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Home » News » Projects - Q3 2014


Projects - Q3 2014

Vale 'hoping' to convert VLOCs to LNG
29 Sep 2014 14:51 GMT
Brazilian mining giant says it is looking to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and to run its 'Valemax' ships on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Government financing secured for LNG-fuelled boxships
23 Sep 2014 12:43 GMT
U.S. Department of Transportation approves $324.6 million Title XI loan guarantee.

Antwerp consults potential users on LNG bunkering facility
22 Sep 2014 16:34 GMT
Port authority says it wants to "take maximum account of the preferences of potential customers" as it encourages them to fill in a questionnaire.

U.S. to build three biorefineries to meet military transportation demand
22 Sep 2014 12:28 GMT
Biorefineries in Nevada, Oregon and on the Gulf Coast are expected to produce more than 100 million gallons of fuel annually.

R&D project aims to develop new fuel-flexible engine
22 Sep 2014 10:50 GMT
Project objective is to achieve 'significant reductions' in fuel consumption and exhaust emissions.

Investor buys stake in Cape Town fuel terminal company
19 Sep 2014 16:11 GMT
Cape Town facility is to be used for the storage and distribution of locally produced and imported fuels.

Construction of five LNG-conversion-ready tankers under way
18 Sep 2014 11:53 GMT
Vessels are due to have dual-fuel-capable auxiliary engines installed and the ability to accommodate future installation of an LNG fuel-gas system.

Engine for world's first LNG-fuelled containership installed
16 Sep 2014 15:35 GMT
Described as 'the world's first dual-fuel slow-speed engine'.

Blyth tank painting under way as project nears completion
16 Sep 2014 12:14 GMT
Tanks are painted 'gleaming white' as marine fuel storage project progresses towards completion.

Letter of intent 'breakthrough' for ethane-powered VLECs
12 Sep 2014 11:07 GMT
Letter of intent signed for the classification of five very large ethane carriers (VLECs) - powerered also by ethane.

Joint LNG-fuelled boxship project announced
10 Sep 2014 12:16 GMT
Project partners to work together to develop a concept for sailing long distances on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

LNG bunkering: focus on safety 'needs to be maintained'
28 Aug 2014 12:32 GMT
Lloyd's Register's Leonidas Karistios warns that 'serious incidents' involving LNG bunkering could set back the potential for the continued expansion of gas-fuelled shipping.

Cryogenic systems designer selected for North America's first LNG bunker barge
22 Aug 2014 07:34 GMT
Taylor-Wharton is to carry out front-end engineering and design work for the cryogenic topside of North America's first LNG bunker supply vessel.

Salalah fuel storage project update
21 Aug 2014 15:39 GMT
Update on the progress of the $75 million fuel bunkering project in Oman.

Aegean Fujairah storage facility update
15 Aug 2014 07:39 GMT
President confirms that Aegean is in the process of testing equipment and obtaining safety certificates and that it has arranged for a shipment of oil to arrive at its Fujairah facility.

Project to evaluate dual-fuel marine applications and opportunities in Europe
14 Aug 2014 11:28 GMT
Joint project will seek to determine how American Power Group's Turbocharged Natural Gas Dual-Fuel System can be commercialized in Europe for marine applications.

BOSTCO expansion update
08 Aug 2014 13:31 GMT
Ultra-low sulphur diesel (ULSD) storage tanks are expected to be in commercial operation before the end of the third quarter.

Blue Star Ferries in project to reduce fuel consumption
06 Aug 2014 06:42 GMT
Project aims to make shipping more sustainable through the use of renewable energy and fuel reduction solutions.

Joint project to develop condition-based engine monitoring systems for MAN B&W Engines
30 Jul 2014 12:41 GMT
The developed systems will be designed to assist in the early detection of abnormalities in electronically-controlled diesel engines.

Plan to develop bunkering operation in Haiti
29 Jul 2014 14:40 GMT
Feasibility studies are said to have been carried out for the development of a new bunkering service in Haiti.

MoU to identify potential gas turbine-powered ship projects
24 Jul 2014 12:55 GMT
Agreement to collaborate on applying gas turbines to power commercial ships.

Reducing fuel costs by minimizing 'non-standard behaviour'
24 Jul 2014 08:05 GMT
Study examines the reduction of emissions and fuel consumption by minimizing unnecessary delays and optimizing traffic flows.

Site preparation begins at Puerto La Cruz refinery
23 Jul 2014 06:58 GMT
Puerto La Cruz Refinery Deep Conversion Project is scheduled to be completed within 12 months.

'First' ethane-powered ocean-going vessels ordered
22 Jul 2014 12:42 GMT
Ethane chosen as fuel in preference to heavy fuel oil (HFO) due to its more competitive pricing and because bunkering is 'significantly shorter'.

Green energy firm calls for clean tech innovation proposals
21 Jul 2014 14:12 GMT
Support programme to assist organizations with 'high-potential' projects.

Gate Terminal awards EPC contract
16 Jul 2014 15:01 GMT
Contract covers engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for Gate Terminal's jetty, loading facilities, boil-off gas compressors, connection to the LNG terminal and other facilities.

Contract to build LNG bunkering vessel
15 Jul 2014 14:39 GMT
Vessel to be used for ship-to-ship transfers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel at sea.

Law firm advising Dutch JV on LNG break bulk expansion
14 Jul 2014 16:01 GMT
New facility is expected to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a transportation fuel in the Netherlands and northwest Europe.

Construction of Hamburg's third cruise terminal under way
11 Jul 2014 13:31 GMT
Groundbreaking ceremony took place in Steinwerder last week.

Proposed Nicaragua canal route approved
09 Jul 2014 13:33 GMT
Committee approves 173-mile route linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

DNV GL to explore risks at LNG bunkering and filling stations
08 Jul 2014 11:41 GMT
Project is expected to contribute to the development of safety standards and guidelines for small-scale LNG bunkering and filling stations.

BC Ferries awards contract to build three LNG-fuelled vessels
07 Jul 2014 15:28 GMT
Vessels will be the first in BC Ferries' fleet to operate as dual-fuel, capable of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) or diesel fuel.

Antwerp: New delayed coker unit to meet MGO demand
04 Jul 2014 13:53 GMT
A delayed coker unit is to be installed in Antwerp to meet the increase in demand for marine gas oil (MGO) in northwest Europe.

Project to develop first LNG-fuelled drillship
04 Jul 2014 07:24 GMT
A concept design has been developed and an analysis of the fuel gas supply system to be installed on the vessel has been carried out.

LR to class energy-efficient ferry
03 Jul 2014 18:12 GMT
Ferry is to be built with an advanced energy management system operating principally on gas, but also with batteries, solar auxiliary power and the capability to run on diesel.

Decision to develop LNG break bulk infrastructure in Rotterdam
03 Jul 2014 13:21 GMT
New facility is expected to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a transportation fuel in the Netherlands and northwest Europe.





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