Tag: LNG

MAN B&W dual-fuel engines pass half-million hour milestone
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MAN B&W dual-fuel engines pass half-million hour milestone

MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its two-stroke, dual-fuel portfolio has logged over 500,000 operational hours, marking over 250 sales that the company has won within its entire portfolio of dual-fuel engines all running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) or other, cleaner fuels such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and methanol. MAN Energy Solutions’ ME-GI...

DSME and DNV GL cooperate on maritime technology development
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DSME and DNV GL cooperate on maritime technology development

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and DNV GL have signed a framework agreement which will see them cooperate on joint development projects (JDPs) for future technologies in the shipbuilding and offshore plant industries. The agreement confirms the cooperation of DSME and DNV GL through future JDPs to develop advanced technologies to maximise the safety...

Sovcomflot and Gazprom Neft sign LNG bunkering agreement
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Sovcomflot and Gazprom Neft sign LNG bunkering agreement

Sovcomflot Group and Gazprom Neft Marine Bunker have signed a cooperation agreement on the implementation of projects for bunkering ships with liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel. The agreement reinforces the mutual interest of both parties regarding their cooperation in the bunkering of Sovcomflot’s tankers with LNG fuel. The activities also correspond with the state programme...

MAN Cryo wins order for hybrid gas-battery propulsion system
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MAN Cryo wins order for hybrid gas-battery propulsion system

MAN Cryo, MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, has announced that it will supply an LNG fuel-gas supply system to a Norwegian live-fish carrier ordered by Nordlaks, one of Norway’s largest aquaculture companies. The new vessel will be a sister to an identical vessel ordered during the summer of 2018, also for Nordlaks and...

KR grants design approval to DSME’s Solidus
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KR grants design approval to DSME’s Solidus

The Korean Register (KR) has formally granted design approval to DSME for the company’s Solidus LNG cargo containment system. DSME and German chemical company BASF developed a high-performance and environmentally friendly insulation material in order to significantly lower the LNG boil-off rates. In addition, to prevent any LNG leakage from Solidus, and to maximise the...

Sovcomflot secures $127m financing for LNG carriers
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Sovcomflot secures $127m financing for LNG carriers

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot has secured a US $297 million ten-year financing facility with ING Bank, KfW IPEX-Bank and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank to fund a pair of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, which will operate under long-term charters to Shell. The 174,000 CBM Atlanticmax LNG carriers will each feature a slow-speed dual-fuel...

Hyundai LNG-fuelled tanker design gets LR approval
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Hyundai LNG-fuelled tanker design gets LR approval

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled 50,000 dwt class MR tanker design. The development is the result of close collaboration between HMD and LR to aid in HMD’s compliance with the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap. An LNG-fuelled propulsion system...

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)...