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Silverstream Air Lubrication Technology delivers significant energy savings

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

Teekay LNG signs charter contracts with Shell for five newbuild LNG carriers

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.

Shell to build innovative bunker vessel to deliver LNG fuel

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.

Joint Shipping Initiative funds new phase of anti-piracy project in Somalia

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.

Shell to charter barges powered solely by LNG

05 Sep 2012

Today, Shell, announced it has signed a contract for the charter of two new build LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) powered tank barges. These 110 m long barges will operate on the Rhine and will be on charter to Shell from 2013.

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