Switzerland-based low-speed gas and diesel marine engines marine manufacturer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) on Thursday says it has been appointed as a member of the LNG Marine Fuel Institute (LNG MFI).
LNG MFI works with and for industry and government partners to provide information, advocacy and expertise to secure the long-term sustainability and impact of LNG as a marine fuel.
Alongside members from industry, government and business, LNG MFI will design and promote best practice use of LNG as a marine fuel.
“Collaboration with like-minded industry leaders is the key to ensuring stable and environmentally sustainable growth for the maritime sector,” said Rolf Stiefel, Vice President, Sales & Marketing for WinGD.
“We are proud to be joining LNG Marine Fuel Institute to help further strengthen their voice in advocating for LNG as a marine fuel.”
WinGD has more than 150 engines of the new WinGD X-DF type are ordered, under construction or in operations.
WinGD X-DF engines operate on LNG and are able to reduce emissions of Cargo vessels by 99% for Sulphuric Oxides, 90% for Nitrogen Oxides, 99% of Particulates and about 18% for Greenhouse gases.
Photo credit: Winterthur Gas & Diesel
Published: 30 November 2018
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