Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) informed that it received design approval from Bureau Veritas (BV) for its LNG cargo containment system. DSME has already obtained approvals from Lloyd’s Register, the US Bureau of Shipping, the Korea Register of Shipping, and DNV GL.
South Korea is about to place the first order for LNG fueled vessels by August, in an attempt to develop green shipping and support associated industries, the oceans ministry informed earlier this week. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries will order two 200,000-ton class bulk carriers, to sail between South Korea and Australia.
South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has tentatively received a US$500 million order to construct At-Shore LNG, a natural gas liquefaction facility in Canada. Under the agreement, HHI will realize a front-end engineering design for the hull of the ASLNG and build the LNG liquefaction facility for Steelhead LNG Corp.
UK based supplier of LNG Carriers and FSRUs, ‘Flex LNG’, announced that the newly delivered, Flex Endeavour, is expected to begin its time charter with ‘Uniper Global Commodities’, approximately on 12 January 2018, after crew mobilization and safety drills have been completed.
PSA Marine Bangladesh, a subsidiary of PSA Marine, has been awarded a 15-year contract from Summit LNG Terminal Co. Limited to offer support services to LNG ships calling at Summit LNG FSRU terminal in Bangladesh.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering announced that it has successfully demonstrated its indirect heat exchanger regeneration system, LNG cargo hold ‘SOLIDUS’ and ‘MCTIB’ at the Energy System Experiment Center in Okpo Shipyard.
The EU will invest €101.4 million in the construction of the LNG terminal in the island of Krk, Croatia. As part of its Energy Union strategy, the EU is committed to building missing energy infrastructure links and ensuring that every EU country has access to at least three different sources of gas.
GTT, the French company for LNG containment systems, announced that it has been awarded a contract for Membrane Cargo Containment System Services for Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility.
Gate terminal and its shareholders Gasunie and Vopak have announced that the LNG terminal at the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam has been expanded to include a third berth and special infrastructure for the loading of small LNG vessels.
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