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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
Gas turbine-powered containership project enters new phase
A gas turbine-powered containership project has entered into a new phase as it looks to develop its initial concept into a ‘ready to order’ vessel. 06 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
LNG fuelled bulker project
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) are undertaking a joint development project (JDP) to design 180k DWT class dual fuelled bulk carriers. 05 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Natural gas R&D partnership
Eni has signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Fincantieri establishing a research and development partnership which will include energy project studies related to natural gas. 31 May 2017 - The Motorship
DNV GL launches LNG fuel finder
A new service will connect LNG-using ship owners and charterers directly to gas bunker suppliers. 29 May 2017 - The Motorship
GTT to equip DSME gas carrier duo
GTT has received an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to equip two LNG carriers with its NO96 GW containment system. 18 May 2017 - The Motorship
Caterpillar LNG test bed
Caterpillar Marine says it has unveiled the first LNG test bed for gas-fuelled engines at its facility in Kiel, Germany. 15 May 2017 - The Motorship
Kongsberg efficiency for LNG newbuild
A German shipbuilder has chosen Kongsberg’s Integrated Vessel Concept to equip a newbuild LNG research ship it is building for Germany’s national hydrographic agency. 10 May 2017 - The Motorship
Forging a new LNG segment
Few vessel sectors have grown dramatically in recent years, but the market for floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) is on the up after record contract awards in 2016. Sveinung Stohle, CEO of FSRU pioneer Hoegh LNG, shares his thoughts on the sector and the company’s approach. 27 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
MAN Cryo FGSS for LNG-battery duo
MAN Cryo is to supply fuel gas supply systems (FGSS) for two LNG-battery vessels to be built by Vard for Norwegian ferry operator Torghatten Nord. 21 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
COSCO and Wärtsilä design LNG fleet
Wärtsilä and COSCO shipping Heavy Industry Co (CHI) have developed a natural gas operating fleet concept which has obtained Lloyd's Register's (LR) Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate. 18 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
WinGD hails LNG Aframax contract
Two-stroke engine designer WinGD has hailed the selection of its X-DF dual-fuel technology for the world’s first LNG powered Aframax tankers, ordered last month by Sovcomflot (SCF). 18 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Sovcomflot outlines broader LNG plans
Russian shipping operator Sovcomflot appeared at the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo to discuss its broader LNG plans and its belief that the future of tanker industry belongs to LNG-fuelled vessels. 13 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
LNG carrier design unveiled
DSME and DNV GL have unveiled a joint development project (JDP) for the design of an innovative, efficient LNG carrier based on the latest technology. 11 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Torghatten orders LNG-battery ferry quintet
Norwegian ferry operator Torghatten Nord has placed orders for two 130m LNG-battery ferries to be built by Vard Brevik, with plans for a further three to be built at an as-yet undecided yard. 06 Apr 2017 - The Motorship