Tag: <span>LPG</span>

HHI & KSOE receive AiP for ammonia-fuelled carrier
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HHI & KSOE receive AiP for ammonia-fuelled carrier

Bureau Veritas (BV) has delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) for the design and development of an ammonia carrier with ammonia-fuelled propulsion. The design was developed to ensure its compatibility with the existing infrastructure for ammonia, while also reflecting the market’s demand for...

K Line agrees time charter of LPG fuelled VLGC
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K Line agrees time charter of LPG fuelled VLGC

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has reached an agreement with GYXIS Corporation to enter into a time charter contract for a new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuelled very large gas carrier (VLGC) for LPG/ammonia transport. The Kawasaki Heavy Industries built 86,700 cubic metre vessel will be equipped with LPG dual fuel system and reduce the...

Wärtsilä begins advanced hydrogen and ammonia testing
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Wärtsilä begins advanced hydrogen and ammonia testing

Wärtsilä is carrying out advanced full-scale engine testing of hydrogen and ammonia at its engine laboratory in Vaasa, Finland to assess the optimum engine parameters for running on these fuels as shipping works towards a carbon-free future. The test results are encouraging according to Wärtsilä, with one test engine performing very well when running on...

Exmar ammonia-fuelled gas carrier obtains LR approval
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Exmar ammonia-fuelled gas carrier obtains LR approval

Belgium-based shipping company Exmar has been awarded an Approval in Principle by Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its ammonia (NH3) fuelled 40,000 m3 Midsize Gas Carrier (MGC). This marks a significant milestone for the progression of alternative fuels in shipping. The Novel Technology Evaluation included an overall examination of fundamental aspects of the design and compliance...

BW LPG selects Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply System for three VLGC retrofits
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BW LPG selects Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply System for three VLGC retrofits

Oslo-listed BW LPG has ordered Wärtsilä’s liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) Fuel Supply System (LFSS) for retrofit to three very large gas carrier (VLGC) vessels. The initial order was placed following Wärtsilä’s successful full-scale testing of the system in 2018 with a full-sized 2-stroke marine engine operating on LPG fuel. This was the world’s first such...

Petredec confirms order for three more LPG carriers
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Petredec confirms order for three more LPG carriers

Petredec Holdings (Eastern) PTE has announced the signing of a contract for the construction of three 93,000 cbm liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers at Jiangnan Shipyard in China. Each vessel will be powered by individual MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP dual-fuel engines, capable of running on LPG. The new order follows on the heels of the announcement...

World’s first LPG-retrofit announced
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World’s first LPG-retrofit announced

MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division, has announced the successful conversion of the main engine aboard the LPG carrier, ‘BW Gemini’, from an MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 type to an MAN B&W 6G60ME- LGIP dual-fuel type capable of operating on fuel oil and LPG. The BW Gemini is part of the fleet of Oslo-listed BW...

Milestone for first LPG conversion with Isle of Man design acceptance
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Milestone for first LPG conversion with Isle of Man design acceptance

BW LPG, the Isle of Man Ship Registry, Wärtsilä Gas Solutions, MAN Energy Solutions, and DNV GL have celebrated the first flag acceptance of a conversion to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as fuel for a very large gas carrier (VLGC). With the successful acceptance, BW LPG will begin the conversion of 12 vessels to dual...

ClassNK grants AiP to Kawasaki for LPG fuel supply system
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ClassNK grants AiP to Kawasaki for LPG fuel supply system

ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its Rule Part N which adopts IGC Code and its Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels” to Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) for its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel supply system. Utilising the expertise from the design and construction of LPG carrier, LNG carrier, and LNG...

New DNV GL class notation to boost LPG as marine fuel
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New DNV GL class notation to boost LPG as marine fuel

Classification society DNV GL has developed new class rules and a class notation “Gas Fuelled LPG” for using liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as fuel in anticipation of growing industry interest. The announcement was made at Marintec China trade fair held in Shanghai this week. DNV GL recognised that there is a growing demand for alternative...

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...