Repsol and Enagás supply, for the first time in Europe, LNG as fuel to a vessel from a regasification plant
This pioneering operation for Europe took place within the framework of the CORE LNGas hive project, co-funded by the European Commission, to promote LNG in transport, particularly maritime transport.
Polish Oil & Gas Company (PGNiG) will bring the first delivery of liquefied natural gas from U.S. Supplier to Poland. LNG will be delivered by Cheniere Energy. The transaction was overseen by PGNiG trading office branch in London.
The Baltic Sea region LNG cluster and the LNG Competence Centre were established in order to enhance international cooperation in the field of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The agreements were signed on 26th of April during the conference “Go LNG – Building LNG competence and business partnership for the Baltic sea region”.
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.
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 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.
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).
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 (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.
The LNG Outlook, the first of its kind for Shell, is an assessment of the global LNG market. It finds that total global demand for LNG has increased with the addition of six new importing countries since 2015: Colombia, Egypt, Jamaica, Jordan, Pakistan and Poland. China and India are two of the fastest growing buyers, with the number of LNG importers worldwide up to 35, from 10 at the start of the century.