News & Analysis

Gas supply vessel MV Kairos
13 Nov 2018
There are just a handful of purpose-built LNG supply vessels in the world, but the sector is growing as LNG gains popularity as a marine fuel.
George Economou
05 Nov 2018
Orders come amid sky-high charter rates and healthy long-term outlook.
An FSRU moored at Delimara power plant in Malta
24 Oct 2018
Cyprus is raising its stake in the LNG sector by developing new facilities. Some have criticised the move, citing the benefits of renewable energy
18 Oct 2018
Sumitomo Corporation and Arkas Bunkering & Trading will be offering ship-to-ship LNG bunkering for the first time in Turkey.
LNG terminal
03 Oct 2018
The USD31 billion LNG Canada export terminal project has been given the go-ahead, with the first LNG expected to be processed by 2025.
NYK president Tadaaki Naito.
01 Oct 2018
The newly built LNG carrier order is part of NYK Line’s long-term contract with Total.
LNG carrier
25 Sep 2018
LNG carriers are securing spot rates of about USD100,000/day and may enjoy an extended period of high returns, even beyond the coming winter season.
21 Sep 2018
Next year will see a significant increase in the number of newbuildings due to enter service: the market’s ability to cope with this will depend to a great extent on continued strong exports of LPG to Asia shipping analysts said, adding that the outlook here remains encouraging despite US-China tensions over trade.
LNG ship
17 Sep 2018
The demand measured in tonne-miles has increased by 12–13% year on year in the first eight months of 2018 and by 8.2% in the global trade in LNG.
Al Dafna, one of Qatargas’ LNG carriers
10 Sep 2018
Running from this year to 2040, the contract is on a delivered ex-ship basis and the cargoes will be shipped with Qatargas’ fleet.