Korea’s Samsung C&T to build Vietnam’s first LNG terminal

Korea’s Samsung C&T to build Vietnam’s first LNG terminal

Korea’s Samsung C&T Corp. in a consortium with Vietnam’s PetroVietnam Technical Services has secured a $179.5 million project to build the Southeast Asian country’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) …
Jun 25, 2019 /  Curious
Awilco notified of LNG carrier charter deal cancellation

Awilco notified of LNG carrier charter deal cancellation

Norwegian LNG transportation provider Awilco said the charter deal for its WilForce liquefied natural gas carrier has been canceled by the charterer.  The company noted that the cancellation comes following a …
Jun 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Bunker vessel LNG London begins operations in Europe

Bunker vessel LNG London begins operations in Europe

Europe’s first inland-waterway liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel has performed her first bunkering operations, with the Containerships Polar and Containerships Nord vessels, in Rotterdam, the …
Jun 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Desgagnés christens and inaugurates two polar class dual fuel/LNG vessels

Desgagnés christens and inaugurates two polar class dual fuel/LNG vessels

Desgagnés Friday (Jun21) proceeded with the double christening and inauguration of the M/T Paul A. Desgagnés and the M/T Rossi A. Desgagnés, two leading-edge polar class dual fuel/LNG (liquefied …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Q-Flex vessel sets delivery benchmark in Turkey

Q-Flex vessel sets delivery benchmark in Turkey

Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) yesterday (Jun23) announced the safe delivery of the largest single cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the Marmara LNG Terminal in Turkey. The super-chilled LNG was …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Vessels
MOL and GAIL Sign Charter Contract for one LNG Carrier

MOL and GAIL Sign Charter Contract for one LNG Carrier

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) Thursday (Jun20) announced that, through a wholly owned subsidiary of MOL, a short-term charter agreement for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier has been signed with GAIL (India) …
Jun 21, 2019 /  Curious
First European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO departs Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque

First European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO departs Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque

The first European dredger converted to dual-fuel LNG/MGO propulsion has departed Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) to return to work, 23 months after contract signing. The 117 metre, 8,500m³ trailing suction hopper …
Jun 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Anthony Veder expands fleet with taking in five gas carriers from GATX

Anthony Veder expands fleet with taking in five gas carriers from GATX

Anthony Veder will perform the commercial management of five gas carriers of GATX Corporation. The vessels will start trading in the company’s gas pool as per June 2019. With this transaction Anthony Veder further …
Jun 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Containerships introduces its second LNG-powered ship CONTAINERSHIPS POLAR and optimizes its Baltic service

Containerships introduces its second LNG-powered ship CONTAINERSHIPS POLAR and optimizes its Baltic service

A pioneer in the use of LNG, the CMA CGM Group will operate 20 LNG-powered vessels by 2022 BALT 2 – a redesigned service for Northern Europe, the Baltics and Russia, covering major ports with highly competitive …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Saga LNG Shipping’s mid-size carrier completes gas trials

Saga LNG Shipping’s mid-size carrier completes gas trials

Singapore-based Saga LNG Shipping completed the gas trials for its new LNG carrier, Saga Dawn, on Sunday, June 16, at anchorage near Shanghai, China. The 45,000-cbm LNG carrier Saga Dawn cooled down one of its three …
Jun 18, 2019 /  Vessels