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GTT scores tank order for LNG carrier sextet

Rate this article By Mirza Duran France’s GTT continues to win new orders and has secured a contract from two Korean shipyards for the tank design of six LNG carriers. For illustration only (Image: GTT) The LNG containment specialist said Hyundai Heavy and Hyundai Samho are building the vessels on behalf of European and Asian…

Shell opens its fifth LNG-fueling station in Germany

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Hague-based giant Shell has expanded its LNG fueling network in Germany with a new station in Kirchheim unter Teck. Courtesy of Shell The new facility, Shell’s fifth in Germany was opened on Monday, August 31. It is the first LNG-fueling station in Baden-Württemberg. Shell also noted it is…

World’s largest LNG bunkering ship arrives in Rotterdam

Rate this article By Mirza Duran The 18,600-cbm LNG bunkering newbuild Gas Agility has finally arrived offshore Rotterdam as it prepares to start operations. Image: Total The 135 meters long vessel owned by Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines serves a long-term charter contract with France-based energy giant Total. The vessel arrived during the weekend and was…

Keel laid for MOL’s 2nd large LNG bunkering vessel

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding has held a keel laying ceremony for the second LNG bunkering vessel owned by Japan’s MOL and chartered by France-based Total. Image: Hudong-Zhonghua The unit of China State Shipbuilding Corporation says it held the ceremony on August 12. Hudong started work on the LNG bunkering ship…

InfraVia buys small-scale LNG player Molgas

Rate this article By Mirza Duran French private equity firm InfraVia Capital Partners has acquired European small-scale LNG player Molgas Energy. Image: Molgas The equity company completed the acquisition via its InfraVia European Fund IV, it said on Tuesday without revealing the financial details of the transaction. However, law firm Ashurst said last month it…

Total delivers 1st LNG cargo to China’s Guangdong Energy

Rate this article By Mirza Duran France-based Total said Tuesday it has delivered it first LNG cargo to Chinese state-owned utility Guangdong Energy at the Zhuhai import terminal in Guangdong. Image: Total Guangdong Energy is the largest power generation company in the southern Chinese province, with more than 32 GW installed. “We are fully committed…

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,…

GTT nets order for Chinese LNG tank

Rate this article By Mirza Duran France’s GTT said it has won a contract for one onshore tank as part of the Hejian LNG peak shaving plant in the northern Chinese province of Hebei. For illustration only (Image: GTT) The LNG containment specialist secured the deal from the plant’s EPC contractor CPECCNC, a unit of…

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…

GTT bags order for Novatek LNG FSUs

Rate this article By Mirza Duran France’s GTT has secured an order from South Korea’s DSME for the tank design of Novatek’s two floating LNG storage units. For illustration only (Image: Novatek) Daewoo said earlier this month it will build the two FSUs for about 901.3 billion won ($751 million). The deal includes an option…