First LNG Carrier to Hold Ice Class 1A Super Notation Named in Finland

The first LNG carrier to hold Ice Class 1A classification was named this week in Finland. The naming ceremony for the Coral EngergICE took place at the Port of Turku following delivery to its new owner Anthony Veder by Neptun Werft in Rostock, Germany. The 18,000 cbm LNG carrier is specially designed and constructed to operate in the Baltic Sea, with a reinforced hull … [Read more...]

Skangass Backs LNG Bunkering Vessel Newbuild

Norwegian LNG supplier Skangass announced today that it will make LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) more readily available as marine fuel in the Skagerrak, Kattegat and Baltic Sea areas via a new 5,800 cubic meter bunkering vessel that will be built by Royal Bodewes shipyard in the Netherlands.  The newbuild order was placed today by Sirius Veder Gas AB, a joint venture owned by … [Read more...]

Skangass Signs LNG Supply Deal With ENI

Nordic LNG provider Skangass signed a two year agreement with ENI today for the supply LNG from the Fluxys terminal in Zeebrugge to Skangass’ newly opened receiving terminal in Lysekil, Sweden. The product will be transported aboard the 15,600 cubic meter LNG carrier Coral Energy. “This agreement is a natural extension to our current LNG supplies from Risavika”, says Tor … [Read more...]

Skangass to Build Finnish LNG Import Terminal

With investment support from the Finnish Government of 185 million NOK, Skangass has decided to build a new import terminal for LNG on the southwestern coast of Finland at the port of Pori. The terminal with a capacity of 30,000 cubic meters and a throughput of 500,000 tons of LNG per year is expected to be commissioned in the fall of 2016. By comparison, Skangass' Risavika … [Read more...]