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Novatek charters Arctic LNG 2 fleet

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer Novatek has signed long-term charter deals for 14 Arc7 ice-class tankers for its Arctic LNG 2 project. Courtesy of Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex The company noted in its statement on Monday it has signed deals with Smart LNG, a joint venture between Novatek and…

Kanfer, CGR pair up on LNG bunkering vessels development

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Norway-based Kanfer Shipping has entered into an exclusive agreement with its compatriot CGR Arctic Marine, to cooperate on LNG bunkering tech. Courtesy of Kanfer Shipping CGR has designed and developed an LNG bunkering vessel as well as a gas delivery system that together reduce the overall cost of LNG…

Wärtsilä nets tech order for Arctic LNG 2 tankers

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä was contracted to deliver a complete bridge systems installation for five icebreaking LNG-fueled tankers to be constructed for the Arctic LNG-2 project. Courtesy of Wärtsilä The navigational systems are delivered by Wärtsilä Voyage, the new business responsible for digital solutions and decision support tools…

Hudong to deliver third Yamal LNG carrier

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding is to deliver another LNG carrier that will serve the Novatek-operated Yamal project in the Arctic. LNG Phecda (Image: Hudong-Zhonghua) Hudong said in a statement the 174,000-cbm LNG Phecda left the Shanghai yard for gas trials on July 3. The Chinese yard noted it faced many…

GTT nets Zvezda order for five Arc7 LNG carriers

Rate this article By Mirza Duran France’s GTT has won an order from Russia’s Zvezda shipyard for the tank design of five ARC7 ice-breaking LNG carriers. Image: Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex The LNG containment specialist said Zvezda awarded the deal at the end of June on behalf of a Russian shipowner. This represents the first order…

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…