Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd has booked the HFO-to-LNG conversion of its 15,000 teu ‘LNG-ready’ container ship, Sajir, acquired in its 2017 take-over of UASC, at China’s Huarun Dadong Shipyard.
China’s Guanghui Energy is to construct the LNG receiving station at Xueyan port on the Yangtze river following the project approval from Hunan Provincial Development and Reform Commission.
Sunday marked another milestone for the Panama Canal with the transit of Qatargas Al Safliya, to date the largest LNG carrier to transit the waterway.
Chinese shipbuilding company Jiangnan Shipyard Group has inked a shipbuilding contract with Exmar for two LNG-fuelled 86,000 cu m gas carriers.
Leading Chinese energy industry players China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Company (CNODC), a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation, have secured a 10% interest each in the Russian Arctic LNG 2 project.
The decarbonisation of shipping and the IMO targets for CO2 reductions by 2030 and 2050 have thrown open the question as to what will be the future fuel, or fuels, of the industry. It is a complex question with no single silver bullet, and one which classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) is involved with on a global basis in trying to find a solution to.
Chinese energy enterprise, Zhejiang Energy Group has inked a sales and purchase agreement with ExxonMobil for liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply over a period of 20 years.
Six out of 10 new ships ordered by 2025 are predicted to be LNG-powered vessels due to stricter environmental standards in shipping, a South Korean study says.