South & Central America

Total boosts Brazilian production with second FPSO at Iara cluster

France’s Total and its partners have announced the start-up of the second floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, P-70, at pre-salt...

YPF declares force majeure on Exmar’s Tango FLNG agreements

Belgian shipping company Exmar has received a notification from Argentinian state energy company YPF declaring force majeure on the charter and services...

Brazil’s Sergipe power plant reaches COD

Golar Power, a joint venture between Golar LNG and Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, has reached COD on the 1.5-GW Porto de Sergipe I...

Golar Power & Pernambuco Government to develop LNG Import Terminal

Golar Power and the State Government of Pernambuco have signed a protocol of intentions to develop an LNG import terminal at the Port of...

Wärtsilä to operate 378-MW power plant in El Salvador

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 15-year operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement with Energía del Pacífico for a 378-MW power plant...

Centrica and CELSE Commission Brazilian LNG Terminal

UK-based Centrica and Brazil’s Centrais Elétricas de Sergipe SA (CELSE) have commissioned Brazil’s first private LNG import terminal. A ship-to-ship transfer...

GasLog’s LNG Carrier to convert to FSU for Sinolam LNG

A subsidiary of GasLog Ltd entered into a decade-long time charter agreement with Sinolam LNG Terminal, SA. The agreement includes the delivery of a...

Disney reveals fifth LNG-Fueled Cruise Ship Name

Disney Cruise line revealed the name of its fifth ship at the 2019 D23 expo. The newest ship, the Disney Wish, will...

Excelerate and YPF reach LNG Shipping Agreement

Excelerate and YPF announced an initial agreement for the charter of a liquid natural gas (LNG) carrier to export LNG globally from the...

EXMAR commissions Floating Liquefaction Vessel “Tango” to YPF

EXMAR has completed testing and commissioning of the Tango floating liquefaction natural gas vessel (FLNG). The contract for the vessel was signed...

World’s Largest Aluminum Ferry Destined for South America

Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd (Incat), an Australian shipbuilder, has finalized a contract to build the world’s biggest aluminum ship, totaling 130 meters in length....

PETRONAS’ FLNG Satu moving from Kumang to Kebabangan

PETRONAS has decided to move its floating liquified natural gas (FLNG) facility, the PETRONAS FLNG (PFLNG) Satu. PFLNG Satu will be moved...

KBR Awarded Pre-FEED Contract in Mexico

Mexico Pacific Limited (MPL) awarded a pre Front End Engineering Design (Pre-FEED) contract to KBR for a midscale LNG liquefaction project in...

First STS Transfer in Bahamas done by Excelerate and Equinor

The first ever ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in The Bahamas was completed on February 7, 2019 between Excelerate...