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Methanol Institute publishes list of methanol-fuelled vessels to date

30 Mar 2023

The Methanol Institute (MI) on Tuesday (28 March) published a list of methanol-fuelled vessels that are currently operating and on the way from 2015 to early 2023. 

Beginning with the launch of the Stena Germanica in 2015 and the introduction of 11 chemical tankers by Methanex Waterfront Shipping in 2016-2019, and now MI member CMA CGM order of six 15,000 TEU dual fuel methanol-powered containerships, and Ocean Network Express (ONE) shipbuilding contracts with Hyundai Heavy Industries and Nihon Shipyard to construct five 13,700 teu vessels each, all for delivery in 2025.

“As you will see here, there is a broad range of methanol-fuelled vessels including pilot boats, tug/push boats, ferries, cruise ships, superyachts, crew transfer vessels, lift and multi-purpose ships. We also see more methanol-compatible engines from the major OEMs, vessel designs, and class society approvals,” it said on its website. 

Note: The full list of methanol-fuelled vessels by the Methanol Institute can be viewed here

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Photo credit: Methanol Institute
Published: 30 March, 2023

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