Tag: <span>LNG</span>

Pilot LNG and GAC sign LNG supply agreement
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Pilot LNG and GAC sign LNG supply agreement

Texas-based Pilot LNG (Pilot) has laid the foundation for a partnership with GAC Bunker Fuels (GAC) for the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel from its proposed Galveston LNG Bunker Port terminal project. This will be the first dedicated LNG bunker terminal in the region. The two companies have executed a...

LNG and hydrogen emerge as future fuel frontrunners
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LNG and hydrogen emerge as future fuel frontrunners

LNG and hydrogen are viewed as frontrunners to be the fuels that will help shipping reach IMO decarbonisation ambitions, according to a new ABS survey. LNG was the solution to the 2050 emissions target for 47 per cent of respondents to the ABS Future Fuels LinkedIn Survey, while hydrogen was the answer for 40 per...

Dual-fuel ME-GI engines to power newcastlemax bulkers
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Dual-fuel ME-GI engines to power newcastlemax bulkers

MAN Energy Solutions has received an order for 5 × 6G70ME-GI Mk 10.5 dual-fuel engines in connection with the construction of 5 × 210,000-dwt Newcastlemax bulkcarriers for EPS, the Singapore-based shipping company. EPS has sealed an agreement to charter the five LNG dual-fuel Newcastlemaxes to Australian mining giant, BHP, for a period of five years....

Høglund Marine takes two-thirds stake in wind-assisted car carrier project
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Høglund Marine takes two-thirds stake in wind-assisted car carrier project

Marine technology provider Høglund Marine Solutions has taken a two-thirds stake in Vindskip, a company developing a wind and liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered vessel concept. The collaboration will play a vital role in bringing the concept to reality. Børge Nogva, president of Høglund, has also become chairman of the board at Vindskip AS. Vindskip (which...

Alfa Laval and WinGD cut methane slip by 50 per cent
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Alfa Laval and WinGD cut methane slip by 50 per cent

With IMO targeting a 50 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is becoming a natural choice for shipowners in the transition to carbon-neutral fuels. Methane slip regulations are a possibility on the horizon, but Alfa Laval and global Swiss engine developer WinGD have already cooperated on a...

CMA CGM welcomes first of nine LNG-powered container ships
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CMA CGM welcomes first of nine LNG-powered container ships

The first of nine 23,000 TEU container ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been delivered to CMA CGM. The Jacques Saade joined CMA CGM Group’s fleet on September 23rd, becoming the largest LNG-powered container ship in the world. The new flagship is named after the CMA CGM founder, Jacques Saadé, a visionary and...

KR opens LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Centre
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KR opens LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Centre

The Korean Register (KR) has announced the establishment of a new LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center (KR LSC). The new facility is located at KR’s headquarters in Busan and officially opened on 15 September. Following the opening ceremony, a memorandum of understanding was signed between KR and Transgas Solution (TGS, chief executive officer Lee...

Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion
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Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion

A new ferry operated by Wasaline has been fitted with ABB Azipod propulsion to ensure sustainable performance and achieve up to four days of annual time savings due to operational efficiency. The 150-metre vessel, Aurora Botnia, will run on low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will benefit from greater environmental and efficiency gains due to...

LNG retrofits: The time is now
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LNG retrofits: The time is now

LNG as fuel has long been considered the industry’s last, best hope to meet the IMO’s ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. So why aren’t we seeing more LNG retrofits on existing tonnage? In April 2018, MEPC 72 adopted resolution MEPC.304(72) on the Initial IMO Strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas...

Swedish tanker becomes first foreign-flagged vessel to bunker LNG in US
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Swedish tanker becomes first foreign-flagged vessel to bunker LNG in US

FURE VEN, a dual-fuel vessel owned and operated by Furetank of Donsö, Sweden, has become the first non-US flagged vessel to bunker LNG in a U.S. port. Eagle LNG Partners, a pioneer in small-scale LNG and an LNG bunker supplier, is the first company to deliver LNG bunker fuel to a foreign-flagged vessel. This milestone...

Newport Shipping signs LNG deal with LGM Engineering
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Newport Shipping signs LNG deal with LGM Engineering

Newport Shipping has announced it will be working with global LNG market service provider gloryholder Liquified Gas Machinery (LGM Engineering) as part of its strategy to expand its LNG solutions to the market. The agreement between the two companies was signed on February 10, 2020 and will see LGM Engineering supply Newport Shipping’s LNG retrofit...