Port of Busan to Bunker LNG with KOGAS

| Korea: Busan

Image: KOGAS

Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) and Busan Port Corporation (BPC) signed a “Business Agreement for Establishment and Activation of the Busan Port LNG Bunkering System” on July 5 at the BPC headquarters. By doing so, KOGAS hopes to establish more concrete measures to build and revitalize the LNG bunkering infrastructure of Busan Port by establishing a cooperative relationship with BPC and LNG bunkering.  Read more »

Japan’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Start Operation in 2020

| Japan: Nagoya
Image of LBV (Provided by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.)

Image of LBV (Provided by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.)

Central LNG Shipping Japan Corporation (CLS), a joint venture established by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, has ordered an LNG Bunkering Vessel (LBV) from Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Read more »

probunkers Hastens LNG Bunker Fleet

| Greece: Athens

pro-vessel (probunkers)ABS has signed a pioneering Joint Development Program (JDP) with Athens-based probunkers to provide technical support as they embark on designing a fleet of specialist LNG bunker vessels for key ports around the world. probunkers aims to design, build, own and operate a fleet of LNG supply vessels in seven ports initially: Houston; Rotterdam (or, alternatively, Antwerp); Gibraltar; Singapore; Hong Kong; Busan and Fujairah. Read more »

2018 Global Gas Report Published

| USA: Washington DC

2018 World Gas Report CoverSnam, the International Gas Union (IGU) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) have released the 2018 Global Gas Report which states more than 90% of global gas’ consumption growth to 2040 will come from cities. Gas for transportation is part of the urban energy mix. The report highlights the key trends in the global natural gas market and examines how these speak to the sector’s future growth prospects. The Report was launched at the World Gas Conference in Washington D.C. Read more »

Zero CO2 Emissions for ‘Fure Vinga’ with Liquefied Biomethane

| Sweden: Gothenburg

Fure Vnga (LNG and LBG fuelled)Skangas have supplied the leading Swedish shipping company and LNG pioneer Furetank with Liquefied Biogas (LBG) – a renewable and environmentally friendly fuel. The Swedish LBG was delivered to Furetank’s M/T Fure Vinga from Skangas’ parent company Gasum’s biogas facility in Lidköping. The fueling took place at the port of Gothenburg, transferring the fuel directly from a tanker truck to the ship. Read more »

Total and Pavilion Energy Sign HoA for Singapore LNG Bunkering

| France and Singapore

Singapore's Pavilion Gas bunkers LNGTotal and Pavilion Energy, through their subsidiaries Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions and Pavilion Gas, have signed Heads of Agreement (HoA) to jointly develop a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker supply chain in the port of Singapore. The agreement covers the shared long-term time charter of a new generation LNG bunker vessel (LNGBV) Read more »

Titan LNG Supplies LNG Bunkers for Nor Lines Vessels in Rotterdam

| The Netherlands: Rotterdam

LNG bunkering Port of Rotterdam by Titan LNGShipping company Nor Lines, based in Tananger, Norway, has allocated its two LNG (liquefied natural gas) powered multipurpose vessels — MV Kvitnos and MV Kvitbjørn — to a bi-weekly (liner) service from the SCA terminal in Rotterdam to the Norwegian coast. Read more »

New Global LNG Bunkering Entity Aims High

| Greece: Athens

probunkers image 2018There is a new and ambitious presence in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering sector – probunkers. Based in Athens, Greece, the company aims to be the premier global physical bunker supplier for LNG, with an on-site presence in 7 major bunkering hubs across the globe. Read more »

Keppel-Shell JV Orders LNG Bunkering Vessel for Singapore

| Singapore

FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd, has placed an order with Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Keppel O&M, to build the first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering vessel. The construction of the 7,500m3 LNG bunkering vessel is projected to be completed in 3Q 2020 and will enable provision of ship-to-ship LNG bunkering services in Singapore. Read more »

MoU Formulated for LNG Bunkering in Tokyo Bay

| Japan: Yokohama City
Port of Yokohama

Port of Yokohama

Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation (YKIP) together with Uyeno Transtech Ltd., also of Yokohama City, and Sumitomo Corporation of Chuo-ku, Tokyo, have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to conduct a joint study on liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering services for ships based on the ship-to-ship (STS) transfer model in Tokyo Bay. Read more »