Singapore Proves Readiness for LNG Bunker Fuel Operations

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Cardissa LNG Bunker Vessel (Image: Shell video)

Shell’s new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker vessel, the 6,500m3 Cardissa, on it’s delivery voyage from STX Offshore & Shipbuilding’s yard in South Korea to take up bunkering duties in The Netherlands, called into Singapore where Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd (SLNG) successfully performed its first small scale Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Gas-Up/Cool-Down and Reload at its Terminal on Jurong Island. Read more »

Regular LNG Bunkering Now Part of Zeebrugge Operations

Engie Zeebrugge at Port of ZeebruggeThe bunkering vessel Engie Zeebrugge, which arrived in Zeebrugge at the beginning of April after a 38-day maiden voyage from South Korea, has completed first deliveries of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a marine fuel to M/V Auto Eco and M/V Auto Energy, the two new gas-propelled pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) of UECC. Read more »

Port of Montreal Now Offers LNG Bunkering

M/T Damia Desgagnes

LNG-fueled M/T Damia Desgagnes

Groupe Desgagnés Inc., a Canadian marine transportation specialist headquartered in Quebec City, has been lauded by Gaz Metro, the largest natural gas distributor in Quebec, and Montreal Port Authority (MPA) for its acquisition of four LNG-fueled vessels. All four vessels are designed to comply with the most stringent environmental standards in place today. Now, the three entities have combined to provide an LNG bunkering solution at the Port. Read more »

Titan LNG Bunkering Pontoon Ready by Q3 2018

Titan LNG Flexfueler 1Titan LNG, one of the leading suppliers of LNG to the marine and industrial markets in North West Europe, has taken the final investment decision (FID) on the first LNG bunkering pontoon in Europe, the Titan LNG FlexFueler 1. The vessel has been financed with support from the Province of North-Holland and will be operational from Q3 2018. Read more »

DNV GL Launches LNG Fuel Finder

DNV GL LNG Interactive Map Extract

DNV GL LNG Interactive Map (Extract)

DNV GL will launch the LNG Fuel Finder – a new tool on LNGi, its LNG business intelligence portal, at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo this week. The new LNG Fuel Finder service will allow shipowners and charterers to register their interest in using LNG as a ship fuel free of charge, connecting them directly with LNG suppliers. Read more »

Titan LNG Improves Truck-to-Ship Bunkering Speed in Amsterdam

Fure West Bunkering in AmsterdamUsing special equipment to combine the flow of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from two sources, gas supplier Titan LNG has significantly cut the time taken for truck-to-ship bunkering at the Port of Amsterdam. The sea-going vessel Fure West, a chemicals and oil tanker of the Swedish shipping company FureTank, was bunkered with LNG by combining the discharge from two trucks into one bunkering hose using a T-piece. Read more »

Naming Ceremony for LNG Bunker Vessel Coralius

Coralius namingCoralius, the first European-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker and distribution vessel, was named Monday 22 May by Johanna Lamminen, Chair of the Board of Skangas and Chief Executive Officer of Gasum. The 99.6 m vessel was commissioned by owners Anthony Veder and Sirius Shipping in 2015 and was built by Royal Bodewes. Read more »

SHI Builds for LNG Bunkering Market

Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) has signed a contract to build two small-scale LNG carriers (LNGCs) at a total cost of approximately USD 100 million. The LNG carriers are to be constructed for KOGAS to transport LNG from Tongyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do, to Jeju Island, a distance of approximately 230 kms. One of the carriers is to be built with LNG bunkering capability. Read more »