Petronas Loads LNG Fuel Cargo on World’s Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel

SINGAPORE, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas said on Thursday it has supplied its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to a marine-fuel vessel ahead of a new mandate for ships to switch to cleaner fuels in 2020. Its subsidiary, Petronas LNG, loaded the first such LNG cargo onto the world's largest LNG bunker vessel Kairos at the Regasification … [Read more...]

World’s Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel Headed for Northwest Europe

The world's largest liquified natural gas bunkering vessel has left South Korea on its maiden voyage to Northwest Europe where it will supply LNG fuel to ships in the Baltic Sea region. The ship, named Kairos, comes with an LNG capacity of 7,500 cubic meters, making it the largest LNG bunker vessel built to date. The vessel is owned by Babcock Schulte Energy (BSE) and … [Read more...]

Shell Claims First Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering in Rotterdam

A unit of Royal Dutch Shell has completed the first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering to take place at the Port of Rotterdam using the new specialized LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa. The operation took place in the Port of Rotterdam when the Cardissa re-fueled Sovcomflot tanker Gagarin Prospect, which also happens to be the world’s first LNG-powered Aframax tanker. The fuelling of … [Read more...]

Damen to Construct Baltic Sea’s First LNG Ship-to-Ship Bunkering Vessel

Dutch shipbuilding group Damen has announced receiving contract from the Estonian natural gas company Eesti Gaas for the construction of the first short-sea LNG bunkering vessels to operate in the Baltic Sea. The vessel, which is scheduled for delivery in September 2020, will be used to provide ship-to-ship LNG bunkering services to vessels, particulary in the passenger, … [Read more...]

Conrad Delivers First LNG Bunker Barge Built in North America

Conrad Industries has delivered the first LNG bunker barge built in North America. The vessel, named Clean Jacksonville, was constructed in Orange, Texas at Conrad Orange Shipyard, a subsidiary of Conrad Industries. The vessel underwent successful gas trials in Port Fourchon, LA. Clean Jacksonville will enter service for TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico in the Port of … [Read more...]