This website offers free weekly and quarterly reports based on the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI). UPI is a stock index of global companies that ship liquefied natural gas, founded in 2020.

The Index comprises publicly traded LNG shipping companies like Nakilat, Golar LNG, Flex LNG, Dynagas Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, and Shell. We measure the performance of LNG shipping companies for investors, analysts, and LNG shippers. Visit UP-Indices.com  for more information about UPI.

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Week 21-2024: Chart of the UP World LNG Shipping Index (Source: UP-Indices.com)
Week 21-2024: Chart of the UP World LNG Shipping Index (Source: UP-Indices.com)

Last update: May 18, 2024 (Source: UP-Indices.com)

All LNG shipping stocks in one index

UP World LNG Shipping Index is a rules-based stock index family designed to show and measure the performance of world publicly traded companies involved in the maritime transport of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

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Awaited breakthrough arrived

May 14, 2024: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 7.08 points or 4.65% last week, reaching a closing value of 152.38 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, gained 1.85%. Read or listen more…

 

Preparation for a bullish move?

May 7, 2024: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 1.92 points or 1.24% last week, reaching a closing value of 152.38 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, gained 0.55%. Read or listen more…

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Will to grow

April 30, 2024
The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 0.06 points or 0.04% last week, reaching a closing value of 154.30 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, gained 2.67%. Read or listen more…

A doji week

April 23, 2024
The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) demonstrated resilience last week, gaining 1.54 points or 1.01% and closing at 152.82 points. This index, which tracks companies specializing in LNG shipping, outperformed the S&P 500 (SPX) index, a benchmark for US stocks, which experienced a 3.05% decline. Read or listen more…

Waiting for a trend

April 16, 2024
The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 1.84 points or 1.19% last week, reaching a closing value of 152.82 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, lost 1.55%. Read or listen more…

Swings inside the index

April 9, 2024
The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 2.21 points or 1.45% last week, reaching a closing value of 154.66 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, lost 0.95%. Read or listen more…

Sliding down

April 2, 2024
The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) declined by 1.28 points or 0.83% last week, reaching a closing value of 152.45 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, gained 0.4%. Read or listen more…

Back in 2023
March 26, 2024: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) declined by 1.29 points or 0.83% last week, reaching a closing value of 155.02 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, gained 2.29%. Read or listen more…

Calm index, wild constituents
March 19, 2024: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) stayed the same and declined by 0.09 points or 0.06% last week, reaching a closing value of 155.02 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, lost 0.78%. Read or listen more…

LNG shipping stocks still go sideways
March 12, 2024: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 2.94 points or 1.86% last week, reaching a closing value of 155.11 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, gained 0.95%. Read or listen more…

The Q4 results were not helpful
March 5, 2024: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 0.48 points or 0.31% last week, reaching a closing value of 158.06 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, gained 0.95%. Read or listen more…

Between two ranges
February 27, 2024: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) dropped by 0.88 points or 0.56% last week, reaching a closing value of 158.46 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, gained 1.66%. Read or listen  more…

Bounced up, but not enough
February 20, 2024: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) increased by 4.68 points or 3.05% last week, reaching a closing value of 158.46 points. This index monitors the stocks of companies that specialise in LNG shipping. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing US stocks, witnessed a decline of 0.42%. Read or listen more…

The off-season started
February 13, 2024: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 6.61 points or 4.12%, closing at 153.77 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 1.37%. Read or listen more…

LNG shipping stocks: Moving in a range
February 6, 2024: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 2.92 points or 1.77%, closing at 163.28 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 1.38%. Read or listen more…

LNG shipping stocks: Up or down?
January 30, 2024:
Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 1.22 points or 0.75%, closing at 163.28 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 1.06%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Is a change coming?
January 23, 2024:
Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 0.12 points or 0.08%, closing at 162.06 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 1.17%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Decline after gains
January 16, 2024: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 1. 54 points or 0.94%, closing at 162.18 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 1.84%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: The new all-time high again
January 9, 2024: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 5.05 points or 3.18%, closing at 163.72 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a loss of 1.52%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Minor correction after the huge gain
January 2, 2024:
Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) stayed at the previous level, losing 3.48 points or 2.15%, closing at 158.67 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 0.32%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: New all-time highs
December 26, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) achieved a new all-time high last week, with a gain of 13.66 points or 9.20%, closing at 162.15 points. This index tracks the performance of companies involved in the maritime transportation of liquefied natural gas. On the other hand, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, which represents the performance of U.S. stocks, showed a modest increase of only 0.75%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Mild Fed’s gains
December 19, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) stayed at the previous level, gaining 3.79 points or 2.62%, closing at 148.50 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 2.49%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: A negative wave
December 12, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) stayed at the previous level, losing 3.36 points or 2.27%, closing at 144.70 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 0.21%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: A calm week with a hidden storm
December 5, 2023:
Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) stayed at the previous level, losing just 0.01 points or 0.01%, closing at 148.06 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 0.77%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Japanese gains
November 28, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 1.82 points or 1.24%, closing at 148.07 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 1%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Good news pushed prices up
November 21, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 4.26 points or 3%, closing at 146.25 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 2.24%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Volatility
November 14, 2023:
Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 5.46 points or 3.70%, closing at 141.99 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 1.31%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Volatile week meant a small decline in the UP Index
November 7, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 0.41 points or 0.28%, closing at 147.86 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 5.85%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: The hidden power
October 31, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 2.97 points or 1.97%, closing at 147.86 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a loss of 2.53%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Red is back
October 24, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 2.61 points or 1.70%, closing at 150.83 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a loss of 2.39%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: A positive trend continues
October 17, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 5.07 points or 3.42%, closing at 153.45 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 0.45%, nearly similar to a week before. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: A positive decline?
October 10, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 3.90 points or 2.56%, closing at 148.37 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, experienced a gain of 0.48%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: A week of sellers
October 3, 2023:
Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 2.33 points or 1.51%, closing at 152.27 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, also experienced a loss of 0.74%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Still in the highest resistance area
September 26, 2023:
Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) lost 1.24 points or 0.80%, closing at 154.60 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, also experienced a loss of 2.93%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: The Asian growth
September 19, 2023:
Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 3.81 points or 2.51%, closing at 155.85 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, also experienced a loss of 0.16%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Volatility is here again
September 12, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 1.86 points or 1.24%, closing at 152.04 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, also experienced a loss of 1.29%. Read more….

LNG shipping stocks: SPX made UPI to gain
September 5, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) gained 3.21 points or 2.18%, closing at 150.18 points. This index tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, also experienced a gain of 2.50%. The past week was more positive than the previous three, and one two-digit gainer appeared. The most important thing is that these gains took prices above the support ledges, making the next rise easier. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Decline below the resistance
August 29, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), which tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies, lost 1.57 points or 1.06%, closing at 146.97 points. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, also experienced a gain of 0.82%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: So strong resistance
April 22, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), which tracks the performance of LNG shipping companies, lost 3.51 points or 2.31%, closing at 148.55 points. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, also experienced a decline of 2.11%. UPI’s decline began just a week after SPX started declining. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Decline below the resistance
August 15, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, lost 2.57 points or 1.66%, closing at 152.06 points. The S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, lost 0.31%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: A six-week growth
August 15, 2023:
Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, rose for the sixth consecutive week. UPI increased by 0.33 points or 0.21%, reaching 154.63 points. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, lost 2.27%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: The last resistance area to overcome
August 1, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the only stock index concentrating on LNG shipping firms, rose for the fifth consecutive week. UPI increased by 1.43 points or 1.50%, reaching 154.30 points. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, gained only 1.01%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Optimism persists
July 25, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the only stock index concentrating on LNG shipping firms, saw a rise for the fourth consecutive week. UPI increased by 2.44 points or 1.62%, reaching 150.44. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, gained only 0.69%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Slight rise of UPI masks dramatic events
July 18, 2023: Last week, there was a slight increase in the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the only stock index in the world that focuses on LNG shipping companies. UPI gained 0.77 points or 0.51%, reaching 150.44. In comparison, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, gained 2.42%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks are on the rise, returning to their previous range
July 11, 2023: Last week, there was a slight increase in the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the only stock index in the world that focuses on LNG shipping companies. UPI gained 6.48 points or 4.53%, reaching 149.67. In comparison, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, lost 1.16%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: An exhausting rise
July 04, 23: Last week, there was a slight increase in the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the only stock index in the world that focuses on LNG shipping companies. It gained 1.88 points or 1.33%, reaching 143.18. However, it failed to reach its previous range despite some companies generating profits. In comparison, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, representing U.S. stocks, gained 2.35%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: The U.S. decline
June 27, 2023:
Last week, there was a decline in the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the only stock index concentrating on LNG shipping companies. The index lost 4.39 points or 3.01%, reaching 141.31. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, which depicts U.S. stocks, dropped by 1.39%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Gathering power for next move
June 20, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, experienced a 0.50% decline. In comparison, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, which represents U.S. stocks, had a 2.58% gain. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Rising back to a sideway area
June 13, 2023: Last week, the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, experienced a 2.19% increase. In comparison, the S&P 500 (SPX) index, which represents U.S. stocks, had a 0.39% gain. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: UPI is supposed to rise
June 6, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, lost 0.12% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index gained 1.83%. Read more..1

LNG shipping stocks: Waiting on support lines
May 30, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, lost 0.1% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index gained 0.32%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Decline, but not a downtrend yet
May 22, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, lost 2.79% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index gained 1.63%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: All options are still open
May 15, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, gained 0.5% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index lost 0.28%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Time to choose a way
May 8, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, lost 2.34% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index also lost 0.8%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: A positive decline
May 2, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, lost 1.77% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index gained 0.87%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Most constituents of UPI lost
April 25, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, lost 0.87% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index lost 0.1%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Strong and optimistic rise
April 18, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, gained 3.87% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index gained 0.8%. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Fourth week of small gains
April 11, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, gained 0.96% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index lost 0.1%. Especially non-U.S. companies pushed UPI higher. UPI rose for the fourth time. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Double-digit gainers but paid dividends dominated
April 3, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, gained 0.41% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index gained 3.48%. Even with this slight rise, double-digit gainers have occurred. Read more…

LNG shipping stocks: Growth after two weeks of decline
March 28, 2023: The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), the world’s only stock index focused on LNG shipping companies, gained 1.41% last week. U.S. stocks represented by the S&P 500 (SPX) index gained 1.39%. Growth could have been better, but the palette of movement of individual companies was quite varied. Read more…

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UP Indices: Nervousness affected also the LNG shipping stocks
November 2, 2020:
The UP World LNG Shipping Index, the world’s only stock index focused on companies in the LNG shipping sector, lost nearly 5 points, or 7.8%, last week. This decline came on Wednesday and affected all markets. Some companies were able to reduce their losses. Read more…

UP Indices: Strong growth accompanied by rising shipping rates
October 26, 2020: The UP World LNG Shipping Index, the world’s only stock index focused on companies in the LNG shipping sector, added 2.88 points, or 4.76%, last week. Read more…

Minimal growth hides various stock movements
October 18, 2020: The UP World LNG Shipping Index, the world’s only stock index focused on companies in the LNG shipping sector, added 0.2 point, or 0.33%, last week. Read more…

Stocks of LNG Shipping Companies Interrupted The Decline
October 12, 2020:
The UP World LNG Shipping Index, the world’s only stock index focused on companies in the LNG shipping sector, rose to 60.42 points, or 5.13%, last week. It interrupted the decline, which began in late September. Read more…

Q4 2023
January 15, 2024: During the fourth quarter of last year, the LNG shipping sector, represented by the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), strengthened and gained 4.20%. The S&P 500 (SPX) index gained 11.24% during the same period. Read more…

Q3 2023
November 6, 2023: During the third quarter of this year, the LNG shipping sector, represented by the UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI), strengthened and gained 1.74%. In contrast, the S&P 500 (SPX) index lost 2.52% during the same period. Read more…

Q2 2023
July 21, 2023: The year 2022 was very successful for LNG shipping stocks. However, since the start of this year, the LNG market has stabilized, resulting in a slowdown in the LNG shipping sector. The UP World LNG Shipping Index (UPI) declined 3.79% in the second quarter, while the S&P 500 (SPX) index saw gains of 8.41% in the first quarter and 14.26% in the first half of the year. Read more…

Alphabetical order of constituents:

  • Awilco LNG ASA
  • BP p.l.c.
  • Capital Product Partners LP
  • Cool Company Limited
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Dynagas LNG Partners LP
  • Excelerate Energy, Inc.
  • Exmar N.V.
  • Flex LNG Ltd.
  • Golar LNG Limited
  • Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line)
  • Korea Line Corporation (SM Korea Line)
  • MISC Berhad
  • Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL)
  • Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK)
  • New Fortress Energy Inc.
  • Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat)
  • Shell plc

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