Tag: <span>Newport Shipping</span>

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 retrofits: The time is now
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LNG retrofits: The time is now

LNG as fuel has long been considered the industry’s last, best hope to meet the IMO’s ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. So why aren’t we seeing more LNG retrofits on existing tonnage? In April 2018, MEPC 72 adopted resolution MEPC.304(72) on the Initial IMO Strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas...

Newport Shipping signs LNG deal with LGM Engineering
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Newport Shipping signs LNG deal with LGM Engineering

Newport Shipping has announced it will be working with global LNG market service provider gloryholder Liquified Gas Machinery (LGM Engineering) as part of its strategy to expand its LNG solutions to the market. The agreement between the two companies was signed on February 10, 2020 and will see LGM Engineering supply Newport Shipping’s LNG retrofit...

Newport Shipping on target for IMO 2050
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Newport Shipping on target for IMO 2050

Newport Shipping is offering a full range of services for LNG conversions for clients to meet the challenge of achieving the IMO 2050 decarbonisation goals. The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2050 targets, through its marine pollution protocol (MARPOL), is seeking to cut emissions to zero by 2050. This target has been adopted by member states...

Newport Shipping purchases 100 scrubbers
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Newport Shipping purchases 100 scrubbers

Newport Shipping Group has purchased 100 scrubbers with the option for an additional 100 units from Chinese scrubber manufacturer Weihai Puyi Marine Environmental Technology (Puyier). The purchase of scrubbers coincides with a cooperation agreement that was signed with engineering services providers Harris-Pye and Goltens. Newport Shipping chief executive officer Erol Sarikaya said: “Together with our...