LNG

Port of Long Beach joins SEA-LNG

SEA-LNG welcomed the Port of Long Beach to its membership. The Port of Long Beach is the third North American port to join the coalition and brings SEA-LNG’s count of port members to a total of seven.

First STS LNG bunkering in the Port of Antwerp

Titan LNG, the Dutch service supplier of liquefied natural gas, completed its first ship-to-ship liquefied natural gas bunkering in the port of Antwerp. It is said that the chemical tanker Ramelia received LNG from Titan’s FlexFueler 001 barge at the SEA-Tank terminal. The vessel, owned by company Älvtank from Sweden, is the sixth vessel delivered to the LNG powered product tankers fleet of the Gothia Tankers Alliance.

Port of Rostock sees its first STS LNG bunkering

Marking the second ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation in Germany, the world’s largest LNG bunker vessel ‘Kairos’, has supplied DEME’s next generation offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’. For the Port of Rostock, this ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation is a first.

Port of Antwerp awards contract for building LNG facility

In fact, Cryostar and KC LNG have been awarded the contract for building an LNG ship bunkering and truck fuelling facility in Europe’s no. 1 breakbulk port of Antwerp. Cryostar and KC LNG are set to commission the LNG facility in the first quarter of 2020. Project promotors of the facility include Fluxys, G&V, Titan LNG and Rolande.

AIIB invests $500 million on LNG terminal construction

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) recently informed that invested $500 million in order to aid in the establishment of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Binhai District, Tianjin. Specifically,through the investment, AIIB will boost China’s efforts to transition to a lower-carbon energy future.

First SIMOPS LNG bunkering at Port of Amsterdam

In a joint effort between Oiltanking Amsterdam, Furetank Chartering and Titan LNG, the FlexFueler001 has delivered LNG as fuel to the vessel Ramelia, whilst working cargo at the Oiltanking Terminal in Amsterdam. It is the first time a simultaneous operation (SIMOPS) has taken place with LNG bunkering in the Port of Amsterdam.

LNG not viable due to limited bunkering facilities at ports

In his keynote address at the 2019 HANSA Forum in Hamburg, on Thursday, November 21, Bud Darr, MSC Group’s Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy & Government Affairs, highlighted the challenges shipowners face in meeting the goals and regulations in light of the ambitious goal set by the IMO to half sulfur emissions by 2050.

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