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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  • Interview with Iain MacNeil, Chief Executive Officer, Witherby Publishing Group
In this interview with Gastech News, Chief Executive Officer at Witherby Publishing Group, Iain MacNeil shares his thoughts and views on LNG exports, prices and shipping developments.
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  • Contributed by: Richard Howley, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Contributed by: Julie Walton, Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Contributed by: Penny Cygan-Jones, Senior Knowledge Lawyer, Norton Rose Fulbright
The Cool Pool, an independent company established by Dynagas Ltd, GasLog Ltd and Golar LNG Ltd to create the first-ever LNG carrier pool, commenced operations in September 2015.
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  • Interview with Professor KangKi Lee, Offshore Department, National Korea Maritime & Ocean University
Gastech News: The world’s first LNG-powered bulk carrier has recently been announced by a number of leading gas companies in South Korea.
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“The big question about when US LNG will reach Asia has been answered. So what's next?
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  • Interview with Etienne Pascal Romsom, Chief Business Development Officer, Executive Vice President, DNV GL
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  • Contributed by: Jivanshi Arora, Senior Officer, GAIL India
LNG, a lower carbon fuel, can play an important role in the global energy mix. LNG is emerging as a cost competitive and cleaner burning fuel as compared to heavy fuel oil and diesel for shipping, heavy duty road transport and industrial applications.
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  • Contributed by: Avinash Jerome Lakra, Senior Engineer, GAIL India
Most Asian countries will need to import more gas to meet demand growth, as production fails to grow at the same pace as consumption. Over the medium term, half of the anticipated increase in gas consumption will require additional imports.
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  • Contributed by: Lian Yok Tan, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Given the restrictions implemented by International Marine Organization (IMO) requiring lower exhaust emission of sulfur oxides (SOx), nitrous oxide (NOx), particulate matter (PM), and carbon dioxide (CO2), there will necessarily be a movement towards
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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.