LNG Prime brings you the five most popular news on our platform during the week of April 11-17, 2022.
1) State-run QatarEnergy said it has signed charter deals for four LNG carriers with Japan’s MOL, completing the first batch of charter contracts awarded under its massive shipbuilding program.
2) Australian contractor CIMIC said it has agreed to pay A$492.5 million ($365 million) to settle a dispute with JKC Australia over construction work at the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG export project near Darwin.
3) Shell’s Prelude FLNG, located offshore Western Australia, has shipped its first cargo since December last year after an incident forced the company to shut the giant unit, according to shipping data.
4) Elpedison, a power firm owned by Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum and Italy’s Edison, has revealed plans to install a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) off Thessaloniki.
5) Dutch LNG terminal operators Gasunie and Vopak are joining forces with HES International to develop an import terminal for green ammonia as a hydrogen carrier in the Rotterdam port.