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March 2, 2020

Cameron LNG Train 2 starts commercial operations

Sempra LNG announced that Cameron LNG’s second train of the liquefaction-export infrastructure project in Hackberry has begun commercial operations under Cameron LNG’s tolling agreements. Train 3 remains on track to start initial LNG production in the second quarter of 2020 and to commence commercial operations in the third quarter of 2020.

Edited from Cameron LNG press release

March 2, 2020

Pavilion Energy performs first commercial ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in Singapore

Pavilion Energy has performed the first commercial ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of Singapore. The operation, the first of such in Singapore, comprised a reload of 2,000 m3 of LNG onto a small-scale tanker at the newly-modified secondary jetty of the Singapore LNG Terminal, followed by a ship-to-ship transfer to the receiving heavy-lift commercial vessel.

Edited from Pavilion Energy press release

February 27, 2020

SEA-LNG highlights benefits of LNG as a marine fuel

SEA-LNG announced the results of its latest independent investment study, which highlights the commercial benefits of LNG as a marine fuel for a newbuild 210K DWT Ore Carrier sailing from Australia to China. The study illustrates strong returns on investment for LNG as a marine fuel on a Net Present Value basis over a conservative 10-year horizon. The modelling analysis is bolstered by compelling payback periods of two to four years for the newbuild CAPESIZE on this major ore trade corridor.

Edited from SEA-LNG press release

February 26, 2020

Polskie LNG signs deal for the expansion of the Świnoujscie terminal

Polskie LNG from the GAZ-SYSTEM Group has signed a contract for the expansion of the existing LNG re-gasification facility by adding further SCV units. This will increase the current re-gasification capacity of the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście by 50%. The contract covers design of the facilities and assembly of the LNG re-gasification units and cryogenic pumps. Under the contract, two additional SCV units will be installed, raising the re-gasification capacity to 7.5 billion m3 of natural gas per year.

Edited from Polskie LNG press release

February 25, 2020

Centrica delivers commissioning cargo to Sergipe

Centrica plc and Centrais Elétricas de Sergipe S.A. (CELSE) have collaborated to commission an LNG import terminal in Brazil. On 4 February, a Centrica-chartered vessel, the Singapore Energy, delivered 95,000 m3 of LNG by a ship-to-ship operation to the Golar Nanook FSRU located 8.5 km off the coast. The FRSU is connected by pipeline to CELSE’s Usina Termoelétrica Porto de Sergipe I combined-cycle gas-fired power plant.

Edited from Centrica press release