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MISC to Supply FSU for Petronas LNG Regasification Terminal

Oct 31, 2023

Malaysia's MISC has entered into a binding Heads of Agreement (HOA) with Pengerang LNG (Two) Sdn. Bhd. (PLNG2SB), a subsidiary of PETRONAS Gas Berhad (PGB), for the supply, operation, and maintenance of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Floating…

TotalEnergies Commissions FSRU in Port of Le Havre

Oct 26, 2023

French oil major TotalEnergies on Thursday announced the commissioning of the Cape Ann, its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) located in the port of Le Havre. The terminal injected its first megawatt-hours (MWh) of gas into the grid operated by GRTgaz…

Tugdock and Salamander Offshore Wind Team Up to Accelerate Floating Wind Energy Development

Sep 28, 2023

UK-based company Tugdock has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Salamander floating offshore wind farm to collaborate on innovation for floating offshore wind energy in Scotland.Tugdock, based in Cornwall, UK, has patented marine buoyancy…

Britain's Princess Anne to Open £420M Aberdeen Port Expansion Project

Sep 22, 2023

Britain's Princess Anne will on Friday officially open Port of Aberdeen’s £420 million South Harbor expansion project on Friday. The project is expected to catalyze a multi-billion-pound economic and job boost for Scotland.According to a press release issued by the port…

Port of Aberdeen's Shore Power Project to Dramatically Cut Vessel Emissions

Sep 14, 2023

Port of Aberdeen said Thursday it had been awarded funding from the UK Government for a multi-million-pound project to design and deliver the first large-scale landside and vessel-side shore power system in Scotland.'The demonstrator project…

Sierra Leone Hit by Power Cuts after Turkish Power Ship Switches Off Supply over Unpaid Debt

Sep 08, 2023

Sierra Leone's capital Freetown has been hit by power cuts after Turkey's Karpowership switched off the electricity supply due to an unpaid debt of around $40 million, the energy minister said on Friday.Minister Kanja Sesay told Reuters that…

Poland's Orlen, Gaz-System Sign Gas Deal for Planned Floating Terminal

Aug 18, 2023

Poland's Orlen has signed a contract with state-owned pipeline operator Gaz-System for the regasification of up to 58 liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes per year at a planned floating gas terminal, the energy company said on Friday.Poland has…

Equinor's Mongstad Refinery Reduces Output after Lightning Strike

Jul 12, 2023

Equinor has evacuated some staff and reduced output at its Mongstad oil refinery on Norway's west coast after a lightning strike near the plant disrupted power supplies, it said on Wednesday.Mongstad is Equinor's largest refinery with a crude oil and condensate distillation capacity of 226…

AD Ports and Crystal Offshore Sign Deal to Set Up Offshore Rig and Vessel Repair Base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port

Jun 05, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based AD Ports Group has signed a 25 years agreement with Singapore-based Crystal Offshore a logistics solution provider to the marine & offshore Industry to build an offshore rig and vessel repair base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port…

Equinor's Arctic LNG Plant to Resume Production Next Week After Gas Leak Shutdown

Jun 01, 2023

Norway's Equinor plans to restart production at its Arctic liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Hammerfest on June 8 after it was shut down on May 31 due to a gas leak, the company said in a market message on Thursday. The facility will be unavailable until 2100 GMT on June 8…

Germany Cannot be Relaxed about Baltic LNG Capacity, Senior Official Says

May 23, 2023

Germany cannot be relaxed about the need for liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in the Baltic Sea, a high-ranking economy ministry official said on Monday, a week after plans emerged to scale down the region's Mukran project after local resistance…

Bangladesh's Moheshkhali LNG Terminal Back to Nearly Full Capacity

May 22, 2023

Bangladesh's Moheshkhali liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, operated by Excelerate Energy, resumed supply at nearly full capacity late on Sunday, two government officials told Reuters, after being closed for about a week due to a deadly storm…

South Africa Grants Turkey's Karpowership Deal to Ease Power Crisis

May 19, 2023

South Africa has granted Turkey's Karpowership access to the three ports of Ngqura, Durban and Saldanha Bay for a period of 20 years, the transport ministry said on Thursday, as it tries to find solutions to the country's power crisis.Karpowership aims…

Greece: Alexandroupolis Port Gets $26M EU Funding

May 17, 2023

Greece has secured 24 million euros ($26 million) in European Union funding to upgrade its northern Aegean Sea port of Alexandroupolis, privatization agency HRADF said on Wednesday.Alexandroupolis, which is close to Bulgaria and Turkey, has been used by U…

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