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Top news of the week October 16-21

Rate this article By LNG World News MOL FSRU Challenger, the world’s largest FSRU (Image: MOL)LNG Canada contracts BAM to build new Rio Tinto wharf BAM International, together with Canada’s JJM Construction and a U.S. company Manson Construction has been awarded the contract to build the new Rio Tinto Aluminium BC Works wharf on behalf…

Egypt floats tender for 12 LNG cargoes

Rate this article By LNG World News Höegh Gallant FSRU at receiving a cargo at Ain Sokhna (Image courtesy of Höegh LNG)Egypt is looking to secure 12 cargoes of liquefied natural gas for delivery during the first quarter of next year. Citing trade sources, Reuters reports the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) launched a…

Iveco books order for 500 LNG-fueled trucks

Rate this article By LNG World News Iveco said it has secured the largest deal for its Stralis NP vehicles with the logistics company Jost Group ordered 500 trucks running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. The first 150 vehicles will enter into operation during 2018, with the full fleet to be in service…

ESL Shipping’s second LNG-fueled bulker launched in China

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of ESL ShippingESL Shipping, an Aspo Group company, launched on Friday its second LNG-fueled dry cargo vessel at the Jinling shipyard in Nanjing, China. The 160-meter dry cargo vessel named Haaga has now been moved to the outfitting quay. Its sister vessel Viikki was launched at…

GasLog Partners wraps up Solaris LNG carrier acquisition

Rate this article By LNG World News GasLog Partners has completed the purchase of the 155,000-cbm Solaris LNG carrier from its parent company GasLog Ltd. The $185.9 million deal was announced in September. The New York-listed spinoff said previously it expects to finance the acquisition with cash on hand and the assumption of $117 million…

U.S. senators urge quick approval of small-scale LNG exports

Rate this article By LNG World News U.S. senators Bill Cassidy and Marco Rubio pushed a legislation to expedite the approval of small-scale LNG exports. The senators’ legislation is in line with the Department of Energy’s proposed rule to expedite the approval of small-scale exports of natural gas to customers in the Caribbean, Central America,…

BW GDF Suez Brussels LNG carrier ready for Panama Canal

Rate this article By LNG World News BW GDF Suez Brussels (Image courtesy of BW LNG)Liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker BW GDF Suez Brussels will now be able to transit the expanded Panama Canal after getting new mooring lines in Singapore. The vessel recently spent a few days in Singapore undergoing modifications, including grinding and…

Dominion permitted to progress Cove Point LNG commissioning

Rate this article By LNG World News The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted permission to Dominion to begin the next phase of commissioning at the Cove Point liquefaction project. According to a FERC filing, the commission has permitted commissioning activities including the introduction of hazardous fluids and activities related to mixed refrigerants propane…

Wärtsilä signs LNG carrier maintenance deal with GasLog

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of WärtsiläFinnish technology group Wärtsilä signed a maintenance agreement with Monaco-based GasLog to maintain eight LNG carriers operating on Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines. The agreement, effective on October 1, covers eight LNG carriers, four new and a renewal of services for an additional four LNG carriers, expanding…

BP chairman to retire

Rate this article By LNG World News Carl-Henric Svanberg (Image courtesy of BP)UK-based energy giant and LNG player BP said that Carl-Henric Svanberg will retire as chairman of the company’s board of directors. Svanberg will chair the annual general meeting to be held in May 2018 and will remain in position until a successor takes…