Shipping & Storage

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  • Contributed by: Jose M Ruiz Anton, Head of LNG Bunkering Development, Gas Natural Fenosa
From the 1st of January 2020, the environmental regulations of the International Maritime Organization and the European Parliament will limit sulphur emissions to 0.5%.
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  • Contributed by: Adrian Del Maestro, Director, PwC Strategy&
  • Contributed by: Giorgio Biscardini, Partner, PwC Strategy&
  • Contributed by: Rafael Schmill, Director, PwC Strategy&
Small-scale liquefied natural gas (ssLNG), a niche but nascent industry that is already profitable and scalable, boasts significant potential.
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  • Interview with Chris Clucas, Group Fleet Director, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement
Greener and cleaner fuel, lower prices and the ability to diversify supply, it is no surprise the industry is experiencing a dramatic growth in demand for small-scale LNG.
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  • Interview with Deborah Turner, Director LNG, Simpson Spence Young
In the past year, Emission Control Area (ECA) regulations have driven many decisions and developments within the LNG market and continue to do so.
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  • Contributed by: Carlos Guerrero, Business Development Manager - Oil Tankers & Gas Carriers, Bureau Veritas
Significant events this year have changed the face of the LNG shipping industry. Growing production in North America, Australia and elsewhere is leading to an abundance of natural gas.
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  • Interview with Deborah Turner, Director LNG, Simpson Spence Young
Maritime LNG trade is a crucial link in the natural gas supply chain for many nations where domestic demand exceeds available supply.
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  • Interview with Andrew Clifton, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer, SIGTTO
In a recent IGU report it is estimated that close to 50 FSRUs could be in operation by 2025 with the capacity to import close to 200 mtpa, which was 60% of the world’s LNG production in 2016. 
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  • Contributed by: Sveinung J. S. Støhle, ​​​​President and Chief Executive Officer, Höegh LNG
LNG supply is growing rapidly on the back of expanding production capacity and will increase by another 100 million tonnes or 35% by 2020.
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  • Contributed by: Hannah Burk, Director of Proprietary Natural Gas Products, Genscape
With over 60 thousand commercial vessels active around the world, the market for LNG bunkering is vast and largely untapped.

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Thermatel TD1/TD2 switches are based on thermal dispersion technology. The devices can easily be adjusted to detect flow (gases and liquids), level or liquid-liquid interface.
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Rope access experts can often replace scaffolding, lifts and cranes when oil and gas installations and offshore wind turbines are serviced and maintained.
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Oslo: Kawasaki Heavy Industries has completed the development of a large, 9 000 TEU container ship fuelled by LNG and obtained Approval in Principle from DNV.
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Thermal and acoustic insulation manufacturer Armacell is launching what claims to be an industry first with a low density thermal elastomeric foam insulation system which retains flexibility even at extreme cryogenic temperatures of ‑200 °C.

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  • Interview with Christopher Caswell, Director LNG and FLNG, KBR
The FLNG market size for 2016 was valued at over US$10 billion and is set to exceed 300 mtpa by 2024, reported by Global Market Insights, with increasing demand for cleaner fuel driving the global growth.
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  • Contributed by: Melanie Lovatt, Finance Advisor, Poten & Partners
If all things go according to plan for the sponsors of the Fortuna project in Equatorial Guinea, three floating liquefaction (FLNG) projects will manage to complete their fundraising this year.
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  • Contributed by: Eduardo Perez Orue, Owner and Principal Consultant, Small LNG Shipping Consultants
Small LNG Shipping Consultants has provided Gastech Insights with a detailed infographic providing the key facts and statistics on the small scale LNG shipping market.