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Golar gets go-ahead for Tortue FLNG conversion

Rate this article By LNG World News The Bermuda-based LNG shipping giant Golar LNG said on Monday that it has received a limited notice to proceed from BP for the provision of a floating LNG producing unit for BP’s West African project. Golar LNG entered into a preliminary deal in April with units of BP…

Germany’s Uniper and Japan’s MOL ink Wilhelmshaven FSRU deal

Rate this article By LNG World News German utility Uniper and Japan’s shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines have reached an agreement to continue and intensify their efforts to implement a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. More to follow… Read Full Article Here For more great articles: LNG World News

Saga LNG’s mid-size carrier starts sea trials

Rate this article By LNG World News Saga LNG Shipping’s 45,000-cbm liquefied natural gas carrier named Saga Dawn started sea trials on Thursday in the East China Sea. The LNG carrier is being built at China Merchants Heavy Industry’s (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu. “The sea trials will last 4-5 days. Then we will work towards…

Containerships takes delivery of 1st LNG-powered vessel

Rate this article By LNG World News Finnish shipping company Containerships, part of French CMA CGM group, said it has taken delivery of its first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered container vessel, Containerships Nord. The LNG-powered vessel was delivered to Containerships at Wenchong Shipyard in China on December 12. Containerships Nord is expected to start sailing…

Wintershall CEO: Europe’s ports need LNG fueling stations

Rate this article By LNG World News Germany’s largest natural gas and crude oil producer Wintershall, a unit of BASF, is advocating greater use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in maritime shipping. “Europe’s ports need LNG fueling stations,” Wintershall’s Chief Executive Officer Mario Mehren said in a recent meeting with Hamburg’s First Mayor Peter Tschentscher,…

Total sells Ichthys LNG stake to Inpex for $1.6 billion

Rate this article By LNG World News French energy major Total has signed a deal to divest a 4 percent stake in the Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Australia to Inpex for $1.6 billion. Japan’s Inpex is the operator of the giant LNG export project that started shipping the fuel in October….

UK’s Dragon LNG terminal to get cargo

Rate this article By LNG World News The UK’s Dragon liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal is scheduled to receive a cargo of the chilled fuel next week. Shipping data from the Milford Haven Port Authority shows the 160,106-cbm Corcovado LNG is scheduled to arrive at the Dragon facility, jointly owned by the Hague-based LNG giant…

GEV Completes Final ABS Requirement for the CNG Optimum Design

Rate this article By NGV Global Global Energy Ventures Ltd (GEV), a leading developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, has completed the extensive prototype testing of the Optimum system. This program included burst tests, fatigue tests and proof-of-concept tests. These tests plus the designs and studies in support of obtaining American Bureau…

Japan’s NYK inks three LNG carrier charter deals with Mitsubishi

Rate this article By LNG World News Japanese shipping giant NYK said Tuesday it signed long-term contracts with a unit of compatriot Mitsubishi to charter three newly built liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The vessels will be chartered to Singapore-based Diamond Gas International. NYK previously concluded long-term time-charter deals for three new LNG vessels for…

DSME scores LNG carrier order from Greece’s Maran Gas

Rate this article By LNG World News South Korea’s shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) said it has secured an order from Greek shipping company Maran Gas Maritime, a unit of Angelicoussis Shipping Group, to build a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier. The 173,400-cbm LNG carrier is scheduled for delivery in the…