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May 2020

The May 2020 issue of LNG Industry includes a regional report on the Mediterranean, as well as a number of technical articles on topics such as shipping, coatings and protection, cruise shipping, tugs and towage, and LNG as a marine fuel.

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Shaking up the market
Andreas Silcher and Chrysa Kitsou, Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP, UK, take a detailed look at the Mediterranean LNG market.

Challenge accepted
Mark Collins, BC Ferries, Canada, shares his company’s journey to adopting LNG as a marine fuel, and why it is a feature component of BC Ferries’ new major vessels.

A polar adventure
Alexandre Tocatlian and Eric Minaux, GTT, France, provide detailed insight into how the company helped make the first polar exploration vessel powered by LNG possible.

Cleaning up container shipping
Klaus Rasmussen, MAN Energy Solutions, Denmark, takes a technical look at the conversion of Hapag-Lloyd’s Sajir containership to dual-fuel LNG.

Connect the dots
Peter Morsbach, Høglund Marine Solutions, Norway, outlines how automation and data can be used to accelerate the widespread adoption of LNG as fuel.

Smooth operations
Davide Ippolito, Hempel A/S, Denmark, addresses the issue of hull fouling in the LNG industry and outlines some of the coating solutions available to help mitigate its effects.

Insulation: it’s all in the details
Johan Sentjens, Temati, the Netherlands, explains how a lack of focus in the insulation design phase can lead to unforeseen costs and safety risks.

Beware of the barnacles
Catherine Austin, I-Tech AB, Sweden, reviews the impact of biofouling on the LNG shipping sector and emphasises the value of new antifouling technologies as a key solution to this growing issue.

Tugs and towage at Dunkirk LNG
Thierry Denise, Dunkirk LNG Terminal, France, provides an overview of how LNG carrier berthing operations are performed at the Dunkirk LNG terminal, with a focus on the important role played by tugs.

An LNG bunkering blueprint
Aditya Aggarwal, ABS, USA, outlines how North America has provided a template for the development of a sustainable LNG bunkering value chain.

Money makes the world go round
Dieter Hilmes, TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH, Germany, discusses the importance of the German funding program for the use of LNG as marine fuel.

Building on experience
Jippe van Eijnatten, Titan LNG, the Netherlands, reviews how LNG bunkering has advanced from truck-to-ship to ship-to-ship operations and how the sector continues to evolve to meet new challenges.

15 facts on... the Mediterranean

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