LNG Prime brings you the five most popular news on our platform during the week of March 28-April 3, 2022.
1) Switzerland-based shipping giant MSC has taken delivery of its first LNG-powered containership, MSC Washington, as the company looks to decarbonize its operations.
2) Uniper and RWE have secured three floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs), as Germany looks to replace Russian gas with LNG, according to the country’s Economy Minister, Robert Habeck.
3) Germany’s Hanseatic Energy Hub, the developer of the Stade LNG import terminal near Hamburg, has received approval from the local government, as the country looks to speed up plans to replace part of Russian gas supplies with LNG.
4) US LNG firm Tellurian said it has issued a limited notice to proceed to compatriot Bechtel under its executed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to begin construction of phase one of the Driftwood LNG export terminal in Louisiana.
5) Summit Group’s FSRU-based terminal in Bangladesh, one of the country’s two LNG import terminals, has reached a milestone ship-to-ship transfer since the start of operations in 2019.