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  • UK LNG plays down terror threat to shipping

    UK LNG plays down terror threat to shipping

    UK LNG sources have played down reports of a terror plot to attach mines to the hulls of LNG carriers delivering gas from the Middle East and to detonate the devices when the ships reach port... Read more

    Tue 23 May 2017

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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