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Mitsubishi acquires 25% stake in Bangladesh LNG terminal

According to Reuters, Mitsubishi Corp. has reached an agreement to acquire a 25% stake in the Summit LNG terminal in Bangladesh, and is planning to help in the development of an offshore receiving facility in the country.

SHI awarded contract for two LNG carriers

Samsung Heavy Industries has announced that it has been awarded a contract for two 180 000 m3 LNG carriers from a European ship owner, Celsius Tankers.

LNG-fuelled ferry delivered

Wärtsilä Corp. has announced that a new ferry built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers du Québec, and fitted with a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions, has been delivered.


IMO sulfur cap rules spark increasing appetite for LNG

Tough new rules on marine fuel are forcing shipowners to explore LNG as a cleaner alternative and ports such as Gibraltar are preparing to offer upgraded refuelling facilities in the shipping industry’s biggest shake-up in decades, reports Reuters.


KfW IPEX-Bank to advise Pieridae on Goldboro LNG loan

The Canadian energy company has appointed KfW IPEX-Bank as an adviser in assisting it to finalise a US$-multibillion untied loan guarantee from the German federal government for the construction of the Goldboro LNG facility in Nova Scotia, Canada.

LNG-fuelled cruise ship float-out imminent

Meyer Werft has announced that the first LNG-fuelled cruise ship from AIDA Cruises is scheduled to leave the Meyer Werft covered building dock on 21 August 2018.

Quebec launches call for LNG supply proposals

The Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources naturelles and the Société du Plan Nord have announced that they are launching a call for proposals to identify a supplier capable of supplying LNG to the Côte-Nord region.

Zhenhua Oil forms new business unit to invest in LNG

According to Reuters, Zhenhua Oil Corp. – a Chinese company and subsidiary of Chinese defence conglomerate Norinco – has established a new business unit, which will invest in LNG terminals.



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