LNG – Page 11

  • The 3 x 210,000 dwt vessels will be equipped with MAN B&W 6G70ME-GI Mk 10.5 main engines. (credit: MAN ES)
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    ME-GI Engines for EPS Newcastlemaxes

    2021-05-27T11:06:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has announced that New Times Shipbuilding Co. Ltd has confirmed the order of 3 × 6G70ME-GI engines in connection with the building of 3 × 210,000dwt bulk carriers for Eastern Pacific (EPS).

  • CMA CGM will operate a fleet of 44 LNG-fuelled container ships by 2024. (credit: CMA CGM)
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    Mark III containment for CMA CGM's DF boxships series

    2021-05-19T12:00:00Z

    GTT has won the contract to supply the LNG containment for a series of 12 dual-fuel ultra large containerships under construction for CMA CGM in China.

  • The seven-cylinder X82DF-1.0 which passed type approval tests will be installed on a 318,000dwt VLCC
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    WINGD X82DF PASSES TYPE APPROVAL TEST

    2021-05-13T21:43:00Z

    Winterthur-based engine designer WinGD announced that its X82DF-1.0 had passed type approval and factory acceptance tests at licensee CSE-QMD in Qingdao, China in April. The engine will be installed on a 318,000dwt very large crude carrier (VLCC), which is under construction at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC) in China.

  • Jiangnan Shipbuilding unveiled its first Type B BrillancE containment tank on 12 May. (credit: Jiangnan Shipbuilding)
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    Jiangnan Shipbuilding receives AiP for LNGC with Type B tank design

    2021-05-13T17:05:00Z

    Chinese shipbuilder Jiangnan Shipbuilding has announced that it obtained an Approval in Principle (AiP) from classification society ABS for a dual-fuel LNG carrier design on 12 May. The design features the first application of the shipbuilder''s proprietary Type B BrilliancE containment system, which has previously been used in very large ...

  • MSC confirmed an order for 11 x 15,300-teu newbuildings on 11 May 2021. (copyright: MSC)
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    MSC INKS TERM CONTRACT FOR 11 X 15,300 TEU DF BOXSHIPS

    2021-05-12T11:04:00Z

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the Geneva-based liner operator, has signed a long-term charter with Singapore-based shipowner Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) for 11 dual-fuel ultra large container ships (ULCS), according to media reports.

  • Fratelli Cosulich has ordered its first LNG bunker vessel from CIMC SOE. (credit: Fratelli Cosulich)
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    Fratelli Cosulich orders first LNG bunker vessel

    2021-05-10T11:13:00Z

    Wärtsilä Gas Solutions has been selected to design and supply Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (CIMC SOE) with the LNG cargo containment system for an 8,000 cbm LNG bunker barge. The newbuilding is the first LNG bunker barge to be ordered by Fratelli Cosulich s.r.l.

  • The keel laying ceremony for the new 5,000cbm LNG bunker vessel was held at Astilleros Armon Gijon shipyard in mid March. (credit: Enagas)
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    Italy's Gas and Heat to supply CCS for new Knutsen Scale Gas bunker vessel

    2021-05-07T16:01:00Z

    Italy''s Gas and Heat Spa has signed a contract with Astilleros Armon Gijon ship yard to design and build the LNG cargo and fuel handling system for a 5,000 cbm LNG bunker barge. The newbuilding, the first LNG bunker barge to be built in Spain, has been ordered by Knutsen ...

  • Rio Tinto has agreed a charter with Eastern Pacific Shipping for 3+3 dual-fuel Newcastlemax newbuildings, destined for the iron ore trade (credit: Rio Tinto)
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    RIO TINTO INKS DEAL WITH EPS FOR FIRST DUAL-FUEL NEWCASTLEMAXES

    2021-05-05T17:35:00Z

    Singapore-based ship operator Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a long-term charter for three LNG-fuelled Newcastlemaxes with Rio Tinto, the mining company.

  • Rendering of PASSER Marine's bonded insulation system for Type B systems. (Image courtesy of PASSER Marine)
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    AIP for bonded insulation system for IMO Type B tank

    2021-05-04T15:29:00Z

    DNV granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to PASSER Marine for the development of a new LNG fuel tank insulation system in February 2021, the classification society announced.

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    LNG fuel availability widens in Europe

    2021-05-04T12:33:00Z

    A new LNG bunkering barge will boost LNG fuel availability in Europe.

  • GTT’s membrane containment system Mark III Flex
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    GTT books order for three HHI LNG carriers

    2021-04-20T11:21:00Z

    GTT has announced that it has received an order for the tank design of three 174,000 m3 LNG carriers (LNGC) for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).

  • LR's Senior Inspector Hideo Natsui (left) presented the AiP to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding's Shipbuilding Sales Department Manager Keiichiro Sho (right) on 30 March.
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    Tsuneishi receives AiP for dual-fuel Kamsarmax design

    2021-04-19T18:49:00Z

    Japanese shipbuilder Tsuneishi Shipbuilding has announced that it obtained an Approval in Principle (AiP) from classification society Lloyd’s Register for a dual-fuel LNG-powered Kamsarmax bulker design on 30 March.

  • GTT's NO96 Super+ membrane containment system retains key elements from the NO96 system (pictured).
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    GTT receives AiP for NO96 upgrade, cutting boil-off rate below 0.09%

    2021-04-16T14:05:00Z

    Gaz Transport & Technigaz (GTT) has announced a further improvement to its NO96 Cargo Containment System (CCS). The company has announced that the NO96 Super+ has received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from the classification society Bureau Veritas.

  • Høglund's Gas Solutions division has contributed to a variety of retrofit and newbuild gas projects
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    Høglund inks FGSS deal for GSI LR2 newbuilds

    2021-04-13T15:22:00Z

    Høglund has signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International to supply the fuel gas supply system (FGSS) for four LR2 product/crude oil tankers. The 114,000dwt newbuildings have been ordered by China Bank of Communications Financial Leasing (BoComm Leasing) and will be delivered between December 2021 and August 2022.

  • The first two 6,000cbm LMBV newbuildings are about to be built by Taizhou Wuzhou shipyard for Kanfer Shipping AS (credit: CGR Arctic)
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    First references for innovative LNG bunker vessel design

    2021-04-08T16:14:00Z

    Bård Norberg of CGR Arctic Marine AS and Axel Andenæs of Kongsberg Maritime AS discuss the combined concepts behind the LMB6000 after the first orders for the design were confirmed.

  • The Finnish Border Guard’s patrol vessel Turva is powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines capable of running on Bio LNG fuel. (© Finnish Border Guard)
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    Finnish Border Guard to trial bio LNG on coastguard vessel

    2021-04-07T17:07:00Z

    The Finnish Border Guard is to test Bio LNG as a fuel for a Coastguard patrol vessel, according to a announcement by technology group Wärtsilä.

  • GTT's Mark III Type membrane system (image courtesy of GTT, copyright Roland Mouron)
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    BV APPROVES GTT DIGITAL SOLUTION FOR MEMBRANE TANK MAINTENANCE

    2021-04-07T14:19:00Z

    Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) has been awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) by Bureau Veritas for an innovative digital solution for sloshing activity assessment. The approval covers sloshing activity assessment in the Framework of Class Survey in order to optimise the LNG membrane tank maintenance frequency.

  • The first delivery of the new low-pressure CX40DF engine was made to China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) on 2 April 2021 (credit: CSSC)
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    Chinese engine builder launches first low-speed Otto Cycle engine platform

    2021-04-06T18:01:00Z

    China Shipbuilding Power Group, the Shanghai-based engine licensee and subsidiary of CSSC, has announced that it has successfully concluded a five-year development project to create a low-pressure, low-speed LNG-fuelled engine.

  • KOGAS announced that SM JEJU LNG 2 (pictured) would begin STS bunkering of LNG later in 2021. (credit: Korea Gas Corporation)
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    HHI TO BUILD LNG BUNKER VESSEL FOR KOREA

    2021-04-06T15:54:00Z

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is building Korea''s first dedicated LNG bunker vessel for Korea Gas Corporation, KOGAS confirmed in a press release on 6 April.

  • Seaspan has announced 37 newbuild orders since December, which will add a further 580,000 TEU to the fleet, including 6 x 15,500 TEU containerships on 30 March. (credit: Seaspan Corp)
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    ME-GI ENGINES FOR SEASPAN ULCS SERIES

    2021-03-31T17:34:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has announced that Samsung Heavy Industries has confirmed the order of 10 × 8G95ME-GI10.5 engines in connection with the building of 10 × 15,000-teu containerships for Seaspan Corporation.