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Petronas' first floating LNG facility, PFLNG SATU achieves first cargo

PETRONAS’ first floating LNG facility, PFLNG SATU, has achieved a new milestone with the successful loading of its first cargo at the Kanowit gas field.

DSME and DNV GL partner for LNG carrier design

At the Gastech 2017 DSME and DNV GL presented the results of a joint development project for the design of an innovative, efficient LNG carrier.

Finnish Containerships receives grant from the EU and NEFCO

The Company has been granted funding for its LNG project by the European Union and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation.

Coralius arrives in 3 months

Skangas’ new LNG bunker vessel, Coralius, arrives in 3 months - June 2017. Her main operation area will be from the Kiel Canal to mid Norway, including part of the North Sea.

Lithuanian LNG cluster is launching new technology projects

The Lithuanian LNG cluster is successfully directing partnerships to generate innovative solutions to expand the applicability of LNG.

LNG from Poland to Estonia

Liquefied Natural Gas from LNG Terminal in Swinoujscie is loaded onto tankers and transported by road to Estonia. There LNG is used as fuel for ferries built in 2015 in the Polish shipyard in Gdansk.

'BLUE BALTICS' – LNG value chain will interconnect four countries

On 14 March, the 'Blue Baltics' project partners met for the first time in Klaipėda and discussed the infrastructure synchronisation of the Baltic Sea Region LNG, perspectives, project progress.

TANKS FOR LNG RELOADING STATION TO BE TRANSPORTED TO THE KN TERMINAL

The first out of three LNG tanks shipped to the Port of Klaipėda from the Czech Republic will start moving to the oil terminal of Klaipėdos Nafta, where the LNG reloading station is being built.

Polish LNG Platform inauguration

The seminar “LNG for transport and industry” was held on 7.3.2017, during the first day of the Transport Week 2017 conference. At the seminar, on the initiative of the Motus Foundation, were presented several companies of LNG.

SGMF signs MOU with SEA\LNG

SEA\LNG, the industry coalition promoting LNG as a fuel signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation with the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel. Leading LNG organisations unite to define separate but complementary missions.

ROYAL IHC TO BUILD WORLD’S LARGEST CUTTER SUCTION DREDGER FOR DEME

Dutch shipbuilder and maritime equipment supplier, Royal IHC was contracted to build a 44,180 kW LNG-powered cutter suction dredger for Belgian DEME.

12 new biogas busses for public transportation

The 12 brand-new biogas buses will go into traffic in February in the City of Vaasa. On the same day the first gas station for filling biogas into vehicles in the Vaasa region will open at Stormossen.

SHELL LAUNCHES FIRST LNG OUTLOOK

Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 265 million tonnes (MT) in 2016 – enough to supply power to around 500 million homes a year. This included an increase in net LNG imports of 17 MT.

Industrial Park in Harjavalta, Finland, switches to cleaner energy

Skangas will supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Suomen Teollisuuden Energiapalvelut – STEP Oy, an energy company operating in Suurteollisuuspuisto Industrial Park, Harjavalta, Finland.

Delivery of LNG to biogas station in Vaasa, Finland

Skangas signed a contract with Stormossen, Finland, to deliver LNG to their first biogas station in Vaasa. Stormossen offer fuel both for the public transportation sector and for passenger cars.

Naming Ceremony for the world’s second dual fuel LNG PCTC

The world’s second dual fuel LNG PCTC (Pure Car and Truck Carrier) M/V AUTO ENERGY had her formal Naming Ceremony at the Malmö Port in Malmö, Sweden on 7 February 2017.

Spain will have the International Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) School

The International Liquefied Natural Gas School’s activities will be carried out at the Jovellanos Integral Maritime Safety Centre installations and the Enagás regasification plant located in El Musel.

Baleària plans to invest 450 million euros in new ships and smart terminals

Spanish operator intends to invest up to €450 million in new vessels and terminals over the next five years. The company operates passenger ferry services in the Mediterranean and Caribbean.

SECOND NEW SALISH CLASS VESSEL SETS SAIL FOR B.C.

BC Ferries’ Salish Eagle, the second of three new Salish Class vessels, is on its way. Salish Eagle to arrive in April and will be in service in summer of 2017.

First purpose-built LNG Bunkering Vessel delivered to Zeebrugge

Gas4Sea have taken delivery of the world’s first purpose built liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel from Hanjin Heavy Industries at the Yeongdo shipyard in Busan, Korea.

New ISO standard for the safe bunkering of LNG-fuelled ships

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) announced the publication of ISO 20519, a new standard for the safe bunkering of ships with liquefied natural gas (LNG).

HD trucks powered by LNG in Poland – road test results

Significant fuel cost decrease and reduction of exhaust gases emission – these are two main conclusions of half year road tests of Iveco Stralis LNG at Poland.

LNG Seminar in Port of Gdynia, Poland

Motus Foundation organized LNG Seminar "LNG bunkering in the seaport" in Port of Gdynia.

BSM and Babcock International Group collaborate on innovative LNG Supply Vessel

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), a leading global maritime services company, and Babcock International Group, the UK’s leading engineering support services company, are collaborating to develop a ground-breaking Gas Supply Vessel (GSV).

Linde awarded major contract for LNG plant in Russia

Linde recently signed contract with the Russian engineering holding SRDI Oil & Gas Peton. Production capacity of around 1.5 million tonnes of LNG per year. Linde’s LNG plant portfolio bridges the gap between small- and world-scale LNG projects.

First bunkering of an LNG-fuelled chemical tanker in German Port

The Hamburg-based company Bomin Linde LNG successfully conducted the first bunkering of a chemical tanker with liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a German port when the vessel ‘Fure West’ received the chilled natural gas in the Port of Rostock on February 2nd.

LNG for the first time in in the Port of Brunsbüttel

Cement carrier "Ireland" has been bunkered with LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) in the Port of Brunsbüttel. The truck-to-ship bunkering operation was the first ship LNG bunkering of a bulk carrier on the river Elbe. It’s a further step in establishing Brunsbüttel as a LNG site.

GoLNG – Partners Project meeting held on 25th and 26th January 2017 at WMU in Malmo

The International Conference on Maritime Energy Management (MARENER 2017) took place at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden from 24 to 25 January 2017. Within the framework of the conference the GoLNG project meeting was held as the side event of the Conference.

Baleària has ordered two new LNG-powered ferries for 200 million euros

Spanish shipping company Baleària urolínias Marítimas S.A. has ordered two new LNG-powered ferries at the Italian based shipyard Cantiere Navale Visentini for 200 million euros.

MARENER 2017 Paves the Way Towards a Sustainable Shipping Industry

The International Conference on Maritime Energy Management (MARENER 2017) took place at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden from 24 to 25 January bringing together high-level speakers and over 300 participants from 83 countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding maritime energy management.