DNV GL launches revised shipping alternative fuels and technologies report

DNV GL published the revised ‘Assessment of selected alternative fuels and technologies in shipping’, to provide decision support for investments in ships, for the following five to ten-year period. In the report, DNV GL has identified LNG, LPG, methanol, biofuel and hydrogen as the most promising solutions.

Canada invests in LNG complex in Kitimat

As part of its efforts on environmental leadership, the Government of Canada announced a $275 million investment supporting LNG Canada’s major LNG complex in Kitimat, British Columbia. This $40 billion project represents the largest single private sector investment in the history of the country.

Partners present LNG as an efficient use of energy in Shikoku, Japan

Japanese company Tokyo Gas signed an agreement regarding the sale and purchase of liquefied natural gas (LNG) with Sumitomo Joint Electricity Power. The two partners aim to boost LNG as a fuel in the area, while also promote it as a stable and efficient use of energy. 

ClassNK guidelines for ships using low-flashpoint fuels

ClassNK has released Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels (Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol / LPG), that outline safety requirements for other viable alternative fuels besides LNG, based on the latest technology and regulation trends in order to promote the design of alternative fueled ships.

Cameron LNG ships its first commissioning cargo

Houston-based liquefaction project Cameron LNG has shipped the first commissioning cargo of LNG from the first liquefaction train of the export project in Hackberry, La, according to Sempra LNG, a subsidiary of California-based Sempra Energy. 

Fluxys LNG reports high interest for Zeebrugge LNG terminal

Belgium-based Fluxys LNG announced the subscription window for LNG services at the Zeebrugge LNG terminal, held from 30 April to 24 May, has seen a positive outcome. Fluxys LNG will now submit the required regulatory documents to Belgian federal energy regulator CREG.

First small-scale waterside LNG terminal in the US now operational

On 16 May, JAX LNG, a liquefied natural gas facility located at Dames Point in Jacksonville, Florida, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify the official start-up of the newly constructed plant. JAX LNG is the first small-scale LNG facility in the US with both marine and truck-loading capabilities.

Sempra LNG, Aramco Services Company ink sale deal for Port Arthur LNG

Sempra Energy and Saudi Aramco announced their respective subsidiaries, Sempra LNG and Aramco Services Company, have signed a heads of agreement, for the finalization of a definitive 20-year LNG sale-and-purchase agreement for five Mtpa of LNG offtake from Phase 1 of the Port Arthur LNG export-project under development.

Port Arthur LNG authorized for liquefaction export project in Texas

Sempra Energy announced that its subsidiary, Port Arthur LNG, LLC, received authorization from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to site, construct and operate its natural gas liquefaction-export facility under development in Jefferson County, Texas.

Russia permits 28 foreign ships to transport LNG via NSR

The Russian cabinet gave permission to 28 foreign-flagged vessels to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) and gas condensate via the Northern Sea Route, which runs along the Russian Arctic coast, according to the Russian government.


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