(English) China becomes world's No.2 LNG importer in 2017, behind Japan

[:es]SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China will become the world’s second-biggest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) this year as it overtakes South Korea, shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon showed. This is a huge boost to Asia’s emerging spot market as Chinese buyers rely much more on short-term purchases to meet their needs than their counterparts…

(English) Vard to build hybrid LNG cruise vessel for Ponant

[:es] A Fincantieri unit, Vard, has signed a contract to design and construct a luxury polar expedition cruise vessel with dual-fuel LNG/battery propulsion for the French cruise company Ponant. The contract is valued at €270 million ($318.5 million) with the vessel delivery scheduled for the second quarter of 2021, Fincantieri said in a statement. Vard already has…

Puerto de Barcelona pone en marcha la primera conexión eléctrica a barco desde un motor de GNL

[:es]BARCELONA, 15 Dic. (EUROPA PRESS) El Puerto de Barcelona ha puesto en marcha la primera conexión eléctrica a embarcación desde un muelle a partir de un motor de gas natural licuado (GNL), que sustituye el funcionamiento de los motores auxiliares de la nave durante su estancia en el enclave portuario. La presentación ha contado este…