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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q2 2014


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q2 2014

TGE Marine secures gas system and cargo tank contracts
27 Jun 2014 18:14 GMT
German engineering firm is awarded nine contracts for the supply of gas plants, high pressure fuel gas systems and cargo tanks.

Tri-fuel LNG carriers ordered
27 Jun 2014 12:33 GMT
Vessels are expected to be delivered in the second half of 2017.

New electric propulsion contract for Royal Navy ships
26 Jun 2014 17:37 GMT
Latest contract forms part of a major program to upgrade the Ministry of Defence's current fleet of frigates.

New LNG bunkering body sets five-year target
26 Jun 2014 14:15 GMT
New group targets 50 LNG-fuelled ships by 2019 and aims to increase its membership to 50 within its first year.

Cutting fuel consumption with new wind propulsion solution
26 Jun 2014 13:35 GMT
Rotor sail solution is designed to help cargo vessels 'significantly' cut fuel costs.

Engine for 'world's most eco-friendly containership' delivered
23 Jun 2014 14:36 GMT
Engine will primarily operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

River vessel retrofitted for LNG fuel is launched
20 Jun 2014 14:31 GMT
Inland waterway vessel is retrofitted with liquefied natural gas (LNG) engines.

Red Funnel: We've been using low sulphur fuel for 18 years
20 Jun 2014 09:10 GMT
With new SECA regulations due to come into force in 2015, ferry operator points out that its vessels have been running on low sulphur fuel since 1996.

Contract to build LNG fuel gas system for icebreaker
19 Jun 2014 14:55 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be launched in late 2016.

New York launches retrofitted electric canal boat
19 Jun 2014 12:33 GMT
Vessel now runs on a battery-powered all-electric powertrain system.

US Navy seeks 37 million gallons of biofuels
12 Jun 2014 18:00 GMT
Move is aimed at reducing the Department of the Navy's reliance on petroleum.

'First' marine engine running on glycerine displayed in UK
12 Jun 2014 17:21 GMT
Glycerine as a marine fuel seminar held this week; 'world's first' marine engine running on glycerine has been on display.

Environmental permit granted for LNG terminal in Gothenburg
12 Jun 2014 06:34 GMT
Once completed, ships will be able to bunker LNG as fuel at Gothenburg's new terminal.

Skangass now operating under the same name in Nordic countries
11 Jun 2014 12:04 GMT
LNG business operates under the Skangass company name in Finland, Sweden and Norway.

World's first LNG-fuelled icebreaker to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
10 Jun 2014 08:49 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be launched in late 2015.

Project to develop LNG-powered ULCSs
06 Jun 2014 09:42 GMT
LNG-fuelled boxship project will be the 'cornerstone' of a broad sustainability strategy.

LNG-fuelled ro-ro ferry for Australian market
04 Jun 2014 15:05 GMT
New vessel is set to operate between the Australian mainland and Tasmania upon completion in 2016.

Project to build prototype solar-electric unmanned surface vessel
27 May 2014 08:41 GMT
Onboard batteries to be recharged via a solar panel array or via ship or shore power using rapid battery recharging technology.

ABS to class North America's first LNG bunker barges
23 May 2014 16:21 GMT
Vessels are expected to be ready for service by the end of 2015.

New recommended practice on LNG bunkering
23 May 2014 08:55 GMT
Recommended practice is designed to establish the guidelines and recommendations required to protect people and the environment during the development and operation of LNG bunker facilities.

LNG as a marine fuel speech
21 May 2014 14:31 GMT
Recent remarks made by Commissioner Doyle at the LNG Export and Infrastructure Conference.

Evergas orders LNG fuel supply system and dual-fuel engines
19 May 2014 07:50 GMT
Ships are being built in China and are scheduled to be delivered in 2015.

US Navy in alternative energy research agreement
16 May 2014 16:13 GMT
US Navy signs cooperation agreement as part of strategy to change the way it uses, produces and acquires energy.

Risk assessment on methanol-fuelled tankers concluded
14 May 2014 09:13 GMT
Factors evaluated include the structure and maintenance of the fuel system as well as the vessel's voyaging, bunkering and cargo operations.

SGMF to hold board meeting this week
13 May 2014 07:19 GMT
Society For Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) is due to hold a board meeting in Paris on Thursday.

Tri-fuel LNG carriers ordered
12 May 2014 19:41 GMT
Vessels are expected to be delivered in 2017.

Dual-fuel short sea ships ordered
12 May 2014 14:33 GMT
New container vessels will be able to run on LNG, distillates and fuel oil.

Funding secured for Mississippi LNG terminal
09 May 2014 16:45 GMT
Facility is scheduled for completion in 2017.

Gothenburg LNG project moves to next phase
29 Apr 2014 07:26 GMT
Demolition activities have commenced to make way for the new LNG terminal in Gothenburg.

European ports in LNG bunkering joint venture
28 Apr 2014 15:15 GMT
Initiative involves cooperation in research, promotion, knowledge transfer, legislation and bunker infrastructure.

'Milestone' in EU clean fuels policy
16 Apr 2014 14:26 GMT
European Parliament approves rules to ensure the development of refuelling points for alternative fuels.

Harvey Gulf LNG tank ready for integration
16 Apr 2014 07:53 GMT
Gas tank is to be installed on board an LNG-fuelled OSV currently under construction in the US Gulf.

Japan's first gas engine to get DNV type approval
15 Apr 2014 15:17 GMT
Main engine for large vessels fuelled solely by gas is said to be the first Japanese gas engine to obtain DNV type approval.

Contract to build hybrid battery-powered PSV
15 Apr 2014 12:23 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be delivered in 2015.

Report suggests LNG bunkering is 'likely to develop fast'
15 Apr 2014 09:06 GMT
Study indicates that major ports are either planning for, or are anticipating, the wide-scale development of LNG bunkering.

TGE Marine wins LNG fuel gas contracts
14 Apr 2014 20:05 GMT
German engineering firm is awarded contracts for the design and supply of LNG fuel gas packages.

DNV GL 'honoured' to win eco award
14 Apr 2014 13:18 GMT
Company says it will continue to help customers become more efficient with further innovations.

Zeebrugge in LNG transshipment agreement
09 Apr 2014 07:23 GMT
LNG bunker hub in agreement to source product from Russia's Yamal Peninsula.

First shipment of marine gas engine
08 Apr 2014 10:12 GMT
Five marine gas engines are to be used to power an LNG-fuelled barge in Hamburg.

Patent issued for glycerol hybrid fuel
07 Apr 2014 14:37 GMT
Researchers are developing eco-hybrid fuel technology for the marine, rail and power generation industries.

Fuel-saving rigid sail technology at Tokyo event
03 Apr 2014 12:51 GMT
Shipping technology to be presented for the first time next week in Japan.





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