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.
South Korea will support a business building an LNG bunkering ship with 15 billion won (US$12.4 million). The country plans to financially support the business building the bunkering ship by covering about 30% of the total cost.
China will construct its first liquefied natural gas bunkering centre for international vessels in the city of Shenzhen, as part of a deal between Yantian Port Group, state-owned energy giant PetroChina, and city gas supplier Shenzhen Gas.
The Dutch oil major Shell, recently completed the first “ship-to ship” LNG bunkering operation on the Costa Smeralda, at the French port of Marseille Fos.
Tritec Marine and Stena LNG shake their hands and collaborated to create SAFE Bunker vessel project. In fact, through their concept both sides aim to give a boost to the LNG bunkering industry.
Zhonghua Shipbuilding delivered the world’s largest 18,600 cubic meter LNG bunkering vessel, to be named Gas Agility.
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