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: 9

Thursday, January 23, 2020
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Maritime News

Gas Export’s Dirty Secret: A Carbon Footprint Rivaling Coal’s

By Catherine Traywick, Stephen Cunningham, Naureen Malik and Dave Merrill (Bloomberg) –In May, while President Donald Trump toured a new $10 billion plant designed to prepare natural gas for export,...

January 23, 2020
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Yamal LNG’s 15-Vessel Fleet of Icebreaking LNG Tankers Now Operational

The fifteenth and final icebreaking LNG carrier responsible for shipping gas from the remote Yamal LNG terminal in the Russian Arctic has now been delivered. The vessel, named Yakov Gakkel,...

December 11, 2019
Total Views: 472

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: 37

Friday, October 11, 2019
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Maritime News

LNG Shipping Rates Surging as Vessels Drop Out of Service

By Anna Shiryaevskaya and Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) –The cost of chartering a liquefied natural gas vessel on the short-term market has jumped the most since at least 2013. The day...

October 11, 2019
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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Small Ships Are Next Big Thing for This $150 Billion Market

By Anna Shiryaevskaya – (Bloomberg) –Giant ocean-going tankers built the liquefied natural gas industry into a $150-billion-a-year business. The next expansion opportunity may come from ships a seventh of the...

October 9, 2019
Total Views: 14

Friday, October 4, 2019
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Maritime News

More Yamal LNG Cargoes Headed East via Northern Sea Route

Russian natural gas produce Novatek said it shipped fifteen cargoes from its Yamal LNG plant to Asia via the Northern Sea Route in the third quarter of 2019, putting it...

October 4, 2019
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
CMA CGM Jacques Saadé
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: 31

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
LNG TANKER - Sunrise
Maritime News

Next Wave of U.S. LNG Export Projects Will Be ‘Tougher’ -Blackstone

By Collin Eaton HOUSTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The next wave of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects will be “tougher” to bring online, as companies with existing facilities...

September 18, 2019
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
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Maritime News

Seaspan Joint Venture Awarded LNG Canada Tug contract

A joint venture involving partnership between Vancouver, Canada-based Seaspan and the Haisla First Nation has been awarded a contract to design, build and operate escort and harbor tugs for LNG...

August 28, 2019
Total Views: 11

Friday, August 23, 2019
Maritime News

CMA CGM Rules Out Northern Sea Route for its Fleet

CMA CGM has ruled out using the Northern Sea Route for trade between Asia and Europe despite it being navigable during much of the year due to climate change. The...

August 23, 2019
Total Views: 16

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Maritime News

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to Construct LNG Barge for U.S. East Coast Market

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has been selected to construct an LNG barge to serve the U.S. east coast market. The vessel will be constructed at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding’s facility in Sturgeon...

August 22, 2019
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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Maritime News

Idling LNG Tankers Hint at Increasing Appeal of Floating Storage

By Anna Shiryaevskaya and Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) –Liquefied natural gas tankers are taking longer-than-usual journeys to deliver cargoes and spending more time idling at sea in a sign some...

August 13, 2019
Total Views: 5

Monday, July 22, 2019
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Maritime News

Novatek Signs Partners for Arctic LNG-2 Project

Russian gas produce Novatek has closed its search for partners for its proposed Arctic LNG-2 project, adding a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), CNOOC and the Japan Arctic...

July 22, 2019
Total Views: 7

Saturday, July 6, 2019
Teekay LNG Icebreaker Eduard Toll
Maritime News

Arctic Sea Route Opens For Yamal LNG Cargo

by Sabina Zawadzki (Reuters) – A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker carrying a cargo from the Yamal LNG plant has spent this week making its way through Arctic waters north...

July 6, 2019
Total Views: 11

Friday, June 28, 2019
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Maritime News

How U.S. LNG Plays Havoc with Dutch Gas and Asian Shipping

By Sabina Zawadzki LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Dutch gas prices hit 10-year lows this week, reflecting high European inventories swelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, testing levels at...

June 28, 2019
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Maritime News

Europe’s First Inland-Waterway LNG Bunker Vessel Begins Operations in Rotterdam

Europe’s first inland-waterway LNG bunker vessel has performed its first bunkering operations in Rotterdam with the LNG-powered Containerships Polar and Containerships Nord. has performed her first bunkering operations, with the...

June 25, 2019
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Maritime News

CMA CGM to Have 20 LNG-Powered Containerships by 2022

French shipping giant CMA CGM will have taken delivery of 20 LNG-fueled containerships by 2022 as the world’s fourth largest carrier seeks to cut its carbon footprint. Marking the occasion...

June 12, 2019
Total Views: 7

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Maritime News

Australia Reaches for LNG Crown as $200 Billion Boom Ends

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) –Australia started the last in a $200 billion wave of natural gas mega-projects, setting it on course to become world’s top exporter of the fuel. Royal...

June 12, 2019
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
lng carrier delivers first lng cargo to the Tornio Manga LNG
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Finland Opens Largest Nordic LNG Terminal After Delay

OSLO, June 11 (Reuters) – Finland’s 110 million-euro ($124.5 million) Manga liquefied natural gas import terminal has fully opened after a year-long delay to the project, engineering firm Wartsila and...

June 11, 2019
Total Views: 7