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  • PSVs dominate LNG-fuelled service and supply ships

    PSVs dominate LNG-fuelled service and supply ships

    There has been little change in the number of service and supply vessels in the world LNG-fuelled fleet over the past year. According to LNG World Shipping’s new review of gas-powered ships that are not LNG carriers, both the operational and on-order fleets of service and supply vessels rose by three units.... Read more

    Wed 26 Apr 2017

  • Cruise ships add new dimension to LNG passenger fleet

    Cruise ships add new dimension to LNG passenger fleet

    There are more passenger ships in the LNG-powered fleet than any other type of vessel. LNG World Shipping’s latest LNG-fuelled fleet review shows that as of 20 March 2017 there were 40 such passenger ships in service, compared with 30 a year ago, and 32 on order, up from 23... Read more

    Tue 25 Apr 2017

  • MISC eyes global LNG shipping opportunity

    MISC eyes global LNG shipping opportunity

    Malaysia-based shipowner MISC is about to take delivery of three LNG carrier newbuildings. President and group chief executive officer Yee Yang Chien tells Karen Thomas why floating LNG is opening a new opportunity and why, when it comes to future fleet growth, MISC is thinking bigger... Read more

    Mon 24 Apr 2017

  • The world's LNG-fuelled ships on order, 2017

    The world's LNG-fuelled ships on order, 2017

    Twelve months ago, when LNG World Shipping last carried out a comprehensive review of the LNG-fuelled fleet, there were 74 such vessels in service and 88 on order.... Read more

    Mon 24 Apr 2017

  • The world's LNG-fuelled fleet in service in 2017

    The world's LNG-fuelled fleet in service in 2017

    As of March, the in-service and on-order fleet of LNG-powered seagoing ships has reached the 200 mark. The fleet hit its double century on 20 March 2017 when Sovcomflot confirmed orders for four ice-class Aframax tankers of 114,000 dwt at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries.... Read more

    Fri 21 Apr 2017

  • Continent’s northwest LNG hubs diversify to grow

    Continent’s northwest LNG hubs diversify to grow

    Gate Terminal last year saw a sharp drop in large import unloads last year, down from 21 to 15 – in tonnage terms down from 1.5 million tonnes (mt) to 1mt – as the expected glut of US cargoes failed to materialise... Read more

    Thu 20 Apr 2017