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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q1 2015


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - 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.

Guidance on LNG bunkering in North America released
25 Mar 2015 10:53 GMT
200-page report is the second edition of the American Bureau of Shipping's guidance on the bunkering of LNG-fuelled ships in North America.

ABB unveils Azipod thruster to growing electric propulsion market
24 Mar 2015 12:02 GMT
The Azipod D is said to combine superior reliability with ease of maintenance, requiring up to 25 percent less installed power.

Fluxys and Enagas eye LNG projects in Sweden with latest acquisition
23 Mar 2015 14:15 GMT
Fluxys and Enagas seal deal to jointly acquire Swedegas.

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.

Electric propulsion for world's largest civilian hospital ship
19 Mar 2015 16:45 GMT
Vessel is to be fitted with two ABB Azipod C propulsion units and is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

North America's first LNG-powered ferry to be delivered in Canada
19 Mar 2015 14:06 GMT
Vessel features an integrated diesel electric propulsion system, with four power generators that can run on either LNG or marine diesel oil.

U.S. Coast Guard publishes LNG bunkering regulations
17 Mar 2015 14:15 GMT
Policy letters on LNG bunkering, personnel training and waterfront facilities are released.

Technical trials of LNG Hybrid Barge 'successful'
16 Mar 2015 08:22 GMT
'Bumblebee' set to commence supplying low-emission power to cruise ships at the port of Hamburg in May.

LNG-fuelled OSV in commercial operation for Shell
13 Mar 2015 11:46 GMT
Vessel is to refuel at Harvey Gulf's new LNG bunkering facility at Port Fourchon.

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.

ExxonMobil launches new ECA-compliant fuel
11 Mar 2015 16:10 GMT
Oil major expands product range with Advanced Fuel Marine ECA 200 (AFME 200).

Multraship to cut fuel costs by 'up to 30%' with hybrid tug
11 Mar 2015 10:43 GMT
Vessel features diesel-direct, diesel-electric and battery-powered propulsion systems.

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.

Turnkey ro-ro package for dual-fuel ferry
10 Mar 2015 09:56 GMT
Ro-pax ferry is due to operate on the shuttle route between Tallinn and Helsinki.

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.

Conrad Industries confirms LNG bunker barge contract
05 Mar 2015 14:49 GMT
Texas-based Conrad Orange Shipyard to build first North American barge capable of fuelling ships with liquefied natural gas.

EU and IACS discuss marine fuels
05 Mar 2015 14:08 GMT
Topics covered in Brussels include LNG marine fuel and emissions regulation.

LNG liquefaction facility opened in Texas
05 Mar 2015 13:57 GMT
100,000-gallon-per-day facility to provide fuel to various industries, including marine.

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.

System reliquifies 100% of boil-off gas for use as marine fuel
25 Feb 2015 10:38 GMT
Developer claims LNG carriers could save up to 50% in fuel costs.

Oil price decline 'should not impact on dual-fuel LNG carriers'
24 Feb 2015 12:56 GMT
Lawyer says dual-fuel technology 'still makes sense' despite the recent decrease in oil prices.

Propulsion system chosen for new hybrid ferry
18 Feb 2015 12:43 GMT
New ferry combines a diesel-electric propulsion system with lithium-ion batteries.

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.

Bureau Veritas wins Canadian gas fuel contracts
17 Feb 2015 09:32 GMT
Two ro-ro cargo ferries are to be built for Canadian shipping firms.

Wartsila and Cryonorm to supply LNG systems to inland waterway market
16 Feb 2015 16:25 GMT
Agreement reached to supply LNGPac fuel system to inland waterway vessels.

Litgas and Statoil plan to start LNG bunkering operation
16 Feb 2015 14:27 GMT
Both parties plan to agree on the form of cooperation within the second quarter this year, according to Litgas.

Harvey Gulf becomes first North American OSV operator to bunker LNG
09 Feb 2015 19:38 GMT
New Orleans marine transportation company announces first bunkering of an offshore support vessel with liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel in North America.

Shell LNG bunker vessel to be powered by 20DF engines
09 Feb 2015 10:20 GMT
Vessel is to be used to carry out deliveries in northwest Europe.

Dual-fuel engine granted type approval
02 Feb 2015 10:27 GMT
Engine operating on diesel fuel and LNG was granted type approval in just a couple of months.

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.

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.

Updated guidelines for gas-fuelled vessels released
06 Jan 2015 10:55 GMT
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