On Wednesday 18 November, the Spanish shipping and ferry operator Baleària, carried out the first liquified natural gas bunkering in the port of Almería.
Bunkering of the CMA CGM Jacques Saade, the world’s largest LNG-powered container ship, took place in the Port of Rotterdam, Thursday, marking a milestone for the promotion of LNG bunkering as an environmentally friendly alternative for larger ships. CMA CGM named this as ‘the largest bunkering operation ever undertaken for a containership’.
If LNG is a ‘bridge’ fuel, how long is the bridge? And, more importantly, where is it leading? Those questions framed discussions at a series of virtual workshops hosted by Gas Fest and Society for Gas as Marine Fuel (SGMF) last week as senior representatives from shipowners, energy majors, bunker operators, port authorities, class societies and technology suppliers explored how to strengthen the framework for clean fuels in shipping.
Italy approved an LNG receiving vessel moored off Tuscany to start ship-to-ship transfers to smaller LNG vessels, such as purpose-built bunkering vessels and barges.
South African LNG company DNG Energy has received final authorisation from Transnet National Port Authority (TNPA) to start LNG bunkering operations in the Port of Coega, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
The world’s largest LNG bunker vessel has been officially named at a ceremony held in Rotterdam, on 18 September. The 18,600-m³ GTT Mark III Flex membrane vessel has been named “Gas Agility”.
The Korean classification society, Korean Register (KR) opened a new LNG fuel and bunkering simulation center at its headquarters in Busan.
FURE VEN, a dual-fuel vessel owned and operated by Swedish chemical tanker operator Furetank, has become the first non-US flagged vessel to bunker LNG in a US port, building confidence in the case for LNG as an attractive solution for international trading vessels in the country.
The Dutch company Titan LNG, recently received €11 million funding from the European Union concerning its bio-LNG project.
Cryopeak LNG Solutions Corporation and Island Tug & Barge (ITB) shake their hands and inked a MoU in order to deliver LNG bunkering services in Southwest British Columbia, Canada.
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