Writing from the extremely chilly viewpoint of spring 2013 in London, it is some slight comfort that the April 1983 edition of HCB dealt in large part with matters cryogenic, or at least refrigerated.
Exmar and Teekay LNG Partners have finalised their 50/50 joint venture, Exmar LPG BVBA.
Exmar has reported EBITDA of $161.4m in its provisional results for 2012, up 15% on the 2011 figure.
A significant new player in the LPG tanker sector has been created with the equity-backed merger or Epic Shipping and Pantheon Inc to form Epic Pantheon International Gas Shipping (E-P Gas).
Exmar and Teekay LNG have agreed to set up a 50/50 joint venture, to be named Exmar LPG BVBA, to operate in the mid-size LPG carrier segment.
Stealthgas has reported third-quarter net income of $6.6m, slightly ahead of the $6.2m recorded for the same period last year.
Maersk Tankers has sold its 11-strong Handygas tanker fleet to Navigator Gas.
J Lauritzen A/S reports EBITDA of $65.0m for the first six months of 2012, slightly down on the $65.4m posted for the same period last year and in line with expectation.
Transpetrol Holding is to become the third equal partner in Avance Gas, the Stolt-Nielsen/Sungas LPG tanker operation.
Odfjell has confirmed that it has acquired two 9,000 m3 ethylene tankers from Berlian Laju Tanker (BLT).