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Karpowership kicks off first floating LNG-to-power project in Indonesia

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic Turkey’s floating power plant company Karpower International (Karpowership) has begun operation on its first LNG-to-Power project offshore Indonesia. Karpowership said that the powership Zeynep Sultan began power generation using LNG on 20 September after the successful conversion of its first two dual-fuel engines. The LNG is converted from liquid…

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…

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…

Bureau Veritas approves HHI’s floating LNG power solution

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Classification society Bureau Veritas granted approval in principle (AiP) for Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Hi-FL2P, a floating LNG-to-power solution. Courtesy Bureau Veritas ‘Hi-FL2P’ is an ‘All-in-One Type’ floating LNG power plant where all equipment and systems required for power generation and transmission are installed. The solutions include LNG containment, gas…

CTCI scores $647 million Taichung LNG terminal contract

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Taiwan’s CTCI Corporation has won an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract to build a regasification facility as part of Taipower’s Taichung power plant. Image: CTCI Corporation The deal has a price tag of about $19 billion Taiwan dollars (US$647 million), CTCI said in a statement. This is Taiwan’s…

Stena tech picked for Vietnamese LNG-to-power project

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Stena Power & LNG Solutions’ Jetty-Less LNG technology has been selected for the offshore LNG to power project located in the Bac Lieu Province in Southern Vietnam. Courtesy of Stena Power & LNG Solutions Stena noted in its statement on Wednesday it has signed a technology license agreement with…

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…

Sycar steps forward Ecuador FSRU project

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The U.S. project development company Sycar has teamed up with an LNG trading company to develop an LNG terminal in Ecuador. Courtesy of Sycar The company noted the project will include a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU). The FSRU will supply regasified LNG to an existing power plant…

Myanmar’s LNG-fueled power plant springs into action

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Hong Kong-headquartered VPower Group ventured into the LNG-to-power business through its partnership with China National Technical Import and Export Corporation. Courtesy of VPower The partnership fired up the LNG-fueled power plant in Thaketa Township of Yangon, Myanmar on June 14. VPower noted it is the first time LNG…

Golar’s Brazil FSRU in third STS LNG transfer

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Golar’s floating storage and regasification unit that is supplying the Sergipe power plant in Brazil has recently received another cargo of LNG via a ship-to-ship transfer. Image: Lucas Buranelli/ Golar Power The third STS LNG transfer has taken place from May 22-24 between the FSRU Golar Nanook and LNG…