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Bunker fuel sales volume at Rotterdam port up 6% on year to 10.8 million in 2022

For the first time, some sea-going vessels bunkered methanol and from the summer of 2023 sea-going vessels will arrive on a regular basis to bunker this fuel.

Jan 27 2023

Port of Long Beach policy move towards LNG bunkering may ‘escalate’ global warming

‘LNG is the fossil fuel industry’s greenwashed solution for shipping decarbonization,’ states environmental organization Pacific Environment.

Jan 26 2023

China: CSSC research unit receives BV approvals for LNG fuel supply control system

GAS·MAC® LNG fuel supply control system obtained product Type Approval certificate and Prototype Approval Certificate from classification society Bureau Veritas recently.

Jan 20 2023

SEA-LNG publishes overview of LNG as bunker fuel for 2022 to 2023

2022 was another very strong year for LNG vessel orders, with numbers almost equalling those in 2021, the record year to date, despite exceptionally high LNG prices, says SEA-LNG.

Jan 19 2023

Singapore bunker volume down by 4.3% on year but biofuel sales surpasses LNG

Bunker sales in 2022 included about 140,000 tonnes of biofuel blends over more than 90 biofuel bunkering operations, surpassing the 16,000 tonnes in LNG bunker sales.

Jan 16 2023

Chantiers de l’Atlantique to build world’s largest sailing vessel “Orient Express Silenseas”

Ship will become the ship of reference in terms of environmentally-friendly operation and design with its hybrid propulsion system running on LNG, says Laurent Castaing, Managing Director.

Jan 16 2023

China: Naming ceremony held for LNG dual-fuel bulk carrier “Ubuntu Integrity”

Naming ceremony for the vessel, built by SWS for U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation, was held online in Taipei and Shanghai via a video conference on 9 January, according to SWS.

Jan 13 2023

An interview with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime, DNV

A third of vessels on orderbooks, by gross tonnage, are being built to operate on alternative bunker fuels with LPG and the first hydrogen-fuelled designs also generating interest, says Ørbeck-Nilssen.

Jan 11 2023

ABS and HD Hyundai to partner on AI-based autonomous LNG fuel supply systems

Both signed a MoU to continue working together on industry-leading autonomous projects including artificial intelligence-based autonomous LNG fuel gas supply system.

Jan 10 2023

MOL, MOL Ferry and partners sign deals for LNG bunker fuel supply for LNG-fuelled ferries

JAPEX will supply LNG fuel to ferries at Port of Oarai in Ibaraki Prefecture and Hokkaido Gas will supply it at Port of Tomakomai in Hokkaido through Truck to Ship method.

Jan 09 2023

‘Say No to LNG’ global campaign to be launched this year to counter pro-LNG narratives

Growing body of literature shows upstream methane leakage and high methane slip of some LNG-powered engines more than offset the CO2 emission benefits of LNG, argues campaigners.

Jan 09 2023

Oceania Marine Energy and Pilbara Clean Fuels sign MoU for LNG marine fuel bunkering

PCF and Oceania have agreed to collaborate to develop an ‘end-to-end’ low-carbon profile eLNG production and marine vessel bunkering capability concept for Port Hedland.

Jan 06 2023

DNV: LNG fueled ships led total 2022 orders for ships with alternative bunker fuels

LNG topped the list with 222 ships or 81 % of total orders with 74% of these orders were for container vessels and PCTCs while 9% of the orders were for product tankers.

Jan 05 2023

Avenir completes first STS LNG bunkering op of new TT-Line RoPax ferry “Peter Pan”

Vessel received LNG from Avenir’s small-scale bunker vessel “Avenir Advantage” at the Pengerang Anchorage in Malaysia on 19 December 2022, says Avenir.

Jan 04 2023

Knutsen Group takes delivery of first small-scale LNG bunker vessel built in Spain

The 5000 m3 LNG bunker vessel was built by Armon Shipyards and it is the first small-scale LNG vessel ever built in Spain, the firm said in a social media post.

Jan 04 2023

Russia: Sovcomflot takes delivery of LNG-fuelled Aframax oil tanker “Okeanskiy Prospekt”

“Okeansky Prospect” is the lead ship in a series of two Aframax tankers ordered by SCF from Zvezda; both vessels will be time-chartered on a long-term basis by Rosneft.

Jan 03 2023

CSSC begins construction of China’s first LNG DF trailing suction hopper dredger

Vessel will be China’s first large-sized dredger independently developed by China that is able to run on LNG; it was designed by 708th Research Institute of CSSC.

Dec 30 2022

North America’s first LNG bunker barge “Clean Jacksonville” completes 300th bunkering op

‘Bravo Zulu to TOTE Services, JAX LNG, Foss Maritime Company and the countless other partners and vendors who have helped us reach this milestone,’ states TOTE Maritime.

Dec 30 2022

China: SWS receives RINA first AiP for LNG/hydrogen fuelled VLCC

LNG/hydrogen fuelled design for VLCCs is modular, scalable and design only requires LNG bunkering, which is widely available, says Giosuè Vezzuto, Executive Vice President of RINA.

Dec 29 2022

Fjord Line to retrofit DF LNG/MGO engines on LNG-fuelled vessels on ‘energy crisis’

Decision was made due to increase in LNG bunker fuel costs which has led to a non-sustainable financial situation for the company; engine conversion will take place in 2023.

Dec 29 2022

KfW IPEX-Bank finances LNG dual fuel RoPax ferry for TT-Line

“Nils Holgersson” is one of two new green ships delivered to TT-Line in 2022; ferries will be used on Baltic Sea between Sweden and European continent.

Dec 29 2022

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