COSCO orders three LNG vessels despite COVID-19

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the soft demand for LNG, COSCO Shipping ordered three LNG vessels from Hudong Zhonghua, China Shipbuilding Trading, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Corporation.

US LNG exports dropped by half in 2020 so far

Although daily natural gas deliveries to U.S. facilities that produce LNG for export were a record 9.8 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in late March 2020, deliveries fell to less than 4.0 Bcf/d in June, EIA reported.

World’s largest LNG car carrier begins voyage

For the first time, vehicles from Europe will be transported from Europe to North and Central America on a car freighter powered by LNG. On June 16g the SIEM CONFUCIUS with more than 4,800 vehicles for North America left Emden for Veracruz in the Gulf of Mexico. 

CSSC, CNOOC to promote LNG conversion in Guangdong

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and Guangdong Provincial People’s Government recently signed an agreement concerning LNG power conversion for inland waterway shipping.


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