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Floating terminal to simplify LNG bunkering
Houlder, Wärtsilä and Trelleborg have developed a floating transfer terminal (FTT) that will enable ship to-shore LNG bunkering without a jetty, reducing infrastructure investment for small to mid-scale projects. 30 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
ABB power for BW Group FSRU
ABB is to supply power and electric propulsion systems to a new 174,000m3 floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to be built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co (DSME) for BW Group. 30 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
SCF orders gas-fuelled aframax quartet
Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries is to build four 114,000 dwt tankers - understood to be the first gas-fuelled aframax vessels ordered - for Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF). 30 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
World’s largest containership designed ‘LNG ready’
The recently delivered ‘MOL Triumph’ – at 20,170 teu, the world’s largest containership – has been built with the potential for conversion to LNG fueled operations, owner Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has reported. 30 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Algoship gets ABS approval for gas bulker
ABS has granted Approval in Principle for Algoship Designers Ltd’s dual-fuel design concept, the Seatransporter-DF. 13 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Editorial: OEMs role in advancing gas fuel
In the absence of game-changing advances in either supply or demand for gas fuel, equipment suppliers have a pivotal role in driving the market forward, writes The Motorship editor Gavin Lipsith. 09 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Meeting the demands of the growing LNG market
Damen Shipyards Group’s growing range of Liquefied Gas Carriers is a response to the changes seen in the maritime LNG market in recent years, with designs now meeting a variety of capacity requirements from 500m3 to 7,500m3. 02 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Alfa Laval opens gas test site
At Alfa Laval’s testing and training facility in Aalborg, Denmark, the equipment manufacturer and its marine customers are gaining experience with the fuels of the future. 02 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
First high-speed DF engine conversion
Fred Olsen has carried out the world’s first conversion of high-speed engines for dual-fuel operation, with installations planned on the ‘Bencomo Express’ ferry sailing between Tenerife and Gran Canaria. 27 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
First purpose built LNG bunker vessel
ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK have taken delivery of what has been called the world’s first purpose built liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel (LBV) from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd. 15 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
ISO standard for safe bunkering of LNG ships
The clear need to standardise LNG bunkering operations for all stakeholders at the international level has finally been recognised in a new ISO standard set up to ensure LNG-fuelled vessels can bunker in a safe and sustainable way. 14 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
First boxship LNG conversion set for May
The world’s first conversion of a container feeder ship to dual fuel propulsion will be carried out in May and could be followed by three more ships, according to owner Wessels Reederei. 13 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
GTT upgrades Teekay technical service agreement
Teekay and GTT have recently signed a Technical Service Agreement (TSA) for 23 vessels equipped with the GTT technologies Mark III and NO96. 07 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
BSM and Babcock plan Baltic LNG bunker ship
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) and engineering company Babcock International Group are to develop 7,500m3 gas supply vessel (GSV) for providing LNG to ships and shore-based gas consumers in the Baltic Sea. 06 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Houlder and KLAW partner on LNG transfer
Marine Engineers Houlder and KLAW LNG have signed a new memorandum of understanding to develop a new bunker and transfer solution. 03 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
MAN Cryo FGSS for Italian ferry
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s LNG fuel gas system division is to deliver a fuel gas supply system (FGSS) for a double-ended fo-pax ferry under construction at Sefine Shipyard in Turkey for Italian owner Caronte and Tourist. 30 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
LNG-fuelled capesize development project planned
A collaboration between mining companies and shipping stakeholders is to develop a LNG-fuelled capesize bulk carrier for a proposed ‘green corridor’ between Australia and China. 25 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
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