Tag: LNG

Keppel and DNV GL partner to boost uptake of LNG
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Keppel and DNV GL partner to boost uptake of LNG

DNV GL and Keppel Marine and Deepwater Technology (KMDTech), a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), have signed a framework agreement to boost the uptake of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as marine fuel. The agreement covers potential newbuilding projects including LNG bunker vessels, small-scale LNG carriers and floating storage regasification units (FSRUs), as...

ShipInox receives AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design
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ShipInox receives AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design

DNV GL has presented ShipInox with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for its new small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier/bunker vessel design, marking the first class-approved design based on an offshore supply vessel (OSV). The vessel will be 92 meters in length and have a carrying capacity of 6,000 cubic meters. DNV GL’s most recent...

CMA CGM orders LNG-powered and scrubber-ready ships
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CMA CGM orders LNG-powered and scrubber-ready ships

CMA CGM has ordered 10 new container ships from China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), five of which will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and five of which will be fitted with hybrid scrubbers. The ships are reported to replace ten current vessels from 2021 for operation on the Asia-Mediterranean lines. Each 15,000 TEU...

Høglund to supply fuel-gas systems for Hurtigruten retrofits
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Høglund to supply fuel-gas systems for Hurtigruten retrofits

Hurtigruten has selected Norwegian company Høglund to deliver biogas-ready fuel-gas supply systems (FGSS) for six passenger ship retrofits. Høglund and HB Hunte Engineering will design and engineer fully customised tank and FGSS solutions for each of the six vessels, optimised to run on both liquified natural gas (LNG) and liquified biogas (LBG). Hurtigruten will use...

Wärtsilä package for Wasaline ferry
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Wärtsilä package for Wasaline ferry

Wärtsilä has been chosen to provide the full integrated package for a new NLC RoPax ferry, including a hybrid propulsion solution and an energy management system. The NLC Ferry, which will the Wasaline service between Vaasa, Finland and Umeå, Sweden, will feature a Wärtsilä 31DF dual-fuel engine capable of operating on liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

Eastern Pacific Shipping orders 11 ME-GI engines
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Eastern Pacific Shipping orders 11 ME-GI engines

Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping has ordered five 15,000-teu boxships with scrubbers and requested another six vessels with dual-fuel engine configurations. All vessels will be powered by MAN B&W-branded two-stroke engines. The first five engines with scrubbers will be conventional MAN B&W 11G90ME-C units and are due for delivery between 2019-2020. The six further vessels will...

Deltamarin secures contract for dual-fuel ferry design
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Deltamarin secures contract for dual-fuel ferry design

Deltamarin has signed a contract with Rauma Marine Constructions Oy (RMC) for the design of dual-fuel and battery powered car passenger ferry for Kvarken Link AB, a Finnish-Swedish consortium. The main source of fuel for the ferry will be liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied biogas (LBG). The vessel will also be built to ice...

Hapag-Lloyd selects MAN Energy Solutions for LNG conversion pilot
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Hapag-Lloyd selects MAN Energy Solutions for LNG conversion pilot

Hapag-Lloyd has signed an agreement with MAN Energy Solutions to convert its 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation, capable of running on both heavy fuel oil (HFO) and liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Sajir currently operates with a MAN B&W 9S90ME-C engine and will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI (Gas Injection)...

Probunkers invites proposals for LNG bunkering project
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Probunkers invites proposals for LNG bunkering project

An ambitious liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering project led by Probunkers has invited stakeholders to submit proposals for the design of LNG bunkering vessels. The project will oversee the design, build, and operation of a fleet of modern LNG bunkering vessels to operate in various ports worldwide. Seven LNG bunkering vessels will be built to...

INPEX opts for NAPA monitoring solution for LNG carrier fleet
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INPEX opts for NAPA monitoring solution for LNG carrier fleet

Japanese oil and gas exploration company INPEX CORPORATION has installed ClassNK-NAPA GREEN for monitoring operations on three of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. ClassNK-NAPA GREEN will verify the technical performance of the LNG carriers, two of which are to service the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project, and the other to contribute to the Prelude LNG...

ABS grants AiP to LNG-powered vessel designs
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ABS grants AiP to LNG-powered vessel designs

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to two liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered designs from Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Group (DSIC), China. The DSIC designs include a 208,000 DWT bulk carrier and a concept 260,000 DWT very large ore carrier (VLOC). Both designs incorporate a Type C LNG fuel tank in the open area of...