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LNG-fuelled box newbuild at Keppel AmFELS completes milestone

07 Mar 2019

The first of two 2,525 TEU capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled containerships being built at Brownsville, TX-based Keppel AmFELS has completed a milestone, says shipowner Pasha Hawaii.

It announced that factory acceptance testing of the dual-fuelled, MAN Diesel & Turbo ME-GI (-Gas Injection) main engine has been completed for the M/V George III.

Both the main and auxiliary engines for the M/V George III were tested on LNG and diesel fuel.

The Ohana Class vessels will join the Pasha Hawaii fleet, which provides service to the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane once delivered in 2020.

Photo credit: Pasha Hawaii
Published: 7 March, 2019

 

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