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

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

LNG tankers on their way to Alcegiras and Barcelona

LNG tankers on their way to Alcegiras and Barcelona

The initiative is part of the Spanish LNGHIVE2 strategy coordinated by Enagás as part of the European CEF mechanism, which will provide funding equal to 20% of the construction cost for approximately 11 million euros. A similar initiative is being finalized for a second bunker vessel which will be dedicated to the port of Barcelona.

10 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

The regulation for LNG ship to ship in La Spezia is now in force

The regulation for LNG ship to ship in La Spezia is now in force

Coinciding with the International Forum “LNG in the Euro-Mediterranean corridor and the role of the Logistic System of Genoa and Liguria”, promoted by the Liguria Region and Genoa Metropolitan City, and organised by ConferenzaGNL, the La Spezia Harbour Master’s Office published on 13 November the Order no. 174 approving the attached Regulation for the ship-to-ship LNG bunkering activities for passenger ships docking in the La Spezia port.

16 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

First historic LNG ship to ship in Italy

First historic LNG ship to ship in Italy

Sunday 25 October 2020 is a day that will remain in the history of the development of direct uses of LNG in our country. In fact, in the port of La Spezia in Liguria, the first supply of liquid methane to a large tanker vessel took place successfully. The ship supplied was the Costa Smeralda, flagship of the Costa Crociere fleet, the largest in the world using LNG.

27 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

First ship to ship LNG in Italy for Costa Smeralda, now back at sea

First ship to ship LNG in Italy for Costa Smeralda, now back at sea

At 11.20pm on Saturday 10 October, the Costa Smeralda, flagship of the Costa Cruises fleet, the largest and most modern LNG-powered ship in the world, resumed navigation. It is also the first liquid methane cruise ship to resume navigation after forced “disarmament” due to the coronavirus, which has blocked all cruises since last February.

12 Oct 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

Total to supply LNG to CMA in Marseille; Costa Smeralda in Barcelona

Total to supply LNG to CMA in Marseille; Costa Smeralda in Barcelona

Total Marine Fuels and the CMA CGM shipowner announced in a joint statement, released in early December, the signing of a ten-year contract for the supply of 10,000 Teu containerships in the Mediterranean, starting in autumn 2021. The new contract covers the ships used between Europe and Asia, and provides for a ship-to-ship supply of […]

19 Dec 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Coralius carries out its first LNG bunkering in Rotterdam

Coralius carries out its first LNG bunkering in Rotterdam

Finland headquartered Gasum announced  that its LNG bunkering vessel Coralius has carried out its first ship-to-ship bunkering in the port area of Rotterdam supplying LNG to the chemical tanker Bit Viking. Speaking of the bunkering in Rotterdam, Kimmo Rahkamo, Vice President, Natural Gas and LNG, Gasum, said, “finally, being able to bunker our clients in the ARA […]

28 Jun 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

First LNG bunkering at Port of Gothenburg’s new facility

First LNG bunkering at Port of Gothenburg’s new facility

Swedish shipping company Terntank has been  the first operator to take on LNG at a new bunkering facility at the Port of Gothenburg. The facility is the only one of its kind in Sweden, being capable of bunkering not only LNG, but also LBG, which in terms of chemical composition are largely identical. The new […]

29 Nov 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG Bunker to be completed before the summer of 2019

LNG Bunker to be completed before the summer of 2019

The Port of Marseille will have a LNG bunkering solution which would refuel LNG propelled ships directly from the dock as well as ship to ship bunker vessels. The facility will be ready before the summer of 2019.The news has been reported by Corriere Marittimo after the conclusion of a round table which gathered operators […]

27 Nov 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Perspectives for Small scale LNG

Perspectives for Small scale LNG

by Diego Gavagnin There is no doubt that the geostrategic and market policies of some large countries are increasing the uncertainties on world trade in goods, including energy. Then there are local crises, that block or slow down the production, with impacts on the entire system. The worldwide expansion of  LNG market, which is only […]

5 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Fluxys bumps Dunkirk LNG terminal stake as EDF, Total divest

Fluxys bumps Dunkirk LNG terminal stake as EDF, Total divest

Fluxys with consortium partners has agreed to jointly acquire from EDF and Total a 35.76 percent stake in Dunkerque LNG, owner of the liquefied natural gas terminal in Dunkirk. The Dunkirk LNG terminal, located on a 56-hectare platform at the West Port of Dunkirk, is equipped with: a wharf for the unloading/reloading of the largest LNG […]

3 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Malaysia’s Petronas completes its 1st LNG break bulking STS transfer

Malaysia’s Petronas completes its 1st LNG break bulking STS transfer

PETRONAS  LNG Ltd. (PLL), a unit of Malaysian energy giant Petronas, has successfully delivered its liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo through its maiden break bulking ship-to-ship (STS) transfer in Brunei Bay, as part of its latest offering as a global LNG portfolio solutions provider. The cargo from Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd (MLNG), Bintulu, was transferred […]

15 Jun 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

MPA awards co-funding grants for 2 LNG bunker vessels

MPA awards co-funding grants for 2 LNG bunker vessels

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has awarded SGD 6 million (USD 4.5 million) to FueLNG and Pavilion Gas for the construction of two LNG bunker vessels in an effort to help promote ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in Singapore. FueLNG and Pavilion Gas will each receive a co-funding grant of up to SGD 3 million for their […]

5 Jun 2018 - ConferenzaGNL