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Carrier demand masked by LNG oversupply issue
The recent focus on LNG market oversupply and the growth in export capacity is masking the continuous increase in demand. 15 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
FSRUs key to enabling new LNG markets
The increasing role of Floating Storage Regasification Units is making some feel very upbeat about the LNG market. 14 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Market leaders build on proven systems
Against the backcloth of the growing volume and increasing diversity of LNG trade by sea, and the bid by shipowners and charterers for greater operating flexibility and unit cost efficiency, development and refinement of cargo containment systems continues apace. David Tinsley reports. 07 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Versatile LNG carrier series for Malaysia
Bucking the trend, MISC has opted for spherical cargo tanks and steam turbine propulsion in its new stage of LNG carrier fleet development, writes David Tinsley. 04 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
LNG coalition urges shippers to speed up emissions compliance
A 28-strong LNG coalition is urging shippers to speed up air quality improvements to ready itself for the 2020 Sulphur Cap. 03 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
GFS 2017 Conference programme released
On board the Viking Mariella, delegates at GFS this year will gain valuable insight, from feedback by operators, about the use of low flash point fuels and the development and use of alternative fuels, together with the viability and likely take-up of ‘future’ fuels. 03 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
LNG coalition boosted with new members
The clout of a multi-sector industry LNG coalition working towards accelerating the widespread adoption of LNG has been boosted with the support of three big names in the industry. 02 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
IMO regulations fuelling LNG vessel use
LNG will be used to fuel a German research vessel for the first time to meet the IMO's Tier III regulations. 02 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Study identifies huge Iberian potential for LNG
DNV GL has conducted a study into the future LNG bunkering market in the Iberian Peninsula, demand for which looks set to surge by 2050. 11 Jul 2017 - The Motorship
Aqualis Offshore to audit LNG carrier
Norwegian marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore will undertake an engineering study of a new-build LNG carrier being built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for Teekay LNG. 10 Jul 2017 - The Motorship
Deltamarin wins Viking Line LNG ro-pax contracts
Naval architect Deltamarin has been selected by Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co (XSI) to provide engineering and construction support in a LNG-fuelled ro-pax newbuilding project for Viking Line. 06 Jul 2017 - The Motorship
ESL names first eco-friendly bulk carrier
ESL Shipping’s first gas-fuelled bulk carrier - built to a Deltamarin design and the first ship to be built to DNV GL’s new rules - has been named at Jinling shipyard in Nanjing, China. 04 Jul 2017 - The Motorship
ExxonMobil LNG collaboration
ExxonMobil, Eagle LNG Partners LLC (Eagle LNG Partners) and Crowley have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of LNG as a marine fuel. 29 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
A ship for the ‘Green Corridor’
A plan exploring the development of LNG bunkering infrastructure in western Australia has taken a significant step forward with the design of an LNG-fuelled bulker that might ply the commodities routes to China. 27 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines for tankers
Finnish-owned Wärtsilä will supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel-fuelled tanker vessels. 22 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Samsung to develop gas carrier design
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and DNV GL have signed a new partnership to develop new LNG carrier designs. 20 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Gas bunkering begins at Zeebrugge
Gas bunkering has begun at the Port of Zeebrugge with the bunkering vessel 'ENGIE Zeebrugge' making its first deliveries of LNG. 15 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
‘Significant first order’ planned for gas bulkers
Arista Shipping has confirmed it is negotiating with shipyards over an order for multiple gas-fuelled bulk carriers designed under the Project Forward initiative. 14 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Car ferry test for MTU gas engine
Rolls-Royce Power Systems and the City of Constance are to begin testing MTU’s Series 4000 pure LNG engines on a new car ferry from 2019. 12 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Non-spherical Moss LNG tank gets AiP
An non-spherical LNG tank from Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) that offers the reliability of traditional, spherical Moss tanks but with a 15% increase in capacity has received approval in principle (AiP) from DNV GL. 08 Jun 2017 - The Motorship