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Titan completes SIMOPs LNG bunkering at Port of Antwerp

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Titan LNG, a Dutch supplier of LNG to the marine and industrial markets in Europe, completed an LNG SIMOPS bunkering at the Port of Antwerp. Courtesy of Titan LNG The company noted it has provided liquefied natural gas to Terntank’s chemical tanker Tern Sea. It was the first LNG…

CMA CGM takes delivery of world’s largest LNG-powered vessel

Rate this article By Mirza Duran French shipping group CMA CGM has taken the delivery of its first 23,000 TEU containership, the world’s largest LNG-powered vessel, in China. Image: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s Hudong-Zhonghua hosted the delivery ceremony on Tuesday at its Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipyard. The vessels’ official naming ceremony will also take…

Novatek in first Yamal LNG delivery to UAE

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer Novatek has achieved another milestone for its Yamal LNG project. Courtesy of Novatek Novatek’s units Novatek Gas & Power Asia, shipped the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Yamal LNG project to the United Arab Emirates. The cargo was delivered under…

CMA CGM to take delivery of world’s largest LNG-powered vessel

Rate this article By Mirza Duran French shipping group CMA CGM is to take delivery of its first ultra large LNG-powered containership following completion of the vessels’ gas trials. Image: Hudong-Zhonghua The CMA CGM Jacques Saade returned to the Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipyard, a part of China’s Hudong-Zhongua, on Monday, its AIS data shows. To remind,…

Germany playing catch-up in LNG-fueled long-haul market

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel for long-distance haulage has only recently started gaining momentum in Germany. Courtesy of Iveco The segment has been experiencing a boom across Europe for a while, German LNG Terminal, the joint venture aiming to build and operate an LNG terminal…

EU backs Spanish LNG bunkering projects

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Two Spanish LNG bunkering projects have received financial backing to the tune of €27 million ($31.7 million) from the European Commission. Courtesy of Costa Cruises The funds have been secured through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) mechanism, which promotes more sustainable and efficient transport. Specifically, the European Commission will…

NYK, CMA CGM, Port of Rotterdam join Hydrogen Council

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO-led coalition working to enable the global energy transition through hydrogen, has welcomed three new members from the shipping and port sectors. Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and France’s CMA CGM are among the first shipping companies to join the coalition. In addition,…

Port of Rotterdam feels impact of COVID-19 on cargo volumes

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic The Dutch Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest sea port, saw a 9.1 per cent decrease in its throughput in the first half of 2020 as a result of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Total throughput stood at 218.9 million tonnes in H1 2020, compared to 240.9 million…

Titan’s bio-LNG project gets EU backing

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Titan LNG, a Dutch supplier of LNG to the marine and industrial markets in Europe, has secured funding for its bio-LNG project. Courtesy of Titan LNG The company said on Friday it has received €11 million ($12.57 million) from the European Union through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Titan…