The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA (EWUSA) have taken first steps for wholly owned Fourchon LNG LLC to construct the proposed 5 million tons per annum mid-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) production and export facility at Port Fourchon. LNG bunkering is in the scope or works. Read more »
Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) has reached two significant milestones for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fuel business in Europe, including the arrival of the Cardissa in Rotterdam. This state-of-the-art LNG bunker vessel has capacity to hold around 6,500 cubic metres of LNG fuel.
The United States Coast Guard’s Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES) issued a policy letter late June this year, providing guidance for evaluating Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPS) during Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Fuel Transfer Operations at waterfront facilities. Read more »
Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation (YKIP) has joined both SEA\LNG and SGMF to support and contribute to the development of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. YKIP is the official managing entity of Keihin Port Complex including Yokohama port and Kawasaki port. Read more »
Gate terminal has successfully started commercial operations of its two new truck loading bays at the LNG terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on Monday 10 July 2017. These two new loading bays are highly automated and combine best practices for safe small volume loading of liquefied natural gas. Read more »
The global fuel sulphur limit of 0.5%, effective 2020, is driving the increased interest in LNG as a marine fuel. One of the main obstacles to the accelerated uptake of LNG, however, is the uncertainty regarding future market volumes for the fuel. DNV GL has addressed this issue in a recent market study on the future LNG market in the Iberian Peninsula. Read more »
Following a decision by Swedegas, owner and operator of the gas grid in Sweden, to invest in LNG infrastructure at the Port of Gothenburg, vessels will be able to bunker LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) at the port from 2018. The decision adds yet another location to the growing network of ports in the Baltic region responding to the demand for LNG as an environmentally friendly marine fuel. Read more »
ExxonMobil, Eagle LNG Partners LLC and Crowley Maritime Corporation have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The goal is to establish the storage and technical support necessary to provide safe, reliable LNG delivery for vessel operators bunkering in North America. Read more »