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Home » News » Vessel News - Q3 2013


Vessel News - Q3 2013

Fuel-saving 'Quick Docking' service launched
25 Sep 2013 20:24 GMT
Propellers are polished and anti-fouling and fresh coatings are applied to optimise vessel performance and lower fuel costs.

Nitrogen membrane system for LNG-powered vessels
20 Sep 2013 09:10 GMT
Norwegian firm to supply nitrogen membrane generators for six LNG-fuelled Platform Supply Vessels.

LNG bunkering alliance in Antwerp
18 Sep 2013 05:02 GMT
Antwerp Port Authority and Exmar in strategic partnership to develop LNG bunkering in Antwerp.

Fishing vessel saves up to 30% in fuel and maintenance costs
16 Sep 2013 13:44 GMT
Operator says it will deliver by weight the most high quality cod products with the least fuel consumed of any long line vessel in North America.

LNG-fuelled ship is christened
11 Sep 2013 11:13 GMT
Vessel is said to offer a load sharing operation which results in low fuel consumption and increased safety.

PSV to run on LNG
03 Sep 2013 08:22 GMT
New platform supply vessel to operate primarily on liquefied natural gas.

DNV to class LNG-ready ultra large container ships
03 Sep 2013 08:03 GMT
Five vessels to be built for United Arab Shipping Company.

Dual-fuel engines for Denmark's first LNG-powered ferry
22 Aug 2013 06:31 GMT
Vessel is set to operate between Jutland and Samsø in the autumn of 2014.

German minister voices support for LNG fuel initiative
19 Aug 2013 08:45 GMT
German government ready to support pilot projects like retrofitting new engine solutions on ships, says minister.

Valve specialist supplies high-speed LNG-powered ferry
14 Aug 2013 08:37 GMT
Cryogenic valves were used in the manufacture of the ferry's fuel system.

Bunker barge to 'welcome' world's largest container ship
08 Aug 2013 07:26 GMT
Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller is scheduled to arrive in North Europe next week.

Teekay LNG Partners orders two additional fuel-saving vessels
26 Jul 2013 20:44 GMT
Twin engines are said to be 'significantly more fuel efficient' and have lower emission levels than other engines being utilized in LNG shipping.

Hybrid tug firm wins green award
26 Jul 2013 06:18 GMT
Shipbuilder wins prize for developing eco-friendly tug.

Tri-fuel LNG carrier equipped for Northern Sea Route
26 Jul 2013 05:42 GMT
Newbuild LNG carrier is powered by a tri-fuel diesel-electric propulsion system.

LNG barge bunkered in Antwerp
24 Jul 2013 09:04 GMT
LNG-powered tanker has this week refuelled at quay 526.

CEPSA begins supplying at Ferrol and La Coruña
23 Jul 2013 14:35 GMT
Spanish firm now carrying out deliveries by barge and by truck at north-west ports.

Fastest high-speed ferry powered by Wärtsilä axial waterjets
23 Jul 2013 10:39 GMT
The Francisco is the world's fastest high-speed ferry and the first fast ferry to utilize LNG as fuel.

First newbuild cruise ships to install 'world's smallest scrubber'
22 Jul 2013 13:22 GMT
Cruise line says its newbuilds will be the first to feature scrubber technology developed by Green Tech Marine.

LNG fuel systems to be installed on two cruise ships
19 Jul 2013 18:35 GMT
Vessels are said to be the first cruise ships in the world to be fitted with dual fuel engines.

Bomin begins supplying at Algeciras
19 Jul 2013 12:51 GMT
Supplier begins offering high sulphur 380-cst and MGO. Other grades to follow next month.

First two orders for fuel-saving X62 engine
18 Jul 2013 17:31 GMT
Wärtsilä claims that fuel savings of as much as 10 percent can be achieved.

German ferry to be retrofitted with dual-fuel engines
17 Jul 2013 15:13 GMT
Engines will run primarily on LNG as the main fuel, but will have the capacity to switch to conventional fuels if necessary.

Cruise line applauded for lowering vessel speeds
17 Jul 2013 05:46 GMT
Cruise vessel operator honoured for complying with speed reduction initiative.

Fuel-sharing mode for Chinese ship owners
16 Jul 2013 13:41 GMT
Contract to supply six Chinese LNG carriers. Dual-fuel engines to include fuel-sharing mode.

Star Bulk in deal to build fuel-efficient ships
15 Jul 2013 08:37 GMT
The aggregate purchase price of the four newbuild vessels is approximately $151 million.

Power and propulsion systems ordered for LNG carriers
15 Jul 2013 08:14 GMT
Vessels will be the first electrically propelled LNG carriers to be built in China.

Waterfront vessels to run on methanol and diesel fuel
12 Jul 2013 13:33 GMT
Methanex subsidiary, Waterfront Shipping, to use a blend of 95% methanol and 5% diesel fuel on its ships.

Onshore test of prototype sail
09 Jul 2013 06:02 GMT
Objective is to install the sailing rig without making major design changes to existing vessels, while reducing CO2 emissions by 2-5%.

OW Bunker launches second supply vessel in Singapore
08 Jul 2013 13:45 GMT
Development follows initial trials of its physical operation in June 2013.





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