Liquid Natural Gas

  • MicrosoftTeams-image-20
    News

    Chevron, TotalEnergies and Seapeak join methane emission reduction initiative

    2024-02-27T15:57:00Z

    TotalEnergies and Chevron, along with major gas carrier Seapeak, have joined an initiative to tackle methane slip from ships, the Methane Abatement in Maritime Innovation Initiative (MAMII).

  • Emden
    News

    LOW-EMISSION CAR CARRIERS FOR VW TRADE

    2024-02-27T15:32:00Z

    A new breed of vehicle carrier introduced to the Volkswagen Group’s transatlantic trade has been designed to marry high productivity and two-way utilisation with corporate goals as to a much reduced carbon footprint.

  • Kawasaki L30KG
    News

    GAS HYBRID POWER FOR JAPANESE COASTAL BULKER

    2024-02-23T15:11:00Z

    A gas engine developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries is central to the hybrid propulsion system fitted in a Japanese limestone carrier due to be delivered next month. The purely gas-fuelled, L30KG reciprocating main engine will be complemented by a 2,847kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

  • NOCC
    News

    NOCC orders dual-fuel PCTC pair

    2024-02-22T14:15:00Z

    Norwegian Car Carrier A/S (NOCC) has confirmed that it has entered into an agreement with CIMC Raffles Shipyard for a pair of dual-fuel pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) newbuildings.

  • Sector_Image_Cruise (1)
    News

    Type Approval For DCP System Upgrades

    2024-02-12T11:25:00Z

    Survival Technology solutions provider Survitec has announced that classification society DNV has awarded a Type Approval to its reconfigured and enhanced Dry Chemical Powder (DCP) fire extinguishing system.

  • 9f5e4cb7-9156-5c51-0cb1-8eaa36b53a09
    News

    DNV study validates energy efficiency gains for DFE+ propulsion solution for LNGCs

    2024-02-06T11:59:00Z

    DNV has quantified the gains that owners of LNG carriers could expect to achieve using the new Dual Fuel, Electric+ (DFE+) solution developed by ABB and MAN Energy Solutions. Comprising MAN’s four-stroke 49/60DF dual fuel engine and ABB’s Dynamic AC power distribution and control system, the solution has been developed to overcome efficiency challenges that are specific to the vessel type.

  • CorsicaLinea - copyright Peter Mild
    News

    Deltamarin to design new E-Flexer RoPax

    2024-01-31T16:39:00Z

    Deltamarin is teaming up with China Merchants Jinling shipyard (Weihai) on the design of a new RoPax vessel

  • 2020-2-29-19-55-24slide2 (1)
    News

    First renewable LNG bunker project set to proceed in Oman

    2024-01-30T17:05:00Z

    The world’s first large scale renewables-based green LNG project is set to proceed following the expected appointment of Technip Energies as the EPC contractor in early 2024. The project is expected to create the world’s first supply of green LNG for bunkering, with production of low-emission LNG expected to begin in 2027, eventually ramping up to 1m tonnes per year. 

  • d9dfd2cc-9405-3bbf-2ca0-12ce635b8374
    News

    Perception Study Unpicks Complexity Of Maritime Pathway To Net-Zero

    2024-01-25T15:29:00Z

    Thetius, the marine technology research consultancy, has launched a Maritime Alternative Fuels Barometer, measuring the gaps between the shipping industry’s perception of alternative marine fuels and the reality in terms of availability, supply, technological readiness and impact on emissions.

  • Jovos-LNG-carrier-completes-sea-trials
    News

    JOVO extends LNGC service agreements with GTT

    2024-01-25T14:38:00Z

    JOVO, a major China-based energy supplier, has signed two new Technical Services Agreements (TSA) with GTT, the liquefied gas containment systems specialist. 

  • 5c0e26a1-5d8f-ad59-1a89-de08885a9179
    News

    WinGD expects to claim ‘majority’ of QatarEnergy phase two engine orders

    2024-01-23T12:43:00Z

    WinGD is expecting to secure the majority of dual-fuel engine orders for LNG carriers being built in the second phase of QatarEnergy’s newbuilding project. With initial engine and technical specifications confirmed for nearly half of the orders in the second round, WinGD’s X-DF2.0 engines are already the preferred choice to be installed on most vessels.

  • BYD Explorer No1
    News

    Fleet Build-Up For Chinese Car Exports

    2024-01-23T12:29:00Z

    Chinese industry has reached another logistical milestone through the delivery of the first pure car/truck carrier(PCTC) built at a domestic yard specifically for the export of Chinese-made vehicles.

  • Nakilat Fleet Expansion Image2
    News

    Nakilat orders LNG and gas carrier series from Hyundai Samho

    2024-01-09T12:35:00Z

    Nakilat has placed an order with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for the construction of two 174,000 cbm LNG carriers and four 88,000cbm Very Large LPG/ Ammonia gas carriers on Tuesday, 9 January. The vessels are scheduled for delivery from the shipyard between 2026 and 2027.

  • 5G70_ME-GA_EGRBP_3D_rendering
    News

    MAN ME-GA engines specified for NYK LNGC newbuildings

    2024-01-09T11:55:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has confirmed that an order for MAN B&W ME-GA engines has been placed in connection with an order for a series of 4 × 174,000 cbm. LNG carriers placed by Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), the major Japanese shipping company. 

  • Seaspan Garibaldi
    News

    Seaspan announces launch of first LNG bunker vessel for Panama

    2024-01-08T12:27:00Z

    Seaspan Energy announced the launch of the first of a series of three 7600 cbm LNG bunkering vessels, the Seaspan Garibaldi, at CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering on 5 January 2024.

  • 85904_Diamond-Gas-Orchid
    News

    Retrofit to X-DF dual-fuel propulsion for Moss-type LNG carriers

    2023-12-12T12:24:00Z

    Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has announced that it plans to conduct a programme of main mover replacements for Moss-type LNG carriers within its fleet, substituting low pressure low speed dual-fuel engines for their current steam-turbines. The ship owner and operator is conducting a joint project with Namura Shipbuilding and Sasebo Heavy Industries.

  • Shoyo
    News

    LNG-Fuelled Coal Carriers Make Debut

    2023-12-11T12:32:00Z

    Representing a new stage in the adoption of LNG as a transition fuel for deep-sea shipping, the world’s first Panamax or neo-Panamax coal carriers powered by LNG dual-fuel engines have entered service in the Japanese import trade.

  • La-Meridionale-ro-pax-vessel-copyright-Stirling-Design-International-300x173
    News

    Deltamarin to design new multi-fuel RoPax duo

    2023-12-07T12:26:00Z

    Deltamarin will provide detail design services for a pair of new multi-fuel RoPax

  • 11000_ceu_PCTC
    News

    DNV awards AiP for 11,000 ceu PCTC design

    2023-12-06T12:17:00Z

    DNV awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate to China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Nanjing) Co., Ltd. for its ground-breaking 11,000 ceu capacity pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design. The certificate was awarded at the Marintec China trade fair on 6 December.

  • GTT Group filed 58 patents in 2020 Photo: GTT Group
    News

    GTT signs COSCO Qidong Offshore deal

    2023-12-01T14:20:00Z

    GTT has signed a technical assistance and licence agreement with the Chinese shipyard COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore