Shipping & Storage

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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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  • Contributed by: Nina Howell, Counsel, King & Spalding
  • Contributed by: Trinh Chubbock, Senior Associate, King & Spalding
In a bid to avoid gas supply disruption and ensure better cooperation between EU countries, the European Commission released new proposals on 16 February 2016 relating to its gas strategy.
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  • Interview with Paul van der Laan, Manager Asset Exploitation & Business Development , Gasunie
In this interview with Paul van der Laan, Manager Asset Exploitation & Busi
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  • Contributed by: Dr Robin Pitblado, Senior Vice President, DNV GL
Most people are familiar with risk assessments used for onshore LNG developments, however, people are less familiar with marine risks and it is useful to review some aspects related to these.  Generally, marine LNG transportation has been conducted saf
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  • Contributed by: Mike Rhodes, Managing Editor, Gulf Publishing Company
Asia consumes 75% of the world’s liquefied natural gas (LNG), and Japan and South Korea have long dominated the LNG import market.
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  • Contributed by: Theodore Michael, LNG Analyst, Genscape
Japan pioneered North American LNG exports backing the Kenai Alaska LNG export facility in 1969.
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  • Contributed by: Eduardo Perez Orue, Owner and Principal Consultant, Small LNG Shipping Consultants
Most people, when they think about small scale LNG carriers, think about LNG carriers of a smaller size. That is not completely wrong, of course, but in today's market is not completely right either.
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  • Contributed by: Abel Enríquez , EU Regulatory Affairs Manager, Enagás
  • Contributed by: Angel Rojo, Manager at Commercial and Logistics Division, Enagás
In December of 1970 the first LNG “satellite” facility was commissioned in north east Spain, in a village close to the French border, inaugurating the “small scale” business in the Iberian Peninsula.
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  • Contributed by: Theodore Michael, LNG Analyst, Genscape
Opposite Directions:  While oil prices rally, LNG makes new lows - Exxon and other major players are sticking to their script.  By 2020, rising demand will be in line with production.
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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.