Liquid Natural Gas – Page 6

  • Dual-fuel electric ferry project comes good in Balearia colours.

    Spanish Charter For Former Honfleur


    Spanish operator Balearia has signed an initial six-month charter on an innovative ro-pax ferry, which has lain idle in Poland since completion last May. Originally ordered by Brittany Ferries for cross-Channel duty as the Honfleur, the 187m vessel now bears the name Rusadir for her impending assignment on western Mediterranean service between Malaga and the Spanish North African enclave of Melilla.

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    Methane slip reduction project targets Wärtsilä large bore engine platform


    New advanced combustion technology designed to reduce methane slip is being developed for Wärtsilä’s large bore engine platform after earlier success with smaller engines.

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    HSD Engine awarded service contract for Nakilat LNGCs


    Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat) has awarded HSD Engine a long-term service agreement to supply spares and maintenance services for the engines onboard Nakilat’s wholly owned fleet of LNG carriers.

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    Methane emissions initiative gains new members


    Seven new members have joined a major initiative aimed at reducing methane emissions in the maritime industry

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    Matson opts for third dual-fuel retrofit


    Matson Navigation has exercised an option to convert the main engine aboard the containership Kaimana Hila to a dual-fuel ME-GI unit capable of running on LNG.

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    ‘Made In Italy’ Reaches A New Scale


    Set to become the largest-ever vessel constructed in Italy, the 175,500gt cruise ship Sun Princess reinforces the country’s standing as a European bastion of the shipbuilding industry, focused on high added-value production.

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    First Singaporean LNG Bunkering For PCTC


    Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel O&M and Shell, have concluded the first refuelling of an LNG-fuelled Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) with LNG in Singapore’s port waters.

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    ClassNK AiPs for GTT’s latest alt fuels development projects


    ClassNK has issued four Approvals in Principle (AiPs) to GTT, following latest development projects in alternative fuels, which were handed over during a ceremony in Tokyo on 6 March 2023.

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    Owners Cautious Despite Recent Fall In LNG Price


    The volatility of LNG prices since the outbreak of the confl ict in Ukraine means that sophisticated ship owners and operators are reassessing price indices

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    New LNG Carrier Enters Polish Trade


    Poland’s increased recourse to gas imports to meet the energy needs of a growing economy is being facilitated by commitments to a series of newbuild LNG carriers.

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    Methane slip reduction targeted in EU-funded Green Ray project


    A consortium including technology group Wärtsilä has secured European Union funding to develop solutions minimising methane slip from marine engines.

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    MHI-MME successfully trials ORC waste heat recovery system with LN2


    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co., Ltd. (MHI-MME) successfully conducted demonstration tests of a modified 100kW ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) system with cryogenic liquid nitrogen (LN2) in January 2023.

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    Digitalisation solutions and hydrogen broaden GTT’s focus areas


    GTT, the LNG containment specialist, is expanding its strategic focus to include digitalisation solutions as well as hydrogen solutions, Anouar Kiassi, GTT’s vice president of Digital & Information explains to The Motorship in an exclusive interview.

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    Woodward SOGAV gas admission valve awarded IGF Code compliance


    Woodward has added a new SOGAV (solenoid-operated gas admission valve) to its product line after it achieved Zone ‘0’ IGF Code compliance.

  • MAN ES has rolled out an optimisation programme to improve the performance of its dual-fuel, low-pressure ME-GA engine.

    MAN ES Optimises ME-GA Engine Performance


    MAN Energy Solutions is rolling out an optimisation programme to improve the performance of its dual-fuel, low-pressure ME-GA engine before the first reference for its new two-stroke offering enters service.

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    LNG Barge Deal Boosts German Yard


    Resurgent German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has landed a major deal for a series of LNG bunker tankers. Three 4,500m3-capacity newbuilds have been ordered by a consortium made up of the German companies Nordic Hamburg Shipmanagement and Wessels Marine and the Dutch firm Titan Clean Fuels.

  • Haugesund Knutsen

    Boost To Spanish LNG Bunkering Role


    Spanish shipbuilding has given new dimension to its capabilities by delivering a 5,000m3-capacity LNG bunker tanker, the first-ever produced by the industry. The 93m Haugesund Knutsen will supply LNG to gas-fuelled cruise ships, ferries and other vessels calling at Spanish ports.

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    Wärtsilä to supply propulsion solutions for innovative fast ferry


    Wärtsilä has announced that it has been awarded the contract to supply dual-fuel engines and high-performance axial flow waterjets for a new High-Speed Ro-Pax ferry. The ship, TBN Margarita Salas, is being built at the Astilleros Armon Gijon yard in Spain on behalf of the Spanish shipping company Baleària.

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    LNG Capesize+ newbuild completes first mission


    First of ten LNG Capesize+ newbuilds is helping Anglo American achieve its net zero goal by 2040


    Malaysia Builds LNG Carrier Influence


    A further stage in the expansion of the Malaysian-owned LNG carrier fleet has been signalled by the construction in South Korea of the 174,000m3-capacity sisters Seri Damai and Seri Daya.