LNG World Shipping
LNG-fuelled ferries log 40,000 hours
LNG-fuelled ferries log 40,000 hours
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
Successfully operating a 24-hour service in Bjønafjord and Boknafjord in western Norway to maintain two of the waterborne stretches of the busy Stavanger to Bergen E-39 highway is an ...
Top marks for LNG  terminal upkeep
Top marks for LNG terminal upkeep
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
Terminals – the other key link in the LNG supply chain besides ships — are subject to their own rigorous maintenance and repair regimes to ensure that disruptions to gas flows are kept to ...
Fukui relieves pressure on LNGC owners
Fukui relieves pressure on LNGC owners
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
LNG carrier cargo tanks are designed to transport liquefied natural gas based on a maximum design pressure of typically 125 kPa. This fully refrigerated loading condition results in a relatively ...
LNGC enginerooms ring  the changes
LNGC enginerooms ring the changes
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
LNG carrier propulsion systems have undergone a transformation over the past decade. For the first 40 years of LNG transport the tried and tested steam turbine was the shipowner’s propulsion ...
Gastor and Nestor  preservation society
Gastor and Nestor preservation society
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
Built 37 years ago, Bonny Gas Transport’s 122,255m3 LNG Lagos and LNG Port Harcourt are still in service. However, the pair proved to be white elephants early in their careers as the pioneering ...
Maintenance factor looms large in the LNG mooring system equation
Maintenance factor looms large in the LNG mooring system equation
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
The unprecedented expansion of the LNG sector over the past decade, in terms of both ships and terminals, has increased the focus on the industry’s ability to optimise ship/shore interface ...
Thermographic advance in GTT Mark III membrane integrity testing
Thermographic advance in GTT Mark III membrane integrity testing
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
ABS is the first member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to agree to the use of the results from a thermographic test to determine the effectiveness of the Mark III ...
Class eases maintenance challenge
Class eases maintenance challenge
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
The prime focus in DNV GL’s hull integrity management programme for LNG carriers is on preventative maintenance of the hull structure. Guidance for the crew places emphasis on critical ...
Damen regains LNGC  market share
Damen regains LNGC market share
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSB) is close to full recovery of its share of North West Europe’s LNG carrier repair market, following the takeover of the French Sobrena facility by the Damen Group. ...
New LNG breakthrough for Keppel
New LNG breakthrough for Keppel
LNG World Shipping /LNGCLM 2014
Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine (KOM) has a long history of LNG carrier repair and conversion work. The group has converted three Golar LNG carriers into floating storage and ...
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