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Japan’s Hokkaido Electric gets first US LNG shipment

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Japan’s Hokkaido Electric Power said it has received its first US LNG cargo at the Ishikari regasification terminal, widening fuel sources for the adjacent power plant. Image: Hokkaido Electric Power The 177,000-cbm Shinshu Maru, owned by a venture of Jera and NYK, delivered the cargo from the Freeport terminal…

Ichthys hits 200 LNG cargoes mark

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Inpex-led Ichthys liquefied natural gas project near Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Courtesy of Inpex In a brief social media statement, Inpex noted the Energy Advance LNG tanker departed the facility on Sunday, September 20. The tanker left Ichthys LNG onshore facilities with the 200th cargo. Inpex added that…

Japan’s 1st LNG bunkering vessel ready to start ops

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Kawasaki Heavy Industries hosted a naming ceremony for Japan’s first LNG bunkering vessel scheduled to start operations in October or later this year. The naming ceremony (Image: Kawasaki Heavy Industries) Central LNG Marine Fuel Japan, a venture consisting of K Line, JERA, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line, owns the…

Sinopec stocks up on winter LNG cargoes

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) has reportedly purchased 10 LNG cargoes for delivery from November to March next year. Illustration purposes only (Courtesy of Qatargas) Citing industry sources, Reuters reports the purchase through a tender could well be in preparation for an anticipated jump in demand during the…

Final Yamal LNG carrier for MOL and Cosco set for delivery

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China’s Hudong-Zhonghua is to deliver the fourth and final conventional Yamal LNG carrier to a joint venture consisting of compatriot Cosco Shipping and Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. Image: Hudong-Zhonghua The 174,000-cbm LNG Megrez is finalising its gas trials after it left Hudong’s Shanghai yard on September 8. Offshore Energy…

JDC lands new job for jack-up rig in Japan

Rate this article By Nermina Kulovic Japan Drilling Co. (JDC) has been awarded a contract by Mitsui Oil for the provision of a jack-up rig for drilling operations in Japan. The post JDC lands new job for jack-up rig in Japan appeared… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

Japan’s spot LNG prices drop after brief uptick

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Prices of spot LNG cargoes contracted or delivered into Japan during the month of August dipped again after a slight improvement in June and July. Illustration only (Courtesy of K Line) Data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry shows that the contract-based price in August was at…

NYK names 1st LNG-fuelled PCTC to be built in Japan

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Image courtesy: NYK Japanese shipping major NYK has named its first large scale LNG-fuelled vessel built at a domestic yard, the company said. The vessel, named Sakura Leader, is a car carrier, built by Shin Kurushima Toyohashi Shipbuilding and is scheduled for delivery in October 2020. The ship’s design…

Japanese companies form hydrogen council

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic A number of Japanese energy companies have joined forces in developing a hydrogen supply-chain in the Kobe/Kansai area. Illustration only (Courtesy of MHI) In its statement, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) noted that the companies have, together with other companies, founded the Kobe/Kansai Hydrogen Utilization Council. The companies currently…

Hudong delivers third Yamal LNG tanker for Cosco-MOL JV

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic China’s Hudong-Zhonghua on Monday, August 31, delivered the third Yamal LNG carrier to the Cosco Shipping and Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines joint venture. Courtesy of Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding The vessel, named LNG Phecda earlier last month is capable of transporting up to 174,000 cubic meters of the chilled fuel. The…