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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…

Nakilat transitions Al Rekayyat to in-house management

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Qatari LNG shipping giant Nakilat has taken the next step in the second phase of its planned fleet management transition. Courtesy of Nakilat The company said it has taken over full vessel management and operations of the Q-Flex LNG carrier Al Rekayyat from Shell International Trading and Shipping Company…

GasLog adds independent director to BoD

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic LNG shipper GasLog has made an addition to its board of directors. Courtesy of GasLog The company said it has named Kristin Holth as an independent director to the board with immediate effect. From 2017 to 2020 Kristin Holth served as executive vice president and global head of Ocean…

Keel laid for Tallink’s LNG-powered shuttle ferry

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic The keel-laying ceremony for MyStar, an eco-friendly LNG-powered shuttle ferry owned by Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp, was held today at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard in Rauma, Finland. Image Courtesy: Tallink Grupp The traditional keel-laying event – in keeping with the global coronavirus pandemic and the current…

BeHydro rolls out first 1 MW hydrogen-powered engine

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina BeHydro, a joint venture company of Ghent-based engine builder ABC and Antwerp-based shipping company CMB, has launched the first hydrogen-powered dual-fuel engine with a capacity of 1 megawatt (MW). Over the past three years, BeHydro has developed, produced, and extensively tested a dual-fuel (diesel-hydrogen) engine with a capacity of…

EPS takes delivery of first CMA CGM-chartered LNG containership

Rate this article By Mirza Duran South Korea’s Hyundai Samho has delivered the first of six LNG-powered neo-Panamax containerships being built for Singapore’s Eastern Pacific Shipping. Image: Eastern Pacific Shipping The ship named Tenere goes on charter to CMA CGM such as the other 15,000 TEU vessels scheduled for delivery from Hyundai Samho by 2022….

SCF takes delivery of Shell-chartered LNG newbuild

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Russian shipping major Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has taken delivery of a newly built LNG carrier from the South Korean Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries shipyard. SCF Barents (Courtesy of SCF Group) The vessel named SCF Barents is capable of transporting 174,000 cubic meters of LNG. Following the delivery on September…

Celsius to take delivery of Gunvor-chartered LNG carrier

Rate this article By Mirza Duran South Korea’s Samsung Heavy will deliver next month the first of four LNG tankers the yard is building for Denmark’s Celsius Shipping. Keel-laying for the fourth vessel (Image: Celsius Shipping) The Copenhagen-based firm chartered the 180,000-cbm Celsius Copenhagen to Clearlake Shipping, a unit of Swiss-based energy trader Gunvor. The…

Final Yamal LNG carrier for MOL and Cosco set for delivery

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China’s Hudong-Zhonghua is to deliver the fourth and final conventional Yamal LNG carrier to a joint venture consisting of compatriot Cosco Shipping and Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. Image: Hudong-Zhonghua The 174,000-cbm LNG Megrez is finalising its gas trials after it left Hudong’s Shanghai yard on September 8. Offshore Energy…