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LNG carrier delivered
TOKYO-Mitsui OSK Lines has delivered the LNG carrier 'CESI Qingdao' to Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding on 6 January. 12 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
GTT technology will equip new LNG carrier
Gaztransport & Technigaz’s (GTT) Mark V technology will equip a new LNG carrier being built by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). 12 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
Tallink LNG ferry nears completion
Tallink’s new LNG powered fast ferry, which is nearing completion at Meyer Turku Shipyard, has undertaken its first LNG bunkering at Skangas Pori LNG terminal. 05 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä care for MOL LNG carriers
Wärtsilä has signed a ten-year maintenance agreement for two LNG carriers with MOL LNG Transport Europe Ltd, a strategic move to increase the reliability of the vessels' operations and reduce operational costs. 03 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
Germans get first LNG research ship
The German Government has ordered a new €113.8 million survey, wreck location and research ship with dual fuel LNG drive and says it will be the world’s first ocean-going public service vessel of its kind, reports Tom Todd. 20 Dec 2016 - The Motorship
LNG regasification control system agreement
DSME and Kongsberg Maritime have signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) for a new LNG FSRU regasification control system. 14 Dec 2016 - The Motorship
Tokyo welcomes LNG event
Leaders and policy makers are set to gather in Tokyo in April next year to attend the 29th edition of the Gastech Conference and Exhibition. 05 Dec 2016 - The Motorship
LNG fuelled ferry for the Med
LMG Marin has secured a contract to design what it calls the first LNG fuelled ferry to operate in the Mediterranean Sea. 30 Nov 2016 - The Motorship
VIDEO: Breaking the barriers to LNG uptake
Removing commercial barriers to the uptake of LNG as a marine fuel was the focus of a live interview with Peter Keller, executive vice president of Tote Inc and chairman of the SEA\LNG consortium, at last month’s Gas Fuelled Ships conference. 29 Nov 2016 - The Motorship
‘Something’s changed’: LNG projects gather momentum
Discussion at this year’s Gas Fuelled Ships conference in Hamburg last week suggested that the tide is turning for LNG as marine fuel, with increasing numbers of projects turning from concept to reality. 25 Nov 2016 - The Motorship
LNG project to boost North Sea bunker infrastructure
A multilateral LNG project has been launched to provide customers in the north UK and North Sea with gas deliveries, including bunkering. 23 Nov 2016 - The Motorship
Matson selects MAN ME-GI for LNG con-ros
US ship owner Matson Navigation Co has chosen MAN Diesel & Turbo’s ME-GI engines, with exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) for NOx abatement, to power two dual-fuelled containerships to be built by General Dynamics NASSCO. 18 Nov 2016 - The Motorship
DNV GL launches LNG methane number calculator
DNV GL has launched an online methane number calculator to help ship owners match LNG quality to their engine requirements. 16 Nov 2016 - The Motorship
LNG fuelled fleet update
There are 86 LNG fuelled ships currently in operation and 93 ships on order as of October 2016, according to DNV GL. 07 Nov 2016 - The Motorship
LNG debate highlights fuel choice challenge
In the wake of IMO decisions on shipping emissions, rival perspectives have resurfaced on the potential of LNG to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution from ships. 04 Nov 2016 - The Motorship
ClassNK approval for LNG bunker vessel
ClassNK has issued Approval in Principle (AIP) for a 7,500 cbm LNG bunkering vessel designed by Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd. 25 Oct 2016 - The Motorship
Skangas wins LNG supply for Statoil PSVs
Skangas has signed an agreement with Statoil for delivery of LNG fuel for its platform supply vessels (PSV). 25 Oct 2016 - The Motorship
Kobe Steel in new screw compressor application
Kobe Steel is to deliver two screw compressors for an LNG carrier to supply boil-off gas to two-stroke dual-fuel engines – the first time screw compressors have been used for this application. 25 Oct 2016 - The Motorship
Seaspan Ferries takes delivery of LNG hybrid
Vancouver-based ferry operator Seaspan Ferries has taken delivery of the first of five LNG-battery hybrid ferries – the first in North America – from Turkish shipyard Sedef. 24 Oct 2016 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä gains in Canadian LNG rush
Nine dual-fuelled vessels powered by Wärtsilä engines will enter operation in Canada within the next year as the company capitalises on its strong regional presence. 19 Oct 2016 - The Motorship