Shipping & Storage

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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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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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Germany utility company E.ON has developed a novel technology that provides a possible answer to a pressing question: what to do with surplus wind-generated electricity when the wind is blowing strongly but demand is low?
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These are exciting times for the LNG industry with new technologies being  adopted for liquefaction and regasification, and as LNG is increasingly used in small-scale applications, particularly in transportation.
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Woodside’s recent decision to recommend floating LNG (FLNG) technology as its preferred development option for the Browse gas fields offshore western Australia is highly significant.
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Natural gas industries around the world will need to spend an estimated €100 billion on new underground gas storage facilities between now and 2030.
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The introduction of LNG in the Netherlands as an alternative fuel for road transport, inland waterway transport and coastal shipping is expected to generate an extra 2.7 billion euros in economic growth and create thousands of jobs between now and 2030
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With floating regasification becoming ever more popular, and floating liquefaction fast approaching reality, the LNG industry has been working hard to develop the technologies needed to transfer cargoes between ships – safely and efficiently.
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Highly flexible cryogenic foams require neither additional vapour barriers nor expansion joints
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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.