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Rolls Royce commissioned to deliver gas-powered engines onboard sister Doeksen ferries

William Barentz is the first of two new 70-m ferries commissioned by Doeksen on 1 July in Harlingen and operates on the Wadden Sea – a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Jul 03 2020

Gasum officiates purpose-built LNG bunkering station at the Port of Stockholm

The station’s fit-for-purpose high speed pumps allow the bunkering operation to take just 45 minutes while the vessel performs loading and unloading operations.

Jul 01 2020

Construction of LNG-powered Mega RoRo newbuilding at CIMC Raffles reaches milestone

Use of LNG as bunker fuel is the ‘best realistic fuel option right now’, says Martin Carlweitz, who works with operations in Liner Service at Wallenius SOL.

Jun 25 2020

ABS publishes ‘Sustainability Whitepaper on LNG as Marine Fuel’ for vessels

The information provided in the paper can support the decision-making process for future ship designs, propulsion systems, and fueling strategies.

Jun 24 2020

PitPoint welcomes “Ecotanker III” at its 24/7 ship-to-shore LNG bunker station in Cologne

PitPoint’s LNG shore-to-ship bunkering station was opened in 2019 and significantly expedites the bunkering process by offering round the clock services.

Jun 24 2020

Gasum subsidiary Nauticor completes LNG bunkering op for P&O Cruise newbuild “Iona”

The bunkering operation was conducted by Gasum’s LNG BSV Kairos in the port of Bremerhaven and marked the port’s first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation.

Jun 23 2020

Port of Marseille strengthens foothold as Mediterranean LNG bunkering hub

Since May 2019, the port has seen two ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operations by Shell and plans to offer clients its own LNG bunkering vessel by 2021.

Jun 22 2020

Volkswagen sees Europe’s first LNG fuelled car carrier on maiden voyage to America

‘We are proud to put the world’s first LNG vehicle transporter of this size into service. This is an important part of our decarbonization strategy,’ says spokesman.

Jun 18 2020

WinGD future proofs X-DF2.0 to enable transition to carbon neutral bunker fuels

The iCER system minimises methane slip in expectation that these emissions will be regulated by IMO to help meet its 2050 greenhouse gas targets.

Jun 17 2020

Heads of Hamburg Port Authority and German LNG Terminal discuss LNG bunker fuel

‘LNG is playing an increasingly important role as a low-emission fuel in the cruise industry, as well as for container ships,’ says CEO of Hamburg Port Authority.

Jun 11 2020

South Korean government opens tender to endorse LNG bunker tanker building project

MOTIE will grant a business KRW15 billion (USD12.4 million) to build a 7,500㎥ capacity LNG bunkering vessel capable of ship-to-ship bunkering operations.

Jun 10 2020

TOTE Maritime celebrates centenary LNG bunkering on Marlin Class container ships

The company said it has invested USD 500 million over the past five years to provide dedicated and reliable LNG bunkering services at Puerto Rico.

Jun 08 2020

Rosneft announces sea trials of Russia’s first LNG dual fuel Aframax ice class tankers

Rosneft Bunker carried out an operation to deliver 300 mt of low sulphur DMF type III bunker fuel produced at the Komsomolsk refinery to Vladimir Monomakh.

Jun 08 2020

SGMF publishes guidelines for safe dry docking of vessels that use gas as bunker fuel

Shipowners must be prepared as cargo is normally removed from a vessel as part of the drydocking process, but sometimes fuel is not, advises SGMF.

Jun 04 2020

FueLNG debuts Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel for ship-to-ship operations

Key features include bunkering without tug assistance, and compatibility with a wide range of vessels at heights ranging from 3m to 23m above water level.

Jun 02 2020

1,500 LNG fuelled ships and 19 LNG bunkering facilities to operate at Guangdong by 2025

Initiative is led by the People’s Government of Guangdong Province and implemented by China Shipbuilding Group with CNOOC, according to CSSC statement.

Jun 01 2020

Baleària’s sixth LNG ferry retrofit on schedule; “Sicilia” to join fleet by July

The ferry Sicilia will have its LNG storage tank installed internally rather than externally; Baleària is targeting nine LNG fuel ships among its fleet by 2021.

Jun 01 2020

China: CSSC premieres world’s largest marine dual-fuel low-speed engine

Engine was developed by CSSC subsidiary WinGD and built by Shanghai CSSC Mitsui Shipbuilding Diesel Engine Co; it has received approval from French classification society BV.

May 28 2020

Premier SIMOPS LNG bunker delivery completed at the port of Rotterdam

Titan LNG partners Furetank Rederi AB and VTTI B.V. to carry out a ‘simultaneous operations’ bunker delivery where a vessel can unload cargo whilst receiving LNG fuel.

May 27 2020

Norway: Gasum enters LNG bunker fuel supply agreement with Samskip

Both of Samskip’s single fuel award winning vessels that are powered entirely by LNG can now receive bunkers at Risavika, just 200m from Gasum’s LNG-plant.

May 27 2020

Construction of “K” Line next-generation LNG fuelled car carrier reaches milestone

LNG bunker fuel tanks have been installed on the newbuild car carrier which is under construction at Tadotsu Shipyard Co.,Ltd. (Imabari Shipbuilding Group).

May 26 2020

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