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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q3 2015


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q3 2015

Finland to receive 23 million euros in aid to build first LNG terminal
24 Sep 2015 12:37 GMT
Small-scale LNG terminal to be built in Pori.

Reliquefaction technology for Shell bunker barge
24 Sep 2015 10:47 GMT
Barge is to carry out deliveries to LNG-powered vessels at the port of Rotterdam.

Fuel gas system agreement for Skangass vessel
23 Sep 2015 12:46 GMT
LNG-fuelled vessel is scheduled to be delivered during the third quarter of 2017.

Study compares LNG with conventional fuels
23 Sep 2015 12:01 GMT
Research calls for investment in low-leakage infrastructure to ensure that there are environmental benefits in switching from traditional fuels to LNG.

Gazpromneft Shipping plans LNG bunkering in 2017
22 Sep 2015 13:08 GMT
Russian firm intends to start supplying LNG in the Baltic Sea Basin.

LNG safety training in Jacksonville
22 Sep 2015 11:37 GMT
U.S. firm Crowley Maritime participated in the training endeavour.

Five pilot projects with emphasis on alternative fuels
17 Sep 2015 15:27 GMT
New projects are to be pursued as part of Norway's Green Coastal Shipping Programme.

NYK receives delivery of LNG-fuelled vessel
17 Sep 2015 14:17 GMT
Vessel is due to operate mainly at the ports of Yokohama and Kawasaki.

Antwerp bunkers first seagoing vessel with LNG
17 Sep 2015 08:55 GMT
Vessel operated by Chemgas Shipping was bunkered with LNG on September 14.

Cepsa and Quadrise to supply alternative marine fuel in trials with Maersk
17 Sep 2015 00:01 GMT
Trials will see fuel supplied from the Gibraltar-San Roque refinery following the installation of an MSAR manufacturing unit.

Bureau Veritas classes first ethane-powered ship
16 Sep 2015 11:02 GMT
Evergas vessel has been configured to run on ethane, LNG and conventional diesel.

LNG as a marine fuel discussed at industry event
15 Sep 2015 11:33 GMT
Event was attended by around 100 delegates.

World's first fully electrical ferry wins award
10 Sep 2015 15:37 GMT
Vessel is one of three ferries operated by the Norwegian shipping company Norled.

Automation system deal for LNG-fuelled fast ferry
10 Sep 2015 12:50 GMT
LNG-powered ferry is to carry out shuttle operations between Tallinn and Helsinki.

Two tri-fuel ships for Maran Nakilat
28 Aug 2015 09:05 GMT
Joint venture firm increases its vessel ownership to thirteen.

Dual-fuel engine 'becoming the global standard for LNG carrier applications'
27 Aug 2015 08:45 GMT
34DF engine is said to have achieved an auxiliary application market share of around 70% in the LNG tanker sector.

Keel laid for Crowley's second LNG-fuelled ConRo ship
26 Aug 2015 09:54 GMT
Vessel is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

IBIA to host forum in London
25 Aug 2015 12:38 GMT
Event is due to take place during London International Shipping Week.

Battery solutions ready for ships
25 Aug 2015 09:40 GMT
Furukawa Battery has its range of long-life batteries accepted for use by ClassNK.

Two new LNG bunker barge concepts developed
21 Aug 2015 09:10 GMT
Vessel concepts can be customized to meet a customer's unique needs, says marine engineering firm.

New class notation for ship-to-ship gas bunkering
20 Aug 2015 13:02 GMT
Class notation is designed to ensure safe fuel transfer operations from one ship to another.

Hybrid ferry to undergo sea trials 'at the end of this year'
18 Aug 2015 14:22 GMT
Vessel runs on diesel oil or natural gas and includes electric battery plant and 700 square metres of solar panels.

Advisory service deal for FSRU construction
11 Aug 2015 10:27 GMT
Vessel is to be adapted for handling small-scale LNG vessels for Gazprom's future LNG bunkering business.

Rolls-Royce inks gas turbine supply contract
06 Aug 2015 13:43 GMT
MT30 engine is claimed to be the world's most powerful in-service marine gas turbine with the highest power density.

'First' major conversion of a large ro-ro vessel to LNG
06 Aug 2015 10:40 GMT
Work is scheduled begin in December and is expected to be completed in 90 days.

Groundbreaking dredger to be powered by dual-fuel engines
06 Aug 2015 09:36 GMT
Vessel is set to be the first ever dredger to operate on engines capable of using either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or conventional marine fuels.

Construction of 'new-gen' LNG-fuelled fast ferry under way
05 Aug 2015 14:46 GMT
Ferry is to operate on the route between Helsinki and Tallinn and is scheduled to be delivered in 2017.

Dual-fuel engine and gas system installation under way
05 Aug 2015 11:22 GMT
Mak M 43 C engine and gas system are being installed on board the 472-foot Fure West tanker.

Project to build fuel cell-powered ferry and 'largest' hydrogen refuelling station
30 Jul 2015 09:55 GMT
US government to provide $500,000 to support feasibility study.

Singapore launches RFP for LNG bunker supplier licence
28 Jul 2015 15:12 GMT
Interested applicants have until September 30 to submit their proposals to the MPA.

Costa Cruises to build two LNG-fuelled ships
28 Jul 2015 12:46 GMT
Forms part of previously announced contract with Meyer Werft for four LNG-powered cruise vessels.

Shell offering 'temporary' LNG bunkering service in UK
28 Jul 2015 10:38 GMT
Petrochemicals manufacturer says it will have its own LNG bunkering facility in Q4.

Engine manufacturer in tie-up with Li-ion battery specialist
23 Jul 2015 12:45 GMT
Partnership aims to develop battery systems for hybrid propulsion systems.

8.6% rise in net income for membrane technology specialist
22 Jul 2015 13:42 GMT
H1 activity includes order for LNG bunker barge described as 'the first of its kind built for the North American marine market'.

Lloyd's Register teams up with Penn Oak Energy to help develop LNG-fuelled ship industry
22 Jul 2015 12:37 GMT
Partnership is aimed at helping companies raise capital and mitigate the risks associated with retrofitting ships fuelled by LNG.

Chinese firms create LNG bunkering JV
22 Jul 2015 11:09 GMT
LNG bunkering stations to be built in Yangshan and Waigaoqiao.

LNG carrier project boasts improved energy efficiency
20 Jul 2015 14:52 GMT
Vessel concept is said to have led to a higher level of energy efficiency and an improved boil-off rate.

Contract to build nine AHTSs with electric propulsion
16 Jul 2015 16:11 GMT
Sinopacific wins bid to build nine anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

S. Korea plans to build LNG bunkering terminals... and most of the world's dual-fuel tankers
15 Jul 2015 14:37 GMT
Government intends to build LNG bunkering facilities at key ports and to win 70 percent of global orders for dual-fuel tankers over the next 10 years.

RFP to build and operate Antwerp LNG bunkering facility
15 Jul 2015 11:07 GMT
Interested parties have until October 5 to submit their project proposals.

Supplier applauds North America's first LNG-fuelled ferry
14 Jul 2015 11:45 GMT
Vessel features an integrated diesel-electric propulsion system, with four power generators that can run on either LNG or MDO.

100th time an LNG carrier calls at Gate terminal
09 Jul 2015 09:28 GMT
Coral Anthelia was recently retrofitted with a dual-fuel engine.

LNG: investing in the chicken and the egg
08 Jul 2015 10:45 GMT
Port of Rotterdam describes the role it has played in the development of LNG bunkering.

New LNG bunkering regulations drafted
08 Jul 2015 10:08 GMT
New regulations were put together by Gothenburg Port Authority, the Port of Rotterdam and the Swedish Transport Agency.

Asia's first LNG-powered tug delivered
07 Jul 2015 14:13 GMT
Vessel is the first of two tugs for China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).

Hercules-2 project to focus on alternative fuels and fuel flexibility
06 Jul 2015 08:40 GMT
Main aim of the initiative is to foster environmentally sustainable and more efficient shipping.

Litgas and Statoil plan to launch LNG bunkering JV
03 Jul 2015 13:55 GMT
Joint venture firm would supply LNG to ships and small terminals in the Baltic Sea, and transport LNG by trucks to onshore customers.

Gazprom and Gasunie sign small-scale LNG agreement
03 Jul 2015 12:29 GMT
Companies also discussed building a terminal in Northwest Europe for the sale, storage and transportation of LNG as a bunker fuel.





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