Shell commits to U.S.-built, U.S.-based LNG bunkering vessel; Red ink quarter rattles Maersk shareholders

Shell commits to U.S.-built, U.S.-based LNG bunkering vessel
November 7, 2017 — Shell Trading (US) Company has finalized a long-term charter agreement with Q-LNG Transport, LLC for a 4,000 cu.m LNG bunker barge. The first of its kind to be based in the United States, the ocean-going LNG bunker barge will supply LNG to marine customers along the southern East Coast of the U.S. and support growing cruise line demand for LNG marine fuel. Q-LNG is a new company owned 70% by Harvey Gulf International Marine CEO Shane Guidry and 30% by Harvey Gulf. The Shell bunkering barge will be built by VT Halter Marine, Inc.


Red ink quarter rattles Maersk shareholders
A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S reported a third quarter loss of $1.5 billion, including discontinued operations, compared to a profit of $438 million in the same quarter of 2016.
CMA CGM’s nine 22,000 TEU boxships to be LNG fueled

CMA CGM, Marseilles, France, marked the opening of the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23) by announcing that it will equip its recently ordered next generation of nine 22,000 TEU containerships with engines fueled by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
Ulstein books order for Lindblad polar expedition vessel

The state-of-the-art polar vessel has been designed as the ultimate expedition platform with a focus on safety and comfort, as well as incorporating innovative sustainability solutions to reduce its environmental impact.
ICS vision: zero CO2 emissions from shipping

ICS says its vision might be delivered with batteries or fuel cells using renewable energy, other new technologies such as hydrogen or even something not yet anticipated.