Tag: <span>LNG</span>

Nakilat signs multiple vessel support agreement with Wärtsilä
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Nakilat signs multiple vessel support agreement with Wärtsilä

Owner of LNG carriers, Qatar-based Nakilat, has signed support agreements with Wärtsilä. The agreements were signed in April this year and are valid for five years. Wärtsilä is the supplier of the LNG reliquefaction systems onboard all of the QFlex vessels covered by the agreements. Under the contract terms, Wärtsilä will provide 24/7 technical remote...

ClassNK grants AiP to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for concept design of LNG-fuelled bulker
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ClassNK grants AiP to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for concept design of LNG-fuelled bulker

ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels (Rule Part GF), incorporating the IGF Code, to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for its concept design of an LNG-fuelled bulker Kamsarmax GF.  As more environmental technologies have been developed to realise a low-carbon and decarbonized society in the maritime industry,...

Newport receives DNV approval for LNG fuel tank system
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Newport receives DNV approval for LNG fuel tank system

An innovative liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tank system developed by Newport Shipping for crude tankers and bulkers has gained class approval from DNV. The approval will facilitate retrofits of such vessels in line with new environmental requirements to cut maritime emissions. The AIP affirms the technical feasibility of the concept for the VLCC and...

LNG will play key role in industry’s decarbonisation ambitions, suggests ABS survey
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LNG will play key role in industry’s decarbonisation ambitions, suggests ABS survey

While nearly 40 per cent of shipowners have still not implemented a decarbonisation strategy despite impending regulations, there is resounding confidence among industry leaders in LNG’s potential to help reach regulatory goals in the coming decades. These are key messages from the panel of industry leaders and a survey of more than 400 attendees at...

SEA-LNG warns against delay in addressing shipping decarbonisation
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SEA-LNG warns against delay in addressing shipping decarbonisation

Industry coalition SEA-LNG has released a statement on the role of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in shipping’s decarbonisation, stating that it can reduce well-to-wake greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by up to 23 per cent. The statement indicates that bio and synthetic-LNG offer low risk, incremental pathways to net zero. According to SEA-LNG, waiting for future...

LNG-fuelled tankers to feature Wärtsilä navigation systems
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LNG-fuelled tankers to feature Wärtsilä navigation systems

Wärtsilä Voyage has signed a contract to deliver radio and integrated navigation systems for ten icebreaking LNG-fuelled tankers to be constructed for the Arctic LNG-2 project. The order was placed in January 2021 and is now in process of execution, in partnership with Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard. The new contract is an extension of the...

MOL and Kyushu Electric Power sign LNG fuel supply agreement
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MOL and Kyushu Electric Power sign LNG fuel supply agreement

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Kyushu Electric Power have concluded a basic agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two LNG-fuelled ferries operated by MOL Group company Ferry Sunflower – the Sunflower Kurenai and the Sunflower Murasaki. LNG fuel supply is slated to begin around the end of 2022 upon the delivery of the ferries,...

Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered container feeder design
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Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered container feeder design

Deltamarin has introduced the new state-of-the-art LNG-powered Kielmax container vessel of the C.Delta series, C.Delta2100. This new design is based on extensive research and development work to establish the best-in-class design in terms of cargo capacity, flexibility and fuel economy, as well as the proven performance of the built Polar Code C.Delta2150 design. The vessel...

K Line commences technical management of Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel
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K Line commences technical management of Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel

K Line has commenced technical management of Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel “Fuelng Bellina” owned by FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine and Shell Eastern Petroleum. The vessel has now become commercially operational in Singapore and is ready to supply LNG as marine fuel. Fuelng Bellina’s debut in Singapore is a milestone...