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HST Orders Damen Fast Crew Supply Vessel

Jan 21, 2019

Damen and High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) signed a contract for a third FCS 2710 fast crew supply vessel, for delivery in September this year. The FCS 2710 is the replacement for Damen’s FCS 2610 and was first shown to the world in July 2018 with HST as the lead customer…

Alexandroupolis FSRU Delivery Delayed by Six Months

Jan 15, 2019

Greek utility company Gastrade has extended the timeline for completion of its Greek LNG development by six months to allow more time for the delivery of offshore floating, storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for the Alexandroupolis Independent Natural Gas System Project…

Great Ships 2018: BP's British Partner

Dec 27, 2018

BP Shipping took delivery of British Partner, the first of a half dozen new 173,400 cu. m. capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers to be delivered through 2018 and 2019 from the DSME shipyard in South Korea.  BP Shipping, which launched…

FSRU Suppliers Shift from Emerging Markets, Cut Back New Orders

Dec 21, 2018

Political instability and low credit ratings in emerging economies are putting some shipowners off ordering new floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs), as they shift focus to more mature gas markets.Liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand from emerging markets in Asia…

SHI Delivers Johan Sverdrup Offshore Platform On Schedule

Dec 19, 2018

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has successfully completed the processing platform (P1) for Johan Sverdrup Field development and delivered it to Equinor according to the scheduled delivery date stated in the original contract…

Uniper, Mitsui OSK Lines Press Ahead German FSRU

Dec 17, 2018

German energy group Uniper and Japanese shipping group Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) have agreed to intensify efforts on the Wilhelmshaven FSRU (Floating Storage and Regasification Unit) project in Germany, which could start up as early as H2 2022…

LPG Carrier "Laurel Prime" Christened at MHI

Dec 14, 2018

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co.held a christening ceremony for a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier currently under construction for Astomos Energy Corporation. The christening ceremony was held at the Koyagi Plant of MHI's Nagasaki Shipyard…

AET Grows in Brazil

Dec 11, 2018

With the ongoing development of deepwater pre-salt plays and a decreased demand on local content in tankers and other vessels, Brazilian national operator Petrobras and other super-majors have been looking abroad for better rates and reliable operators of shuttle tankers…

Höegh LNG Takes Delivery of Ninth FSRU

Dec 06, 2018

Bermuda-based  floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Höegh LNG Holdings took delivery of Höegh Gannet, its ninth floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).Höegh Gannet has regasification capacity of 1 Bcf per day and storage capacity of 170 000 cbm of LNG…

Guangzhou Launches World's First Icebreaking LNG Tanker

Dec 05, 2018

The world's first liquid natural gas (LNG) carrier tanker was named 'Boris Sokolov' and delivered by Guangzhou Shipyard International in Guangzhou City.According to Chinese state media, the Arctic condensate tanker carrier designed to traverse the world's icy northern polar region…

LNG Import Terminal Proposed for Australian port

Dec 05, 2018

A South Korea-based company has proposed building a terminal on Australia's east coast to import liquefied natural gas, the fifth proposal for such a project in the world's No.2 LNG exporter.The proposals have come after three new LNG export…

Avic Dingheng Shipyard Delivers LNG Vessel to Sirius Shipping

Dec 04, 2018

Swedish shipping company Sirius Shipping Sirius Shipping has taken delivery of its first 7999-dwt LNG-ready oil/chemical tanker Saturnus from the Avic  Dingheng Shipyard  in China.The Backman family- founded company said in a press release that…

First Steel Cut for Karish and Tanin FPSO

Nov 27, 2018

Energean Oil and Gas announced that first steel was cut on the Karish and Tanin floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel at the COSCO yard in Zhoushan, China, on Monday. The FPSO is scheduled to be delivered to the Karish field offshore Israel in late 2020…

First Wärtsilä 31 Retrofit for Norwegian Fishing Vessel

Nov 25, 2018

Norwegian fishing vessel Gardar is about to become the first fishing vessel to be retrofitted with a Wärtsilä 31 main engine, with significant improvements promised in both emissions and fuel consumption.'Wärtsilä will deliver its first ever Wärtsilä 31 engine retrofit to Gardar…

Johan Castberg Topside Construction Begins

Nov 21, 2018

Norwegian minister of petroleum and energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg cut the first sheet for the topside of the Johan Castberg floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) at Kværner's yard at Stord on Wednesday as part of a large scale  project triggering ripple effects throughout Norway…

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