Singapore Set to be the World’s Largest LNG Marine Fuel Port


Recently, Singapore successfully demonstrated the first vessel LNG bunkering technology in Southeast Asia. Temasek Holdings’ Pavilion Energy (Pavilion Energy) on May 2 afternoon in the Jurong harbor, show this from the tanker to the vessel (truck-to-ship, referred to as TTS) to add technology. This is currently the most commonly used technology in the world.

LNG boom:

Lanting Energy is one of Singapore’s suppliers for the addition of liquefied natural gas and the other is FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine and Shell.

It is understood that yesterday’s site filled with liquefied natural gas will be sold to China’s Sinochem Group (Sinochem).

Largest pollution source:

According to the site commentator, each tanker ships about 17 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas, each time to add a 20-foot vessel takes two to three hours.

Lanting Energy Group CEO She Wenmin pointed out that shipping is the world’s largest transport pollution sources, a large vessel can be discharged pollution equivalent to 50 million cars.

Comparison with conventional fuels:

Conventional ship fuels are 2000 times higher than the sulfur content of cars, compared with liquefied natural gas being cleaner. At present, the world has 100 liquefied natural gas or ready to liquefied natural gas as fuel vessels, and another 70 to join.

Yesterday at the scene of the Singapore Ministry of National Development and Minister of Trade and Industry Minister of Public Affairs, said Dr. Xu Baokun Singapore’s goal is to become an important base for the supply and use of liquefied natural gas in 2020.

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Source: Killua Zhao on LinkedIn


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