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    Japanese Pact Advances LPG Carrier Design

    2024-02-22T12:32:00Z

    Combining increased cargo volume with the ability to run on LPG fuel, the 230m Phoenix Harmonia gives first form to a new class of LPG/ammonia carrier at the top end of the capacity scale. As well as bolstering the fleet controlled by the Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) Group, the project has industrial significance as the outcome of technical collaboration between two Japanese shipbuilders.

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    Cargo handling and FSS contract for VLAC series

    2024-02-06T11:46:00Z

    Babcock LGE has been awarded the contract to supply the cargo handling system and the fuel supply system for a series of six Very Large Ammonia Carriers (VLAC) on order at an unnamed shipyard in China. The contract relates to an order for a VLAC series for an Asian shipowner. 

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    Bringing renewable e-methane to the market

    2024-01-09T14:11:00Z

    Gasum and Nordic Ren-Gas are bringing renewable e-methane to the market

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    Redesigned steam engine to run exclusively on bioethanol

    2024-01-04T12:48:00Z

    Cornish company Bio Engine Technology has designed a high-pressure Rankine cycle engine for road and marine use that will run solely on bioethanol.

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    Wärtsilä fuel supply and cargo handling systems for new DF gas carrier

    2023-12-19T13:04:00Z

    Wärtsilä’s cargo handling systems and LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) fuel supply systems have been selected for a new medium gas carrier being built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for Turkish ship owner Pasco Gas.

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    HD KSOE INKS NUCLEAR-POWERED JDP

    2023-12-19T12:24:00Z

    HD KSOE has signed a joint development project (JDP) agreement with Korea’s nuclear engineering contractor, KEPCO E&C, to conduct research and development into nuclear-propelled ship designs. The JDP includes Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the shipping company Zodiac Maritime.

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    Wärtsilä cargo system and LFSS for LPG carrier newbuildings

    2023-12-14T10:59:00Z

    Wärtsilä has won a contract to supply the cargo handling and fuel supply systems for a series of new LPG carrier vessels to be built at the CIMC SinoPacific Offshore & Engineering (SOE) shipyard in China for Norwegian shipowner Avance Gas.

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    Fresh opportunities emerge for VOC recovery

    2023-11-28T11:35:00Z

    New EU regulations could add to the incentives for managing the methane present in the volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions that occur during oil loading operations.

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    Wärtsilä handling systems for new LPG carrier series

    2023-11-07T12:01:00Z

    Wärtsilä Cargo Handling Systems have been ordered for five newbuild very large LPG carriers to be built in South Korea at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard.

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    Wärtsilä inks deal to study feasibility of ethanol as marine fuel

    2023-10-19T11:14:00Z

    Wärtsilä has signed a Decarbonization Agreement with Raízen, an integrated energy company with a broad portfolio of renewables, to explore the potential use of ethanol as a marine fuel and to advance the development of the first ethanol-fuelled seagoing vessel. 

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    Cargo handling and FSS contract for large Jiangnan VLEC series

    2023-10-05T11:58:00Z

    Babcock LGE has been awarded the contract to supply cargo handling system and fuel supply system for a series of 15 Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) at China’s Jiangnan shipyard.

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    Crowley Makes A Move Into Nuclear Energy

    2023-10-02T10:00:00Z

    US shipping and logistics group Crowley has teamed with a nuclear power specialist in a scheme for a vessel type to supply small-scale nuclear energy to shoreside locations.

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    Jiangnan VLEC FGSS undercontract awarded

    2023-09-19T10:34:00Z

    Wärtsilä Gas Solutions Norway has selected Høglund to supply a high-end cargo control system for a series of Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC). The modern gas carrier newbuildings will be constructed at Jiangnan Shipyard in China.

  • Port of Singapore
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    Silk Alliance welcomes four new members

    2023-08-25T12:31:00Z

    The Silk Alliance continues to grow with the addition of Yara Clean Ammonia, the Methanol Institute, MPC Container Ships and the NUS Centre for Maritime Studies

  • Avance Rigel
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    Avance Gas takes up LPG-fuelled LPG/ammonia carrier options

    2023-08-21T10:49:00Z

    Avance Gas has taken up an option for two 40,000 cbm LPG/ammonia carrier newbuildings with Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (CIMC SOE). The dual-fuel newbuildings will be powered by engines capable of operating on either LPG or compliant fuel oil, the ship owner confirmed.

  • Methanol bunkering training
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    Cooperating to deliver methanol bunkering training

    2023-07-25T13:41:00Z

    The accelerating pace of the energy transition makes it essential that the industry provides bunkering training

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    Industrialisation of e-fuels is accelerating

    2023-06-30T11:15:00Z

    The scaling up of e-fuels production has started, and with it, the technological advances that aim to reduce upstream emissions and bring costs down.

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    First of Petredec’s 93,000cbm LPG carrier series delivered

    2023-05-02T11:31:00Z

    Singapore-based shipping company, Petredec, took delivery of the first vessel in a series of 93,000cbm gas carriers at Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd on 26 April. The vessel, the Harzand, is the first of the 93,000cbm class of LPG/ethylene carriers to enter service. 

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    Osaka Gas and MHI team up on CCUS exploration

    2023-04-05T14:19:00Z

    Osaka Gas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are joining forces to develop CCUS technology

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    LPG-Fuelled Gas Tankers For Croatia

    2023-03-28T05:44:00Z

    Croatian operator Jadroplov has purchased two newly-built, short-sea LPG carriers powered by LPG-capable dual-fuel machinery. The 7,500m3-capacity gas tankers are two in a series of three ordered from Sasaki Zosen in Japan by Swiss interests.