LNG as a fuel

Bahri looks to charter 12 LNG tankers from 2025

Bahri issued an expression of interest (EOI) to take under its management 12 LNG tankers from 2025, its first step towards the superchilled fuel, as Reuters informs citing an industry source. It is believed that Bahri’s expansion is part of Saudi Aramco’s expansion into LNG trading as it boosts gas production and considers expanding its LNG investments.

Freeport LNG Train 2 begins its first natural gas production

McDermott International along with its partners Chiyoda International Corporation and Zachry Group announced that the Train 2 of the Freeport LNG project has begun producing its first LNG fuel. The project known as Cameron LNG Liquefaction project, involves four liquefaction trains, located on Quintana Island in Freeport, Texas.

CGR’s agreement for LNG bunkering vessel’s construction

CGR Arctic Marine along with Wuzhou Shipbuilding and Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) inked an agreement for the design and establishment of a 6.000 cbm LNG bunkering vessel. Through the construction of the LNG-bunkering vessel, CGR Arctic Marine aims to expand its operations in southeast Asia and South America.

MPA Singapore extends port waivers in favour of LNG use

MPA Singapore issued two marine notices focusing on the environmental marine protection, highlighting the importance of LNG use and informing of two new programs, concerning port waivers and the extension of the Green Port program.

World’s second LNG cruise ship delivered to Costa Cruises

On 5 December Costa Cruises, the Italian brand of Carnival Corporation officially took delivery of its first powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship, known as Costa Smeralda. The handover ceremony was held in the place where the company’s vessel was build, at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland.

New initiative aspires to enhance diversity across the LNG value chain

After noticing a lack of opportunities for women to network with others during industry events, Sarah Louise Howell, Marketing Communications Manager, ExxonMobil LNG and Tracy Lothian, Senior Vice President, Rovuma LNG Marketing, came together to discuss what ExxonMobil could do differently. The end result was the Power Play initiative, which aims to change the way people view diversity in the industry.

Costa Esmeralda successes LNG propulsion trials

Costa Esmeralda successfully conducted its sea trials powered by LNG, being the first cruise ship to join the company that runs on LNG, representing an innovation in the cruise sector and highlighting the industry’s efforts in becoming greener and more sustainable.

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