A steel-cutting ceremony was held at Damen Yichang Shipyard, China, for the first in a planned series of short-sea LNG Bunker vessels to be built for Eesti Gaas of Estonia.
United European Car Carriers (UECC) has inked a contract with China’s Jiangnan Shipyard to build two new generation pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) plus options for two additional vessels.
Nantong-based CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (CIMC SOE) has bagged an order for up to six 20,000 cu m LNG bunkering vessels order from Stolt-Nielsen Gas.
Golar LNG’s Gimi MS Corporation has inked a 20-year lease and operate agreement (LOA) with BP for the charter of FLNG Gimi, for which Keppel Corp has agreed to subscribe to a 30% stake.
South Korean LNG project developer EPIK has penned an agreement with Hyundai LNG Shipping to develop FSRU projects on a global basis.
LNG carrier newbuilding prices are expected to rise on the back of the merger of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), according to GasLog ceo Paul Wogan.