Tag: LNG

Wärtsilä launches LNG Bunkering & Fuel Supply System simulator
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Wärtsilä launches LNG Bunkering & Fuel Supply System simulator

Wärtsilä has announced the launch of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) Bunkering & Supply System simulator to promote greater safety onboard LNG-fuelled vessels by improving the level of training for operators of LNG systems. The design is based on Wärtsilä’s LNGPac and Gas Valve Unit (GVU) technologies, and includes all auxiliary systems used in...

probunkers signs LOI with Hyundai for the construction of LNG bunker vessels
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probunkers signs LOI with Hyundai for the construction of LNG bunker vessels

probunkers has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with South Korea based Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for the construction of two 7,600 m3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessels. The signing of this LOI comes following a lengthy process during which probunkers’ technical team reviewed more than thirty ship design proposals to serve the purpose...

MSC Cruises selects Wärtsilä package for dual fuel newbuilds
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MSC Cruises selects Wärtsilä package for dual fuel newbuilds

Two new MSC Cruises vessels will feature Wärtsilä’s integrated solutions designed to support and enhance efficiency and environmental sustainability. Wärtsilä will supply French shipyard Chantiers de l‘Atlantique with the package of solutions. Each vessel will be provided with five 14-cylinder Wärtsilä 46DF dual-fuel engines fitted with nitrogen oxide reduction (NOR) units, two Wärtsilä LNGPac fuel...

Dutch short-sea shipper opts for LNG-fuelled newbuilds
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Dutch short-sea shipper opts for LNG-fuelled newbuilds

Four new next-generation short-sea cargo vessels ordered by Wijnne & Barends Chartering based in the Netherlands, an affiliate of the Dutch Spliethoff Group, will feature liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion and storage systems provided by the technology group Wärtsilä. The ships, which are currently being built at the WuHu Shipyard in China, will be among...

Shell to retrofit LNG carriers with Silverstream air lubrication system
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Shell to retrofit LNG carriers with Silverstream air lubrication system

Silverstream Technologies has signed a landmark framework agreement for retrofit installation of the Silverstream System on some of the vessels in the Shell International Trading and Shipping Company LNGC fleet. The agreement will see Shell and Silverstream develop a close working relationship for the design, engineering, procurement, and execution of the Silverstream System for Shell’s...

ClassNK grants AiP for LNG-fuelled bulker concept design
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ClassNK grants AiP for LNG-fuelled bulker concept design

NS United Kaiun Kaisha and Imabari Shipbuilding have received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from ClassNK for a joint project on the concept design of a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled capesize bulker. According to Imabari Shipbuilding, the basic design can achieve CO2 emission volumes that are 30 per cent less than the reference line as...

ABB completes electric propulsion delivery for advanced icebreaking fleet
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ABB completes electric propulsion delivery for advanced icebreaking fleet

ABB has completed delivery of electric propulsion systems to the final vessel in a 15-ship series, which will enter service for the Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) project. Yakov Gakkel, owned by joint venture between Teekay LNG Partners and China LNG Partners, joins a fleet of 15 specially designed tankers transporting LNG year-round from one...

ABS Grants AIP to Deltamarin and GTT for dual-fuel newcastlemax design
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ABS Grants AIP to Deltamarin and GTT for dual-fuel newcastlemax design

Deltamarin, GTT and ABS have been cooperating on the development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled Newcastlemax Bulk Carrier that is intended to meet current and future environmental targets. By featuring GTT Membrane type LNG Tanks with LNG fuel stored at atmospheric pressure and designed to ABS Class, the bulk carrier is expected to...

German RoPax to receive Wärtsilä retrofit to improve environmental efficiency
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German RoPax to receive Wärtsilä retrofit to improve environmental efficiency

A RoPax ferry owned by German operator Aktien-Gesellschaft ‘Ems’ (AG Ems) is undergoing a retrofit by Wärtsilä to reduce the vessel’s environmental footprint in the Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage listed area in the south eastern end of the North Sea. The retrofit will enable the ‘Münsterland’ to utilise liquefied natural gas (LNG) as...

Wärtsilä confirms order for LNG bunkering vessel simulator
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Wärtsilä confirms order for LNG bunkering vessel simulator

Wärtsilä will supply a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel simulator to Malaysian provider of integrated marine solutions, Kasi Group. The simulator will be used to provide hands-on training to those who will be operating LNG bunkering services. “As the global demand for LNG fuel for marine applications increases, the number of LNG bunkering vessels...

Stream Marine Training delivers STCW approved courses on LNG
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Stream Marine Training delivers STCW approved courses on LNG

Glasgow-based Stream Marine Training (SMT) has become the first training provider in the UK to deliver STCW (International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers) approved courses to teach seafarers how to use LNG as a fuel. SMT recognised three years ago that there was a gap in the market to improve...

UECC opts for third battery hybrid LNG PCTC
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UECC opts for third battery hybrid LNG PCTC

Norwegian shipping company UECC has confirmed with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group for a third battery hybrid liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel. The vessel slated for UECC’s Atlantic short sea trade will take UECC beyond the IMO target of 40 per cent reduction in carbon intensity by 2030. The three vessels will...