LNG – Page 5

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    LNG submerged pump specialist acquisition


    Marine pump specialist Svanehøj is acquiring California-based Complete Cryogenic Services, a specialist in service and overhaul of submerged pumps on LNG tankers.

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    Dual-fuel VLCC Design Maintains Cargo Capacity


    Deltamarin and GTT have received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from ClassNK for their LNG-fuelled 12,500cbm Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) design. The design retains the same cargo capacity as a standard VLCC owing to its use of membrane-type LNG fuel tanks in the design.

  • MEYER RE and Damen Shiprepair sign cooperation agreement

    Meyer Werft subsidiary inks Damen Shiprepair deal


    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has signed a joint cooperation agreement with MEYER Group. DSC will work with MEYER’s new subsidiary, MEYER RE. MEYER RE offers shipping companies solutions to maximise their vessel’s sustainability, ideally throughout their lifecycle from development and build to supporting them through their operating lives and finally end-of-life recycling.

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    CMA CGM places USD3bn dual fuel container ships order


    China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has received an order for 16 dual-fuel containerships from French-based liner operator, CMA CGM. The order includes 12 x 15,000 TEU containerships that will be capable of sailing on methanol, along with an order for 4 x 23,000 TEU containerships that will be equipped with dual fuel LNG engines. 

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    Business Pairing Yields Dual-Fuel Boxships


    Hong Kong-headquartered Seaspan Corporation in cooperation with Israeli-owned carrier ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has realised the opening phase in a major newbuild programme. 

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    First Ship In Offing For Explora Brand


    Marking the debut of the MSC Group’s luxury cruise brand Explora Journeys, the 248m Explora I is being readied in Italy for a July service start.

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    Successful TA test for MAN 49/60DF


    MAN Energy Solutions’ new MAN 49/60DF four-stroke engine has been approved by six classification societies after successfully passing a five-day programme of type approval tests (TAT) at MAN ES’s Augsburg facility in Germany in March 2023.

  • 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.