zoom The 2009-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Energy Confidence has transported the first shipment of LNG produced by the Western Australia’s Gorgon project to an LNG terminal in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture.Featuring a length of 289 meters and a width of 49 meters, the tanker arrived at the Ohgishima LNG Terminal, operated by Japan’s natural gas provider Tokyo Gas, where it unloaded some 70,000 tons of LNG.According to AIS data provided by MarineTraffic, the 75,891 dwt vessel is currently on its way back to the Australian Gorgon facility, where it is scheduled to arrive by the end of September.Tokyo Gas and energy company Chevron, the operator of Gorgon LNG, concluded a sale and purchase agreement and an agreement regarding participation in September 2009.This is the fourth delivery of LNG from projects in which Tokyo Gas has secured participation rights, following the agreement on the Darwin LNG project, the Pluto LNG project and the Queensland Curtis LNG project, according to the company.With this delivery, Tokyo Gas now receives LNG from 12 projects in five countries.
The Southeastern Conference got a record-breaking eight schools ranked in the Associated Press college football poll.The Top 25 list was turned upside down this week after seven ranked teams lost. Five of the teams lost to squads that were either lower ranked or not ranked at all. As a result, Michigan fell from the poll and Stanford dropped eight spots.The top four teams on the list didn’t change, with Alabama at No. 1, Oregon No. 2, followed by Clemson and Ohio State.Stanford lost 27-20 at Utah and fell to No. 13, becoming the first top-10 team to lose to team not ranked this season. Michigan dropped from the list after falling to Penn State 43-40 in four overtimes.Auburn landed in at No. 24 in the rankings for the first time this season. The SEC team joined No. 11 South Carolina, No. 14 Missouri, No. 6 LSU, No. 7 Texas A&M, No. 15 Georgia and No. 22 Florida to help set the record.The SEC had eight teams ranked back in a 2011 preseason poll, but never in a regular season poll.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery is reportedly keen to sign James Rodriguez in the summer transfer windowThe Colombian winger has enjoyed a stellar loan spell at Bayern Munich for the last two seasons from Real Madrid.Bayern retains the option to sign Rodriguez permanently for €42m once his loan deal expires at the end of the season.However, the Bundesliga champions have made no indication whatsoever in regards to their plans for Rodriguez.This has opened up talk of a possible return to Real for Rodriguez with Zinedine Zidane no longer in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu.Report: Bayern are held by Leipzig George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Bayern Munich was held to another draw, this time by RB Leipzig.Bayern Munich finds themselves in the unfamiliar position of sitting third in the…But Don Balon claim that a move to Arsenal instead could arise with a €90m offer set to be enough to sign the highly-rated Rodriguez.While Premier League football doesn’t really suit him, Rodriguez is a fan of Arsenal’s playing style and is of interest to Emery.Rodriguez has managed three goals and two assists in 11 appearances for Bayern across all competitions this season.The 27-year-old is currently sidelined with a long-term knee injury and it remains unknown how long he will be out for.
Before Schmid’s firing from the club in September, the health of the 65-year-old coach, due to his weight and heart condition, worried the LA Galaxy locker room.The Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center confirmed Monday that former Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid, the most successful in MLS history, is in intensive care, according to the Los Angeles Times. The hospital did not issue any other details about Schmid’s health status and his family has not talked about the medical condition.In 18 MLS seasons, Schmid accumulated 266 regular season and postseason wins. He led the Galaxy to its first league title in 2002 and, six years later, repeated the feat with Columbus Crew.Paul Pogba has spoken to Lionel Messi over his future Andrew Smyth – September 10, 2019 Manchester United star Paul Pogba had a chat with Lionel Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Zinedine Zidane and many others over his future, says his brother.Schmid won the Supporters’ Shield – the award given to the team with the best regular season record – on three occasions. He also won five U.S. Open Cups and led the Galaxy to its only CONCACAF title in 2000.Regarding his departure from the Galaxy last September, Schmid said the decision was “probably the best decision” given that the team was not going through their best moment and change of gaffer always motivates players to do better. During his final stint with the LA Galaxy, Schmid experienced what it was like being in the global spotlight since he was coaching none other than Zlatan Ibrahimovic.