Saturday, December 7, 2019

Gas Tanker News

Britain's Isle of Grain Set to Receive Yamal Cargo

Britain's Isle of Grain port is set to receive liquefied natural gas tanker Eduard Toll on Oct. 28, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed on Monday.The tanker, with a capacity of 172,000 cubic metres, is travelling from Russia's arctic Yamal LNG facility.Reporting by Sabina Zawadzki

Gas Tanker Explosion Kills at Least 35

At least 35 people were killed on Monday and hundreds injured when a gas tanker exploded in northern Nigerian state of Nassarawa, the state emergency agency said.The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) official said the accident happened on Monday at a petrol station along the Lafia-Makurdi road linking the capital city of Abuja with the north and southern Nigeria.(Reporting by Camillus Eboh, Writ

Vessel Docks at Maryland Cove Point LNG Terminal

The Dominion Energy Cove Point Terminal. (CREDIT: Dominion Energy)

Gemmata could be the first vessel to pick up fuel from the facility since the tanker came from Spain - a non-LNG exporting country - with less than a full cargo, according to the shipping data. In addition to Gemmata, another vessel, the Methane Spirit, is also headed for Cove Point, according to the shipping data. Methane…

Cove Point LNG Terminal's First Export Imminent

File photo: Methane Spirit loads from the Australia Pacific LNG Gladstone terminal (Photo: Teekay)

Methane Spirit, a liquefied natural gas tanker, said on Thursday it would arrive at Dominion Energy Inc's Cove Point LNG export facility in Maryland around March 31, according to Reuters shipping data. If correct, that could be the first vessel to pick up a cargo from the LNG facility, which Virginia-based Dominion said it expects to enter service in March.

Putin to Saudi Energy Minister: Buy Our Gas, Save Your Oil

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih to buy Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) in order to spare Saudi Arabia's oil, the Interfax news agency reported citing him as saying on Friday. "Buy our gas and you'll save oil," Putin told Falih after having given the order to start loading the…

Newly Pumped Crude Leaves Reopened Libyan Port of Ras Lanuf

A tanker left the Libyan port of Ras Lanuf on Monday carrying the first freshly produced crude oil to be exported since the terminal reopened in September, a port official said. The tanker shipped 600,000 barrels and a second tanker was due to dock at Ras Lanuf shortly, the official said. Ras Lanuf is one of four ports that forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar seized in September.

LNG Price Gains Face Ceiling as New Supply Emerges

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices rose this week on the back of rallying gas benchmarks in Europe and a production outage in Angola. The price of LNG for December delivery was $7.20 per million British thermal units (mmBtu), up around 25 cents from a week earlier, buoyed by gains in British month-ahead gas prices. UK December gas rose as much as 10 percent this week.

Grand Elena's Hundredth Voyage

LNGC Grand Elena has embarked on her hundredth voyage from Prigorodnoye

The gas tanker Grand Elena, jointly owned by PAO Sovcomflot and the Japanese company NYK, has embarked on her hundredth voyage from the port of Prigorodnoye in Russia to Japan. The vessel is undertaking her latest shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on behalf of Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. The LNG carrier…

Gas Tanker Reportedly Aground off Nigeria

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker has run aground off Nigeria after taking on a cargo at the country's Bonny Island export plant, two trading sources said. The 165,000-cubic-metre-capacity Magellan Spirit tanker, owned by Teekay LNG Partners, ran aground trying to leave the port bound for South Korea, traders said. Teekay could not be reached for immediate comment.

New Success for Europe in Cleaner Inland Navigation

a new type of inland navigation vessel Sirocco. Owned by Chemgas Barging

The increasing use of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as a fuel was given another boost with today’s commissioning of a new type of inland navigation vessel: Sirocco. Owned by Chemgas Barging, this conventional gas tanker is equipped with a main engine capable of running on marine gas oil as well as on the clean LNG. What makes…

Italy Struggles with Plan B if Russian Gas Supplies Cut

Italy will struggle to stay warm this winter if Russia's conflict with Ukraine disrupts gas supplies and Libya veers towards collapse, putting at risk an already shaky economic recovery following years of recession and sluggish growth. Caught between dwindling gas imports from North Africa and a rising dependency on Russia…

India’s Seaborne Oil, Bulk Liquids & Gas Tanker Trade Conference

India Tanker Conference the biggest event of Hinode Events and Services Pvt Ltd, and the first one on the Tanker trade is set to take off on JUNE 5 in Mumbai at the Hotel Vivanta by Taj - President, in MUMBAI. This First Annual Conference on the Outlook for India’s Seaborne Oil, Bulk Liquids and Gas Tanker Trade, will explore…

Naming of Evergas’ first vessel under the Danish flag

Naming of Evergas new gas tanker

The Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority Andreas Nordseth recently attended the naming ceremony of Evergas’ new gas tanker that is to carry petrochemical gas for use in the plastic industry. It is Evergas’ first vessel under the Danish flag. “By having more ships under the flag, we ensure continued ship owner activities in Denmark for the benefit of employment and Blue Denmark as a whole…

Attestation / Endorsement services for seaman in UAE

The Maritime Administration of the United Arab Emirates has introduced services for the attestation of seaman contract and issuance of oil/chemical/gas tanker endorsement. This service is applicable for Crew working on UAE Flagged vessels that are engaged in International voyages are required to have their Seaman Contract attested by the  Administration.

Gas tanker firm Avance announces Oslo IPO

Gas tanker operator Avance Gas Holding is planning an initial public offering (IPO) and aims to list its shares on the Oslo Bourse in April, one of its owners said on Wednesday, joining a flurry of Nordic firms planning stock market debuts. "As part of the IPO, Avance Gas will raise new capital to pursue consolidation opportunities…

Videotel Expands LNG Training

Photo: Videotel

With its latest offering, Videotel said now provides a more extensive portfolio of training for the LNG sector. Working with experts across the globe – BP Shipping, Shell, Maersk and SIGTTO, among others – the company said it has created a package of training covering the essentials required when operating in this important market.