Gas carriers are special types of ships with pressurized compartments to store different types of gases under pressure and controlled temperature.
Loading arms is a type of loading arrangement found on LNG carriers. The article describes construction and working of the loading arm, along with important technical aspects of the system
Nearly three years after its inauguration, the expanded Panama Canal celebrates a landmark for the transit of a Q-Flex vessel, the second largest LNG vessel in the world.
SHI has successfully built its first LNG-fuelled vessels with its own technology, proving itself to the eco-friendly shipping industry for its construction competencies and technological prowess.
Air lock is a special type of safety measures which is especially seen on gas carriers. Also known as the Gas Safe Space, the Air Lock needs to satisfy several standards to be fitted and used on gas carrier ships.
First LNG-powered vessel to enter service in the Mediterranean. Elio is a double-ended RoPax ferry, designed by LMG Marin, for Italian shipowner, Caronte & Tourist.
LNG is growing in popularity as a marine fuel. Let’s take a look at some of the major LNG vessels and projects, either launched or under development.
Driven by tougher international and environmental standards, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG is being termed as the fuel of the future. Accordig to experts, large scale shipping is believed to be sourced by LNG in the near future. Will LNG shipping change the course of industry in the future?
The Creole Spirit – Teekay’s very first M-type, Electronically Controlled, Gas Injection (MEGI)-Type LNG carrier – was successfully delivered to Cheniere Marketing. This is a major milestone in Teekay LNG Partners’ (TGP) expansion plans, as we enter a long phase of vessel deliveries.
ESL Shipping Ltd. and Hamburg based Nauticor GmbH & Co. KG, a 100% subsidiary of The Linde Group, have signed a long-term contract for the supply of LNG in the port of Oxelösund.