By Sharon Kelly and Steve Horn
For the first time ever, liquefied natural gas ( LNG ) has been shipped by railroad in the U.S., prompting concerns about risks of accidents and a lack of state or federal regulation for the new and hazardous cargo.
The 40-foot long cryogenic tanks owned by the Japanese company Hitachi, built to be transported by rail, truck, and barge, will each carry more than 7,000 gallons of natural gas, which has been chilled down to negative 260 degrees Fahrenheit, from Anchorage to Fairbanks, Alaska.
Egypt's state gas board has awarded a $2.2 billion tender to import 75 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to four international firms The post Egypt Awards $2.2 Billion LNG Shipping Deal appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Off...
United Nations' International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted globally binding regulations for ships using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. The
ConocoPhillips ships third LNG cargo from Alaska to Japan. ConocoPhillips (COP) has shipped a third cargo of liquefied natural gas to Japan from the only U.S.
Like many other industries, U.S. railroad companies are looking for ways to exploit abundant, low-cost shale gas. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has emerged as a promising strategy for doing so. CSX is testing hybrid locomotives made b...