LNG – Page 5

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

    Safety of FGSS layouts evaluated using CFD

    2022-03-14T10:43:00Z

    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
    News

    WinGD engines chosen for ammonia-ready containerships

    2022-03-10T11:41:00Z

    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.
    News

    Latest delivery lifts Gazocean LNG carrier fleet

    2022-03-07T14:55:00Z

    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.
    News

    PIL orders four ammonia-ready containerships

    2022-03-07T13:30:00Z

    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.
    News

    Japan’s first LNG-fuelled ferry launched

    2022-03-04T11:06:00Z

    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.
    News

    VDR calls for support on decarbonisation

    2022-03-03T10:45:00Z

    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.
    News

    Construction underway on Australian LNG-powered ferry

    2022-03-02T11:45:00Z

    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.
    News

    AiP for dual-fuel conversion and extension of containerships

    2022-03-02T11:24:00Z

    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.
    News

    DSIC delivers dual-fuel LNG powered VLCC

    2022-02-28T11:05:00Z

    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.
    News

    First dual-fuel VLCC enters TotalEnergies’ fleet

    2022-02-24T11:13:00Z

    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
    News

    ME-GA engine orderbook hits century

    2022-02-23T14:38:00Z

    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
    News

    AiP for hydrogen powered MR Tanker

    2022-02-21T10:49:00Z

    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.
    News

    First Polish DF RoPax orders for Remontowa

    2022-02-16T09:56:00Z

    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.
    News

    Tanker emits no GHGs during port operations

    2022-02-14T11:16:00Z

    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.
    News

    Dutch Investment In Short-Sea Renewal

    2022-02-14T10:33:00Z

    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)
    News

    World’s first LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax delivered

    2022-02-09T10:54:00Z

    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.
    News

    TotalEnergies inks biogas development partnership

    2022-02-07T13:18:00Z

    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.
    News

    BOG re-liquefaction economic performance depends on refrigerant process

    2022-02-07T13:02:00Z

    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.
    News

    China Underpins Car Exporting Future

    2022-02-04T15:57:00Z

    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.
    News

    Viking Glory hailed as flagship for sustainability

    2022-01-28T11:57:00Z

    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.