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Demand for FSRUs Soars as Europe Works to Cut Reliance on Russian Gas

Jun 21, 2022

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European countries have escalated efforts to wean themselves off Russian gas. FSRUs increasingly are in demand to fill the gap.Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European countries have escalated efforts to wean themselves off Russian gas, citing a desire to avoid contributing to Russia's budget, avoid paying for gas in roubles as Russia demands, and diversify their gas supply alternatives…

Italy's Commissioner Confident in a Timely Decision on New FSRU

Sep 20, 2022

Italy's commissioner for the set up of a new regasification terminal is confident the infrastructure could get the green light by the end of October, in time for extending the country's LNG capacity at the beginning of 2023.Under the government's energy plan…

Germany Charters Fifth FSRU

Sep 02, 2022

U.S.-based LNG firm Excelerate Energy said Thursday that it had signed a term sheet with ENGIE for the deployment of a floating storage and regasification unit (“FSRU”) that will provide flexible and secure LNG regasification capacity for Germany…

Japanese Firms Working on Ammonia Floating Storage & Regasification Barge

Aug 22, 2022

NYK Line, Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. (NSY), ClassNK, and IHI Corporation (IHI) have signed a joint research and development agreement for the commercialization of an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB). Specifically, the…

Germany Secures Gas Supply for Two FSRUs

Aug 16, 2022

Germany signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Tuesday with the country's top gas importers to safeguard the supply of two floating liquefied natural (LNG) gas terminals it needs to reduce reliance on Russian energy.Under the MoU with Uniper and EnBW's VNG…

Greece Can Cope With Possible Russian Gas Disruptions Thanks to LNG - Minister

Jul 04, 2022

Greece can cope well with potential cuts in Russian gas supply due to the availability of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as an alternative, its energy minister said on Monday after a meeting with energy suppliers and grid operators on energy security…

Korean Shipbuilder Can't Accept New FSRU Orders as Capacity Full

Jun 02, 2022

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) has mostly filled its order book for the next 2-1/2 years as the pandemic drove demand for container ships, leaving little room to meet the needs of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector, a senior company executive said…

Europe's Dash for Gas & FSRUs Puts Australia's LNG Import Plans at Risk

Jun 01, 2022

Europe's race to replace Russian gas supply has threatened Australia's plans for five gas import terminals as they compete for key infrastructure, raising the risk of a supply shortfall in Australia's populous southeast in the next two years…

Italy's Snam Buys Golar Tundra FSRU for $350M

Jun 01, 2022

Italian gas group Snam has agreed to buy Golar LNG's floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) Golar Tundra for $350 million.The Golar Tundra can operate both as an LNG carrier and as an FSRU. The vessel, built in 2015, has a storage capacity of around 170…

Poland Could Build Second FSRU Amid Czech, Slovak Interest

May 30, 2022

Poland could build a second floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) next to an already planned installation because the Czech Republic and Slovakia are interested in buying more liquefied natural gas (LNG), the Polish climate minister said…

Ten Year Deal: Finland Charters Excelerate Energy's FSRU

May 20, 2022

U.S.-based LNG company Excelerate Energy and a subsidiary of Gasgrid Finland, a Finnish state-owned natural gas transmission system operator, on Friday signed a ten-year deal in Helsinki for the charter of a floating storage and regasification vessel (FSRU) that they said would provide 'flexible…

Italy's Snam Signs FSRU Conversion Deal with Golar

May 18, 2022

Italian gas group Snam has signed a contract with Golar LNG under which Golar will deliver the existing LNG Carrier 'Golar Arctic' as a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).Snam will install the FSRU in the port area of Portovesme…

Gasunie to Charter New Fortress Energy FSRU to Reduce Dutch Reliance on Russian Gas

May 10, 2022

New Fortress Energy has executed a binding agreement to charter a floating storage and regasification unit (“FSRU”) to Dutch energy network operator Gasunie, in an effort by the Netherlands to reduce Russian gas imports. The chartered FSRU will provide storage capacity of approximately 170…

Senegal: GAS Entec Builds 'World's First' Modular LNG Floating Storage Regasification Unit for KARMOL

May 09, 2022

GAS Entec has completed the conversion of a 125,000m³ LNG carrier into an FSRUfor KARMOL, a joint-venture between Turkey's Karpowership and Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), for deployment in Senegal.The company, a subsidiary of Atlantic Gulf & Pacific International Holding (AG&P)…

Germany to Help Eastern EU States Without Ports Access LNG - Scholz

May 06, 2022

Germany will show solidarity with European Union countries seeking alternatives to Russian gas and oil, for example helping eastern states without ports in the North or Baltic Seas access liquefied natural gas (LNG), Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday…

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