The largest bunkering operation involving liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel has been carried out at the Elbehafen harbour in Brunsbuttel, Germany on Monday.
The supplier Nauticor LNG used five trucks to deliver 85 metric tonnes (mt) of LNG to the Belgian-flagged hopper dredger Scheldt River belonging to the DEME Group.
"The cooperation between the team of DEME, the employees of the harbour Brunsbuttel and our team worked perfectly," said Mahinde Abeynaike, managing director of Nauticor.
"This shows once again that supplying larger vessels with LNG in Germany is already a reality today. From the end of this year, we will be able to use our new LNG refuelling vessel, which will enable significantly faster and more extensive refuelling.
Bunkering of the Scheldt River was significantly sped up as the vessel received LNG from two road tankers in parallel. Further LNG bunkering operations of the ship at Elbehafen has been planned.
"The bunkering of the Scheldt River in Elbehafen shows that LNG is increasingly establishing itself in shipping as an alternative and environmentally friendly fuel and that bunker operations with LNG can also be easily integrated into daily port operations," said Carsten Lorleberg, project manager LNG at Brunsbuttel Ports.
"We are pleased that we were again able to prove the ideal conditions of the Elbe port for LNG refuelling and thus underline our ambitions, together with our partners, of the Brunsbuttel industrial and port location as the leading LNG location, both for refuelling and for industrial purposes Use to develop in Germany. "
Photo credit: Brunsbuttel Ports
Published: 14 February, 2018
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