Top news of the week May 22-27

Top news of the week May 22-27
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Quartet performs first LNG STS transfer in Philippines

Koch Supply & Trading (KS&T) completed the first ship-to-ship (STS) LNG transfer with private Chinese company JOVO and Malaysian shipowner MISC.

Nakilat takes over management of 8th LNG tanker from Shell

Qatari LNG shipping giant Nakilat has taken over full ship management and operations of Q-Flex LNG carrier Al Ghashamiya from Shell’s trading and shipping unit.

BW’s first MEGI LNG tanker launched at DSME

Singapore-based gas shipping giant BW Group recently held a launching ceremony for the company’s first MEGI LNG carrier.

Netherlands to get first US LNG cargo

The Netherlands is to expected receive a cargo from Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Louisiana, the first ever US LNG cargo produced from shale gas to reach the country.

Update: LNG carriers searched amidst terrorist threat to UK

For the past two years, United Kingdom’s special forces have been reportedly searching for mines attached to LNG tankers transporting the chilled fuel from the Middle East to the UK’s receiving terminals.

 

LNG World News Staff

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