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March 2017

The lead feature of LNG Industry’s March issue is focused on Shipping & Trade with articles from MODEC, Kapsarc, ClassNK, Nakilat and MSI. Other features include Technology Innovations, Gas Pretreatment, Insulation and Storage. This issue also includes a preview of a selection of companies that will be exhibiting at Gastech in Tokyo, Japan, in April.

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The future of Japanese LNG
Sindre Knutsson and Mai Phan, Rystad Energy, Norway, look at the future of the Japanese LNG market in the midst of nuclear restart operations.

Fuel systems at sea
Mike Wells, ACD, USA, discusses high pressure LNG fuel systems in marine applications.

Lowering emissions
Koichi Nishifuji, Class NK, Japan, discusses alternative fuels and NOx and SOx emission reduction technologies.

US LNG: the Eagle has landed
Andrew Walker, Cheniere Energy, Inc., USA, details the changing US LNG picture and outlines the impact of the Sabine Pass export project.

Creating an integrated maritime industry in Qatar
Nakilat, Qatar, present their involvement across the LNG supply chain in Qatar.

Power & water solutions
Puneet Sharma, MODEC International, Inc., USA, describes the company’s Floating Power and Water Solutions that provide clean water and/or electrical power more economically, faster and more efficiently than conventional land-based solutions.

Meeting expectations Marcel Ott, Winterthur Gas & Diesel
Ltd., Switzerland, analyses the use of LNG as a fuel for marine low-speed engines.

Right around the corner
Stuart Nicoll, Maritime Strategies International, UK, explains why, despite a bright future, vessel owners must prepare for changes in trade patterns and a larger LNG spot market.

LNG markets: the bumpy road to 2020
Anne-Sophie Corbeau, KAPSARC, Saudi Arabia, looks at the challenges and obstacles that the LNG market must overcome en route to market recovery.

Small scale LNG pretreatment technology
Paul Baker, Guild Associates, Inc., USA, presents the details of a processing system designed to remove impurities from pipeline gas as a pretreatment solution for small scale LNG liquefaction plants.

LNG Wobbe Index control
John Y. Mak, Fluor Energy and Chemicals, USA, analyses how, when used for power generation, natural gas compositions must be within design ranges determined by the Wobbe Index.

Floating liquefaction nearshore
Adrian Finn, Costain, UK, considers the commercial proposition of LNG production on floating vessels.

Cryogenic insulation – a vital component
Anatoli Kogan, Lydall Performance Materials, USA, discusses the optimisation of insulation for LNG marine fuel tanks.

VIP, the new standard for LNG transfer?
Erik Admiraal, Demaco, The Netherlands, presents the advantages of using a Vacuum Insulated Pipeline (VIP) for LNG transfer.

Insulation installation
Ted Berglund and Joe Hughes, Dyplast Products, USA, explain the importance of correct insulation installation at LNG facilities.

Mediterranean small scale LNG becomes a reality
Mauro Evangelisti and Sara Evangelisti, Gas and Heat S.p.A., Italy, look at the development of the Mediterranean’s first small scale LNG storage terminal, located in Sardinia, Italy.

Superior storage
Paul Whayman and Mark Meyts, Technodyne International Ltd, UK, outline recent developments in LNG storage tank design.

Yamal LNG: assessing the risks
Christian Bladanet, TechnipFMC, France, looks at the extreme design challenges faced during the development of the Yamal LNG project.

Changing with the times
Rune Knott, Wärtsilä, Norway, looks at how LNG infrastructure is adapting to help meet the requirements of a changing market.

Clever combination
Björn Munko, TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH, Germany, and Poul Skjøth, Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S, Denmark, explain how a combined FSRU and power barge solution can help to access new LNG supply markets.

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