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Inpex completes Ichthys LNG loan refinancing deal

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Japan’s Inpex said on Tuesday it has completed previously launched refinancing of part of […] The post Inpex completes Ichthys LNG loan refinancing deal appeared first on Offshore… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

BW’s Pakistan FSRU in 100th STS LNG transfer

Rate this article By Mirza Duran BW’s floating storage and regasification unit located in Pakistan’s Port Qasim recently completed its 100th ship-to-ship LNG transfer. FSRU BW Integrity (Image: BW LNG) FSRU BW integrity, owned by Singapore’s gas shipping giant BW and Japan’s Mitsui, completed the milestone operation on June 6. Since commissioning in 2018, the…

Hudong-Zhonghua finalising works on 4th Yamal LNG carrier

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding is wrapping up the construction of a liquefied natural gas carrier that will serve Novatek’s Yamal project in Russian Arctic. LNG Megrez (Image: Hudong-Zhonghua) The 174,000-cbm LNG Megrez is the fourth and final Yamal-dedicated vessel ordered by Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and China COSCO Shipping at…

France’s GTT bags German FSRU contract

Rate this article By Mirza Duran French LNG containment specialist GTT has won a contract from South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering for the Wilhelmshaven FSRU. Image courtesy of LTW The floating storage and regasification vessel will be fitted with GTT’s N096 membrane containment system, the French company said in a statement. GTT did…

Japan’s spot LNG prices hit new lows in May

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Prices of spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) imported into Japan have reached their lowest point in May. Courtesy of Tokyo Gas To remind, Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) started compiling the data in March 2014. In its latest monthly report, the ministry noted the contract-based spot…

DSME scores Novatek LNG order

Rate this article By Mirza Duran South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has won an order to build liquefied natural gas barges for Russian LNG producer Novatek. Under the deal, Daweoo will build two 360,000-cbm LNG barges for about 901.3 billion won ($748.2 million) with an option for two additional units. The floating LNG…

Japanese majors form consortium to develop, commercialize zero-emission electric ships

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Seven Japanese companies have joined forces with the goal of establishing new ocean shipping infrastructure services through various initiatives to develop, realize, and commercialize zero-emission electric vessels. The e5 Consortium is comprised of Asahi Tanker, Idemitsu Kosan, Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance,…

K Line’s new car carrier gets LNG fuel tanks

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic Earlier this month, LNG fuel tanks were installed on a car carrier which is under construction at Tadotsu Shipyard, part of Japan’s Imabari Shipbuilding Group. The unit was ordered by Japanese shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) in 2018 as a next-generation car carrier with a reduced environmental…

GasLog’s LNG carrier starts sea trials

Rate this article By Mirza Duran LNG shipper GasLog said its newbuild carrier GasLog Westminister left the South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard for sea trials. Image courtesy of GasLog The vessel with the hull number 2262 will complete the trials on Saturday, according to the Greece-based LNG shipper. The 180,000 cubic meter vessel has…

Wärtsilä tech picked for Japanese LNG-fueled ferries

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä secured a deal to supply solutions for two Japanese newbuild LNG-fueled ferries. Image courtesy of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) Specifically, Wärtsilä will provide a complete LNG package, comprising the 31DF engine, and gearbox. The Finnish company will also supply its LNGPac storage, supply and…