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Venture Global LNG shuffles management

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic U.S. LNG export project developer Venture Global LNG has unveiled changes in the company’s corporate governance. Courtesy of Venture Global LNG Michael Sabel will assume the role of CEO of the company starting October 1, 2020. Robert Pender will continue to serve the company as Executive Co-Chairman, a new…

India’s August LNG imports rise

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic India has upped the liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports during the month of August. Courtesy of Petronet LNG The oil ministry’s Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell notes that LNG imports reached 2.97 billion cubic meters in August. This is an increase over the 2.82 billion cubic meters of 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…

Keppel secures FSRU conversion job

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured a couple of contracts worth $200 million, including its fifth FSRU conversion. Keppel OM Tuas Shipyard aerial view; Courtesy of Keppel The deals have been secured through its two units, Keppel Shipyard and Keppel AmFELS. Keppel Shipyard has signed a deal with…

VIDEO: “The luxury of fossil fuels is over”

Rate this article By cocokossmann “We need to find the next solution after fossil fuels, luxury is over. We had a very high energy density in a very compact and rather cheap fuel, but we are running out of it. The marine sector is responsible for a huge amount of emissions CO2 and pollutants so…

SOV for Hornsea Two OWF launched in Turkey

Rate this article By Adrijana Buljan Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ (LDA’s) new service operations vessel (SOV), which will be working at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, was launched on 21 September at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey. The Wind of Hope SOV, ordered in 2018, is expected to arrive at Ørsted’s operations and maintenance (O&M) facility…

Minerva Gas lays keel for LNG tanker newbuild

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Minerva Gas, the Greek LNG carrier owner and operator, has completed the keel laying for its newbuild at Samsung Heavy Industries. Image courtesy of Minerva Gas The milestone was achieved on September 15, at the South Korean shipyard, the company said in its statement. The vessel, currently designated as…

Baleària launches LNG-fueled ferry

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Spanish ferry operator Baleària has launched its LNG-fueled fast-ferry Eleanor Roosevelt at the Armon shipyard in Gijón. Courtesy of Baleària The vessel is scheduled to enter operation during the first quarter of 2021, Baleària said in its statement. The operator has put a €90 million ($106.2 million) price tag…

World’s largest LNG bunker vessel named in Rotterdam

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Gas Agility in Rotterdam; Image courtesy: Total/Chris Schotanus The world’s largest LNG bunker vessel, Gas Agility, has been officially named at a ceremony held on Friday in Rotterdam. The 18,600-m³ GTT Mark III Flex membrane vessel is owned by Emerald Green Maritime Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K….