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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q4 2014


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q4 2014

New LNG marine fuel report released
24 Dec 2014 12:41 GMT
DNV GL has published a new 56-page report entitled 'LNG as ship fuel: The Future - Today'.

LNG bunkering begins at Moerdijk
23 Dec 2014 17:13 GMT
Danser Group's barge Eiger-Nordwand is said to be the first vessel to bunker LNG at the Dutch port.

Integrated solution for world's first LNG-fuelled high-speed ro-pax ferry
22 Dec 2014 12:38 GMT
First Swedish-flagged LNG-powered passenger vessel is expected to be in operation in 2017.

Construction of second LNG-conversion-ready tanker under way
19 Dec 2014 17:02 GMT
Vessel is second of five LNG-converstion-ready product carriers to be built for American Petroleum Tankers.

Tornio terminal with LNG bunkering gets go-ahead
19 Dec 2014 10:12 GMT
Construction phase is scheduled to begin in January 2015.

Equipment deal for 'largest' LNG-fuelled ro-ro ferry
17 Dec 2014 13:51 GMT
Vessel is due to operate along the Bass Strait between Australia and Tasmania.

China Gas secures loan to develop gas transportation infrastructure
17 Dec 2014 13:03 GMT
Loan to be partly used to build 20 LNG stations for inland water transport.

USCG discusses LNG at marine fuels conference
16 Dec 2014 17:41 GMT
Lieutenant commander Anthony Hillenbrand was a speaker and panelist at the event.

LNG storage tank construction 'progressing well'
15 Dec 2014 17:34 GMT
Update on the progress of LNG tank storage projects in Indonesia and the Philippines.

Letter of intent to build LNG-powered ferry
15 Dec 2014 11:55 GMT
New vessel is to be built in Finland and is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

Licensing agreement for use of LNG containment technology
12 Dec 2014 16:40 GMT
Braemar Shipping Services subsidiary agrees deal to use NASSCO's intellectual property in the design and construction of LNG containment systems.

LNG bunkering guidelines discussed at IACS meeting
12 Dec 2014 16:05 GMT
December council meeting was held in London on December 11.

ABS releases guide for LNG-ready ships
11 Dec 2014 20:20 GMT
Guide is designed to help owners prepare newbuildings for future conversion to gas propulsion.

Project to focus on developing LNG bunkering simulation tools
11 Dec 2014 10:36 GMT
Joint initiative aims to develop practical simulation tools to improve LNG bunkering safety training.

Skangass seals its first ship-to-ship LNG supply contract
08 Dec 2014 14:03 GMT
Vessels are due to enter into operation in 2016.

DNV GL's new Gas Ready notation
02 Dec 2014 15:35 GMT
New notation is designed to ensure that a future LNG-fuelled version of a vessel complies with the relevant safety and operational requirements.

First LNG-ready ultra-large container ship is named
28 Nov 2014 09:53 GMT
Naming ceremony held for the first of 17 ships being built for United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).

DNV GL signs agreement with N-KOM on LNG and gas solutions projects
21 Nov 2014 10:13 GMT
Companies to cooperate on the development of bunker barges, coolant barges for temporary gas storage and the promotion of LNG as fuel in the offshore sector.

Propulsion contract for Middle East's first LNG-powered harbour tug
18 Nov 2014 16:40 GMT
Tug is the first of nine vessels to be built and operated by Drydocks World.

UASC has no plans to build LNG bunkering station, says CEO
30 Oct 2014 15:42 GMT
Jørn Hinge says UASC will continue to explore areas of cooperation, but is not looking to develop LNG bunkering facilities.

APEC awards LNG fuel research contract
30 Oct 2014 10:28 GMT
The main aim of the research programme is to gain a further understanding of the potential for LNG-fuelled vessels.

Algeria plans to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure
28 Oct 2014 10:43 GMT
Growth prospects are described as 'promising' for Algeria - one of the world's leading producers of LNG.

Solar panel installation for Blue Star Delos completed
23 Oct 2014 13:14 GMT
Solar power system is being integrated with the Aquarius Management and Automation System (MAS), which will log fuel oil consumption and calculate emissions.

Agreement to develop US Gulf LNG bunker network
22 Oct 2014 14:37 GMT
LNG America and Buffalo Marine sign cooperation agreement.

Samsung Engineering aims to become 'major LNG market player'
22 Oct 2014 12:33 GMT
South Korean firm says it is preparing for the future as demand for natural gas continues to grow.

Glycerine a 'viable, extremely clean alternative marine fuel'
22 Oct 2014 09:12 GMT
Project concludes that glycerine is a 'technically feasible very low emissions alternative fuel in the marine market'.

Quadrise announces financial results
21 Oct 2014 10:02 GMT
Emulsion fuel oil firm announces its results for the year ended 30 June 2014.

Floating LNG power plant christened 'Bumblebee'
20 Oct 2014 15:01 GMT
Vessel is to supply cruise ships with LNG during layovers at Hamburg.

LNG receiving terminal launched in Scandinavia
20 Oct 2014 10:29 GMT
LNG to be delivered to marine and land-based customers following launch of $107 million facility.

Four ports discuss harmonizing LNG bunkering standards and procedures
20 Oct 2014 07:31 GMT
The ports of Antwerp, Rotterdam, Zeebrugge and Singapore participated in an LNG focus group last week.

'Global launch' of the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)
15 Oct 2014 13:10 GMT
SGMF celebrates its 'official global launch' at SIBCON 2014.

Port of Singapore introduces new initiatives at SIBCON
15 Oct 2014 08:19 GMT
New measures are designed to improve fuel quality, ensure product availability and prepare Singapore for LNG bunkering.

Membrane tank technology ordered for two LNG carriers
14 Oct 2014 13:31 GMT
Technology is said to offer an optimized daily boil-off rate and help achieve fuel savings.

LNG fuel to become 'integral part of China's low-carbon strategy'
14 Oct 2014 10:08 GMT
DNV GL says it expects liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel to play a key role in China's short sea and river shipping.

Gas handling systems chosen for world's largest ethane carriers
13 Oct 2014 13:45 GMT
Very large ethane carriers (VLECs) are scheduled to be delivered between 2016 and 2017.

LNG fuel trials performed in Zeebrugge
08 Oct 2014 13:49 GMT
Sister vessel is also expected to arrive at the Belgian port for similar trials later this month.





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