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GTT, Zvezda join forces to build Russian LNG carriers

Rate this article By Mirza Duran French containment specialist GTT said Thursday it signed a deal with Russia’s Zvezda shipyard to partner up on the construction of LNG carriers. Image: Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex The technical assistance and license deal will allow Zvezda to build ARC7 ice-breaking LNG carriers fitted with GTT’s containment system. According to…

Construction starts on Terntank’s hybrid tankers

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China Merchants Jinling shipyard started building on Tuesday two LNG and LBG-powered tankers for Sweden’s Terntank. Image: Terntank Terntank ordered the duo last year at the Chinese yard previously known as AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding. The vessels are an upgraded version of the shipping company’s AVIC series. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine,…

Global Energy Ventures, CIMC Raffles extend LoI

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Australia’s Global Energy Ventures (GEV), a developer of global integrated marine compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, and Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (CIMC Raffles) have extended their Letter of Intent (LoI) to build the CNG Optimum 200 ships. The extension is for six months through to December 31, 2020,…

McDermott International exits bankruptcy through Lummus sale

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic U.S. engineering and construction services company McDermott International has completed its restructuring process by shedding nearly all of the company’s $4.6 billion of funded debt. The post… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

SPHI Marine scores Brunei LNG contract

Rate this article By Mirza Duran SPHI Marine has won a 10-year contract to support operations at the Brunei liquefied natural gas export terminal in Lumut. Image: Brunei LNG Brunei’s SPHI Marine and the LNG terminal operator signed the deal on Monday, according to a joint statement. The contract includes a five-year extension option. Under…

Gasum starts up LNG station in Port of Nynäshamn

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Nordic energy company Gasum started operations at its new bunkering station for liquefied gas at Port of Nynäshamn, Sweden mid-June. Courtesy of Gasum The new station includes new bunkering solutions enabling ships to bunker the chilled fuel. After a year of construction, the new bunkering station is ready…

Keel laid for 1st MSC Cruises’ LNG-powered ship

Rate this article By Mirza Duran French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique is moving forward with the construction of the first LNG-powered vessels for cruise operator MSC Cruises. Image: MSC Cruises Chantiers held a keel-laying ceremony for the LNG-powered cruiser, first such vessel to be constructed in France, on Monday. The 205,000 gross ton cruiser MSC…

Construction starts on Stena Line’s two larger E-Flexer ferries

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Swedish ferry company Stena Line has confirmed that the construction of its two new, larger E-Flexer ferries has begun in Weihai, China. Photo: Mild Design/Stena The vessels were ordered in 2018 and are scheduled for delivery in 2022. The ferries are the last of…

NYK: World’s 1st global hydrogen supply chain demonstration project starts

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic The world’s first international demonstration operation to transport hydrogen has begun. The project members are conducting a demonstration operation for the construction of an international hydrogen supply chain. Launched by the Advanced Hydrogen Energy Chain Association for Technology Development (AHEAD), the project is subsidized by the New Energy and…

Daewoo E&C consortium wins Ulsan LNG contract

Rate this article By Mirza Duran A consortium led by South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction has won a contract to build a liquefied natural gas tank terminal in the Port of Ulsan. Signing ceremony (Image: Daewoo E&C) Daewoo E&C holds a 51 per cent of the consortium while compatriot SK E&C holds the remaining…