Tag: <span>LNG</span>

WinGD invests in training as gas-fuelled fleet grows
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WinGD invests in training as gas-fuelled fleet grows

Marine low-speed engine developer WinGD has strengthened its training capabilities as the number of gas-fuelled vessels on order surges. Among the investments, the company has expanded its network of training locations and added new online tools, making it even easier for ship operators to give their crews the skills they need. According to DNV’s Alternative...

Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project
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Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project

Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik Offshore and Wärtsilä have signed a landmark cooperation agreement aimed at converting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with required fuel supply and safety system. This project will be the first of its kind ever in the world and has a provisional completion target by the...

Carnival opts for air lubrication tech for new cruise liner
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Carnival opts for air lubrication tech for new cruise liner

Carnival Corporation has committed to installing Silverstream Technologies’ fuel-saving air lubrication system to its Excel-class cruise ship, currently known as hull S717. The technology is expected to deliver fuel and emissions savings of more than 5 per cent and the order has been placed by or from Meyer Werft shipyard with the 344m vessel set...

Deltamarin and GTT receive AiP for LNG-fuelled Aframax design
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Deltamarin and GTT receive AiP for LNG-fuelled Aframax design

Deltamarin and GTT have received Approval in Principle (AiP) from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled Aframax tanker design. The new design provides increased autonomy while also reducing carbon emissions, providing greener and more efficient solutions for the industry. The vessel will meet the current and future environmental...

ABS and HHI optimise LNG carrier design
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ABS and HHI optimise LNG carrier design

ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have completed a joint development project (JDP) to develop an optimised liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier design. The JDP resulted in a new LNG carrier hull design, as well as optimisation of the machinery, electrical and piping arrangements. The project further developed new rule requirements and introduced a simplified...

WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions
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WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions

WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that enhances energy efficiency and enables a seamless transition to new fuels, helping the shipping industry to meet ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. The WinGD solutions deploy digital vessel optimisation and battery-hybrid energy systems to improve the energy efficiency and future fuel...

Wärtsilä signs optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator
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Wärtsilä signs optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator

Wärtsilä has entered into a customised five-year optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator Societé des Traversiers du Quebec (STQ). The agreement covers the F.A. Gauthier, a 133 metres long ferry operating with Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. Signing of the agreement took place in the second quarter of 2021 and there...

Nautilus Labs and TotalEnergies expand fleet optimisation partnership
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Nautilus Labs and TotalEnergies expand fleet optimisation partnership

Nautilus Labs has expanded its project with TotalEnergies to optimise fleet performance and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from a chartered liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier fleet. The partnership with Nautilus Labs started in November 2020 and has since been expanded to the full long-term chartered fleet. TotalEnergies works with various owners and required a...

Eksfin nears NOK 10bn in loan financing for green ship projects
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Eksfin nears NOK 10bn in loan financing for green ship projects

Norwegian export credit agency Eksfin (formerly Export Credit Norway and GIEK) has provided loan guarantees approaching 1 billion Euro for the construction of 35 eco-friendly vessels over the last four years. One of the loans was for the Le Commandant Charcot, a polar exploration cruise ship recently delivered to French cruise line PONANT by Norwegian...

Ras Laffan Port joins the Green Award as an incentive provider
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Ras Laffan Port joins the Green Award as an incentive provider

Qatar Petroleum’s Ras Laffan Port in Qatar has become the first port in the Arabian Gulf to join the international Green Award network as an incentive provider for certified liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The Green Award is a platform that recognises safety, quality and environmental performance in shipping. Certified LNG tanker operators under the...

METIS and Carl Baguhn team up to improve performance of existing ships
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METIS and Carl Baguhn team up to improve performance of existing ships

METIS Cyberspace Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Carl Baguhn, establishing a long-term strategic partnership to improve the environmental performance of existing ships and land-based power plants. Under the brand name ‘GreenFuture’, Carl Baguhn Hamburg will collaborate with its sister companies Carl Baguhn Barranquilla and Twinco Singapore to convert energy-production systems on...

DNV awards AiP to Samsung for ammonia-ready VLCC
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DNV awards AiP to Samsung for ammonia-ready VLCC

DNV has awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for an ammonia ‘Fuel Ready’ class notation for its 300,000 DWT LNG fuelled very large crude carrier (VLCC) design. The notation means that the vessel could be easily converted to run on dual fuel/ammonia from dual fuel/LNG.  The AiP award confirms the...