Category archives: LNG/LPG

World’s second MEGI-type LNG carrier delivered

The Oak Spirit proudly joins its sister vessel, the Creole Spirit, as the second M-type, Electronically Controlled, Gas Injection (MEGI)-Type LNG carrier in the world.

On August 1, 2016 ...

DNV GL supports the deployment of LNG as alternative fuel with EU study and tools

Whilst LNG has proven to be a viable option as a bunkering fuel for ships, there are still challenges to the pace of its development and demand for LNG as ...

WinGD X-DF engines chooses for new SK Shipping' LNG carriers

Securing the position of its low-speed low-pressure X‑DF engines as market leaders, Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has been selected to supply two 5-cylinder X72DF (5X72DF) engines for each of ...

Wärtsilä and Gasum cooperation aims at developing LNG markets

Wärtsilä and Finland based Gasum have signed a joint cooperation agreement aimed at developing the use, distribution, and service solutions for natural gas in marine and onshore applications. The ...

Environmental pioneer Viking Grace marks 1,000 LNG bunkerings

From the very beginning, the M/S Viking Grace – delivered in January 2013 – was an environmental milestone.

The vessel attracted global attention as an environmental pioneer by being the first ...

Höegh LNG starts its first FSRU conversion project

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd announced that it has signed agreements with Wärtsila Oil and Gas (EPCIC regas) and Moss Maritime (engineering) for its first FSRU conversion project, including ...

BW selected as FSRU supplier by Pakistan GasPort Limited

BW Group (BW) has signed a 15-year agreement with Pakistan GasPort Limited (PGPL) to provide LNG regasification services utilizing a new-build Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) for the second ...

Pressure mounting on VLGCs rates

A wave of cargo cancellations from the US is putting additional pressure on VLGC rates, according to the latest edition of the LPG Forecaster, published by global shipping consultancy Drewry ...

Ternsund the first ship to bunker LNG in Rotterdam

Recently, the bunkering (taking on fuel) of the Ternsund was initiated. It is the first sea-going vessel to bunker LNG (liquefied natural gas) in Rotterdam. As a result the brand ...

LNG market needs more vessels than currently on order

Despite the current weakness in LNG shipping rates, Drewry maintains its bullish long-term outlook for LNG shipping and believes that the market will require more vessels than listed on the ...

First-ever LNG vessel transits the expanded Panama Canal

Today, the Panama Canal marked another milestone with the transit of the first-ever liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier through its expanded locks. 

Shell-chartered Maran Gas Apollonia-measuring 289 meters in length ...

Golar and Schlumberger form OneLNG joint venture

Golar LNG Limited and Schlumberger have announced the creation of OneLNG, a joint venture to rapidly develop low cost gas reserves to LNG. The combination of Schlumberger reservoir knowledge, wellbore ...

Total signs long-term agreement to supply LNG to Japan’s Chugoku Electric

Total has signed a binding Heads of Agreement with Chugoku Electric for the direct supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for a period of 17 years starting from 2019. Under ...

MOL signs deal on long-term charter contract for Uruguay LNG FSRU project

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that Lakler S.A., 100% subsidiary of MOL, has officially agreed to conclude a long-term charter contract with Gas Sayago of Uruguay ...

52 MW of ABB Azipod propulsion power destined for South Korea

Pictured at Vuosaari habour on the outskirts of Helsinki, these four Azipod units are destined for shipyards in South Korea – a journey which will take approximately one month. The four ...

DNV GL advises EU on elements needed for wider adoption of LNG as marine fuel in Europe

As air emission requirements are becoming more stringent, one possible solution for reduced emissions is to use LNG as fuel for shipping. However take-up of LNG as ship fuel in ...

Qatargas to increase supply of LNG to Pakistan through cooperation with Global Energy Infrastructure

Qatargas, the World’s Premier LNG Company, recently announced a long-term Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Global Energy Infrastructure Limited (GEIL). Under the terms of the agreement, Qatargas will ...

NYK vessel first to make commercial transit through expanded Panama Canal


On June 27, the expanded Panama Canal opened for commercial transit, and Lycaste Peace, a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier operated by NYK, was the first vessel to ...

Golar and Stonepeak launch Golar Power

Golar LNG Limited announces today that it has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with investment vehicles affiliated with private equity firm Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. The joint venture company ...

SCF Group and VTB Bank sign USD 260 million loan to finance Arctic LNG tanker

On 17 June 2016, as part of the 20th International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg, PAO Sovcomflot (“SCF Group”) and VTB Bank signed a USD 260 million 13-year loan agreement ...

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