Tag: LPG

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...

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding holds christening ceremony for fuel-efficient LPG carrier
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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding holds christening ceremony for fuel-efficient LPG carrier

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has held a christening ceremony in Yokohama for a fuel-efficient liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier currently under construction for JX Ocean. The new ship, Future Ace, will be the twelfth of Mitsubishi Shipbuilding’s latest third-generation, 83,000m3-class LPG carriers. The vessel will be highly energy efficient,...

MAN LPG engine to power Chinese VLGC newbuild
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MAN LPG engine to power Chinese VLGC newbuild

Chinese shipping company Tianjin Southwest Maritime (TSM) has secured a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) MAN B&W 6G60ME liquid gas injection propane (LGIP) engine for its very large gas carrier (VLGC). The order was placed by Jiangnan Shipyard, owned by China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) for the 86,000m3 VLGC. MAN Energy Solutions reports that the ME-LGIP...

DNV GL launches Alternative Fuels Insight platform
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DNV GL launches Alternative Fuels Insight platform

Classification society DNV GL has launched a new alternative fuels insight (AFI) platform to help the industry understand the developing market of alternative fuels, including its infrastructure, suppliers, and technologies. “The AFI platform has been developed to rovide a clear picture not only of the fuels and the surrounding infrastructure, but to build links between...

Dorian LPG and Hyundai Global Service enter MOU
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Dorian LPG and Hyundai Global Service enter MOU

Dorian LPG has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Global Service (HGS) to upgrade the main engines of up to ten of Dorian LPG’s very large gas carriers (VLCCs) to dual fuel. The agreement will see the companies begin research and engineering studies into the feasibility of converting the engines to use...

Alternative fuels and technologies in maritime applications
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Alternative fuels and technologies in maritime applications

LNG, LPG, methanol, biofuel and hydrogen have been highlighted by DNV GL as the most promising alternative fuels to meet present and future environmental regulations, lower fuel consumption and emissions, and drive sustainable shipping. In a new White Paper, the classification society considers these fuels alongside wind-assisted propulsion, batteries, and fuel cell systems to have...

EXMAR and Statoil sign contract for LPG supply
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EXMAR and Statoil sign contract for LPG supply

Shipping company and energy supply chain provider, EXMAR, has signed a contract with Statoil ASA of Norway to provide liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for two new very large gas carriers (VLGC). The vessels will be constructed by Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction at Subic Bay, Philippines, with the purpose of improving sustainability performance and reducing...