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Karpowership kicks off first floating LNG-to-power project in Indonesia

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic Turkey’s floating power plant company Karpower International (Karpowership) has begun operation on its first LNG-to-Power project offshore Indonesia. Karpowership said that the powership Zeynep Sultan began power generation using LNG on 20 September after the successful conversion of its first two dual-fuel engines. The LNG is converted from liquid…

Ecuador’s approval of LNG imports pushes Sycar project forward

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic U.S. project development company Sycar, along with other private companies, has received authorisation from the Government of Ecuador to import industrial gas, gasoline, natural gas, diesel, jet fuel, avgas, absorbents, and other derivatives. Sycar said last week that the authorisation, received on 24 September 2020, for importing was for…

First Gen Corp gets permit for interim LNG terminal

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Philippine First Gen Corporation said its unit, FGEN LNG, received a DoE permit to built an interim offshore LNG terminal in Batangas City. Illustration only. Courtesy of Höegh LNG The Department of Energy granted a permit for the construction, expansion, rehabilitation and modification (PCERM) of the facility in the…

Baleària launches LNG-fueled ferry

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Spanish ferry operator Baleària has launched its LNG-fueled fast-ferry Eleanor Roosevelt at the Armon shipyard in Gijón. Courtesy of Baleària The vessel is scheduled to enter operation during the first quarter of 2021, Baleària said in its statement. The operator has put a €90 million ($106.2 million) price tag…

Elenger’s LNG bunkering vessel nearing completion

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Damen’s Yichang yard in China has recently launched a 6,500-cbm LNG bunkering vessel for Elenger, formerly known as Eesti Gaas. Image: Elenger Following delivery in the first quarter of 2021, the vessel named Optimus will start supplying LNG to a wide range of ships in the eastern part of…

Keel laid for Tallink’s LNG-powered shuttle ferry

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic The keel-laying ceremony for MyStar, an eco-friendly LNG-powered shuttle ferry owned by Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp, was held today at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard in Rauma, Finland. Image Courtesy: Tallink Grupp The traditional keel-laying event – in keeping with the global coronavirus pandemic and the current…

ABS to class STL’s VLEC quartet

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The U.S. classification and technical advisory services provider, ABS, is set to class four very large ethane carriers ordered by Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical (STL). Courtesy of ABS These 98,000-cbm ethane-fueled VLECs are part of a Phase-2 order from STL and construction will be equally split between Samsung Heavy Industries…

Clean Energy Fuels Australia signs Mt. Magnet LNG site lease

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Perth-based Clean Energy Fuels Australia (CEFA) has secured a long-term site lease for an LNG plant near the town of Mount Magnet. Illustration only (Courtesy of CEFA) The project is currently under assessment by the WA Planning Commission (WAPC) as a ‘significant development’ in the new State Government planning…