Tag: <span>LNG Carrier vessels</span>

ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service
Post

ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service

ABS has launched an advanced service using sophisticated modeling and simulation technologies to assess the impact of a wide range of vessel decarbonisation technologies at the design stage as well as simplifying EEXI and CII compliance. The SIM-based Energy Efficiency Evaluation Service will allow both newbuild vessels and existing vessels to compare different design and...

Nakilat signs multiple vessel support agreement with Wärtsilä
Post

Nakilat signs multiple vessel support agreement with Wärtsilä

Owner of LNG carriers, Qatar-based Nakilat, has signed support agreements with Wärtsilä. The agreements were signed in April this year and are valid for five years. Wärtsilä is the supplier of the LNG reliquefaction systems onboard all of the QFlex vessels covered by the agreements. Under the contract terms, Wärtsilä will provide 24/7 technical remote...

Latsco LNG carriers to benefit from Wärtsilä optimised maintenance agreement
Post

Latsco LNG carriers to benefit from Wärtsilä optimised maintenance agreement

Wärtsilä has signed a five-year optimised maintenance agreement with Greece-based Latsco LNG Marine Management. The agreement covers the main engines for two large LNG Carriers (LNGC), the Hellas Diana and the Hellas Athina, and was signed in March 2021. Optimised Maintenance agreements are a key element within Wärtsilä’s Lifecycle Solutions offering and are designed to...

NYK signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
Post

NYK signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has signed an optimised maintenance agreement with the Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) to evaluate Wärtsilä’s Expert Insight predictive maintenance service as part of a pilot programme. The agreement was signed in January 2021 and, the programme could lead to NYK adopting the solution throughout its entire...

Wärtsilä to provide optimised maintenance for Minerva Gas LNG carriers
Post

Wärtsilä to provide optimised maintenance for Minerva Gas LNG carriers

Greece-based Minerva Gas has signed optimised maintenance agreements with Wärtsilä for five of its LNG carrier vessels. The advanced support package is designed to ensure operational certainty with budgeted maintenance costs. The agreements were signed in March 2021. Included in the scope of the agreements is Wärtsilä’s Expert Insight, a service that leverages artificial intelligence...

DNV awards AiP to DSME for rotor sail system
Post

DNV awards AiP to DSME for rotor sail system

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV for the DSME rotor sail system, an eco-friendly ship technology applicable to large oil tankers and LNG carriers. The approved rotor sail system is one of the next-generation fuel-saving eco-friendly auxiliary propulsion technologies. A rotor sail system incorporates the installation...

NYK LNG Ship Management signs Optimised Maintenance agreements with Wärtsilä
Post

NYK LNG Ship Management signs Optimised Maintenance agreements with Wärtsilä

Japan based NYK LNG Ship Management has signed two long-term Optimised Maintenance agreements with Wärtsilä to support the company’s digital solutions onboard its LNG carriers. The 15-year agreements cover the Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines and other equipment installed on two LNG carrier vessels. The contracts were signed in December 2020 and took effect from January...

KR releases new class rules for membrane-type LNG carriers
Post

KR releases new class rules for membrane-type LNG carriers

The Korean Register (KR) has developed new class rules that completely revise the existing structural rules for membrane-type LNG carriers. The new class rules apply the concept of EDW (Equivalent Design Wave) based on direct load analysis to determine structural arrangements and scantling that meet the structural strength, buckling and fatigue strength criteria for various...

Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq selected for two newbuild LNG carriers
Post

Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq selected for two newbuild LNG carriers

Wärtsilä’s recently introduced Compact Reliq reliquefaction plant will be installed in two new LNG carrier vessels being built for Norway-based Knutsen OAS Shipping. The Compact Reliq solution is based on the well-proven reversed nitrogen Brayton cycle refrigeration technology. The solution is designed to reliquefy the boil-off gas (BOG) from gas carriers and LNG bunker vessels,...