two 360,000-cbm LNG barges for about 901.3 billion won ($748.2 million) with an option for two additional units. The floating LNG…

ABB inks diagnostics deal for SCF’s Arctic LNG tanker

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic ABB has signed a contract to support icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie during its transit of the Northern Sea Route. Courtesy of ABB ABB supported the vessel with remote diagnostics services for increased safety and performance as the vessel completed the transit of the Northern Sea Route, bound…

Mammoet bags Arctic LNG 2 job

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Heavy lifting specialist Mammoet has been contracted to provide unloading, transportation and installation services for the Arctic LNG 2 project. Courtesy of Mammoet The company has been engaged by the Technip-led joint venture NovArtic. Mammoet said that within four years it will carry out over half a million tonnes’…

Yamal LNG to shut two trains for maintenance

Rate this article By Mirza Duran The Novatek-operated Yamal LNG export project in the Russian Arctic will close two production units as of next week as part of planned maintenance. Two LNG carriers at the Yamal plant (Image courtesy of Novatek) Yamal LNG said in a statement on Wednesday it will shut the second and…

TeamTec nets Hoegh LNG contract

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Norway’s TeamTec said it has secured a contract from compatriot Höegh LNG to supply equipment for the latter’s two liquefied natural gas carriers. Arctic Princess and FSRU Independence (Image courtesy of Hoegh LNG) TeamTec will supply new ballast water management systems with electro chlorination for the 2006-built Arctic Princess…

Russia’s Novatek registers new Arctic LNG licence

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Russian independent LNG export player Novatek has registered a new licence to underpin its liquefied natural gas expansion activities in the Arctic. Novatek’s unit Arctic LNG 1 registered licence number SLH 16637 NR for geological survey, exploration and production at the Bukharinskiy licence area on the Gydan peninsula. Novatek…

UK books first LNG cargoes for May

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Liquefied natural gas terminals on the shores of the United Kingdom’s Milford Haven waterway have booked the first May cargoes. Milford Haven Port Authority shipping data shows that the Q-Max LNG carrier Shagra is heading for South Hook LNG terminal. The vessel capable of transporting up to 266,000 cubic…