Puerto Rico

DHS Approves Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico-Bound LNG Cargo

DHS Approves Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico-Bound LNG Cargo

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Sunday approved a temporary Jones Act waiver for an LNG cargo destined for Puerto Rico in order to ensure the island has electricity as it recovers from Hurricane Fiona. The Jones Act requires all maritime cargo transport between U.S. ports to occur on U.S. flagged vessels.  “In support…

October 18, 2022
Eagle LNG Debuting ‘Multi Purpose-Built’ Vessels to Refuel Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships

Eagle LNG Debuting ‘Multi Purpose-Built’ Vessels to Refuel Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships

The Royal Caribbean Group has selected The Woodlands, TX-based Eagle LNG Partners LLC to refuel its new class of cruise ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) throughout the Caribbean. As a result, Eagle said it would debut “multiple purpose-built” vessels for LNG bunkering, or refueling, operations that would be located in the region. The…

June 22, 2022
New Fortress Puerto Rico LNG Terminal Falls Under FERC Authority, Says Court

New Fortress Puerto Rico LNG Terminal Falls Under FERC Authority, Says Court

A federal court has ruled that FERC has authority to regulate New Fortress Energy Inc.’s (NFE) small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Puerto Rico, rejecting an argument that the Commission revised definitions of a pipeline to assert authority. A panel of three judges with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia…

June 15, 2022
New Fortress Energy Unveils Plans for FLNG, Southeast Asia Projects

New Fortress Energy Unveils Plans for FLNG, Southeast Asia Projects

New York City-based New Fortress Energy LLC (NFE) continues to pursue rapid growth in underserved natural gas markets across the world, announcing plans to enter the offshore liquefaction space and build an import terminal in Southeast Asia.  The company, which is focused on delivering liquefied natural gas (LNG) to markets that lack access to the…

March 19, 2021
FERC Seeks Answers on New Fortress LNG Terminal Built in Puerto Rico Without Federal Approval

FERC Seeks Answers on New Fortress LNG Terminal Built in Puerto Rico Without Federal Approval

FERC has ordered New Fortress Energy LLC (NFE) to explain why it built and brought online a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico, without Commission approval.

June 19, 2020