LNG as a marine fuel

During the 2020 GREEN4SEA Athens Forum, Mr. Panayiotis Mitrou, Global Gas Segment Manager, Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore, shared his views on LNG as a fuel, towards 2050 compliance and beyond.

Infographic: The fuels of the future

IMO has developed an ambitious target to achieve a minimum of 50% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. However, to keep in line with this target, shipping industry must trust alternative fuels, that will lead it into the decarbonized future.

KR awards AIP to HHI for its LNG dual-fuel carrier

The Korean Register recently granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for its LNG dual fuel propulsion car carrier. In fact, the AIP covers two pure car and truck carriers vessels with a carrying capacity of 7.000 and 8.1000 CEU (car equivalent units).

Papua New Guinea LNG project may be delayed

Rystad Energy estimates that the decision taken by the Papua New Guinea (PNG) to halt the talks with ExxonMobil about the state’s share of revenues from the planned P’nyang gas field development is expected to delay two key LNG projects that would double the country’s gas output.

Russia to launch its first LNG passenger ship

On 27 February, a keel-laying ceremony for Russia’s first LNG powered passenger vessel was held at the shipyard of Zelenodolsk Plan. In fact, the Russian-based Gazprom headed by Vyacheslav Mikhalenko, Member of the Management Committee, Head of Department, took part in the keel-laying ceremony for the “Chaika LNG”.

Yamal LNG announces shipment of 30 million tons of LNG

Yamal LNG announced that it has shipped its thirtieth million ton of LNG since the launch of the project. The Arc7 ice-class tanker “Nikolay Yevgenov” loaded the 411th cargo as the project reached 30 million tons of LNG dispatched since the start-up of Train 1 in December 2017.

USCG approves Q-LNG’s bunkering vessels design

USCG recently gave its regulatory approval and design basis acceptance to the Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport (Q-LNG), for its two variants construction. Gaining this approval, the marine transportation company will have the ability to move forward with its construction plans. 

President Lech Kaczyński LNG terminal to be expanded

Polskie LNG signed a contract for the extension of the existing LNG regasification installation with additional SCV (Submerged Combustion Vaporiser) regasification devices. As a result, the current regasification capacity of the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal will be increased 50%.

Spain’s LNG bunkering operations triple during 2019

Ship operators conducted 195 LNG bunkering operations at Spanish ports in 2019, 135 more than in the previous year, according to Spanish authorities. More specifically, 81,704 cubic metres of LNG was supplied to ships during the year.


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