LNG Prime brings you the five most popular news on our platform during the week of March 7-13, 2022.
1) US LNG exporting giant Cheniere said it has awarded a lump sum, turnkey, engineering, procurement and construction contract to compatriot Bechtel for the proposed Stage 3 expansion at its Corpus Christi export plant in Texas.
2) Italy could get two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals as the country looks to replace Russian pipeline gas supplies.
3) The 172,600-cbm LNG carrier Boris Vilkitsky has delivered a cargo from Novatek’s Yamal project in Russia to the Montoir-de-Bretagne import terminal in France after dock workers at the Grain LNG facility in the UK refused to unload it due to the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
4) Switzerland-based shipping giant MSC will soon start using its first LNG-powered containership, MSC Washington, following the completion of the vessel’s sea and gas trials in China.
5) Germany has decided to back the construction of two liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals as the country looks to reduce dependence on Russian pipeline gas imports, according to Chancellor Olaf Scholz.