Top News of The Week April 21-27, 2014
The module program has been in full swing for the Curtis Island LNG projects for more than 20 months with well over half the modules now in their permanent positions across the sites, Bechtel said on Wednesday.
A fire broke out yesterday at the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, killing two people and injuring two more who were working on the dock, according to local media reports.
HiLoad LNG, a unit of Sevan Marine, posted a video showing an offloading operation from a floating LNG vessel to an LNG tanker.
Nakilat of Qatar has added three new LNG vessels to its fleet through its joint venture Maran Nakilat, which has closed US $807.4m of refinancing provided by Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) and Barwa Bank.
Russia’s Yamal LNG project, operated by Novatek, has reportedly chosen Sovcomflot of Russia, Mitsui OSK of Japan and Teekay LNG of Canada to build tankers worth $5 billion.
LNG World News Staff, April 27, 2014; Image: Bechtel