Educational Outreach to U.S. Mariner Candidates

Monday, October 24, 2005
Excelerate Energy and Exmar are increasing their educational outreach efforts by working in cooperation with several National Maritime Enhancement Institutes to offer U. S. citizen cadets berths on LNG tankers. Excelerate hopes to offer berths to some cadets as soon as January 2006 and to others in time for next summer’s training cruise season. Additionally, Excelerate is now working with Texas A&M Galveston to develop a curriculum, course and lecture material for a class specializing in the safe handling, and transmission of liquefied natural gas in response to the nation’s need for U.S. Mariner Candidates skilled in the handling of liquefied natural gas.

Education/Training

Coast Guard Foundation Awarded 128 Scholarships

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that

Danish Maritime Authority Supports Maritime Cultural Days

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South Africa Workshop Promotes Ship Energy Efficiency

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LNG

BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips 'Quit' Alaska LNG Project

BP, Conoco Phillips, and Exxon Mobil said that the 65-billion dollar megaproject would be too unprofitable for them to move into the next phase of development.

Viking Grace Marks 1,000 LNG Bunkering Milestone

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Hoegh LNG Profits Dip

Norway-based owner and operator of floating LNG import terminals, Höegh LNG  reported a second quarter profit after tax of US$3.5 million, down from $6.3 million in the first quarter 2016.

 
 
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