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Special reports


Digitalising LNG shipping

Ignacio Labarthe, Veson Nautical, USA, explains how maritime software innovation is helping the LNG shipping industry to maximise efficiency.

An inspector calls

John van Voorbergen, Temati BV, The Netherlands, explains why proper installation and inspection is crucial for ensuring the efficiency of LNG insulation systems.

Technology and training

Angelo Lo Nigro, RINA Consulting, Italy, looks at the importance of operator training for LNG facilities, and explains the role that new technology is playing in the training industry.


Planning ahead

Joost Smits, Systems Navigator, the Netherlands, explains how advanced planning and scheduling technology can help plant operators to solve major service level issues.

Shoot for the sky

Maurizio Ciofini, Italy, and Ian Kay and Tayo Montgomery, USA, GE Oil & Gas, present a gas turbine solution for the LNG industry that was originally developed for commercial airliners.

A first for Sweden

Dan-Erik Andersson, Gothenburg Port Authority, Sweden, looks at the challenges and execution of Sweden’s first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation.


New compact compressor solution

Martin Grolms, Neuman & Esser, Germany, outlines two different compressor technologies combined for a floating storage and regasification unit in Dubai.

LNG is dead, long live (F)LNG?

Tom Haylock, Aragon, asks whether floating LNG is seeing an opportunity to challenge traditional onshore LNG solutions thanks to the current market situation.

Selecting the right driver for LNG liquefaction

Patrice Bardon, VP of Client Services LNG at the Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power & Gas Division, discusses how to select the right driver for LNG liquefaction.

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Clear communication

Niki Thomas, Quorum Business Solutions, USA, explains how to improve the customer experience for LNG operations by streamlining communication between internal and external users.

Keeping your cool

SCHOTT Eternaloc® terminal headers offer reduced total cost of ownership and peace of mind.

Quench the flare

Christian Belting-Clar and Leonid Bleicher, Dresser-Rand business, discuss minimising the loss of BOG in the LNG industry.

A change of course

Richard Bass, Navigant Consulting Inc., UK, looks at how the East Mediterranean gas market has changed over the last 10 years, with particular focus on Egypt, Israel and Cyprus.

Storage in severe conditions

Julien Castres Saint Martin, VINCI Construction Grands Projets, France, and Patrick Genoud, Entrepose Contracting, France, look at the safe delivery of large LNG storage tanks in severe conditions, from Western Australia to Northern Siberia.

Tip of the iceberg

Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Division explains the importance of risk analysis to help overcome the extreme challenges of developing LNG projects in the high Arctic.