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    TotalEnergies Marine Fuels offers perspective on marine fuels


    TotalEnergies Marine Fuels has published a white paper to offer insights for ship operators and owners seeking to manage the energy transition in their own fleet over the short to long term. La Mède biorefinery in Provence, France, which was converted from a conventional refinery in 2019.

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    WinGD publishes deep-sea shipping decarbonisation white paper


    Winterthur-based marine engine technology developer WinGD has presented a number of steps which will enable deep-sea shipping to decarbonise in line with IMO provisions. The choices for shipowners are contained in a white paper, which offers a selection of commercially available technologies that can drastically reduce emissions.

  • The Höegh Galleon is the newest FSRU in Höegh LNG’s fleet

    Australian FSRU deal includes clean energy terminal development plan


    Höegh LNG has signed a long-term agreement to supply the first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) in Australia. The unit will operate at the Port Kembla Energy Terminal in New South Wales.

  • Around 100 countries signed up to the Global Methane Pledge at COP26, committing them to reducing methane emissions by 30% by 2030, compared with 2020 levels.

    Putting methane slip into perspective


    Methane gained a lot of attention at COP26, and it could be good news for proponents of LNG as bunker fuel, but a global perspective is needed.

  • Wärtsilä has won a repeat order to supply its LNG cargo handling system to an LNG bunker barge being built in the USA.

    Wärtsilä wins repeat cargo handling order for US LNG barge


    Technology group Wärtsilä will has won a repeat order to supply its LNG cargo handling system for an LNG bunker barge being built at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in the USA.

  • Hybrid-powered Auto Advance raises the ‘greener’ shipping banner



    Accelerated technological progression in automotive engineering and manufacturing is accompanied by a move to more sophisticated and environmentally-considerate product delivery logistics.

  • Vard has unveiled a new LNG bunker vessel design

    Vard develops new 7,500cbm LNG bunker vessel design


    Vard Engineering AS, a unit of Norway-based Vard, has developed a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel design to meet growing demand for ship-to-ship bunkering, as well as local distribution.

  • China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) began commercial LNG bunkering operations at Macun port in Hainan on 20 November.

    First LNG bunkering for pure-gas inland Chinese vessels


    China State Shipbuilding Corporation announced that it had completed the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering for two pure-gas vessels operating in the Pearl River, in a further demonstration of the expansion of China’s LNG bunkering network.

  • A new Baltic queen, Viking Glory is due in Finnish waters by the year’s end.



    Chinese construction married with advanced European design, engineering and propulsion technology has spawned what has been described as “one of the world’s most climate-smart  passengerships.”

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    WinGD lowers methane slip below 1g/kWh in multi-turbo test


    During The Motorship’s recent Propulsion and Future Fuels conference in Copenhagen, Dominik Schneiter, VP of Research and Development at engine designer WinGD, announced that the company had made a significant advance in reducing methane slip.

  • Second-of-class Tiger Maanshan for LNG trade in containers.

    LNG Tank Carrier Set To Make Debut


    A unique vessel type conceived to supply LNG to off-grid customers and small parcel buyers is set to enter service in the Chinese import traffic.

  • The new multipurpose vessels will have a higher cargo capacity than and the same speed as the predecessor Hjordis (pictured)

    Wuhu wins Finnish dual-fuel multipurpose vessel series order


    Chinese shipbuilder Wuhu Shipyard has won a contract for the construction of a series of multipurpose vessels for a Finnish customer, emphasising its position in niche trades.

  • Ten 7,000-teu dual-fuel container ship newbuildings will be powered by MAN B&W 7G80ME-GI Mk10.5 main engines

    Yangzijang orders ME-GI engines for Seaspan 7,000-teu series


    Ten container ship newbuildings ordered by Seaspan will be powered by MAN B&W G80ME-GI Mk10.5 main engines, the engine designer confirmed on Tuesday 23 November. The order for the series of 7,000+-teu container vessels from Yangzijang Shipbuilding Group was announced by the liner-shipping company in July 2021. Source: ...

  • Rendering of Wärtsilä Alternative Fuels Conversion platform for two-stroke engines aboard a container vessel with a Wärtsilä FGSS.

    Wärtsilä to launch 2-stroke conversion solution in Q1 2022


    Wärtsilä has confirmed that it plans to launch a commercial Two-Stroke Future Fuels Conversion solution in Q1 2022. The solution will draw on the technology company’s patented engine combustion technology platform to enable the fast and cost-effective conversion of two-stroke main engines to operate on clean-burning future fuels.

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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.