Australia: Gladstone LNG exports excel in 2021

Despite the drop in December, LNG exports from the three LNG export facilities off Gladstone Port hit a record high in 2021 with 23.28 million metric tonnes of the chilled fuel. Illustration; Courtesy of Shell Shipping data from the Gladstone … Read More

MOL to boost investment in LNG-fueled ships, offshore wind business

Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) revealed plans to accelerate investment in LNG-fueled vessels as well as in low-/de-carbonization businesses such as offshore wind power. Photo: MOL The plans were revealed by MOL President & CEO Takeshi Hashimoto in … Read More

Gas Vitality wraps up its 1st loading operation at Fos Cavaou LNG terminal

France’s first LNG bunker vessel Gas Vitality has completed its maiden loading operation at Fos Cavaou LNG terminal, kicking off the new small-scale LNG loading service. Courtesy of Elengy French LNG terminal operator Elengy is now offering 50 loading slots … Read More

Dutch LNG-ZERO concept receives subsidy

Dutch maritime consortium has received financial aid for the LNG-ZERO concept, an ambitious research project originally introduced by TNO. Illustration only; Courtesy of Shell LNG-ZERO is an ambitious research project, in addition to international carbon capture research projects like Everlong. … Read More

Foran Energy and Cheniere ink long-term LNG SPA

U.S. LNG exporter Cheniere and Chinese city gas supplier Foran Energy have signed a 20-year LNG sale and purchase agreement (SPA). Illustration only; Courtesy of Cheniere To be precise, Cheniere‘s subsidiary Cheniere Marketing has entered into this binding 20-year LNG … Read More

Platts: Asia-Pacific LNG shipping rates surge to all-time high

According to Platts, Asia-Pacific LNG shipping day rates have reached an all-time high of around $300,000 a day for a standard LNG carrier due to winter demand. Illustration only; Courtesy of Knutsen Group On 18 November, Platts assessed Asia-Pacific LNG … Read More

Vietnam’s Thi Vai LNG facility almost completed

PetroVietnam Gas, a subsidiary of state-owned PetroVietnam, says construction on the Thi Vai LNG facility is progressing and the first LNG cargo will be imported in 2022. Courtesy of PetroVietnam Gas Once operational, the facility will have a capacity of … Read More

Cheniere and Engie sign LNG supply agreement

U.S. LNG exporter and producer Cheniere Energy has signed a medium-term LNG supply agreement with French energy major Engie. Courtesy of Cheniere Under the deal, Cheniere is to supply LNG to Engie for a period of eleven years. Units of … Read More

Anthony Veder: World fleet running on LNG paves the way for emission cuts

In his Energy Talk on this second day of the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC), Anthony Veder’s business manager Björn van de Weerdhof introduced the visitors with an in-depth talk about LNG in the maritime industry. According to Van … Read More

Glencore, Cheniere ink long-term LNG SPA

Anglo-Swiss commodity trading and mining company Glencore said that one of its subsidiaries and Cheniere Marketing, part of Texas-based energy company Cheniere, have entered a binding liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement (SPA). As disclosed, the SPA establishes … Read More