1. LNG steamships square up to challenge of new IMO carbon regulations

As EEXI and CII rules loom, IACS forms working groups to tackle questions for some of world LNG fleet’s least-efficient vessels.

2. LNG owners prepare for EEXI and CII rules as IACS deliberates final figures

But class society grouping working groups are not likely to report until third quarter of 2022.

We really need the clarity from the IMO and class as to what the final guidelines will be so we can determine where we actually need to get to.

James Cruickshank, Teekay director of marine and technical services

3. Charter contract questions emerge as LNG carriers face EEXI and CII

Shipowners could face conflicting obligations with charterers on speed reduction.

4. Golar LNG is sticking with its shipping as market prospects brighten

FLNG might be its first love, but new chief executive Karl Fredrik Staubo says the company is no seller of LNG shipping.

5. Karl Fredrik Staubo sets about delivering at Golar LNG

‘Positive, energetic’ former investment banker takes the reins at Tor Olav Troim’s gas baby

6. Strong LNG shipping market signals buoyant longer-term mood

Poten & Partners expert Jefferson Clarke outlines why prospects are looking bright.

7. Bunker tank-type choice hots up for shipowners on LNG fuelling

Owners need to consider best solution but competition among designers and yards remains fierce.

8. Australia’s Southern Green Gas unveils plans to produce synthetic LNG at scale

Company envisages shipping full cargoes of the carbon-neutral product by 2030 and is already in talks with shipowners.