Texas-based Excelerate Energy said its floating storage and regasification unit Exquisite completed the company’s 1,500th ship-to-ship LNG transfer operation. The transmit occurred at the Engro Elengy Terminal in Pakistan, according to the company.
Ship to Ship transfer
Japanese shipping company MOL published a video of the world’s largest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) in operation in the Turkish port of Dörtyol, Hatay. The FSRU Challenger began operations in Turkey on February 2018. The floating storage and regasification unit has an LNG storage capacity of 263,000 cubic meters and has re-shipment and gas transfer capabilities.
An overall of 14 LNG carriers crowded at loading and reloading facilities in northern Norway on January 16. The number of the vessels reflects the busy days both Honningsvåg and Hammerfest, two towns located along the coast of the Barents Sea. are experiencing.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc is guilty of a small amount of crude oil spill during a ship-to-ship oil transfer in Brazilian waters on November, as the company confirmed to Reuters.
The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned two Russian shipping companies and six vessels that were involved in ship-to-ship transfers of refined petroleum products with North Korea-flagged vessels, something that is prohibited by the UN Security Council.
The US accused North Korea of breaching the UN sanctions on refined petroleum, as illegal transfers between ships at sea took place. As a result, the US demanded an immediate stop to all sales of the fuel. The US said that these transfers, are breaching the UN sanctions.
The South African Maritime Safety Authority has interdicted night time operations involving the transfer of personnel or crew between vessels in Algoa Bay and its surroundings, following an incident which resulted in the loss of a life at the Port of Ngqura.
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A document entitled as ‘LNG Ship to ship bunkering procedure’ provides a procedural description of how LNG bunkering between two ships should be done. The document is the result of the joint venture project “LNG bunkering Ship to Ship”, a technology development project carried out by Swedish Marine Technology Forum, FKAB Marine Design, Linde Cryo AB, Det Norske Veritas AS (DNV), LNG GOT and White Smoke AB.
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