LNG – Page 5

  • The CFD-based study proposed an optimised layout for deck mounted FGSS systems.

    Safety of FGSS layouts evaluated using CFD


    Researchers from Korea and Indonesia have proposed a fuel gas supply system for LNG-fuelled vessels based on the CFD analysis of a hypothetical accidental LNG release.

  • Roger Specker, WinGD Managing Director, South East Asia; Mr. Goh Chung Hun, Pacific International Lines, General Manager, Fleet and Volkmar Galke, WinGD Director Sales

    WinGD engines chosen for ammonia-ready containerships


    Swiss engine designer WinGD has confirmed an X-92DF2.0 order for LNG dual-fuel, ammonia-ready containerships.

  • The 174,000cbm LNG carrier will be operated by France LNG Shipping, under a long term charter to Edison Spa, an Italy-based subsidiary of EDF.

    Latest delivery lifts Gazocean LNG carrier fleet


    Edison Spa, the Italian energy company, has taken delivery of a newbuild LNG carrier which will be commercially managed by France LNG Shipping, the jointly held ship-owning venture between NYK and Geogas LNG SAS. 

  • The series of four dual-fuel 14,000 TEU vessels will be the largest vessels in PIL's fleet when they enter service.

    PIL orders four ammonia-ready containerships


    Pacific International Lines (PIL) has awarded a contract to Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) for the construction of four ammonia-ready 14,000 TEU container vessels. 

  • The Sunflower Kurenai is the first LNG-fuelled ferry to be built in Japan.

    Japan’s first LNG-fuelled ferry launched


    Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has launched the Sunflower Kurenai, the first of two large LNG-fuelled ferries being built for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL). 

  • The managing director of the German Shipowners’ Association (VDR), Martin Kröger, stressed the need for fuel flexibility.

    VDR calls for support on decarbonisation


    The German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) has released new figures on the German shipping sector and called for action on decarbonisation. 

  • The Spirit of Tasmania IV will serve the Bass Strait crossing between Geelong, Victoria, and Devonport, Tasmania after it is delivered in late 2023.

    Construction underway on Australian LNG-powered ferry


    Construction of an LNG-powered car and passenger ferry is underway at Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC), Finland. The Spirit of Tasmania IV is destined for the crossing between mainland Australia and Tasmania.

  • GTT, Alwena Shipping and CHI Zhoushan received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas (BV) at a ceremony in Paris on 1 March 2022.

    AiP for dual-fuel conversion and extension of containerships


    Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted approval in principle (AiP) to GTT, Alwena Shipping, and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (CHI) Zhoushan shipyard for a new concept, combining LNG retrofit and the up-sizing of large container ships.

  • The Yuan Rui Yang is the first dual-fuel VLCC to be built in China.

    DSIC delivers dual-fuel LNG powered VLCC


    Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) has delivered a dual-fuel LNG fuelled VLCC to shipping giant COSCO. The Yuan Rui Yang was delivered on 28 February. 

  • TotalEnergies has agreed a long-term charter agreement with AET for the Eagle Valence, its first dual-fuel VLCC.

    First dual-fuel VLCC enters TotalEnergies’ fleet


    The first of two LNG dual-fuelled very large crude carriers has joined the fleet of Singapore-based AET, part of Malaysian energy shipping group MISC Berhad. The Eagle Valence will commence a long-term charter to TotalEnergies in the coming weeks. 

  • Graphical rendering of an MAN B&W 5G70ME-GA type

    ME-GA engine orderbook hits century


    MAN Energy Solutions has received 100 new orders for its two-speed low-pressure, dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GA engine, the company has announced.

  • RINA has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to a hydrogen-powered MR Tanker design developed by FKAB Marine Design

    AiP for hydrogen powered MR Tanker


    RINA has granted the Approval in Principle (AiP) of Swedish designer FKAB Marine Design’s hydrogen powered MR Tanker, the first AiP of a design using currently viable technology and fuels that achieves IMO 2050 targets. 

  • Wärtsilä will supply the engines, fuel storage and supply systems for three new RoPax vessels on order at Remontowa shipyard.

    First Polish DF RoPax orders for Remontowa


    Wärtsilä has been contracted by Remontowa shipyard in Poland to supply engines, fuel storage and supply systems for three new RoPax vessels, the first LNG-fuelled RoPax vessels to be built for the Polish maritime sector.

  • Tern Island represents an evolution in chemical tanker design, combining a battery system, and cold ironing with a hybrid bow thruster.

    Tanker emits no GHGs during port operations


    The Port of Gothenburg welcomed Tern Island on Thursday, a tanker that emits no greenhouse gases or carbon particulates during port operations where compatible shore power connections are available.

  • Dutch maiden for the Baltic paper and pulp trade, Lady Marie Christine.

    Dutch Investment In Short-Sea Renewal


    Dutch short-sea specialist Wijnne Barends has taken delivery of the first in a series of four 115m dual-fuel, multi-purpose cargo vessels. Chinese-built by Wuhu Shipyard to a design developed by Conoship International of Groningen, the 5,900dwt Lady Marie Christine is powered to sail on either LNG or marine gas oil ...

  • Mount Tourmaline is the first of five LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax bulk carriers chartered by BHP from Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS)

    World’s first LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax delivered


    BHP has taken delivery of world’s first LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax bulk carrier, which will transport iron ore between Western Australia and Asia.

  • Veolia already produces 1.2 million MWh of electricity from over 14 million metric tonnes of landfill waste annually.

    TotalEnergies inks biogas development partnership


    TotalEnergies and Veolia have signed an agreement to produce biomethane from Veolia waste and water treatment facilities operating in more than 15 countries.

  • The study found that high LNG prices tended to favour the deployment of SMR BOG re-liquefaction technologies.

    BOG re-liquefaction economic performance depends on refrigerant process


    A group by researchers from Korea and Norway have evaluated the energy efficiency and environmental and economic benefits of boil off gas (BOG) re-liquefaction on LNG carriers with low pressure gas engines.

  • China’s automotive industry is investing in a new breed of vehicle carrier.

    China Underpins Car Exporting Future


    China’s largest car maker, SAIC Motor, has confirmed a contract with Jiangnan Shipyard for two newbuilds that will be the world’s largest vehicle carriers specified with dual-fuel propulsion machinery. The vessels will each offer a load capacity of 7,600CEU (car equivalent units) and be operated by SAIC subsidiary Anji Logistics.

  • The Viking Glory is expected to produce less than three quarters of the emissions of its predecessor, despite offering 66% more cargo capacity than the Amorella.

    Viking Glory hailed as flagship for sustainability


    When Viking Line’s newbuilding Viking Glory is launched in service in March, its energy saving solutions will make it one of the world’s most climate-smart passenger ships.