Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding is to co-operate with two of the world’s leading classification societies DNV GL and Bureau Veritas (BV) to jointly develop LNG market.

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.

Golar LNG is to carry out another Floating LNG (FLNG) conversion at Keppel Shipyard for BP in West Africa.

China's Wison Offshore & Marine has front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for a proposed floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility in British Colombia.

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) sees good prospect for its gas business as it expects the market recovery to continue.

Malaysian shipowner MISC has taken delivery of its fifth, and final, MOSS-type liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier newbuilding from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).

Wison Offshore & Marine has inked an agreement with Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group with an aim to develop medium to large scale floating LNG power generation barge.

Gigantism is a common trait across shipping with owning the largest of whichever type of vessel, be it a bulker, a tanker, containership, or gas carrier, a badge of honour, even if sometimes the economics are somewhat more dubious. Seatrade Maritime News has compiled a list of the largest vessels across various categories of vessel – most of which are still in service.

Shanghai-based Wison Offshore & Marine is working with KBR on a 1.5mtpa floating LNG (FLNG) liquefaction unit in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Bankrupt Singapore offshore firm Swiber Holdings is pinning its hopes of a rebirth on the Floating LNG (FLNG) sector.

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