Don’t overlook auxiliary issues

LNG on the quay will take infrastructure investment

Its worth noting that some auxiliaries see larger load steps while the propulsion engines are near idling, as they are often connected to pumps, cranes and other gear such as thrusters, says Tomas Aminoff of Wärtsilä.

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