LNG – Page 6

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    New LNG-fuelled VLGCs come fitted with unique features enabling a conversion to ammonia if required

  • The series of two superyachts will be powered by four dual-fuel engines.

    LNG-fuelled propulsion for Ritz-Carlton superyachts


    The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has ordered two newbuild superyachts, Ilma and Luminara, slated to set sail in 2024 and 2025 respectively. 

  • CMA CGM and SIPG concluded the first LNG SIMOPS bunkering at a Chinese port at Yangshan Port on Tuesday 15 March.

    CMA CGM completes China’s first LNG SIMOPS bunkering


    CMA CGM Symi, a 15,000 TEU LNG-powered containership, was bunkered with LNG at Shanghai Port on 16 March in what was the first ship-to-ship LNG simultaneous bunkering operation (SIMOPS).

  • Yanmars 6EY22ALDF dual fuel engine

    Yanmar vies to bring methane oxicat technology to market


    The introduction of methane oxidation catalyst technology into the 4-stroke market moved a step closer after Yanmar received an AiP from ClassNK for the concept in March 2022

  • Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted Approval in Principle to Marine Service GmbH and Newport Shipping for a jointly developed containerised LNG solution.

    Approval in Principle granted for containerised LNG solution


    Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted Approval in Principle to Marine Service GmbH and Newport Shipping for a jointly developed containerised LNG solution.

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

    Safety of FGSS layouts evaluated using CFD


    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

    WinGD engines chosen for ammonia-ready containerships


    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.

    Latest delivery lifts Gazocean LNG carrier fleet


    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.

    PIL orders four ammonia-ready containerships


    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.

    Japan’s first LNG-fuelled ferry launched


    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.

    VDR calls for support on decarbonisation


    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.

    Construction underway on Australian LNG-powered ferry


    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.

    AiP for dual-fuel conversion and extension of containerships


    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.

    DSIC delivers dual-fuel LNG powered VLCC


    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.

    First dual-fuel VLCC enters TotalEnergies’ fleet


    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

    ME-GA engine orderbook hits century


    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

    AiP for hydrogen powered MR Tanker


    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.

    First Polish DF RoPax orders for Remontowa


    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.

    Tanker emits no GHGs during port operations


    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.

    Dutch Investment In Short-Sea Renewal


    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 ...