Baltic Sea Region LNG Cluster will be established in Vilnius

Baltic Sea region LNG cluster and the LNG Competence Centre will be established in order to enhance international cooperation in the field of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Agreements on these cooperation platforms will be signed during the conference in Vilnius to be held on 26-27 April.

The EU will finance a feasibility study for the LNG terminal in the Gulf of Gdańsk

EU Member States approved the Commission's proposal to invest €22.1 million to support the development of connections between transport and energy infrastructure in Europe.

Gaz-System will expand the LNG terminal in Swinoujscie

GAZ–SYSTEM has taken a decision on the expansion of the Świnoujście LNG terminal. After the completion of the works, the regasification capacity will increase from the current 5 billion m3 to 7.5 billion m3 of natural gas per year.

Largest Global Gas and LNG event in 2017 behind us

Gastech, the world’s largest gas and liquefied natural gas conference and exhibition, was held at Chiba, Tokyo from April 4 to 7. Ten Japanese energy companies and trading houses formed a consortium to host Gastech Japan 2017 in the first such attempt in the event’s history.

The European Commission recommends the Polish project in the 2016 CEF Synergy call

The European Commission has provided the Member Countries a proposal to allocate funds from the 2016 CEF Synergy call budget under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

Christophe de Margerie heads for ice trials

Vessel leaves port of Murmansk as Russia's Yamal project gears up to export its first cargo before the end of this year.

DSME and DNV GL partner for efficient LNG carrier design

At the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, DSME, a leading company within commercial ship building and LNG carrier technology, and DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, presented the results of a joint development project (JDP) for the design of an innovative, efficient LNG carrier based on today’s technology. The project focused on delivering a design which an owner can take straight to the yard and is ready for upcoming market trends and incoming regulations, with an optimal size, hull form, and machinery and electrical systems.

SGMF signs MOU with SEA\LNG

SEA\LNG, the industry coalition promoting the adoption of LNG as a marine fuel signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation with the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF). Leading LNG organisations cooperate to define separate but complementary missions

Polish LNG Platform inauguration

The seminar “LNG for transport and industry” was held on 7.3.2017, during the first day of the Transport Week 2017 conference. At the seminar, on the initiative of the Motus Foundation, were presented several companies of LNG, universities and notcommercial organization. Topics discussed during seminar included LNG for industry, LNG in transport and cooling recovery from LNG tanks.

Royal IHC to build world's largest cutter suction dredger for DEME

Royal IHC (IHC) has been awarded a contract for the design, construction and delivery of the 44,180kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) SPARTACUS, for DEME in Belgium. The newly built CSD will be 164 metres long. The concept and basic design for this mega cutter was done in close cooperation with DEME, Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam (a 100% subsidiary of IHC) and IHC.