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Shell Trading supports the Shell businesses by trading natural gas, electrical power, crude oil, refined products, chemical feedstocks and environmental products. We also manage one of the world's largest fleets of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers and oil tankers.
NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS
05 Mar 2015
Today, Shell marked delivery of a special Offshore Supply Vessel for its deep water operations in the Gulf of Mexico. The vessel, chartered from specialist company Harvey Gulf International Marine, is the first of its kind in the region to run on both Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and diesel. Two more LNG-fuelled vessels are expected to follow. LNG fuel is a new alternative for vessel operators in the Gulf of Mexico responding to new sulphur and nitrogen oxide emissions regulations, as part of the North American Emission Control Area (ECA).
04 Feb 2015
Lloyd’s Register verifies sea trials on 40000DWT product tanker; technology achieves 4.3% fuel savings with scope for further improvement. Both Silverstream and Shell believe that a fully optimised system has potential to deliver more than 5% efficiency savings on an ongoing basis
04 Dec 2014
December 4, 2014 – Subsidiaries of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG) (NYSE:TGP) and a wholly owned company of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced that they have entered into time-charter contracts for five newbuild LNG carriers. The vessels will operate as part of Shell’s global LNG fleet under time-charters ranging in duration from six to eight years, plus extension options. Delivery of the vessels will start from the second half of 2017 into 2018.
04 Dec 2014
Shell today confirmed its plans to build a specialised LNG bunker vessel to deliver to LNG-fuelled vessels in northwest Europe. The new vessel will be based at the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and will load from the new LNG break bulk terminal and jetty to be constructed by the Gas Access to Europe (Gate) terminal. It will also be sea-going and, therefore, able to bunker customers at other locations.
25 Sep 2014
The Joint Shipping Initiative - made up of Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena and Japanese shipping companies NYK, MOL and “K” Line – today announced it has given $1.5 million of additional funds to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project to improve the lives of Somalis and security for seafarers.
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The global network of Shell Trading companies encompasses Shell’s trading activities in every major energy market around the world.
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Material safety data sheets enable users to take the necessary measures relating to protection of human health and safety at the workplace
Shell’s oil commodity traders help clients understand fuel price risks and execute hedging programmes using financial derivatives or physical instruments.
Shell embraces its responsibility to provide energy for our customers and help tackle climate change.
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