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Temperature at which LNG is transported
Approx. volume of LNG exported in 2013 (mt)
We provide an extensive range of commercial expertise and solutions along the entire LNG marine supply chain, to an increasing number of existing and new customers active in this rapidly-expanding and specialised sector.
LNG is natural gas refrigerated to its liquid state as a means of transportation and storage. Demand for this clean fossil fuel continues to rise as it plays a significant role in the energy mix of developed nations and increasingly energy hungry emerging markets. New LNG supplies coming on-stream, new entrants and a growing trading activity are driving the demand for shipping and its associated infrastructure beyond its traditional model.
LNG vessels have specialized cryogenic handling equipment and cargo containment systems able to carry LNG cooled to -160° C. With a rapidly evolving LNG market, newer vessels are being designed and built to incorporate continuous technical innovations; noticeably increased cargo carrying capacity, more efficient hull designs and propulsion systems, enhanced cargo insulation and improvements of on-board liquefaction and re-gasification.
As a trusted strategic partner to a growing number of clients, we deliver the commercial intelligence and execution skills they need in order to make informed business decisions and realise their objectives.
Head of LNG Shipping Projects
We benefit from a unique and significant global presence in the energy and merchant shipping sectors; we are leaders in newbuilding contracting, sale and purchase, financial services and market intelligence. The LNG commercial group's aim is to provide a complete service - directing the in-depth knowledge of our department, whilst leveraging from our other in-house expertise, to meet all of our clients' requirements.
More specifically, we provide hands-on expertise and guidance, working alongside our clients to ensure that their interests and objectives are best achieved. We offer commercial execution skills in developing and implementing transactions, from vessel acquisition, chartering (spot, long-term and tendering) to specialised projects - covering all transactions throughout the vessel's life-cycle.
We are pioneers in the emerging small scale LNG shipping and infrastructure segment.
209,000 - 219,999 m3
Upper Conventional LNG
145,000 - 208,999 m3
Lower Conventional LNG
90,000 - 144,999 m3
Med Max LNG
36,000 - 89,999 m3
Small scale LNG
Deep Sea Tankers, LNG
LNG Shipping Projects
LNG Spot and Short Term
Small Scale LNG, Projects
DryPmx: Both basins softened today causing a bit of a stalemate. Chrtrs have dropped rates and owners unwilling to come down to meet them
VLCC: increase in short tc / storage on older units with rates creeping up to mid-high 20s. Mainly driven by ppt del in a firming spot mkt
DryHandy: smax atl - holding steady, without pushing further.
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DryHandy: Overall Atl is firm, whilst pac continues to soften.