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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…

Tokyo Gas sets up LNG trading unit

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Japan’s gas utility Tokyo Gas has formed a unit, TG Global Trading, aiming to focus on developing the LNG trading business of the company. Courtesy of Tokyo Gas TGT sees the global LNG demand growth centered in Asia and increased liquidity of the LNG market as an opportunity to…

Japanese firms partner up on commercialisation of high-power fuel cell vessels

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic Japanese New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has approved the participation of NYK Line, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, ClassNK, and ENEOS Corporation in a demonstration project for the commercialization of high-power fuel cell (FC) vessels. The project, which will begin this month,…

Cosco Shipping Heavy nets LNG repair job

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China’s Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry has recently won a repair contract for the 174,000-cbm LNG carrier CESI Wenzhou. Image: Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry The 290 meters long vessel will arrive at CSHI’s yard in Shangai in early September for repairs including cargo pump and cargo control system. CSHI said…

e5 Lab kicks off Roboship electric vessel project

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Tokyo-based shipping consortium e5 Lab Inc. has started developing the Roboship, the standard models of electrically powered vessels to realize zero emissions, as well as an integrated system called the Roboship Box which brings together telecommunications, the Internet of Things (IoT), and software. The e5 Consortium is comprised of…

JAPEX brings Soma LNG terminal’s phase two online

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX) started the full commercial operations of the second phase facilities at its Soma LNG terminal. Courtesy of JAPEX The milestone comes in parallel with the start of commercial operation at the second unit of the LNG-fueled Fukushima power plant. The power plant has been under…