ABS and MOL Sign MOU to Build up to 14 Next Generation Gas Carriers

ABS and MOL Sign MOU to Build up to 14 Next Generation Gas Carriers

ABS and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on up to 14 new gas carriers. The agreement covers seven new-build Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) and up to …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Curious
Hyundai LNG Shipping Announces Order for one VLGC at HHI

Hyundai LNG Shipping Announces Order for one VLGC at HHI

Hyundai LNG Shipping Company (HLS, the Company), South Korean owner of 10 LNG Carriers, has placed an order at Hyundai Heavy Industry for the construction of one 84,600cbm Very Large Gas Carrier(VLGC). The vessel will …
Apr 19, 2019 /  Vessels
ABS Grants Two AIPs for Hudong-Zhonghua Gas Carrier Designs

ABS Grants Two AIPs for Hudong-Zhonghua Gas Carrier Designs

Novel VLEC and LNG Carrier Designs Granted Approval in Principle ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to two new gas carrier designs from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding. The two new vessel designs are for a …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Anthony Veder Takes Delivery of Combined LNG/LEG carriers

Anthony Veder Takes Delivery of Combined LNG/LEG carriers

Today Anthony Veder has taken delivery of two 10,000 cbm combined gas carriers, which can transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) and petrochemical gases including ethylene (LEG). With this transaction Anthony Veder …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Teekay LNG joins Lauritzen Kosan pool

Teekay LNG joins Lauritzen Kosan pool

Lauritzen Kosan, the gas carrier division of J. Lauritzen, and Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG) have agreed that Teekay LNG’s fleet of ethylene gas carriers will join the Lauritzen Kosan pool. …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Vessels
LPG-Fuelled ME-LGIP to Power Chinese VLGC

LPG-Fuelled ME-LGIP to Power Chinese VLGC

Further shipowners turning to LGP in advance of 2020 emissions deadline Jiangnan Shipyard, owned by China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has ordered an LPG-burning MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP engine in connection with the …
Feb 1, 2019 /  Vessels
GTT signs a technical assistance and license agreement with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

GTT signs a technical assistance and license agreement with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

GTT has signed a Technical Assistance and License Agreement (TALA) with Ulsan (South Korea) based shipyard Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD). This contract is targeting the outfitting of gas carriers, in particular small and …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä wins world’s first ‘LPG as fuel’ order for new generation of innovative gas carriers

Wärtsilä wins world’s first ‘LPG as fuel’ order for new generation of innovative gas carriers

The technology group Wärtsilä will provide an integrated cargo handling and fuel gas system for two new gas carrier vessels for Exmar, the Belgium-based fleet owner. The ships, which will transport liquefied …
Sep 17, 2018 /  Vessels
GTT receives an order from HHI to design the tanks of four new LNG carriers

GTT receives an order from HHI to design the tanks of four new LNG carriers

GTT has received an order from the Korean Shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) concerning the tank design of four new LNG carriers which will be built on behalf of the Greek ship-owner Capital Gas …
Sep 11, 2018 /  Curious
GasLog cuts steel on LNG newbuild

GasLog cuts steel on LNG newbuild

Monaco-based LNG shipper GasLog started the construction of a new liquefied natural gas carrier at the South Korean shipbuilder, Samsung Heavy Industries. Images courtesy of GasLog   The company said it cut …
Aug 7, 2018 /  Vessels