Embracing ethane

Innovative ships committed long-term to transatlantic shipments of US shale gas

Late last year The Motorship reported in-depth on the first of Evergas’ Dragon-class ethane carriers. At the Gas Fuelled Ships conference in November 2015 Carlo Contessi, general manager, Wärtsilä Italia, revealed how the company had adapted its four-stroke dual-fuel engines to run on ethane boil-off.

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