Tag: LNG

Russian Arctic port Sabetta dispatches first LNG

Sabetta first LNG

Over the past week-end, the first two LNG tankers – Russian Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie and Greek Dynagas’ Boris Vilkitsky – were loaded at the port of Sabetta with the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced at the Yamal LNG plant and set off eastward heading towards the markets in Asia. Our first article […]

Helium logistic hub to be created at Russian Far East

helium logistic hub

Gazprom Gazenergoset Heliy, a branch of Russian energy group of companies Gazprom, intends to develop a logistic hub for handling containers loaded with helium in Primorye, Russian Far East, informs today the press service of Russia’s Ministry of the development of the Far East. The facility is to be constructed at the advanced development area Nadezhdinskaya […]

LNG-powered containership approved by DNV GL

The DNV GL classification society (Det Norske Veritas Germanischer Lloyd Group) issued an approval in principle (AIP) to Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) and Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (SHI) for the design of a series of LNG-powered containerships, MOL announced yesterday. The new vessel of a 20,000 TEU capacity has been under development since […]

Sabetta grows. The unique Arctic project.

Russian Arctic port of Sabetta

The number of vessel calls at the Arctic port of Sabetta (Russia) has grown more than twice in 2016, reports PortNews. The local customs officials registered 120 arrivals and 100 departures of sea vessels, while in 2015 these were 50 and 59 respectively. The ships deliver mostly construction materials, crushed stone, cement, components and equipment […]