Russia: Gazprom’s first LNG bunkerine arrives

Russia: Gazprom’s first LNG bunkerine arrives

The first Russian small-scale LNG refueling vessel, with a capacity of 5,800 cubic meters, has completed sea trials and is expected to join Gazprom Neft’s fleet in the second half of this year. The ship will operate mainly in the Baltic Sea for ship to ship supplies at the ports of St. Petersburg, Ust-Luga and Primorsk.

31 May 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Italy in the LNG bunker: Gas and Heat and Fratelli Cosulich

Italy in the LNG bunker: Gas and Heat and Fratelli Cosulich

Italy’s Gas and Heat has contracted to supply the LNG tank and fuel handling system for a tanker barge owned by Knutsen Scale Gas, which will lease the barge to Shell Spain. Genoese shipowner Fratelli Cosulich has ordered an 8,000 cubic metre LNG tanker, with a 500 cubic metre marine diesel reserve, from Chinese shipyard CIMC SOE for ship-to-ship bunkering operations.

12 May 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG ships on transatlantic routes

LNG ships on transatlantic routes

Gulf of Mexico – Europe/Canada routes opened to liquefied natural gas with first LNG bunker in USA for Russian SVF operated by Shell’s new ‘Q4k’.

24 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

New bunker vessels for Kanfer and LNG tugs for Sembcorp Marine

New bunker vessels for Kanfer and LNG tugs for Sembcorp Marine

Kanfer Shipping AS (Kanfer) with Taizhou Wuzhou Shipbuilding Industry to build its first two small LNG bunker tankers. Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard has started construction of the first LNG-powered tug that will operate in the Port of Singapore.

23 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG bunkering vessel for Singapore e Russia

LNG bunkering vessel for Singapore e Russia

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd has delivered the first liquefied natural gas bunker ship to operate in Singapore, the FueLNG Bellina, ordered by FueLNG, the joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine and Shell Eastern Petroleum(Pte) Ltd. Russia’s Gazprom Neft also announced progress on the construction of the country’s first natural gas bunker ship.

18 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

First LNG bunkering on the American Great Lakes

First LNG bunkering on the American Great Lakes

Thanks to the collaboration between the Canadian Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) and the US energy company REV LNG (Pennsylvania), for the first time ever a ship was refueled with LNG on the American Great Lakes (Lake Ontario ), where the motor vessel Damia Desgagnés, used for the transport of asphalts, docked in the port of Hamilton-Oshawa to be refuelled with LNG before leaving for Detroit.

25 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Third tank for the Knutsen LNG tanker. It will serve LNG small scale warehouse in Ravenna (Edison)

Third tank for the Knutsen LNG tanker. It will serve LNG small scale warehouse in Ravenna (Edison)

The South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, who is currently building the small/medium scale LNG tanker on behalf of the Norwegian shipping company Knutsen, has recently mounted the third LNG tank on board the ship which will have a total capacity of 30,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas.

26 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Nauticor’s first ship-to-ship LNG bunker in Germany

Nauticor’s first ship-to-ship LNG bunker in Germany

Nauticor, a subsidiary of the Nordic energy company Gasum, conducted a ship to ship LNG bunkering operation for a product tanker in Germany on last May. The bunkering operation for the product tanker Ramelia took place in the port of Brunsbüttel at the river Elbe. The operation was the first bunkering operation since Nauticor became a part of Gasum on April 30, 2020.

4 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG small tanker ship: news in Japan and South Korea

LNG small tanker ship: news in Japan and South Korea

In Japan, the Sakaide Works shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy Industries launched the first LNG bunker vessel of the country; In South Korea it was held the steel cutting ceremony for the construction of an LNG bunker for coastal supplies, the first to be built exclusively with local South Korean technology.

26 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL