LNG ship

LNG ship

[¦el¦en′jē ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A specially designed, insulated tanker for shipping liquefied natural gas.
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In one of its recent reports, shipping consultancy firm Drewry opined that most of Qatar's LNG ship orders will go to Korean shipyards as the country has previously used all three major Korean shipyards - Daewoo, Samsung and Hyundai - for building similar ships.
Qatar Petroleum has entrusted Qatargas to execute this LNG ship building programme on its behalf.
He said now "Qatar would provide third LNG ship in fourth
The news have flashed in the national media that the LNG ship which stores and converts LNG to gas (FSRU) has reached Port Qasim with an initial cargo load of 148517 cubic metre of LNG.
Sohar Port and Freezone (Sohar) is offering LNG ship to ship (STS) services and plans to start bunkering facilities, the company said.
The deal was agreed in February 2013 for a cash price of USD4.4bn (EUR3.2bn) and the assumption of USD1.8bn worth of balance sheet liabilities relating to existing leases for LNG ship charters, but the terms have been adjusted since then to reflect a headline cash price of USD4.1bn, with the net consideration expected at USD3.8bn, and balance sheet liabilities of USD1.6bn, Shell said.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) on April 22 issued an "Invitation to Tender" to shipbuilders for the reservation of LNG ship construction capacity.
In this type, there is an LNG jetty wherein an LNG ship parks.
"In a few weeks, qualified ship yards will be invited to participate in a tender for the provision of LNG ship construction slots for the LNG shipping fleet required for the LNG expansion project," he added.
In 2019, the world's overall LNG ship orders are likely to reach 69, rising from 65 in 2018 and 17 in 2017, according to data compiled by the London-based shipping group Clarkson Research.
But when an LNG ship is either berthing or sailing, the channel has to be closed for safety reasons.
After docking, the LNG ship was hooked up with FSRU Unit of Elengy Terminal for re-filling of gas process.