Marine engine tech firms to collaborate in making ‘green’ propulsion a reality
With LNG being more widely available and accessible, it is now a feasible green fuel option say experts.
KOTC to buy three gas tankers from HHI in major fleet overhaul
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) has signed a deal with South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries for the construction of three immense gas tankers, as part of a major KOTC fleet overhaul.
MacGregor receives major Bangladesh LNG contract
MacGregor has signed an order for on-vessel equipment, product fabrication, engineering and project management for a complete mooring and riser system that will serve Moheshkhali floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Bagladesh.
Gulf States need to revamp domestic gas supply chain
Gulf States should reform domestic natural gas prices to attract investment in much needed new supply, a Gulf Intelligence Research Paper Reports.
RasGas delivers first LNG cargo under new EDF agreement
RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has delivered its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to the Dunkerque LNG Regasification Terminal, France, under the Sales and Purchase Agreement.
Nakilat brings ship operations in-house for LNG tanker
Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Max LNG carrier Umm Slal from STASCo (Shell Trading and Shipping Company Ltd.).
Nakilat and Shell sign LNG fleet management deal
NSQL has signed an agreement with Shell to begin the planned phased transition of the management of Nakilat’s LNG fleet from Shell to NSQL.
New refrigerant laws will impact LNG shipping costs
The cost of refrigerant and regulatory compliance in the next five years will become as commercially important to LNG vessel operations as regulations governing sulphur emissions are today.
Wartsila forms coalition to promote LNG as marine fuel
Wärtsilä and other leading marine industry players have formed a coalition, known as SEA/LNG, to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.
Panama Canal expansion may hurt MidEast gas exporters
The expansion of the Panama Canal will allow US gas exporters to better-compete with the Middle East’s easy access to Asian markets.
World's first LNG-powered icebreaker Polaris presented
IB Polaris is the most environmentally friendly diesel-electric icebreaker ever built
Iran to unveil LNG orders in South Korea and China
Iran preparing a series of major LNG tanker orders from South Korea shipyards once sanctions lifted.

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