LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loads first cargo from Yamal LNG third train

LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loads first cargo from Yamal LNG third train

On 11 December 2018 the Arctic LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie, owned and operated by Sovcomflot, loaded the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced at the third train of Yamal LNG plant, at the Port of …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Icebreaking LNGC Christophe de Margerie transits Northern Sea Route in record time for July

Icebreaking LNGC Christophe de Margerie transits Northern Sea Route in record time for July

Christophe de Margerie, the icebreaking LNG carrier owned and operated by Sovcomflot (SCF Group), has crossed the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in a new record time, for a merchant ship without icebreaker support, during the …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Vessels
Yamal LNG reaches the millionth ton of LNG shipped on the 14th cargo loaded and dispatched at the Sabetta seaport

Yamal LNG reaches the millionth ton of LNG shipped on the 14th cargo loaded and dispatched at the Sabetta seaport

OAO Yamal LNG has shipped the first million tons of LNG produced at its first train. Caption: LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie - Photo courtesy of Dimitriy Monakov   The first LNG train comprising 5.5 …
Mar 8, 2018 /  Curious
Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and begins her first commercial voyage for Yamal LNG

Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and begins her first commercial voyage for Yamal LNG

On 8 December 2017, the icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie completed her first loading at the Port of Sabetta, on the Yamal Peninsular, with her first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced at the …
Dec 11, 2017 /  Vessels
Yamal LNG commenced LNG production

Yamal LNG commenced LNG production

PAO NOVATEK (NOVATEK) yesterday announced that Yamal LNG has commenced producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the first LNG train, with the nameplate capacity of 5.5 million tons per annum. The first cargo loading …
Dec 6, 2017 /  Curious
Total’s ice-class LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie makes Arctic passage unaided

Total’s ice-class LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie makes Arctic passage unaided

A tanker carrying liquefied natural gas has made the passage from Europe to Asia via the Arctic unaided, a maritime course that has become possible due to global warming, energy firm Total said Thursday. It is …
Aug 21, 2017 /  Vessels
TOTAL inaugurates the Northern Sea Route with LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie

TOTAL inaugurates the Northern Sea Route with LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie

It’s on its way! After loading its cargo at the Snøhvit LNG export terminal in Norway, in which Total has an 18.4% interest, the Christophe de Margerie is taking the Northern Sea Route to Boryeong in South …
Aug 2, 2017 /  Vessels
Arctic LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie officially named

Arctic LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie officially named

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has attended the naming ceremony for the Arctic LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie, a flagship in a line of 15 similar vessels. The event was held at the Bronka deepwater port in St …
Jun 5, 2017 /  Vessels
Unique ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie ready to serve Yamal LNG project

Unique ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie ready to serve Yamal LNG project

Christophe de Margerie, the world’s first ice-breaking LNG tanker, has successfully berthed at the gas terminal at Sabetta Port in Russia, becoming the first vessel to do so. The vessel was designed to order for …
Mar 31, 2017 /  Vessels
Russia's first ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie heads for ice trials

Russia's first ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie heads for ice trials

Vessel leaves port of Murmansk as Russia's Yamal project gears up to export its first cargo before the end of this year Russia's first ice-breaking LNG carrier has left port in search of Arctic sea ice to trial its new …
Feb 22, 2017 /  Vessels