LNG World Shipping
What price the Polar Code?
What price the Polar Code?
LNG World Shipping March/April 2015
A new opportunity has opened for liquefied natural gas carriers (LNGCs) as thawing Arctic ice offers quicker, more cost-effective transits between North America, Asia and Europe via the Northwest ...
Two LNG months in a nutshell
Two LNG months in a nutshell
LNG World Shipping March/April 2015
January 2015 • Air Flow North America has applied to the US Department of Energy to export up to 22,000 US gallons (83m3) of LNG per day to countries with which the US does not have a free ...
Maintaining high standards is a lifetime obligation  for LNGC operators
Maintaining high standards is a lifetime obligation for LNGC operators
LNG World Shipping Carrier Lifecycle Maintenance 2015
The LNG carrier fleet may be among the best maintained ships in operation, as they have to be, but they face significant challenges in keeping those high standards. This is assisted by the fact that ...
Navantia extends its LNG net
Navantia extends its LNG net
LNG World Shipping Carrier Lifecycle Maintenance 2015
A look at the service logbook of Navantia Shiprepairs Ferrol Estuary (NSFE) shows that the Spanish company repaired 87 different LNG carriers over the 1992-2014 period on behalf of 32 ...
LNG carriers in the news
LNG carriers in the news
LNG World Shipping March/April 2015
January–February 2015 • Excelerate Energy completed its 700th ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of LNG. The operation, involving the transshipment of 73,778m3 of cargo from the 138,000m3 Cadiz ...
Three Chinese yards join the LNG carrier club
Three Chinese yards join the LNG carrier club
LNG World Shipping March/April 2015
In January 2015, Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSI), Yangzijiang Shipbuilding and Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry (XSI) joined the select band of shipyards worldwide that build LNG carriers, bringing to ...
The Middle Sea embraces LNG
The Middle Sea embraces LNG
LNG World Shipping March/April 2015
The Mediterranean has been the busiest and most intense LNG shipping arena since the industry’s inception. Despite a number of infrastructure and gas flow changes in recent years, the ...
New service centres in the offing
New service centres in the offing
LNG World Shipping Carrier Lifecycle Maintenance 2015
The network of repair yards worldwide engaged in the servicing and maintenance of LNG carriers is small. The dozen or so facilities have made major commitments in terms of equipment investments and ...
Spotlight on safety as Petronet LNG welcomes its first Q-Max to Dahej
Spotlight on safety as Petronet LNG welcomes its first Q-Max to Dahej
LNG World Shipping March/April 2015
December brought the first Q-Max liquefied natural gas carrier to the Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL) receiving and regasification terminal at Dahej in India’s western state of Gujarat. The 266,000m3 ...
Sanmar lands Aqaba escort-tug deal
Sanmar lands Aqaba escort-tug deal
LNG World Shipping March/April 2015
May will mark the launch of Jordan LNG, a landmark in Amman’s drive to shore up its national energy supply. The project centres on a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) secured ...
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