Tag: <span>BW LPG</span>

BW LPG selects Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply System for three VLGC retrofits
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BW LPG selects Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply System for three VLGC retrofits

Oslo-listed BW LPG has ordered Wärtsilä’s liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) Fuel Supply System (LFSS) for retrofit to three very large gas carrier (VLGC) vessels. The initial order was placed following Wärtsilä’s successful full-scale testing of the system in 2018 with a full-sized 2-stroke marine engine operating on LPG fuel. This was the world’s first such...

Petredec confirms order for three more LPG carriers
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Petredec confirms order for three more LPG carriers

Petredec Holdings (Eastern) PTE has announced the signing of a contract for the construction of three 93,000 cbm liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers at Jiangnan Shipyard in China. Each vessel will be powered by individual MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP dual-fuel engines, capable of running on LPG. The new order follows on the heels of the announcement...

World’s first LPG-retrofit announced
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World’s first LPG-retrofit announced

MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division, has announced the successful conversion of the main engine aboard the LPG carrier, ‘BW Gemini’, from an MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 type to an MAN B&W 6G60ME- LGIP dual-fuel type capable of operating on fuel oil and LPG. The BW Gemini is part of the fleet of Oslo-listed BW...

Milestone for first LPG conversion with Isle of Man design acceptance
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Milestone for first LPG conversion with Isle of Man design acceptance

BW LPG, the Isle of Man Ship Registry, Wärtsilä Gas Solutions, MAN Energy Solutions, and DNV GL have celebrated the first flag acceptance of a conversion to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as fuel for a very large gas carrier (VLGC). With the successful acceptance, BW LPG will begin the conversion of 12 vessels to dual...