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Piracy-attacks

Pirates attack LNG carrier off Sao Tome

  Piracy continues to threaten shipping approaching Nigeria’s maritime space, with the LNG Lokoja vessel attacked on December 28, Dryad Global has reported. The...

Trinidad and Tobago impounds $18m cocaine on LNG carrier

Trinidad and Tobago impounds $18m cocaine on LNG carrier

The authorities in Trinidad and Tobago have impounded 200kg of cocaine latched onto the LNG carrier Hispania Spirit during its call at the Atlantic LNG facility in Point...

Samsung Heavy, Wärtsilä sign deal on LNG carrier efficiency 

Samsung Heavy, Wärtsilä sign deal on LNG carrier efficiency 

South Korean shipbuilder, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and technology group Wärtsilä are joining forces to develop more efficient solutions for LNG carriers and...

LNG carrier hits berth at Russia's Sakhalin Energy jetty

LNG carrier hits berth at Russia’s Sakhalin Energy jetty

The Grand Elena tanker, carrying 145,000 cubic metres of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has hit a berth at Russia’s Sakhalin Energy project and its departure has been...

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Center on Monday said pirates in a speedboat chased and fired on an LNG tanker last week off the coast of Bonny,...

LNG carrier traffic rises by 50% at Panama Canal 

LNG carrier traffic rises by 50% at Panama Canal 

By Reuters The number of liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers traversing the Panama Canal is expected to jump 50 percent by September due to rising exports of the fuel...

Samsung Heavy to sign $195m deal for LNG carrier

By Jite Eriabie  South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is to sign a contract for the construction of a 180,000 cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG)...