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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
Hoegh LNG selects Wärtsilä systems and maintenance
Norwegian LNG transport and processing company Hoegh LNG is to employ Wärtsilä engines and regasification plant on two new floating storage and regasifcation units (FSRU). 05 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Containership LNG fuel tank gets approval
A gas fuel tank designed by Hyundai Heavy Industries to fit a 14,500 TEU containership has been granted a certificate of general design approval (GD) from ABS 04 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
AET throws weight behind LNG transition
AET Tankers has announced that up to four of its Aframax ships under construction at Samsung Heavy Industries will have LNG dual-fuel propulsion. 03 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
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