Top news of the week January 15-20

LNG carrier Pan Americas (Image courtesy of Cosco Shipping)

Barcelona Knutsen LNG carrier’s crew member medevaced off Hawaii

The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old crew member of the Barcelona Knutsen liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier some 13 miles south of Oahu, Hawaii, while on its way to Japan.

US Coast Guard approves Rio Grande LNG WSA

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) approved the Rio Grande LNG project’s waterway sustainability assessment (WSA) declaring the project suitable for LNG marine traffic.

Cheniere, Trafigura ink LNG supply deal

Cheniere Energy signed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Trafigura, one of the world’s largest commodities trading firms.

Golar LNG Partners bags long-term FSRU deal

Nasdaq-listed Golar LNG Partners, a limited partnership formed by Golar LNG, said it had executed a 15-year charter with an unnamed energy and logistics company to supply a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) and related services in the Atlantic Basin.

Chinese-built TFDE carrier set to transport QCLNG volumes named

A naming ceremony took place on January 12 at the Chinese shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding for the second of four vessels set to transport liquefied natural gas from the QCLNG project in Australia to China.


LNG World News Staff

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