Auramarine unveils “world first” methanol supply system for cruise sector

Mein Schiff 7

Finnish fuel supply system provider Auramarine announced an order from compatriot shipyard Meyer Turku for its methanol system during Posidonia, to be used on TUI Cruises-owned Mein Schiff 7 cruise vessel.

Cruise ships are often caught by CII due to their low speed and extended time in port so is a difficult sector to decarbonise. The Mein Schiff 7 will spend about 40% of its time in port for instance.

As part of the deal with TUI Cruises, Auramarine will supply the methanol bunker and transfer systems and a gas detection and methanol bilge system are also included.

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