In this issue


‘Substantial completion’ of Train 1 of the Corpus Christi liquefaction project was achieved on 28th February, 2019.
Free ReadFlex LNG has reported revenues of $36.1 mill for the fourth quarter 2018, compared to $7.9 mill for 4Q17, while revenues were $77.2 mill for the full year, compared to…
Thursday, 07 March 2019
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding held a christening ceremony the LNGC ‘Marvel Crane’ last month.
Teekay LNG Partners reported GAAP net income of $6.6 mill for the fourth quarter of last year and $28.4 mill for fiscal 2018. 
Thursday, 07 March 2019
Höegh LNG Holdings reported total income of $122.3 mill for the fourth quarter of 2018, compared with $82.3 mill in the preceding quarter. 
Thursday, 07 March 2019
Free ReadTechnology group Wärtsilä has signed a long-term optimised maintenance solution agreement with Tokyo Gas subsidiary, Tokyo LNG Tanker. This solution will support a range of maintenance needs for three LNGCs…
Engineering company KBR is to supply engineering and technical agreement from Pointe Noire LNG to provide front end engineering design (FEED) submittals and services.
Thursday, 07 March 2019
GTT is to create a Singapore ‘digital hub of excellence’.
Thursday, 21 February 2019
On 5th February, US Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs, CEO and President of Qatar Petroleum, HE Saad Al-Kaabi, and ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO,…
Thursday, 21 February 2019
Free ReadIn accordance with planned deadlines for the construction of the floating LNG terminal on the Croatian Island of Krk, a final investment decision (FID) was agreed by LNG Croatia on…
Excelerate Energy LP’s Northeast Gateway deepwater terminal, located offshore Boston (Mass), reached a peak send-out flow rate of over 800,000 mill Btu per day of natural gas on 1st February, 2019,…
Thursday, 21 February 2019
Anadarko has followed up its recent SPA signings by adding three more energy companies to its list. 
Thursday, 21 February 2019
Free ReadOLT Offshore LNG Toscana regasification terminal is working at almost 100% of its full capacity.  After less than a year from the implementation of the new allocation mechanism via auction, OLT reached…
Thursday, 21 February 2019
German LNG Terminal GmbH, a joint venture involved in Germany’s first LNG terminal at Brunsbuettel, has signed another long-term commercial capacity agreement with an undisclosed global LNG supplier. 

News Nudges

GTT to fit Maran Gas quartet

Last Month, GTT received an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) concerning the tank design for four new 174,000 cu m LNGCs on behalf of Maran Gas. The delivery of the ships is planned between the end of 2021 and early 2022.

Awilco confirms charter

Awilco LNG has confirmed that the 2013-built 156,000 cu m TFDE ‘WilPride’ has been inspected and accepted by an undisclosed charterer and was due to be delivered on or about 10th July, 2019. The eight month timecharter is estimated to contribute an annualised EBITDA of about $23 mill during the period, the company said.

MOL names another MOSS type LNGC

Mitsui OSK Lines. (MOL) has named a newbuilding LNGC ordered by Trans Pacific Shipping 8 Ltd, a 50:50 joint venture between MOL and JERA, at the Sakaide Works of Kawasaki Heavy Industries. She was named ‘Sohshu Maru’ and is fitted with a DFDE propulsion system. The MOSS type 177,000 cu m LNGC will transport natural gas purchased by JERA from the US Freeport LNG project, plus other suppliers.

Landbridge to develop Rizhao LNG terminal

Shandong Landbridge Group is to build an LNG receiving terminal at Landbrige Port in Rizhao in conjunction with the Beijing Energy Group. Under the agreement, the two parties will invest RMB6.7 bill (about $973 mill) to construct the terminal, which will have a design capacity to handle 5 mill tonnes of LNG per year. In addition, the two companies said that they plan to jointly develop overseas energy projects.

FERC updates

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) on the construction and operation of the Alaska LNG Project.The project was proposed by the Alaska Gasline Development Corp (AGDC) to commercialise the natural gas resources of Alaska’s North Slope, by converting the existing natural gas supply to LNG for export and also provide gas for users within the State of Alaska. The draft EIS comment period closes on 3rd October, 2019. FERC has also said that it intends to prepare a supplementary environmental review for the proposed expansion of production capacity at Magnolia LNG facility in Lake Charles.