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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q3 2013


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q3 2013

Honeywell in alliance to develop LNG plants
26 Sep 2013 09:06 GMT
Companies aim to develop small-scale LNG plants capable of processing between 50,000 and 500,000 gallons of LNG per day.

New tools to assess LNG containment systems in ice conditions
24 Sep 2013 09:02 GMT
Project has been looking into the effects of cargo sloshing caused by collisions with ice for LNG carriers and oil tankers.

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.

Shell and DMC sign LNG MoU
18 Sep 2013 05:50 GMT
LNG fuel for marine transportation to be a primary focus of the partnership.

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.

Sail propulsion concept could save 30% in fuel costs
17 Sep 2013 06:34 GMT
Test results are said to indicate that fixed wing sail power concept will provide 'very significant' fuel savings.

Dual-fuel solution for Quebec ferries
12 Sep 2013 06:30 GMT
Dual-fuel technology will allow Saguenay River ferries to switch from LNG to other fuels if required.

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.

Project to develop first marine fuel biomass-based plant
10 Sep 2013 11:38 GMT
Plan to establish a plant in Denmark that could serve an annual marine fuel market of at least 900,000 tonnes.

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.

ABS launches unit to focus on LNG and LPG
27 Aug 2013 20:09 GMT
A key area of focus will be the growing gas market in the United States.

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.

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.

US Coast Guard testing isobutanol-blended fuel
25 Jul 2013 08:55 GMT
Testing forms part of a 12-month operational study on marine engines that began in June.

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

Antwerp LNG subsidy approved
24 Jul 2013 08:24 GMT
EC subsidy to be mainly used for the development of an LNG bunkering station for barges in Antwerp.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Project to develop LNG bunkering procedures in Singapore
10 Jul 2013 08:21 GMT
Project to identify technical standards and operational procedures for the development of LNG bunkering in Singapore.

EUR 87m loan to build Klaipeda LNG terminal
09 Jul 2013 13:11 GMT
Project is scheduled to be finalised by the end of 2014.

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%.





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