Spring 2021

Ship-to-ship transfers ready to flow in Ghent

Despite the challenges presented by the global economy in the wake of the Covid pandemic, Fendercare Marine is continuing to expand its STS operations with the recent investment in dedicated equipment to conduct liquified natural gas (LNG) transfers and has also added Ghent in Belgium to the growing list of locations globally in which it operates.

Fendercare Marine previously hired the equipment required for LNG transfers,  but has now invested in dedicated kit which will expand its opportunities in this growing area. LNG is regarded as a much cleaner energy source than oil and the James Fisher group is keen to have a major presence in this fast-developing market. 

‘Most of the energy majors have announced their intentions to move away from oil and towards gas and renewables, so in concentrating on growth within the LNG sector, Fendercare Marine will be playing its part in enabling greener energy sources,’

says business development manager Tom Fitchew.

In Brazil, Fendercare Marine has reached a milestone in delivering over 200 STS transfers there, expanding its base from three to five principal customers and has secured the necessary permits from the Federal Environment Agency and the Brazilian Navy to continue to provide STS services in Brazilian territorial waters until 31 March 2026.

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