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    GTT LNGC tank design for DSME


    GTT has received an order from its partner, the Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for the tank design of a new LNG carrier on behalf of an Asian shipowner.

  • At the end of 2020, 68 steam turbine powered LNG carriers built before 2001 were still in operation.

    Growing Asian Demand Fuels Red Hot LNG Market


    Sharp recoveries in spot demand for energy in Asia and Europe, supply disruption and unseasonal weather have contributed to a sharp run up in seaborne LNG prices, but the long-term rise in LNG demand seems certain to drive an acceleration in vessel orders

  • Services between the French mainland and Corsica will benefit from Visentini’s current newbuild

    Italian Yard Strengthens Ro-Pax Brand


    Europe’s most consistent builder of ro-pax tonnage, Cantiere Navale Visentini, has floated-out its longest and widest vessel to date. The 206m ferry ordered by French company Corsica Linea has been specified with LNG-fuelled propulsion and is expected to debut in the traffic between Marseilles and Ajaccio or Bastia for the ...

  • Wärtsilä and Eidesvik are to partner in a retrofit project to retrofit a vessel to operate on Wärtsilä’s ammonia engine technology by end-2023.

    Wärtsilä Eyes End-2023 For Ammonia Retrofit Trial


    A partnership that extends back to 2003 with Eidesvik Off shore’s adoption of LNG is being extended again as the company embarks on a retrofi t project to test Wärtsilä’s ammonia engine technology

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    BV cyber AiP for SHI LNGC design


    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has become the first shipbuilding company to receive an Approval in Principle (AiP) under Bureau Veritas’ Cyber Managed Prepared notation for its design of an LNG carrier. 

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    QatarEnergy places LNG orders with Korean shipyards


    QatarEnergy has placed the first batch of LNG shipbuilding orders with Korean shipyards as part of its historic shipbuilding programme to meet future LNG carrier requirements.

  • Korean researchers have identified potential additional savings through the development of double-stage organic Rankine cycle systems.

    New ORC heat recovery systems boost energy efficiency of dual-fuel engines


    Researchers from Korea Maritime & Ocean University have developed two organic Rankine cycle (ORC) heat recovery systems to improve the energy efficiency of LNG-fuelled ships running dual-fuel engines.

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    GTT to design tanks for new CSSC Group LNG carrier


    GTT has received an order from its partner, the Chinese shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, for the tank design of a new LNG carrier on behalf of the leasing entity of the Chinese CSSC Group.

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    Alfa Laval strengthens its LNG portfolio with the Gas Combustion Unit 2.0


    Simplicity lays the groundwork for reliability in the Alfa Laval Gas Combustion Unit (GCU), which has long set the standard for boil-off combustion on LNG carriers (LNGCs). Through design enhancements and connectivity, Alfa Laval has taken the GCU’s original simplicity and made it even smarter in the new GCU 2.0. ...

  • Babcock LGE plans to upgrade its ecoFGSS™ (pictured), designed for LPG, to ecoFGSS-FLEX®, allowing owners to utilise LPG, ammonia, methanol or DME as their fuel of choice

    Babcock LGE discusses multi-fuel future for shipping industry


    Andrew Scott, Business Development Director at Babcock LGE, shares his thoughts on the emerging alternative fuel markets and gives an insight into the market leading technology of LGE in an exclusive interview with The Motorship.

  • WinGD has lowered its methane slip below 1g/kWh



    The first day of The Motorship Propulsion and Future Fuels Conference 2021 brought together ship owners, ship operators and industry leaders to discuss the challenge of decarbonisation and strategies to meet existing and future IMO targets.

  • Gasum’s Korean-built LNG bunker supply vessel Kairos is currently based in Hamburg and operates mainly in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.

    Germans put up €86 million for LNG bunkerships


    The German Government is putting up €86 million over two years to encourage the construction of LNG bunker ships in home shipyards.

  • The ElbBLUE bunkering green SNG at Elbe port in Brunsbüttel, Germany on 29 September.

    New study highlights the potential of renewable methane in Germany


    The potential for renewable methane to replace fossil natural gas as a fuel for heavy-duty vehicles and ships in Germany is vast, according to a study by NOW GmbH and the Hamburg University of Technology.

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    Naming Ceremony for France’s First LNG Bunker Vessel


    The 18,600m³ bunker vessel Gas Vitality has been officially named at a ceremony held at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in China. The vessel will be the first LNG bunker vessel to be based in France, and will be owned by Emerald Green Maritime, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL). ...

  • The Optimus represents the first reference for Damen's LGC 6000 LNG bunkering vessel design.

    New Elenger bunker vessel extends LNG bunker network to Gulf of Finland


    Estonian energy company Elenger has added ship-to-ship bunkering to its services, after taking delivery of its first bunker vessel in the port of Rotterdam. The 6,000m3 Optimus will be the first LNG bunkering vessel to operate in the Gulf of Finland, where it will meet increasing demand from LNG-fuelled vessels, ...

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    Høglund awarded FGSS and automation contract for Sunrise Reliance feeder


    Høglund has been awarded the contract for the retrofit of an automation and Fuel Gas Supply System (FGSS) solution for United States shipping company Sunrise Reliance LLC.

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    Another Link In Med LNG Supply Chain


    Avenir LNG has reached a new stage in its development of a fleet of dual-purpose, liquefied natural gas supply and bunkering tankers through the delivery from China of the 7,500m3-capacity Avenir Aspiration. 

  • GTT's membrane tank technology is used in customised tanks that fit between the main bulkheads of tanks 3 and 4 in this VLCC design

    Benefits Of Running On LNG Stack Up For Large Crude Carriers


    The LNG propulsion market is picking up for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) as new orders signal recognition of the benefits.

  • The 20t stem of SNG was produced from renewable electricity at kiwi AG’s plant in Lower Saxony.

    Synthetic Natural Gas Makes Its Commercial Debut


    On a sunny autumn afternoon near the north German coast on Wednesday, 29 October 2021, a select audience gathered to watch the bunkering of a test cargo of 20 tons of LNG onto a 1,036 teu capacity container vessel

  • The new LNG carrier will join the fleet of next generation LNG carriers for Maran Gas, which will be designed to be the lowest emission LNG carriers in service.

    GE Power to provide SeaGreen PTO for Maran Gas LNG carrier


    GE Power Conversion will supply a power take off system for an LNG carrier to be built by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). The carrier will be completed in 2023.