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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…

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…

Höegh LNG Names New President & CEO

May 05, 2022

Oslo-listed LNG FSRU specialist Höegh LNG has appointed Erik Nyheim as the new President & CEO, effective from mid-August this year.Nyheim comes from the position as Partner of Boston Consulting Group's Norwegian office where he has successfully led their maritime practice since 2019…

Germany to Charter Four FSRUs in Push to Cut Reliance on Russian Gas

May 05, 2022

The German government on Thursday signed agreements for the charters of four floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs), as it works to become less reliant on Russian gas, as FSRUs will enable it to import LNG from other sources.The agreements…

Kick-off Ceremony Held for Realization of Alexandroupolis FSRU in Greece

May 03, 2022

The kick-off ceremony for the realization of Gastrade SA's LNG FSRU facility in Alexandroupolis, Greece, was held on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in the old Storage House of the Alexandroupolis Port Customs.Once delivered, the FSRU, with a capacity of 153…

Belgium's Exmar Loss Deepens as it Seeks LNG Ship Charterer

Apr 29, 2022

Belgian shipowner Exmar reported a wider loss in the first quarter of 2022 as it continued to seek a user to charter one of its giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships.Exmar, which offers maritime and offshore services, reported a consolidated loss after tax of $7…

Baltic Pipe Ready to Ship Norwegian Gas to Denmark

Apr 29, 2022

Work on the Baltic Pipe project in the North Sea has been completed, and the pipeline is ready to ship Norwegian gas to Denmark, info on the project's website shows.Baltic Pipe is a strategic EU infrastructure project led by Danish and Polish…

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