Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy Wins Dual LNG Carrier Order

Hyundai Heavy Industries has won a US $600 million order to build two 155,000 m3 LNG carriers, including an option for another same class vessel, from Greece-based Dynagas Ltd. These...

May 31, 2011
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Friday, May 20, 2011
Engineering News

Shell’s Prelude FLNG: The Largest, Most Impressive Floating Object Ever To Be Constructed

Today, Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS) announced plans for the construction of the Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Project, the world’s first FLNG facility.  Shell plans to moor the Prelude...

May 20, 2011
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Maritime News

Maersk LNG Goes Up For Sale

A.P. Moller-Maersk has said in a statment that the group is looking to divest its LNG unit despite better performance from most units and a Q1 profit increase of 82%. ...

May 11, 2011
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Friday, April 15, 2011

I’m on a Boat! – Merchant Marine version

Here’s what happens when the crew of an LNG ship gets a bit stir crazy after being out at sea for months at a time.  If you’re at work, you’ll...

April 15, 2011
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Monday, March 21, 2011
Maritime News

ABS and HHI evaluate LNG carrier designs and containment systems for Arctic operations

Houston, TX—) Class society ABS has been collaborating with Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to evaluate the basic design and containment system parameters for an LNG carrier operating in an...

March 21, 2011
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Monday, March 14, 2011
Engineering News

First 2-stroke gas engine taking ‘Quantum’ concept 1-stroke further

Photo: Quantum 9000 illustration © DNV/DNV A year ago, DNV launched its container ship concept – Quantum. This concept ship was designed to stir up a debate about shipping innovation....

March 14, 2011
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Thursday, March 3, 2011
Engineering News

Wartsila to provide propulsion machinery for new LNG powered passenger ferry

Wartsila has been awarded a contract by shipbuilding company STX Finland Oy to supply the propulsion machinery for a new passenger ferry to be built for Viking Line, a Finnish ship...

March 3, 2011
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Maritime News

Bureau Veritas and Russian Register sign LNG/FPU co-operation agreement

Classification societies Bureau Veritas (BV) and Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) have signed a three-year co-operation agreement covering the development of joint guidelines for LNG carriers and Offshore Floating...

February 22, 2011
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Shell: Prelude FLNG Go-Ahead ‘Next Few Months,’ More Planned

PERTH (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) said Tuesday that it expects to sign off on its first floating liquefied natural gas project within months, and plans to build at...

February 22, 2011
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Monday, February 21, 2011
Maritime News

DNV recommends LNG fuel shipping for North America

Houston: “Domestic ships in North America have three options to meet new emissions control regulations; install CO2 scrubbers, burn low sulphur fuel or switch to LNG fuel for the ship’s...

February 21, 2011
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Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Engineering News

Technip and DSME awarded Floating LNG Project for PETRONAS

Technip, in a consortium with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME), has been awarded by Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)and MISC Berhad a front-end engineering and design contract for...

February 2, 2011
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Saturday, January 29, 2011

STX Shipbuilding and Lloyd’s Register to cooperate in developing environmentally friendly ship

Lloyd’s Register and Korea’s STX Shipbuilding recently signed a cooperation agreement to develop an environmentally-friendly ship powered by LNG.  This new ship design would result in a 50% reduction in...

January 29, 2011
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Friday, January 7, 2011

Dream Tanker – Painted by Kids

What happens when you let a comedian and elementary students paint a ship? No, the answer isn’t the Norwiegan Gem, it’s the Dream Tanker. Pink Tentacle tells us; The Dream...

January 7, 2011
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Friday, September 17, 2010

Alabama Governor Approves Offshore LNG Terminal

Alabama Governor Bob Riley has announced the approval of an application submitted by TORP Technology to operate the Bienville Offshore Energy Terminal, located 63 miles off the Alabama coast in...

September 17, 2010
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Friday, October 16, 2009

Ship Photo of The Week – New LNG Tankers

This weeks Ship Photo is part of gCaptain’s own collection shown on Flickr. The photo shows two new LNG tankers near Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea – one...

October 16, 2009
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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Photo Of The Week – LNG Tanker Lokoja

gCaptain’s photo of the week is a helicopter shot of LNG Tanker Lokoja (IMO# 9269960). Built by the Korean shipyard Daewoo in 2006 she is owned by BW Gas and...

October 13, 2009
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Saturday, September 26, 2009

M/V Shagra – Ship Photo Of The Week

Photo by; gCaptain Today’s photo of the week is of the LNG tanker M/V Shagra and her sister ship the M/V Zagra. More info can be found on the flickr...

September 26, 2009
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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Q-Max LNGC – A New Breed of Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers

Yesterday, Exxon Mobil announced that it received delivery of the first two Q-Max LNG Tankers, the Mozah and Umm Slal.   The vessels are a new breed of LNGC tankers that...

December 18, 2008
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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Like It Or Not; It’s Here – Fighting LNG Ship Fires.

Like It Or Not; It’s Here Fighting LNG Ship Fires Originally Published Sept 2007 By Tom Guldner, Marine Firefighting Inc. First, let me state that this article is neither FOR...

October 18, 2008
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Friday, July 18, 2008

M/V Mozah – Worlds Largest LNG Carrier

The latest news from South Korea: Today Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned named the first Q-Max (266,000 CBM) LNG Carrier, “MOZAH”, the world’s largest LNG vessel built to...

July 18, 2008
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