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  • Gastech 2017: Asian LNG imports at a crossroads

    Gastech 2017: Asian LNG imports at a crossroads

    International Group of LNG Importers (GIIGNL) president Jean-Marie Dauger examines the impact of new markets in Asia as demand slows among the region’s largest importers... Read more

    Fri 27 Jan 2017

  • LNG demand in southeast Europe – a tale of three countries

    LNG demand in southeast Europe – a tale of three countries

    Greece, Italy and Cyprus have individual and collective plans for LNG-import and small-scale distribution infrastructure. Karen Thomas reports... Read more

    Thu 12 Jan 2017

  • Kuwait ramps up its LNG imports

    Kuwait ramps up its LNG imports

    The Middle East is a promising import market for LNG. Half-year figures from Paris-based KPLER show the region took in nearly 8 million tonnes in the first half of this year, a near fourfold increase on its intake in first-half 2015... Read more

    Thu 24 Nov 2016

  • FSRUs have a buoyant future

    FSRUs have a buoyant future

    With the number of LNG-importing nations predicted to increase over the next decade, floating storage offers a cost effective alternative to conventional onshore installations and opens up opportunities for shipyards, owners and operators, writes Leo Karistios... Read more

    Tue 22 Nov 2016

  • Cyprus positions itself to tap regional LNG growth

    Cyprus positions itself to tap regional LNG growth

    Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping acting director Ioannis Efstratiou sets out the east Mediterranean island nation’s LNG-development priorities... Read more

    Mon 21 Nov 2016

  • FSRUs create opportunity for ‘homeless’ LNG, says BW LNG boss

    FSRUs create opportunity for ‘homeless’ LNG, says BW LNG boss

    BW LNG has just decided to convert one of its four LNG carrier newbuildings to become its third floating storage and regasification unit, having contracted its second to Pakistan this summer. Karen Thomas asked managing director Yngvil Asheim to outline BW LNG’s offshore growth plans... Read more

    Mon 21 Nov 2016