Tag: <span>LNG</span>

Container ship slashes emissions by 27 per cent through synthetic fuel
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Container ship slashes emissions by 27 per cent through synthetic fuel

MAN Energy Solutions has reported that the 1,036-TEU container ship, ElbBLUE – the former Wes Amelie – has reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 27 per cent by operating on a blend of climate-neutral, synthetic natural gas (SNG) and conventional liquefied natural gas (LNG), compared to LNG alone. The 1,036-TEU container ship, ElbBLUE is owned...

Brittany Ferries signs long-term service agreement with Wärtsilä
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Brittany Ferries signs long-term service agreement with Wärtsilä

Brittany Ferries has signed a 10-year service agreement with Wärtsilä to secure long-term technical support for its scope of solutions installed on Brittany Ferries’ new LNG-fuelled ferry. The latest RoPax vessel, the Salamanca is the first LNG-fuelled passenger ferry to operate from the U.K. The vessel’s multi-fuel Wärtsilä engines are also adapted to utilise even...

Knutsen signs optimisation agreement with Wärtsilä for four LNG carriers
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Knutsen signs optimisation agreement with Wärtsilä for four LNG carriers

Norway-based fleet operator Knutsen OAS has signed a service agreement with Wärtsilä to optimise the company’s day-to-day operational performance of four LNG carrier vessels. The scope of the agreement includes Wärtsilä’s digital Operim (Operational Performance Improvement & Monitoring) system. This provides real-time data on Wärtsilä’s onboard equipment, thus enabling expert management and control to deliver...

Marine Service and Newport Shipping secure BV AiP for containerised LNG solution
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Marine Service and Newport Shipping secure BV AiP for containerised LNG solution

Marine Service and Newport Shipping have announced an approval in principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas (BV) for a jointly developed containerised LNG solution. The 40′ ISO LNG Fuel Tank Container System is suitable for LNG-fuelled newbuildings and retrofits of container vessels. The LNG fuel tank container is a class approved Type C LNG fuel tank...

Viking Line chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new vessel
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Viking Line chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new vessel

Wärtsilä will provide technical management for a broad scope of solutions installed on Viking Line’s new climate-smart vessel Viking Glory under a three-year contract. Viking Glory begins its first commercial sailing this week. It features many technologies intended to minimise climate impact and air pollution. The new agreement covers six LNG-powered Wärtsilä 31DF engines, two...

GTT, Alwena Shipping & Zhoushan receive AiP for LNG & jumboisation retrofit concept
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GTT, Alwena Shipping & Zhoushan receive AiP for LNG & jumboisation retrofit concept

GTT, Alwena Shipping, and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (Zhoushan) shipyard, have received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from the classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) for a new concept, combining LNG retrofit and jumboisation, applied to large container ships. GTT carried out the LNG Mark III membrane tank design while its integration into the ship was...

RINA grants AiP to hydrogen-fuelled MR tanker
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RINA grants AiP to hydrogen-fuelled MR tanker

RINA has announced the Approval in Principle (AiP) of Swedish designer FKAB Marine Design’s hydrogen-powered medium range (MR)  tanker. This is the first AiP of a design using currently viable technology and fuels that achieves IMO 2050 targets. Conceived by the class society and designed by FKAB, the propulsion is based on combining the ship’s...

Quarter of Europe’s ships to run on LNG by 2030, finds T&E study
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Quarter of Europe’s ships to run on LNG by 2030, finds T&E study

A quarter of Europe’s shipping will be fossil gas-powered by 2030 as EU sustainability targets encourage an uptake of LNG, a new Transport & Environment study shows. This will lock-in fossil fuel use for decades while bringing limited benefits to the climate, says T&E. Delphine Gozillon, sustainable shipping officer at T&E, said: “The old narrative...

Poland’s first LNG-fuelled RoPax vessels to feature Wärtsilä solutions
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Poland’s first LNG-fuelled RoPax vessels to feature Wärtsilä solutions

Three new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled RoPax vessels operated by ferry companies Unity Line and Polferries will feature Wärtsilä engines, fuel storage and supply systems. The vessels are the first LNG-fuelled RoPax vessels to be built for the Polish maritime sector. Wärtsilä was contracted by Remontowa shipyard in Poland to supply the equipment and...

Deltamarin secures engineering deal for Höegh zero-carbon ready PCTCs
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Deltamarin secures engineering deal for Höegh zero-carbon ready PCTCs

Deltamarin has signed an agreement with China Merchants Industry (Jiangsu) for the design and engineering of the new series of Höegh Autoliners Aurora class pure car & truck carriers (PCTCs). The Aurora class ships are expected to be the world’s largest and most environmentally friendly car carriers ever built. The ships will be powered by...

Stena RoRo selects Wärtsilä power solutions gas-fuelled ferry trio
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Stena RoRo selects Wärtsilä power solutions gas-fuelled ferry trio

Three new LNG-fuelled Ro-Pax vessels being built for Swedish ferry operator Stena RoRo will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions. The ships are under construction at China Merchants Jinling (Weihai) Shipyard and will operate with Wärtsilä engines and propulsion machinery when delivered in 2024 and 2025. The order was booked with Wärtsilä in Q4...

Jiangsu chooses TMC Compressors for 15 Seaspan newbuilds
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Jiangsu chooses TMC Compressors for 15 Seaspan newbuilds

Fifteen LNG-powered 7,000 TEU container ships being built for owner and operator Seaspan will be fitted with TMC Compressors’ marine compressed air systems to improve energy efficiency of the service/control air and the SCR/EGR (selective catalytic reduction/exhaust gas recirculation) systems. The vessels are being built at Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding for Seaspan. Jiangsu awarded the...