A naming ceremony has been held for an LNG-fuelled capesize bulk carrier that was ordered by NYK and will be deployed to transport iron ore and coal under a long-term consecutive voyage charter contract with JFE Steel Corp.
The world's first LNG-fuelled panamax-class coal carrier, which was being built by NYK Line and Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc., has been delivered.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd and PT MCS Internasional have established PT McMOL Crewing International, a new joint venture LNG carrier manning company in Indonesia.
NYK has participated as a key partner in the Methane Abatement in Maritime Innovation Initiative with the aim to reduce the environmental impact of LNG-fuelled vessels further.
Sempra Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Sempra has announced an agreement with a consortium comprised of Tokyo Gas Company, Ltd., Osaka Gas Company, Ltd., Toho Gas Company, Ltd., and Mitsubishi Corporation to participate in the evaluation of a proposed project to produce e-natural gas, a form of carbon recycling, in the U.S. Gulf Coast.
On 16 August 2023, Australia, Canada, Chile, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Chinese Taipei, and the US met through their representatives to reiterate their commitment to the Global Methane Pledge.
ADNOC Gas plc has announced a five-year LNG supply agreement with Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd.
Anegasaki Thermal Power Station New Unit 3, which JERA Co., Inc. has been replacing through its subsidiary, JERA Power Anegasaki G.K., has begun commercial operation.
In the July 2023 issue of LNG Industry, Richard Acklam, Associate Principal, Charles River Associates, highlights the key trends in the Asia Pacific LNG market, whilst touching on relevant global developments to analyse how they are affecting the Asia Pacific region. This special report lists the references for this article.