Tagged Arctic

Zvezda cuts steel for another Arctic LNG 2 tanker

By Adnan Bajic The Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex in the Russian Far East has cut the first steel for a new Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker for the Arctic LNG 2 project. The post Zvezda cuts steel for another Arctic LNG 2 tanker appeared first on Offshore Energy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: LNG…

Christophe de Margerie completes late eastbound NSR passage

By Adnan Bajic Russia’s largest shipping company, Sovcomflot, informed its Arctic LNG carrier, Christophe de Margerie has completed its eastbound passage of the Northern Sea Route. The post Christophe de Margerie completes late eastbound NSR passage appeared first on Offshore Energy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: LNG World News

Judge refuses to stop drilling auction in Arctic refuge

By Bojan Lepic A federal judge in Alaska ruled that the Trump administration’s planned auction of oil drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) could proceed as planned. The post Judge refuses… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

Zvezda cuts steal for lead Arctic LNG 2 tanker

By Adnan Bajic Russian Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex said it has cut the steel for the lead vessel in the ice-class ARC7 LNG tanker series. Courtesy of Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex To remind, the vessels built by the Russian shipyard will be deployed for the Novatek-led Arctic LNG 2 project in the Russian Arctic. Zvezda will build…

Novatek completes Arctic LNG 2 fleet formation

By Adnan Bajic Novatek, Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer, has signed long-term charter deals for six Arc7 ice-class LNG tankers. Illustration only (Courtesy of SCF) The charter deal was signed with compatriot shipper Sovcomflot and Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL). The construction of the tankers has been entrusted to the South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo…

Novatek charters Arctic LNG 2 fleet

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 Sovcomflot. The tankers…

Kanfer, CGR pair up on LNG bunkering vessels development

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 bunkering infrastructure, Kanfer…

Wärtsilä nets tech order for Arctic LNG 2 tankers

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 to enhance safety…