MOL held a naming ceremony for Tokyo Gas’ LNG pair

MOL held a naming ceremony for Tokyo Gas’ LNG pair

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that a naming ceremony for two newbuilding LNG carriers was held at the Tsu Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) on April 24. Caption: Energy Innovator …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
NOVATEK and CNOOC Sign Entrance Agreement to Arctic LNG 2

NOVATEK and CNOOC Sign Entrance Agreement to Arctic LNG 2

PAO NOVATEK (NOVATEK) announced today at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that NOVATEK and CNOOC Ltd. (CNOOC) have signed a binding agreement on the acquisition by CNOOC of a 10% participation …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Curious
Teekay LNG Partners Declares 36% Increase in Common Unit Distribution and Secures New 3-Year Charter

Teekay LNG Partners Declares 36% Increase in Common Unit Distribution and Secures New 3-Year Charter

Teekay GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG) (NYSE: TGP), has declared a cash distribution of $0.19 per common unit for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, representing a 36 percent increase …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
LNG Vessel Completes 6,000th Neopanamax Transit at the Panama Canal

LNG Vessel Completes 6,000th Neopanamax Transit at the Panama Canal

Yesterday, the Panama Canal welcomed its 6,000th Neopanamax vessel through the Expanded Canal, underscoring the route’s ability to accommodate the highly-dynamic liquefied natural gas (LNG) segment, which first …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
GTT receives new order from Hyundai Samho to design the tanks of an LNG carrier for NYK

GTT receives new order from Hyundai Samho to design the tanks of an LNG carrier for NYK

GTT has received an order from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) for the tank design of a Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC) on behalf of the Japanese ship-owner Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). GTT’s Mark III …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Curious
Qatar Petroleum initiates LNG ship construction program for 100+ new LNG carriers

Qatar Petroleum initiates LNG ship construction program for 100+ new LNG carriers

Qatar Petroleum yesterday issued an ‘invitation to tender’ for the reservation of ship construction capacity required for the LNG carrier fleet for its North Field Expansion (NFE) Project, which will increase …
Apr 23, 2019 /  Curious
Annova LNG Receives Positive FERC Final Environmental Impact Statement

Annova LNG Receives Positive FERC Final Environmental Impact Statement

Last Friday (Apr19) Annova LNG received its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), a significant milestone in the development process for the Annova LNG …
Apr 23, 2019 /  Curious
FSRU Summit LNG arrives in Bangladesh ahead of schedule

FSRU Summit LNG arrives in Bangladesh ahead of schedule

The vessel ‘Summit LNG’ with Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) of Summit has arrived at Bangladesh’s designated coordinates in the Bay of Bengal ahead of schedule. It is now moored 6 …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Vessels
BC Ferries celebrated Earth Day with the return of the Spirit of Vancouver Island

BC Ferries celebrated Earth Day with the return of the Spirit of Vancouver Island

Vessel returns to service after a mid-life upgrade including a conversion to natural gas Just in time for Earth Day, the Spirit of Vancouver Island (see also CruiseMapper) returned to service last Thursday (Apr 18) …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Sakura

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Sakura

Significantly improved LNG carrying capacity and fuel performance from enhanced hull structure and hybrid propulsion system Third ship for Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK Line, to be put into service for Toho Gas and …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Vessels