Tag: <span>LNG</span>

Deltamarin signs design contracts for three E-Flexer Ropax vessels
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Deltamarin signs design contracts for three E-Flexer Ropax vessels

Deltamarin has signed design contracts with China Merchants Jinling shipyard (Weihai) for the complete basic and detail design packages of three RoPax vessels. These are the 10th, 11th and 12th Stena E-Flexer vessels for two different end clients. Stena’s E-Flexer class has been developed with a basic concept, but is flexible and adapted to customer...

Viking Line opts for SERTICA fleet management for newbuild
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Viking Line opts for SERTICA fleet management for newbuild

Finnish Viking Line is implementing a new fleet management system by SERTICA on the newbuild Viking Glory, which is expected to complete its maiden voyage in 2022. The fleet management system includes maintenance, procurement, safety and apps. Martech Systems is assisting with building the new data on Viking Glory to significantly enhance the speed of...

Høglund to deliver fuel gas supply system for Utkilen tankers
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Høglund to deliver fuel gas supply system for Utkilen tankers

Høglund has been assigned to design, supply and deliver a fuel gas supply system (FGSS) solution for Norwegian tanker owner and operator Utkilen. The project, a fully Norwegian collaboration between the owner, Høglund and fellow Norway-based design, piping and welding company Skarweld, will see the design and installation of FGSS on four Utkilen LNG-ready sister...

NYK selects WinGD hybrid energy systems for newbuilds
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NYK selects WinGD hybrid energy systems for newbuilds

NYK Line has chosen WinGD’s hybrid energy systems for four newbuild pure car and truck carriers (PCTC). The carriers will run on liquefied natural gas (LNG), with WinGD’s 7X62DF-2.1 two-stroke engines coupled with shaft generators, DC-links and battery systems. Combined with other ship design enhancements, the LNG-battery configuration is expected to cut overall CO2 equivalent...

RoPax owner selects Wärtsilä multi-fuel engines for newbuilds
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RoPax owner selects Wärtsilä multi-fuel engines for newbuilds

TT-Line Company, an Australian ferry fleet owner and operator, has placed an order with Wärtsilä  for engines and fuel gas supply systems for two new Ro-Pax ferries.  The order was placed in June 2021 and the vessels are currently being built at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) yard in Finland. TT-Line currently operates two ferries, Spirit...

Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels
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Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels

Methanol as a commercially and technically viable marine fuel is gaining greater traction over other alternative bunkers, including LNG, as more shipowners adopt the clean burning fuel as price spreads narrow and production ramps up. Speaking at a virtual conference last week, Greg Dolan, CEO of the Methanol Institute noted that methanol production costs will...

China launches energy efficient VLCC
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China launches energy efficient VLCC

China has launched one of its most energy efficient very large crude carriers (VLCCs). The  307,000 DWT CS Hunan Venture was successfully delivered by its builders the Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Group (DSIC) in a naming ceremony held in Dalian. The vessel is owned by China Shipbuilding Consulting Company and operated by Wah Kwong Ship Management Hong...

Kanda receives LR approval for virtual reality LNG bunkering course
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Kanda receives LR approval for virtual reality LNG bunkering course

Maritime start-up Kanda has received approval from Lloyd’s Register for its virtual reality LNG bunkering procedure course, which has been developed in conjunction with Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). The course delivers a remote immersive digital learning experience to educate and train seafarers on liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering procedures in an easily accessible and enjoyable...

SGMF advances LNG safety standards with new guidance
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SGMF advances LNG safety standards with new guidance

The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) has published two new guidelines to improve the safety of LNG-fuelled ships. The documents are intended to assist greater standardisation in crew competency and vessel design. SGMF’s ‘Operation of ships with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) – competency and assessment guidelines’ defines the skills required for any...

Seaworks and Kongsberg to deliver low emission bulk carrier
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Seaworks and Kongsberg to deliver low emission bulk carrier

Norwegian short sea shipping company Seaworks and Kongsberg Maritime (KM) are working on a new project to design and deliver a bulk carrier capable of running on either zero CO2 emission liquefied biogas (LBG) or conventional liquefied natural gas (LNG). KM will deliver the comprehensive, integrated equipment and systems package. The design of the vessel...