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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Demand for LNG as fuel is likely to rise rapidly over the coming two decades, with the two main market sectors – trucking and shipping – accounting for 81 mtpa in 2025 and as much as 173 mtpa by 2035.
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LNG carriers (LNGCs) wanting to use the enlarged Panama Canal when the multi-billion dollar expansion project is completed at the end of next year will for the most part require modifications before they undertake the transit.
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Wylie Spicer, QC, Norton Rose Fulbright, looks at two key components affecting LNG terminal construction process the TERMPOL review and the Navigable Waters Act. Covering environmental issues as well as pilotage and competence concerns these two pieces
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Future of LNG as Marine Fuel Looks Bright Seoul, 26 March 2014 – Liquid natural gas (LNG) could power the ships of the future in an eco-friendly manner if the marine industry takes the lead in the face of competitors tapping into the same energy source
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Seoul, 25 March 2014: Delegates to Gastech 2014 were told on Tuesday that there were enormous growth opportunities with the development of new technology and improved safety measures.
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The potential for floating liquefaction facilities to reduce the cost of new supply projects – or at least to make costs more controllable and predictable – appears to be rapidly gaining acceptance amongst the sponsors of major new gas developm
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A significant innovation at the Gastech exhibition is a series of free-to-attend theatres dedicated to delivering knowledge, education and awareness of technological innovations in natural gas.
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GDF Suez and project partner Marubeni have chartered what will be the world’s largest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) when it starts up, for an LNG import project in Uruguay.
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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.