Evercore ISI, the research arm of a top New York based investment bank, Webinar earlier this month was kicked off by oil analyst James West’s exultation of “signs of an emerging boom cycle for LNG liquefaction” with a “wave of new construction”.

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.

Cameron LNG facility in the US is preparing for exports and underwent an inspection by the coast guard this week.

The world’s largest LNG bunker tanker at 7,500 cu m was officially commissioned in Germany’s Hamburg port last Friday, christened by godmother Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, federal chairman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a $55m contract for the transportation of a large number of modules for a North American LNG export facility. The contract has additional options for extensions, worth up to $30m, Boskalis said in a statement.

In 2018 the value of the Greek fleet increased by over $5bn to break the $100bn milestone, ensuring Greek shipowners continue to run not only the world largest fleet but also the most valuable.

Hapag-Lloyd has inked the first ever conversion of a containership to use LNG as fuel for one of 17 LNG ready newbuildings that came into its fleet from the merger with UASC.

Containerships first LNG-powered vessel has completed its first ship-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of Rotterdam.

LNG projects and scrubber retrofits boosted Keppel Offshore & Marine's Keppel (O&M) orderbook last year as it sees growing optimism for the sector as whole.

As is the case in most shipping sectors, the Greek footprint is becoming more evident in the transportation of gas.

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