Daily Archives: January 10, 2017

Fluxys opens second Zeebrugge LNG jetty

By LNG World News Coral Energy at the second Zeebrugge jetty (Image courtesy of Fluxys)Belgium’s Fluxys has officially opened the second jetty at its Zeebrugge terminal with the first commercial loading of an LNG carrier. The second LNG jetty was commissioned in late December following operational tests carried out over recent months. The Dutch-flagged 15,600…

Vard wins LNG-fueled ferry duo contract

By LNG World News Norwegian shipbuilder, Vard, on Tuesday said it has won a contract for the construction of two LNG-fueled car and passenger ferries for Torghatten Nord. According to Vard’s statement, the contract for the two vessels is valued at NOK 600 million (Approx. US$70 million). The new car and passenger ferries are designed…

Deepsea Atlantic rig fire incident under investigation

By Offshore Energy Today.. Norway’s offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has confirmed that last week’s fire incident on board the Deepsea Atlantic rig is under investigation. The rig is under a contract with the Norwegian oil company Statoil on the Johan Sverdrup field, offshore Norway. The incident occurred last Wednesday. A spokesperson…

Pacific Radiance finds Middle East work for five OSVs

By Offshore Energy Today.. Pacific Radiance, a provider of integrated offshore marine support services, has recently inked multi-year contracts worth up to $68 million, including options, in the Middle East. The company said on Tuesday that, under the multi-year contracts with independent and national oil companies, five of the group’s offshore support vessels (OSVs) will…

Dominion’s Cove Point liquefaction project 78 pct done

By LNG World News Image courtesy of DominionDominion’s Cove Point LNG export facility near Lusby, Maryland, has reached 78 percent completion. The project remains on budget and on schedule to enter service in late 2017, Mike Frederick, vice president LNG operations at Dominion, said in the company’s latest update on the construction progress at the…

Evergas names fifth LNG-fueled carrier

By LNG World News Image courtesy of EvergasDanish shipping company, Evergas, named the fifth LNG-fueled “Dragon” class carrier at the Pilot station, Philadelphia, in the United States. The 27,500-cbm vessel capable of transporting ethane, a wide range of petrochemical gases, LPG and LNG, was named JS Ineos Innovation, Evergas informed in its statement. The vessel…

WinGD approves use of Mitsubishi turbochargers for dual-fuel engines

By LNG World News Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine Co. informed that Winterthur Gas & Diesel approved the first use of a MET turbocharger on its dual-fuel engines. The turbocharger will be mounted on two dual-fuel engines manufactured by Hyundai Heavy Industries and delivered to Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), MHI-MME said…

Hudong-Zhonghua delivers 2nd APLNG-dedicated tanker

By LNG World News Naming and delivery ceremony on January 6Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines said that the Australia Pacific LNG-dedicated carrier CESI Qingdao had been delivered last week at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in China. The 174,100-cbm dual-fuel diesel-electric vessel was ordered by the joint venture of China COSCO Shipping Corporation and Sinopec, named China Energy Shipping…

Santos completes Victorian gas assets sale

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Australia’s Santos has completed the sale of all Victorian gas assets offshore Australia, except for the 10 pct interest in the Minerva asset, to compatriot Cooper Energy. Santos agreed to sell its Victorian assets to Cooper Energy for cash consideration of up to A$82 million ($60.4 million in current exchange rate) in October…