Samsung Heavy Industries has successfully developed the industry’s first membrane-type cargo hold for LNG tankers. With this, the company has finally tackled the last unsolved development initiative for the Korean shipbuilding industry, which was the cargo hold manufacturing technology for LNG tankers, completing a self-reliant Korean shipbuilding ecosystem. SHI held a launch ceremony for SCA…
South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering believes a loss of nuclear capacity in Japan will see a raft of liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship orders.
The Singapore office will initially be staffed with experienced personnel from other parts of the company, with a view to employ local staff and regional representatives as the need arises.
“Domestic ships in North America have three options to meet new emissions control regulations; install CO2 scrubbers, burn low sulphur fuel or switch to LNG fuel for the ship’s propulsion,” says Kenneth Vareide, director of operations for DNV North America Maritime.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has won their first $2bn LNG-FPSO order. The Korean shipbuilder and France’s Technip have signed a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for one LNG-FPSO with Malaysia’s oil giant Petronas. When the FEED work is completed by the second half of this year, a final contract to build the facility…
The Dutch shipping company Anthony Veder (Rotterdam) has ordered a new LNG carrier from MEYER WERFT. The new tanker for the transport of liquefied natural gas will have a length overall of abt. 156 m, a breadth of 22.70 m, and a cargo capacity of 15,600 cbm. This modern vessel which will be able to run on the low emission LNG fuel will be classed within the highest environmental norms.
Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced today that they have selected Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. (Hudong), a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, to build four LNG carriers in China.
White Smoke and Swedish Marine Technology Forum entered into a joint agreement with the Korean energy giant KOGAS to evaluate the possibilities for developing a Korean system for delivery of LNG to gas-fuelled ships.
Integral to satisfying demand for a new generation of low emissions vessels powered by natural gas to the commercial market are technical solutions to store and handle LNG on board. With extensive experience in the field, Hamworthy’s gas systems business has recognised the growing potential for wider application. Pressure is mounting to meet the International…
In an article by Bloomberg Mr Peter Evenes has mentioned that “The biggest new thing in the LNG area is floating storage regas units”.