Monday, May 10, 2021
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Maritime News

China Bans Some Australian LNG Cargoes

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) At least two of China’s smaller liquefied natural gas importers have been told to avoid buying new cargoes from Australia, a further example of the impact...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 10991

Sunday, October 25, 2020
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China Buyers Plan To Quadruple LNG Terminal Capacity

* LNG imports by firms which are not state majors seen rising 40% in 2020- SIA Energy * Newly formed PipeChina starts marketing spare terminal access * Niche buyers to...

October 25, 2020
Total Views: 353

Friday, February 7, 2020
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Maritime News

China LNG Force Majeure Rejected as Virus Chaos Sparks Dispute

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) — Two of Europe’s biggest energy companies rejected a Chinese force majeure on liquefied natural gas contracts in the latest twist to a drama that’s gripping global...

February 7, 2020
Total Views: 17

Thursday, February 6, 2020
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Maritime News

China’s Biggest LNG Importer Suspends Some Contracts as Virus Spreads

By Jessica Jaganathan and Chen Aizhu – SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Reuters) – China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC), the country’s biggest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has suspended contracts with at...

February 6, 2020
Total Views: 28

Friday, October 18, 2019
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Maritime News

World’s Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel Launched in China

Total has announced the launching of its first large LNG bunkering vessel that will be used to fuel gas-powered ships in the Northern Europe.  The 135-meter-long vessel, being built by...

October 18, 2019
Total Views: 66

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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Maritime News

World’s First LNG-Powered ‘Megaship’ Launched in China

The world’s first ultra-large containership to be powered by liquefied natural gas was launched in China this week. CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE is the first of nine French-flagged LNG-powered containerships...

September 25, 2019
Total Views: 41

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Trade Deal Could Propel U.S. to Top of China’s LNG Supplier List

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) –Here’s another reason for Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to seal a swift trade deal: it could put the U.S. on track to become China’s...

June 12, 2019
Total Views: 0

Friday, April 5, 2019
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Maritime News

Cheniere Hunts U.S. LNG Export Deals with China, Trade Truce or Not

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — America’s biggest natural gas exporter is ready to sign long-term agreements with buyers in China, the world’s top market for the fuel, with or without...

April 5, 2019
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Trade War Cuts U.S. LNG Exports to China

March 12 (Reuters) – Only one liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel that left the United States in 2019 went to China, Reuters shipping data show, as the eight-month trade war...

March 12, 2019
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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Maritime News

Opinion: American LNG, Oil and Coal to China via Mexico

By Albert A. Melvin (Opinion) – The USA, China, and Mexico have an excellent trans-Pacific trade opportunity that can greatly benefit all three countries for the next 25 years and potentially...

March 5, 2019
Total Views: 27

Monday, February 25, 2019
Maritime News

China’s LNG Imports Rise To Record High

by Meng Meng (Reuters) – China’s liquefied natural gas imports in January rose to a record as an increase in residential heating demand during the winter after the country’s shift...

February 25, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Maritime News

Russia Eyes Island Storage for Arctic LNG Amid China Demand Boom

By Tsuyoshi Inajima (Bloomberg) — Russia’s Novatek PJSC is looking at storing liquefied natural gas produced in the Arctic on Japan’s southern island of Kyushu so it can better meet spot demand...

January 17, 2019
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Maritime News

Trade War Cools U.S. LNG Exports to China in 2018

Jan 9 (Reuters) – The number of U.S. liquefied natural gas vessels that went to China in 2018 fell by around 20 percent from the prior year as the trade...

January 9, 2019
Total Views: 5

Monday, December 10, 2018
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Maritime News

Huawei Arrest Keeps U.S.-China LNG Spat Alive, Developer Says

By Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) — The arrest of a top Chinese technology executive means the tariff war that ensnared liquefied natural gas may not have reached a cease-fire, according...

December 10, 2018
Total Views: 1

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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Maritime News

Trade Truce or Not, U.S. Soy And LNG Look Unappetizing Now for China

By Stephen Stapczynski, Alfred Cang and Dan Murtaugh (Bloomberg) — China may be girding itself to buy more U.S. gas and soybeans amid easing trade tensions, but the sums just don’t add...

December 6, 2018
Total Views: 1

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Maritime News

First Yamal LNG Cargo Shipped to China’s CNOOC via Northern Sea Route

Russian oil and gas firm Novatek has shipped it first cargo of Arctic gas produced at Yamal LNG to China National Offshore Oil Corporation. The LNG cargo was delivered to...

November 15, 2018
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Maritime News

China LNG Tariff Casts Shadow Over New U.S. Export Terminals

By Scott DiSavino and Sabina Zawadzki NEW YORK/LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – China set a 10 percent tariff on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, extending a trade dispute into energy...

September 18, 2018
Total Views: 1

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Maritime News

China Sets Tariff On U.S. LNG Just as Exports Ramp Up

Sept 18 (Reuters) – China has set a 10 percent tariff on imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas just as trade of the super-chilled fuel between the two nations started...

September 18, 2018
Total Views: 1

Monday, September 10, 2018
Maritime News

Qatargas Signs Major LNG Supply Deal with China

DUBAI, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Qatargas said on Monday it had agreed on a 22-year deal with PetroChina International Co, a unit of PetroChina Co, to supply China with around...

September 10, 2018
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Maritime News

PetroChina, Qatar Holding Advanced Talks on LNG Supply Deals, Sources Say

By Chen Aizhu and Meng Meng BEIJING, Aug 8 (Reuters) – PetroChina Ltd is in advanced discussions with Qatar to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) under short- and long-term agreements, three...

August 8, 2018
Total Views: 2