Shipping & Storage

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  • Interview with Tony Teo, Founder, LNGaSolutions, LLC
Experiencing considerable growth, LNG shipping provides a cost-efficient solution to the current shipping requirements and regulations.
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  • Contributed by: Mark Lipton, Director of Commercial Applications, GE’s Marine Solutions (part of GE Aviation)
LNG is gaining interest for marine propulsion applications thanks to its low emissions. In terms of performance and durability, LNG is the best fuel for gas turbines.
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  • Contributed by: Sveinung J. S. Støhle, ​​​​President and Chief Executive Officer, Höegh LNG
The global LNG market is growing rapidly, with both steep expansion of liquefaction capacity and rapidly growing demand for LNG. Regasification services enabling this trade are therefore also in high demand.
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  • Contributed by: Vincent Lagarrigue, Director, Trelleborg Fluid Handling Solutions
This summer, President Donald Trump’s announcement that the EU would fund the construction of up to 11 LNG ports in Europe to absorb a sharp increase in shipments from the US sparked a fierce debate among political commentators and maritime journalists
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  • Contributed by: Ashit Jadav, Senior Naval Architect | Energy & Resources, Arup
For many years, LNG has been used as fuel to generate electrical power, provide domestic heating, and to provide energy for industrial purposes.
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  • Contributed by: Markus Sachsenhofer, Storage Facility Engineer, RAG Austria AG
In the last decade, the underground gas storage business has transformed from the typical seasonal operation model to a more market-oriented operation that allows production and injection of gas at any time of the year.
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  • Contributed by: Renaud Le Dévéhat, Director Business Development, TechnipFMC
In 2006, the first commercial ship-to-ship (STS) Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) transfer involving a large-scale LNG carrier and a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) took place.
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  • Interview with Christopher Caswell, Director LNG and FLNG, KBR
Over the last decade, there has been a large increase in the number of emerging markets now importing LNG going from 7 countries in 2010 to 17 in 2017.
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  • Interview with David Colson, Commercial VP, Gaztransport and Technigaz, GTT SA
Natural gas has many environmental advantages compared to oil or coal-produced electricity including the reduction in CO2 emissions as well as other environmental benefits such as a massive reduction of NOx which contributes to a better climate globall
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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: Markus Sachsenhofer, Storage Facility Engineer, RAG Austria AG
In the last decade, the underground gas storage business has transformed from the typical seasonal operation model to a more market-oriented operation that allows production and injection of gas at any time of the year.
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  • Contributed by: Renaud Le Dévéhat, Director Business Development, TechnipFMC
In 2006, the first commercial ship-to-ship (STS) Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) transfer involving a large-scale LNG carrier and a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) took place.
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  • Contributed by: Andrew Buckland, Principal Analyst, LNG Shipping, Wood Mackenzie
LNG bunkers are scaling up to meet demand from the big three shipping sectors – containers, dry bulk and tankers.
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  • Interview with John Hatley, Americas Vice President Marine Solutions, Wärtsilä Marine Solutions
As the cleanest fossil fuel in the world, natural gas is a clear and obvious choice when considering decarbonisation.
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  • Contributed by: Stephen Cadden, Chief Operating Officer, SEA/LNG
LNG is playing a significant role in the decarbonisation of the shipping industry while improving air quality by addressing the problem of harmful local emissions.  Stephen Cadden, Chief Operating Officer, SEA\LNG explains how. 
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  • Contributed by: Andrew Buckland, Principal Analyst, LNG Shipping, Wood Mackenzie
33 new LNG ships have been ordered so far this year, compared to 19 in the whole of 2017 and just six in 2016. Owners have been tempted by higher spot/short-term charter rates, still-low newbuilding prices and rapidly growing LNG trade.
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  • Contributed by: Aditya Aggarwal, Director, ABS Global Gas Solutions
With more ship owners and operators committing to the cleaner-burning LNG fuel over traditional marine fuels, investments in the US are focusing on providing the desired LNG bunkering infrastructure.
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  • Contributed by: Aditya Aggarwal, Director, ABS Global Gas Solutions
Gas has established itself as a truly indispensable ally in the global endeavour to tackle emissions. Additionally, there is a limited growth potential in the demand from conventional gas markets.
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  • Interview with Patrick Janssens, Vice President, Global Gas Solutions, ABS Global Gas Solutions
With many floating LNG projects looking likely to take FID this year and with the FLNG market expected to reach a capacity of 278 mtpa by 2024, it is no surprise that the evolving technology is considered to be a game changer for the liquefaction indus
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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.