LNG – Page 15

  • The medium-size high-pressure LNG dual-fuelled tanker Photo: SHI

    AiP from LR for SHI LNG tanker


    Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering has been granted approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register for a medium-size tanker equipped with a high-pressure LNG dual-fuel system.

  • MAN ES engineers are assessing the feasibility of direct gas injection on four-stroke gas engines, such as the 51/60DF. (Image: MAN ES)

    MAN ES targets 4-stroke DF methane slip reductions


    MAN Energy Solutions has issued a white paper addressing how it is addressing the challenge of methane slip from its portfolio of two-stroke and four-stroke engines. The company continues to guarantee methane slip of between 0.2-0.3 g/kWh from its two-stroke ME-GI engines over their load range.

  • LNT Marine's Type A containment system, LNT A-BOX, is installed aboard Saga Dawn, which completed its first shipment in April 2020. (Image: Saga LNG)

    LNT Marine in JDP for Wuhumax 40,000cbm LNGC


    LNT Marine has signed a Joint Design Project agreement with SDARI and Wuhu Shipyard to develop a design for a 40,000cbm LNG carrier. The shallow draft ''Wuhumax'' design will be optimised for operations in the Yangtze River, and will feature LNT Marine''s LNTA-BOX (Type A) containment system.

  • The six new 174,000 cbm LNG carriers destined for long-term charter to Shell will feature dual-fuel X-DF engines. (Image: Shell)

    Shell inks long-term charters for six new LNG carriers


    Shell has signed long-term charter agreements for six newbuild 174,000cbm LNG carriers. The six vessels will be built at Samsung Heavy Industries and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, with the first deliveries scheduled for mid-2023.

  • Titan LNG organised the LNG bunkering of 3,300 tonnes for the dual-fuel SSCV, Sleipnir. (Image: Titan LNG)

    Titan LNG looks beyond LNG barging capacity expansion


    As the expansion of LNG bunkering infrastructure across northern Europe accelerates, attention is turning to expanding supply at smaller ports. Titan LNG''s Commercial Director Michael Schaap offers his perspective, having recently received an EUR11m grant to expand its network of bunker barges to cover Lubeck and Zeebrugge.

  • Paul Melles, managing director at Doeksen (Image: Rederij Doeksen)

    LBG offers possibility of further emissions reductions


    The environmental requirements of operating in the Wadden Sea – a Unesco World Heritage Site – meant that sustainability had been a focus for Doeksen throughout the project, managing director Paul Melles told The Motorship.

  • Newport sees LNG as a way to meet IMO environmental targets Photo: Newport Shipping

    Newport offers LNG conversion services


    Newport Shipping offers a full range of services for LNG conversions for clients to meet the challenge of achieving the International Maritime Organisation’s decarbonisation goals.

  • Gasum delivers LNG to the ATAIR research vessel Photo: Gasum

    First truck-to-ship LNG bunkering in Germany


    On 27 July Gasum conducted the first truck-to-ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation in Germany, delivering fuel to the first LNG-fuelled research vessel.

  • Silverstream has won a deal to install air lubrication technology on board eight newbuild LNGC Photo: Silverstream Technologies

    Silverstream in eight newbuild LNGC deal


    Silverstream Technologies has secured a new deal to install its air lubrication technology on board eight newbuild LNG carriers being constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries in South Korea.

  • Titan LNG has been granted EU funding for its Bio2Bunker project Photo: Titan LNG

    EU funding for Titan LNG project


    Titan LNG has been granted €11 million in funding from the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the grant scheme supporting transport infrastructure, connectivity and the switch to greener fuels for transport.

  • ITB’s new LNG bunker barge will be built to ABS class Photo: ABS

    ABS classification for ITB LNG bunker barge


    The first LNG bunker barge on North America’s west coast, which is expected to serve shipping from 2023, is to be built to ABS class.

  • Norway-based CGR Arctic Marine's innovative Liquid Methane Bunkering Vessel design combines pure gas generators, an energy management system featuring a 1.5MWh battery pack and shore-power connections.



    Norway-based Kanfer Shipping has entered into an exclusive agreement to market CGR Arctic Marine''s 96-metre 6,000cbm Liquid Methane Bunkering Vessel (LMBV)

  • Enrico Baldasso from the Technical University of Denmark co-authored a paper modelling the potential cold energy recovery savings offered by ORC technology for LNG-fuelled vessels.



    The potential benefits of LNG cold energy recovery via an organic Rankine cycle (ORC) unit have been theoretically evaluated for a container ship and a ferry, with promising fuel saving potential.

  • The vessels managed by Knutsen OAS Shipping include recent delivery Traiano Knutsen. (Image: Knutsen OAS Shipping)

    Knutsen inks technical service agreement with GTT


    Leading independent tanker owner and operator Knutsen OAS Shipping signed a technical service agreement with Gaztransport & Technigaz’s (GTT) covering a fleet of 17 vessels.

  • Cryopeak and ITB are developing a new tug and barge for LNG bunkering Photo: Cryopeak

    Breakthrough in LNG bunkering in Canada


    Cryopeak and ITB have developed a design for an articulated tug and barge (ATB) which is planned to be in operation in 2023.

  • BSM has launched a new training facility in Cyprus Photo: BSM

    BSM launches liquid cargo training centre


    Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has launched a new liquid cargo training facility at its Maritime Training Centre in Cyprus to support its growing global LNG shipping operations.

  • GTT has received an order for three new LNGC Photo: GTT

    GTT receives order for three LNGC


    GTT has received an order from the Chinese shipyard HudongZhonghua Shipbuilding Co. for the tank design of three new LNG carriers (LNGC) on behalf of the Chinese ship-owner COSCO Shipping.

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    GTT Training strikes LNG training deal


    UK-based GTT Training Limited has agreed an LNG training partnership with Wavelink Maritime Institute (WMI) of Singapore.

  • The Compact Reliq reliquefaction system can be installed on existing vessels without extensive modification requirements. (Image: Wärtsilä)

    Compact Reliq reliquefaction solution launches


    Wärtsilä has launched a Compact Reliq reliquefaction plant. The system extends the company''s existing boil-off gas (BOG) reliquefaction solution to smaller size gas carriers and LNG bunker vessels, and is also intended to meet growing demand for retrofit solutions.

  • Zvezda Shipyard is at the centre of the Russian Federation's LNG carrier construction programme.

    GTT technology for five new ARC7 LNGCs


    Gaztransport & Technigaz’s (GTT) Mark III membrane containment technology will be used to equip five new LNG carriers being built by Russian shipyard Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex. The deal closely follows the announcement of a Technical Assistance and License Agreement (TALA) between GTT and Zvezda last week.