LNG ships in the top 10 ships of 2017

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, published since 1939, annually prints details on the world’s “Great Ships of the Year.” Among all ships there are LNG driven and bunkering units. Below there are, selected in the December 2017 edition, the top 10 ships of the year, according to the editors.

Adoption of LNG as Marine Fuel Significantly Accelerated in 2017

In the past year the stage has been set for a push in the adoption of LNG as a marine fuel beyond the tipping point. The order book for LNG-powered ships grew substantially, the LNG bunkering infrastructure is maturing and the pricing of LNG has become structurally competitive versus MGO. In 2017 around 11% of all new build contracts were LNG powered ships, a trend that we expect to continue during 2018.

LNG hits the railway

The Management Board of GAZ-SYSTEM has given recommendation to Polskie LNG, relating to commencement of design and preparatory works, that are going to contribute to handling of liquid natural gas, to be embarked on ISO cryogenic containers and railroad tank cars.

Ukraine receives first-ever LNG shipment from Poland

ERU Trading LLC, the wholly-owned Ukrainian subsidiary of the ERU Corporation (USA) participated in the tender on 28th November for supply to the Ukrainian State-owned pipeline company, UkraTransGaz (UTG).

Exposé of the premiere of Mateusz Morawiecki with the announcement of the gas hub

On Monday, the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, appointed Mateusz Morawiecki to the office of the Prime Minister. During the exposé, the new prime minister mentioned m.in. about energy. He also declared that his government does not intend to abandon coal as the basis of our energy, but also wants to care for the development of renewable energy sources (RES) and reconsider the issues of nuclear energy.

LNG from Lithuania will be supplied to Estonia and Poland

The liquefied natural gas supplier LITGAS and the natural gas trading company Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas, both of which belong to the Lietuvos Energija group, will implement Lithuania’s first large deal of supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) by land. The LNG will be transported from Klaipeda to consumers in Estonia, Poland, and Lithuania by as many as 100 LNG trucks.

Polish LNG Conference – a strong start of a new endeavor

The first edition of the Polish LNG Conference concluded last week, on 23/11/2017 in Warsaw, Poland. The event has been very well received, gathering over 120 participants from all around the LNG industry. LNG supply and demand, market state and cross-border cooperation have been among the topics discussed.

Polish LNG Platform is growing

A new member - Saybolt Poland has joined the Polish LNG Platform, a control company providing wide range of inspection services in Polish ports as well as in other inland locations throughout Poland.

Saybolt provides comprehensive cargo surveys covering transport, including storage and handling of bulk liquid cargoes. The company also offers a wide range of marine surveys.
Poland LNG Platform is pleased to have Saybolt Poland as a member and hope for fruitful cooperation in the…

IVECO signs supply agreement with Jost Group for 500 Natural Gas trucks

The order for the Stralis NP (Natural Power) comes from one of Europe’s largest transport and logistics companies, which is targeting a 35% conversion of its fleet to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) by 2020.

IVECO, the commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), has secured the largest deal for its Stralis NP vehicles to date. The agreement signed with Jost Group, one of the leading pan-European transport and logistics companies, foresees the…

LNG from Lithuania will be supplied to Poland by trucks for the first time

A natural gas supply and trading company LITGAS, part of state-controlled Lietuvos Energija energy company group, will supply LNG to Polish company DUON. For the first time LNG will be supplied by trucks from Klaipėdos Nafta’s new onshore LNG reloading station to Poland.

“The deal with DUON is important to us because it is the start of our new commercial activity – onshore LNG supply that will allow us to diversify our business. I am very glad we had concluded our first…