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  • 14 February 2018

    The board of France’s energy giant and LNG player, Engie will propose Jean-Pierre Clamadieu as its new board chairman at a shareholders meeting on May 18. Clamadieu, who is the chief executive of Belgian chemical group Solvay, would replace former CEO of Engie, Gérard Mestrallet. Engie said in a statement that Mestrallet would be appointed honorary chairman […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    French geophysical services company CGG has filed for bankruptcy as part of financial restructuring process to reduce its $3 billion debt.  The company informed on Wednesday that, following execution of legally binding agreements in support of the terms of the agreement-in-principle with key financial creditors announced on June 2, 2017, it had started legal processes to […]

  • 15 October 2015

    GTT, the designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of LNG, informed that Julien Burdeau has been appointed chief operating officer of the company.

  • 11 July 2019

    The tanker will be chartered to France’s oil and gas major Total.

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has reached an agreement in principle with the French government on the acquisition of its rival company STX France. “This agreement also confirms Fincantieri’s long-standing and fruitful collaboration in the naval segment with the French company DCNS. Fincantieri will continue to work with its counterparties to negotiate and conclude the final agreements,” […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    French liquefied natural gas containment specialist GTT has appointed Eric Dehouck as deputy chief executive officer. Dehouck will support the acceleration of GTT’s development and will assist Philippe Berterottière in his responsibilities as chairman and CEO of GTT, the company said in a statement. Dehouck brings to GTT his experience in management, in international business […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    French LNG containment specialist GTT has won a contract from South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering for the Wilhelmshaven FSRU. The floating storage and regasification vessel will be fitted with GTT’s N096 membrane containment system, the French company said in a statement. GTT did not reveal financial details of the contract. Daewoo expects to […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Scorpio Tankers Inc.  announced Thursday that it has agreed to time charter-in two product tankers. The terms of the contracts are summarized as follows: A 2003 built LR1 product tanker will be time chartered-in for two years at $11,250 per day with a 50% profit sharing provision whereby the company splits any of the vessel’s […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    France has decided to refuse the proposal of Italian shipbuilder and ship designer Fincantieri to acquire the majority stake in STX France shipyard.  By using its right of preemption, France will control 100% of STX France in the next few months. The decision will give the country time for better negotiation and agreement, Bruno Le […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Equipment, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    France’s GTT, the maker of LNG containment systems, said it had received several orders since the beginning of the year, including for the equipment of three LNG carriers and one bunkering vessel. The three LNGCs, offering capacities ranging from 174,000 to 180,000 cbm, will be built at Samsung Heavy Industries and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. […]

  • 28 March 2008

    Even when working normally, Marseilles’ Mourepiane container terminal looks as if it is running in slow motion. On a typical morning, a couple of the port’s huge cranes are to be seen lowered over a small vessel, lifting containers off far more slowly than would happen at ports such as Rotterdam or Hong Kong. The […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Project & Tenders

    GTT, the French maker of LNG containment systems, has secured a services contract for membrane cargo containment tanks on board Shell’s giant Prelude FLNG located offshore Western Australia. This contract will provide support for the engineering, inspection, maintenance as well as testing of the containment system, according to a GTT statement. GTT did not reveal the […]

  • 11 April 2019

    The ship will be delivered by France’s Chantiers de l’Atlantique.

  • 10 October 2016

    French LNG terminal operator Elengy said it has recently reloaded its 50th cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG).  Elengy started offering reloading services back in April of 2012 with first reload taking place at the Montoir-de-Bretagne LNG terminal located on the French Atlantic coast. The latest cargo had also been reloaded at Montoir, Elengy said in its statement, adding that […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Project & Tenders

    France will increase its offshore wind tendering target from around 600MW a year to 1GW a year until 2028 as the Dunkirk tender has shown that the costs are decreasing, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said. ”Today, the project off Dunkirk shows that costs fall even faster when projects are well set up,” Prime Minister Philippe […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    In early November an impressive 400-tonne grain gantry, from Le Havre, was lifted off the 160m-long ship LONE with the two 1,000-tonne cranes and then placed on the Grande-Synthe quay by the staff of BARRA SNM. The grain terminal in the Port of Dunkirk, where grain traffic is growing fast, is now equipped with two […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    GTT, the French maker of LNG containment systems has received an order from South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering to equip two LNG carriers with its NO96 GW containment system. DSME shipyard based in Geoje will build the 173,400-cbm vessels on behalf of a European ship-owner, GTT said in a statement, adding that deliveries of […]

  • 24 June 2010

    Shipbuilders STX France Lorient has signed a letter of intent with Irish tidal energy company OpenHydro for the design and construction of an installation barge to deploy OpenHydro’s 16-metre tidal turbines. Delivery of this vessel is scheduled for March 2011.

  • 16 January 2017

    The newly commissioned Dunkirk LNG terminal in France, operated by EDF, is to receive a cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the world’s top producer, Qatar. This will be the fourth ever tanker to dock a the LNG import terminal located within the Dunkirk port and the first since the facility officially started commercial […]

  • 16 March 2015

    France is ranked 2nd in Europe regarding the offshore wind potential, just behind the United Kingdom. And while no wind farms are installed to date this will change in the next few years to come. Offshore WIND asked France Energie Eolienne (FEE), the French wind energy association, to provide an update on the current status and […]

  • 11 July 2016

    France’s fourth LNG import terminal in the port of Dunkirk (Dunkerque) received its first commissioning cargo on Friday, July 8. As previously reported by LNG World News, Teekay’s 135,243-cbm LNG carrier Madrid Spirit brought the cargo from Nigeria’s Bonny liquefaction and export plant. “A second boat is expected during the first fortnight in August, to […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    France’s Dunkirk liquefied natural gas import terminal is now offering truck loading services following the start of operations at its newly built loading bay. The LNG truck loading bay entered into service on June 1 and offers a loading capacity of 3,000 slots per year. Dunkerque LNG, which operates the import terminal located in the […]