Tokyo Gas, PT Pertamina sign LNG MoU





Tokyo Gas and PT Pertamina, the Indonesian state-owned oil and gas company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding towards forming a strategic alliance.

Power and industrial energy demand are expanding rapidly in Indonesia as the country’s economy grows strongly. Against this background, demand for LNG and natural gas is rising too. The two companies decided to sign the MOU to cooperate throughout the LNG and natural gas value chain of Indonesia, stands in a joint statement.

The two companies will consider collaboration in a wide range of areas throughout the LNG and natural gas value chain, from LNG procurement to demand development of LNG and natural gas, towards the establishment of a strategic alliance.




Tallink Grupp, Meyer Turku sign deal for LNG-powered ferry






Tallink Grupp and Meyer Turku signed a contract for the construction of the LNG-powered fast ferry for Tallinn-Helsinki route shuttle operations.

The dual fuel ship will be about 212 metres in length with a passenger capacity of 2800. The fast ferry will cost around 230 million euros and will be built at Meyer Turku shipyard for delivery at the beginning of 2017, the company said in a statement.

The new environmentally friendly ship uses LNG as fuel and complies with the new and stricter emission regulations for the ECA areas including the Baltic Sea.

According to the contract, 20 percent of the total cost will be paid during the construction period and the rest after the delivery of the vessel. Tallink Grupp plans to finance 80 percent of the new ship cost in 2017 by long term loan. The loan terms will be concluded in the near future.




AHI urge la sustitución del catamarán 'Alborán' para la línea con El Hierro

Solicita la revisión del contrato de Obligación de Servicio Público para que la naviera adjudicataria dote a la línea de un buque que se adapte a las condiciones climatológicas y del mar en este trayecto.


Buque Alboran, de la compañía Acciona.

La Agrupación Herreña Independiente (AHI) solicitará en todas las Instituciones Insulares de la isla así como en el Parlamento de Canarias la sustitución urgente de la embarcación Alborány que se solucione de forma urgente el grave problema que se está ocasionando con

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Maersk CEO Ends Four-Year Hiatus With Plan to Buy New Ships





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A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S Chief Executive Officer Nils Smedegaard Andersen said, “We need to get new ships by 2017 if we want to keep up with the growth in the market, and we will place orders this year, probably already in the first half.” Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg


(Bloomberg) -- The world’s biggest container line will order new ships for the first time in four years as the industry shakes off its worst crisis in four decades.

Nils Smedegaard Andersen, the chief executive officer of A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, said the Danish company may focus on purchasing smaller vessels than it has bought in the past.

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Rolls-Royce to deliver Spain's first pure-gas marine engine to Baleària




2015 February 20 14:42

Rolls-Royce to deliver Spain's first pure-gas marine engine to Baleària

Rolls-Royce has signed a collaboration agreement with Spanish energy company Gas Natural Fenosa to develop and install a pure-gas Bergen engine aboard the Baleària-operated ferry Abel Matutes, the company said in its press release.

The contract gives Rolls-Royce its first reference for a pure-gas engine installation on a European-flagged ferry operating outside of Norwegian waters.

The 29,670 tonne ROPAX ferry, delivered in 2010 from the Hijos de J Barreras shipyard in Vigo, Spain, will use an LNG-fuelled Rolls-Royce Bergen C26:33 L6 AG auxiliary engine to generate 1560kWe of clean power, dramatically reducing emissions during port stays in Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.

Gas Natural Fenosa, one of the world's

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