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Home » News » Projects - Q1 2015

Projects - Q1 2015

Agreement to share LNG-fuelled ship technology
25 Mar 2015 13:03 GMT
DSME and South Korean city in agreement over the transfer of patented LNG-fuelled ship technology.

First phase of Port Said storage project to be completed 'within two months'
25 Mar 2015 12:05 GMT
Mashreq Petroleum is also looking for a partner to finance 40 percent of second phase project costs.

New fuel-saving LNG carrier designs launched
23 Mar 2015 09:35 GMT
The fuel consumption of two designs is said to be the best in its class.

Bellona Foundation and Damen to cooperate on low-emission designs
20 Mar 2015 11:52 GMT
Bellona's founder says partnership will provide knowledge that will contribute towards the goal of making ships independent of fossil fuels.

Project to develop propulsion products for arctic conditions
18 Mar 2015 12:25 GMT
The Arctic Thruster Ecosystem (ArTEco) project is due to run until 2017.

GE Marine to propel next generation of MSC cruise ships
16 Mar 2015 11:17 GMT
GE's marine division selected as main partner to lead project to propel next generation of MSC cruise vessels.

Puma Energy confirms acquisition of Murco Oil's UK sites
16 Mar 2015 09:51 GMT
Company to covert Milford Haven site into state-of-the-art storage facility.

Fujairah Oil Terminal inaugurated
12 Mar 2015 12:34 GMT
Facility is said to have a total storage capacity of 1.177 million cubic metres.

New ferry to be powered by Wartsila dual-fuel engines
12 Mar 2015 11:05 GMT
Engine technology is scheduled be delivered in early 2016.

Keel laying ceremony for LNG-conversion-ready tanker
10 Mar 2015 10:53 GMT
Vessel is one of five LNG-conversion-ready product carriers to be built for American Petroleum Tankers.

EcoLiner slashes bunker costs by 'up to 25%'
09 Mar 2015 10:40 GMT
Damen claims ship is 'easily the greenest inland shipping vessel in Europe'.

Svensen: Innovate to stay ahead of the game
06 Mar 2015 15:52 GMT
DNV GL Maritime CEO outlines three priority areas that he says will drive shipping in the decades to come.

New scrubber financing initiative launched
06 Mar 2015 11:05 GMT
Shipowners pay a premium on fuel purchased to repay the cost of installing a scrubber system.

LNG-fuelled ferry contract signed
27 Feb 2015 12:17 GMT
New vessel is to be built in Finland and is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

Port of Huelva plans to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure
26 Feb 2015 17:19 GMT
Spanish port to invest in the development of an infrastructure for the delivery of LNG to ships and the export of gas.

Contract to build North America's first dedicated LNG bunker barge
26 Feb 2015 10:24 GMT
Vessel is expected to be deployed in Tacoma and Jacksonville, with delivery expected in early 2016.

Gulf Petrochem commissions first phase of Pipavav terminal project
23 Feb 2015 11:28 GMT
Second phase is to be commissioned by mid-March, says company.

Qalaa Holdings considers increased investment in bunkering
23 Feb 2015 10:06 GMT
Egyptian firm says it is considering selling its food businesses and investing more in the bunker industry.

ClassNK and MPA sign sustainability and safety MoU
17 Feb 2015 13:14 GMT
Joint R&D projects are to focus on enhancing ship safety and environmental sustainability.

Air lubrication system could save more than 5% in bunker costs
06 Feb 2015 12:55 GMT
Silverstream Technologies and Shell announce 'successful' trials of a new friction-reducing air lubrication system.

'Major fuel consumption savings' with new general cargo ship
05 Feb 2015 14:57 GMT
Ship designer says fuel consumption is expected to be almost 50% lower than conventional dry cargo vessels of similar type and size.

No upfront payment for fuel-saving retrofits
29 Jan 2015 14:15 GMT
New retrofit initiative involves owners and operators paying back a proportion of the amount they save on fuel costs instead of an upfront payment.

EU commits funding to LNG bunkering project in Poland
28 Jan 2015 12:45 GMT
TEN-T Programme is to co-fund the development of the ports of Swinoujscie and Trelleborg.

Integrated propulsion solution for three gas-fuelled tugs
28 Jan 2015 11:38 GMT
Vessels are to be built to operate mainly on LNG with the flexibility to switch to 'the most suitable fuel according to availability, price and local environmental restrictions'.

Keel laying ceremony for Crowley's first LNG-powered ships
23 Jan 2015 10:52 GMT
Ships are scheduled for delivery in 2017.

MoU to improve fuel efficiency of large ocean-going vessels
22 Jan 2015 15:15 GMT
Computational modelling and visualisation technologies are to be used to design vessels with improved hydrodynamics for better fuel efficiency.

Dual-fuel ferry construction under way
20 Jan 2015 13:08 GMT
New vessels will be the first in BC Ferries' fleet to operate as dual-fuel, capable of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) or diesel fuel.

Joint effort to ensure green coastal shipping in Norway
16 Jan 2015 16:31 GMT
Declaration of cooperation has been signed by 18 organizations together with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Seafood policy and Ministry of Climate and Environment.

Skangass commissions LNG bunker vessel
15 Jan 2015 20:02 GMT
Vessel is to operate in Skagerrak, Kattegat and the Baltic Sea.

Stena ferry set to be world's first methanol-fuelled sea vessel
13 Jan 2015 10:11 GMT
Passenger ferry is to be converted to methanol over a 45-day period from January 28, 2015.

Pivotal LNG and WesPac Midstream to supply LNG to TOTE containerships
09 Jan 2015 16:16 GMT
New Jacksonville LNG facility is expected to be operational in mid-2016.

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