LNG World Shipping

Articles & News sourced from RMM journals and websites

Shell insights on LNG bunkering
Shell insights on LNG bunkering
LNG World Shipping March/April 2014
LNGWS: To date Shell has been to the fore amongst the international oil companies (IOCs) in promoting the use of LNG as a marine bunker fuel and as a heavy goods vehicle fuel. Why is this so? Lauran ...
Ports gear up for LNG bunkering
Ports gear up for LNG bunkering
LNG World Shipping January/February 2014
Developments are underway at a number of ports worldwide to provide the specialist bunkering infrastructure required to support the operation of LNG-powered vessels. The solutions being adopted are ...
Shell – a key driver of LNG bunkering
Shell – a key driver of LNG bunkering
LNG World Shipping March/April 2014
Shell believes that a ‘mosaic’ or diverse range of different vehicle, vessel and fuel options will be required to meet the growing global demand for transportation in the coming decades. ...
Bestobell attunes to evolving LNG market
Bestobell attunes to evolving LNG market
LNG World Shipping March/April 2014
Bestobell Marine has been quick to add the supply of cryogenic globe valves for low-pressure fuel gas systems on LNG-powered vessels as a complement to its equipment offerings for LNG carriers. Part ...
Burckhardt Compression celebrates 50 years of gas ship compressors
Burckhardt Compression celebrates 50 years of gas ship compressors
LNG World Shipping MArch/April 2014
Burckhardt Compression has been supplying Laby® compressors for gas ships for over half a century from its Winterthur works in Switzerland. This proud company, which still bears the ...
Escort tugs and the LNG fuel option
Escort tugs and the LNG fuel option
LNG World Shipping March/April 2014
A number of LNG firsts were recorded on 17 February 2014 when the escort tug Borgøy docked in the Belgian port of Zeebrugge. The vessel, the world’s first LNG-powered tug, was on her ...
Asian LNG buyers await Australia’s Magnificent Seven
Asian LNG buyers await Australia’s Magnificent Seven
LNG World Shipping Editor's viewpoint
 No other batch of LNG projects has been as eagerly awaited as the seven Australian export facilities currently under construction. The breaking financial crisis of September 2008 temporarily ...
Magnificent seven Sayaendo for Mitsubishi
Magnificent seven Sayaendo for Mitsubishi
LNG World Shipping March/April 2014
The Nagasaki yard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) in Japan will complete three distinctive 155,300m3 Moss spherical tank LNG carriers this year that are set to keep camera shutters in action. ...
Japan Utd plans its LNG future
Japan Utd plans its LNG future
LNG World Shipping March/April 2014
Japan stands at an energy crossroads. The news that continues to break about the country’s nuclear industry, particularly the Fukushima Daiichi complex destroyed by the March 2011 tsunami, is ...
LNG once again in focus at Hanjin
LNG once again in focus at Hanjin
LNG World Shipping March/April 2014
Co-operation was the watchword before and during the construction of 130,000m3 Hanjin Pyeong Taek. The vessel, which was the first membrane tank LNG carrier to be built in Asia, was delivered by ...
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