Tankers

Analysts: LNG Won’t Float the Gas Price Boat

North American gas producers drowning in oversupply and low prices will be waiting a while before any liquefied natural gas (LNG) export tankers come to their rescue. And even then, whatever modest price support materializes could be overwhelmed by yet more supply growth, some energy analysts are saying.

May 22, 2012

Canada Receives its First LNG Tanker From Qatar

The Q-Flex MV Mesaimeer, one of the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers of its kind, arrived last Tuesday at Saint John, NB, to deliver 4.6 Bcf of LNG to the Canaport LNG regasification terminal.

December 7, 2009

Canada Receives First LNG Tanker From Qatar

The Q-Flex MV Mesaimeer, one of the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers of its kind, arrived Tuesday at Saint John, NB, to deliver 4.6 Bcf of LNG to the Canaport LNG regasification terminal.

December 2, 2009

Coast Guard Issues Water Suitability Report for Downeast LNG

The U.S. Coast Guard told FERC the waterway proposed for tankers to deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Downeast LNG Inc.’s proposed regas terminal in Maine is suitable if recommended risk mitigation measures are fully implemented.

January 12, 2009

Coast Guard Issues Water Suitability Report for Downeast LNG

The U.S. Coast Guard told FERC the waterway proposed for tankers to deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Downeast LNG Inc.’s proposed regas terminal in Maine is suitable if recommended risk mitigation measures are fully implemented.

January 12, 2009

Consultant Predicts LNG Spending Boom, Notes ‘Limits’ of U.S. Production

Capital spending on liquefied natural gas (LNG) is poised to reach new peaks between now and 2012 with $106 billion expected to be spent on export terminals, tankers and import terminals over the next five years, according to research by consultancy Douglas-Westwood Ltd. of the United Kingdom.

August 20, 2008

Coast Guard: Escorts Needed for Sparrows Point LNG

The U.S. Coast Guard said last week that the Chesapeake Bay is not suitable for navigation by liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers but could be made so for the type of traffic associated with the proposed Sparrows Point LNG terminal. Requirements would include armed tanker escorts.

March 3, 2008

Coast Guard: Chesapeake Bay Could Be Made Suitable for LNG

The U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday that the Chesapeake Bay is not currently suitable for navigation by liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers but could be made so for the type of traffic associated with the proposed Sparrows Point LNG terminal. Requirements would include armed tanker escorts.

February 29, 2008

Australia’s Woodside to Use U.S.-Flagged LNG Tankers

Australia-based Woodside Natural Gas announced Monday it plans to be the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipper committed to using United States-flagged tankers in its proposed project for bringing supplies ashore through an underwater pipeline to a receipt point near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Woodside expects its proposed project to formally begin local and federal permitting in the next few weeks, a Santa Monica, CA-based spokesperson told NGI Tuesday.

August 1, 2007

Coast Guard Sets Security Zone Around GA LNG Mooring

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a final rule establishing a permanent security zone around the mooring area for liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers at the Elba Island, GA LNG terminal owned by Southern Natural Gas to encompass the opening of two new berths and the expected increase in LNG tanker traffic.

May 16, 2007