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April 2022
LNG journal January 2021 LEAD STORY

Early LNG cargo signals difficult months ahead for Argentina

Argentina is facing headwinds for its annual LNG purchasing due to stiff market competition at a time when it needs to ratify extensive debt restructuring with the IMF, our Markets Editor Alexander Wilk reports.

 

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Europe can boost LNG imports by two-thirds ‘at best’

March trade returned to net growth from February slump

Fast tracking LNG facilities

Containerised LNG bunker solution receives class AiP

Ukraine crisis transforms LNG fuelling prospects

 

March 2022
LNG journal January 2021 LEAD STORY

Shell urges strategic reform as Russian pipeline gas supplies dwindle

Shell has called for strategic reform against a backdrop of declining Russian gas supplies that predate the current Ukraine crisis and a general gas supply pivot towards China, our Markets Editor Alexander Wilk reports.

 

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Ukraine crisis could spark a wave of FIDs in the United States

Slow January trade growth turned into month-on-month drop in February

LNGCs’ smooth sailing in warm waters

Energy transition will create both challenges and opportunities

LNG road transport development accelerates

 

February 2022
LNG journal January 2021 LEAD STORY

Biden asks Qatar for help in diverting LNG to Europe if Russia cuts off supplies

Sky-high European energy demand, exacerbated by low Russian pipeline gas supply, has prompted US LNG exporters to send cargoes – initially sold to Asia – to northeast Europe instead. US President Joe Biden even approached Qatar, the world’s largest LNG producer, over diverting cargoes to Europe if escalating tensions between Russia and the Ukraine curtail or halt contractual gas transits while European buyers rush to secure spot LNG; our Markets Editor Anja Karl has more.

 

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South America’s contribution to a tight gas market

January trade remains in month-on-month growth, albeit marginally

Largest LNG Bi-Lobe Type C tanks installed on small-scale LNGC

CAPs keep LNGCs in top condition - BV

Future fuels shine spotlight on flexibility

 

January 2022
LNG journal January 2021 LEAD STORY

Argentina’s unrelenting ambition to become an established LNG exporter

Argentina has had a somewhat troubled relationship with natural gas. However, despite its first attempt at LNG exports lasting less than a year, the country remains determined to re-enter the LNG export market, our Markets Editor Alexander Wilk reports.

 

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December trade constitutes continued growth growth

SIGTTO discusses IMO greenhouse gas rules

Arctic shipping’s ice load monitoring to increase

Blended fuels to support cleaner LNG bunker infrastructure

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

 

Wednesday, 09 February 2022 08:06

Market Tracker Supplement - 7 February 2022

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Market Tracker - February 7, 2022

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Wednesday, 09 February 2022 07:12

Kaliningrad FSRU Arrives at Russian Enclave

Gazprom has reinstalled the 174,000m³ FSRU and LNG carrier Marshal Vasilevskiy at its Kaliningrad FSRU terminal, our data showed at the time of writing.

Sky-high European energy demand, exacerbated by low Russian pipeline gas supply, has prompted US LNG exporters to send cargoes – initially sold to Asia – to northeast Europe instead. US President Joe Biden even approached Qatar, the world’s largest LNG producer, over diverting cargoes to Europe if escalating tensions between Russia and the Ukraine curtail or halt contractual gas transits while European buyers rush to secure spot LNG; our Markets Editor Anja Karl has more. 

Whilst headlines have mostly focussed on Asia and Europe, the South America/Caribbean region has played its own, if volatile, role in the protracted tight natural gas market, our Markets Editor Alexander Wilk reports. 

Our January data show continued growth in LNG flows underpinned by higher Qatari, American and Malaysian exports as well as continued growth in European demand, our Markets Editor Alexander Wilk reports. 

TGE Marine recently completed the building and installation of two large LNG cargo tanks, including their insulation, at CSSC’s Jiangnan Shipyard.  Technical Editor Ian Cochran investigates. 

Monday, 07 February 2022 08:35

CAPs keep LNGCs in top condition - BV

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore, part of Paris-based Bureau Veritas Group (BV), was recently awarded a three-year contract by Nakilat to undertake condition assessment programmes (CAP) for its LNGC fleet. Ian Cochran reports. 

Monday, 07 February 2022 08:06

Future fuels shine spotlight on flexibility

With demand for green ‘future fuels’ rising, manufacturers of LNG-powered engines are developing a range of new solutions to reduce emissions but also creating a complex set of choices for vessel operators seeking to future-proof their fleets. Fuelling Editor Malcolm Ramsay elaborates.