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  • Emerging-market debt raises ‘supply crunch’ fears for LNG

    Emerging-market debt raises ‘supply crunch’ fears for LNG

    The shift in demand growth from developed to emerging markets, presents several challenges for the LNG sector – as these new buyers’ deteriorating credit-worthiness will make it harder to raise finance to invest in new liquefaction projects... Read more

    Wed 17 May 2017

  • Fortuna FLNG edges closer to summer FID

    Fortuna FLNG edges closer to summer FID

    Ophir Energy has signed an umbrella agreement, setting out the legal and fiscal framework for Fortuna LNG, putting the Equatorial Guinea offshore production project on course to reach a final investment decision this summer... Read more

    Thu 04 May 2017

  • Construction will start soon on Cote d’Ivoire LNG terminal

    Construction will start soon on Cote d’Ivoire LNG terminal

    Ivory Coast LNG, the consortium led by France-based Total, will start construction on the Cote d'Ivoire venture this summer, according to project partner Azeri Socar Trading.... Read more

    Fri 28 Apr 2017

  • Tanker and bulker owners turn to LNG

    Tanker and bulker owners turn to LNG

    In the last of our four sector-specific reports on LNG-fuelled tonnage, Mike Corkhill reports on marked growth in interest in cleaner-burning fuel from owners of tankers and bulkers... Read more

    Fri 28 Apr 2017

  • Container ship owners prepare for LNG era

    Container ship owners prepare for LNG era

    The container and dry cargo ship segment is the smallest of the four vessel type categories into which the LNG World Shipping survey breaks down the in-service and on-order LNG-fuelled fleet. It also continues to suffer from a paucity of newbuilding activity, actually shrinking over the past year... Read more

    Thu 27 Apr 2017

  • 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