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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q3 2016


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q3 2016

Dual-fuel icebreaker delivered in Helsinki
29 Sep 2016 11:50 GMT
Arctia Icebreaking's new vessel is able to run on LNG or low-sulphur diesel.

LNG-ready tanker delivered in California
28 Sep 2016 11:07 GMT
Vessel is the fourth of a five-tanker contract between NASSCO and American Petroleum Tankers.

LNG bunker agreement signed in South Korea
28 Sep 2016 10:35 GMT
Deal to develop LNG bunkering equipment for the small-scale supply of LNG to ships.

Construction agreement for large LNG-fuelled bulkers
27 Sep 2016 10:04 GMT
Vessels are to built at the Jinling Shipyard in Nanjing, China.

Vard LNG bunker vessel design approved
26 Sep 2016 11:33 GMT
DNV GL awards approval in principle for new 6,500-cubic-metre bunker vessel design.

Pavilion Energy and ExxonMobil to supply LNG to ships in Singapore
23 Sep 2016 16:47 GMT
Companies are to commence with a truck-to-ship LNG supply operation at the world's largest bunker port.

Total and Ecoslops in MoU to develop oil residue processing plant at La Mede
22 Sep 2016 08:10 GMT
Oil residue waste-processing unit to be built at Total's refinery near the port of Marseille.

LNG-fuelled vessel loads cargo at Gate's new third jetty
21 Sep 2016 10:48 GMT
The Coral Methane, chartered by Shell, called at the new jetty on 19th September.

First LNG bunkering pontoon developed in northwest Europe
21 Sep 2016 08:55 GMT
Titan LNG Flex-Fueler will give larger vessels access to LNG in the ARA region.

Engie mulling over the future of its LNG business, claims CGT coordinator
20 Sep 2016 13:32 GMT
Claim comes less than two weeks after the launch of Engie's LNG bunkering business, Gas4Sea.

LNG 'the fuel of the future', says Cyprus's Transport Minister
19 Sep 2016 06:46 GMT
Marios Demetriades highlights the challenges ahead for LNG bunkering and the role of the EU.

Cepsa to supply LNG via Europe's first multi-product barge
19 Sep 2016 00:04 GMT
Barge is due to begin operating at the port of Barcelona in 2018.

LNG-ready tanker christened in San Diego
19 Sep 2016 00:02 GMT
Vessel is the fourth of a five-tanker contract between NASSCO and American Petroleum Tankers (APT).

Petronet CEO calls for improved LNG infrastructure
16 Sep 2016 09:57 GMT
Prabhat Singh stresses the need to improve pipeline connectivity.

Quadrise extends contracts with AkzoNobel until 2018
14 Sep 2016 17:05 GMT
Agreements cover the purchase and supply of goods and services, and the joint development of emulsion fuels.

Polish firms claim LNG bunker delivery first
14 Sep 2016 12:11 GMT
PGNiG SA and Lotos Group supply LNG to platform supply vessel (PSV) during sea trials.

Bureau Veritas supports ship-to-ship LNG bunkering milestone
14 Sep 2016 08:40 GMT
Organization classed both vessels involved in the world's first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation between two independent ocean-going vessels.

Wartsila wins contract for four new Swedish LNG-fuelled tankers
12 Sep 2016 13:21 GMT
Vessels designed for optimal efficiency and 50 percent reduction in CO2 emissions.

Dual-fuel-capable COGES system for new LNG carrier
12 Sep 2016 08:17 GMT
Dual-fuel gas turbine system can operate either on the carrier's cargo of boil-off gas or on marine gas oil (MGO).

Electric-powered tourist vessel named Ship of the Year at SMM
09 Sep 2016 14:10 GMT
Vessel runs on diesel engines and switches to electric power at UNESCO world heritage site.

New partners join LNG-fuelled COGAS ULCS project
09 Sep 2016 08:56 GMT
ABB, Solar Turbines and OMT sign up for phase two of Piston Engine Room Free Efficient Containership (PERFECt) project.

Wood-based marine biofuel 'successfully tested'
08 Sep 2016 15:05 GMT
The fuel, supplied by UPM Biofuels, is said to be the first ever biofuel derived from wood residue used by a marine fleet.

Gas4Sea to start ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in Q4
07 Sep 2016 11:23 GMT
Purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel to carry out deliveries in Zeebrugge and nearby locations.

Bureau Veritas to class world's first LNG conversion of a container ship
07 Sep 2016 08:55 GMT
Conversion to LNG fuel is scheduled to take place in 2017.

Carnival orders three LNG-powered cruise ships
06 Sep 2016 11:37 GMT
Cruise line now has agreements in place to build seven LNG-fuelled vessels.

LNG-powered inland pusher developed
06 Sep 2016 09:49 GMT
Ship's overall efficiency has been improved by 16 percent, says Kooiman.

Gazprom and Mitsui sign LNG bunkering memorandum
05 Sep 2016 11:42 GMT
Companies to carry out feasibility and marketing studies related to LNG bunkering in the Asia-Pacific region.

New Iberian LNG bunker study to be completed by Dec 2020
31 Aug 2016 15:09 GMT
Project results are expected to form the basis of a roll-out plan for commercial deployment across the Iberian Peninsula.

LNG-fuelled product tanker classed by Bureau Veritas
30 Aug 2016 09:25 GMT
Bureau Veritas says it is 'leading the way' classing newbuildings of different ship types using LNG as fuel.

Gasum and Wartsila in LNG collaboration
30 Aug 2016 08:41 GMT
Key project areas include gas as a marine fuel, LNG and liquefied biogas (LBG).

Matson orders two dual-fuel con-ro ships
26 Aug 2016 11:13 GMT
Vessels will be able to operate on conventional fuel oil or LNG, with some adaptation.

Milestone reached: Viking Grace has refuelled with LNG 1,000 times
26 Aug 2016 08:29 GMT
Vessel was also the first large passenger vessel to run on LNG in 2013.

US Navy signs alternative fuel agreement with Queensland
22 Aug 2016 08:36 GMT
Cooperation on the research, development, supply and sale of alternative fuels.

Corsican vessel operator saves fuel with electric propulsion
18 Aug 2016 09:05 GMT
Hybrid propulsion allows passengers to be ferried to the Scandola nature reserve in Corsica on batteries.

New fuel tank can store up to five times more LNG
17 Aug 2016 00:04 GMT
New adjustable box-shaped tank is said to be able to carry up to 10,000 cubic metres of LNG.

San Francisco 'enthusiastically supports' hydrogen bunkering
16 Aug 2016 12:01 GMT
Port supports project to build a hydrogen filling station on its property.

LNG-ready product tanker to be christened this week
15 Aug 2016 12:55 GMT
Delivery marks the completion of a four-tanker LNG-ready series.

Keel-laying ceremony for second LNG-powered ferry
10 Aug 2016 12:02 GMT
Catamaran ferries are due to serve the West Frisian Islands in 2018.

Quadrise to progress to combustion testing after signing Saudi Arabia MoU
10 Aug 2016 09:18 GMT
Trial to be carried out at refinery and power plant facilities in Saudi Arabia.

Rotterdam supplies first seagoing vessel with LNG
09 Aug 2016 13:35 GMT
Landmark delivery was carried out by Shell LNG.

Ottawa launches Canada's largest electric tour boat
08 Aug 2016 09:28 GMT
Second electrically propelled tour vessel is expected to enter service in 2017.

Ulsan inks LNG bunkering agreement
05 Aug 2016 10:14 GMT
Port Authority expects LNG bunkering project to generate growth for Ulsan.

Carnival issues sustainability report
04 Aug 2016 15:52 GMT
Report includes scrubber, LNG and emissions reduction data.

Arrival of LNG-fuelled tanker to be celebrated in Rotterdam
04 Aug 2016 14:02 GMT
Vessel is able to operate on either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or marine gas oil (MGO).

EVOL LNG gets go-ahead to bunker at Fremantle
03 Aug 2016 14:37 GMT
LNG fuel to be sourced from EVOL LNG's Kwinana plant.

Tacoma LNG bunkering facility tops meeting agenda
29 Jul 2016 08:34 GMT
Project to build an LNG bunkering facility in Tacoma's South Harbor is to be discussed in August meeting.

LNG-fuelled bulker project puts spotlight on high manganese steel
27 Jul 2016 09:44 GMT
Cargo tanks of the biggest LNG-fuelled bulk carrier ever ordered are to be made of a cryogenic steel that is high in manganese.

LNG-ready tanker delivered to APT
27 Jul 2016 08:28 GMT
Vessel is General Dynamics NASSCO's seventh ship delivery in just over a year.

EU urged to strengthen its sustainability rules for biofuels
26 Jul 2016 08:14 GMT
Recently published EU report found 'a number of gaps in the European Commission's existing biofuels sustainability certification framework'.

New ferry will be first to use Wartsila hybrid battery technology
22 Jul 2016 10:23 GMT
Ferry will serve the crossing between the Isle of Wight and the English mainland.

New proposed standard to test alternative fuels for metals
20 Jul 2016 10:25 GMT
Method is designed to provide a reliable measurement to ensure that alternative fuels meet the appropriate quality standards prior to blending.

Autumn launch for LNG-ready tanker
19 Jul 2016 11:38 GMT
Vessel will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), marine diesel oil (MDO) and heavy fuel oil (HFO).

Top names unite to drive forward LNG as a marine fuel
13 Jul 2016 12:48 GMT
Cross-industry initiative aims to accelerate the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a bunker fuel.

How Panama Canal expansion will affect global LNG trade
12 Jul 2016 09:27 GMT
90% of the world's LNG tankers will now be able to use the Panama Canal. Expansion means reduced transit times and costs.

Patras LNG bunkering project gains traction
11 Jul 2016 11:28 GMT
Workshop held to discuss key issues related to the development of an LNG bunkering infrastructure at the Greek port.

Emulsion fuel project update
11 Jul 2016 08:24 GMT
Quadrise provides update on project to produce a low-cost alternative to heavy fuel oil.

Hummel LNG hybrid barge 'working smoothly and at full capacity'
08 Jul 2016 07:45 GMT
Vessel developer refers to 'inflexible restrictions' and additional component inspection in July.

High manganese steel tanks for world's largest LNG-fuelled bulker
08 Jul 2016 07:04 GMT
New vessel, set to be completed next year, will be able to carry up to 50,000 tons of cargo.

Keppel and Shell to establish LNG bunkering business in Singapore
07 Jul 2016 16:18 GMT
Joint venture company to carry out deliveries of LNG to ships at the world's biggest bunker port.

'No technical showstoppers' for adoption of EU LNG bunkering framework
07 Jul 2016 11:31 GMT
In four months, EU members will be required to submit their national policy frameworks, says DNV GL.

Tallink's first LNG-fuelled ferry christened
07 Jul 2016 10:29 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be delivered in early 2017.

Ecoslops 'on track' to produce 30,000 tons of regenerated slops in 2017
06 Jul 2016 13:24 GMT
Slops producer also wins EUR 1 million in financing from Portuguese bank.

LNG-fuelled bulkers set for 2018 Baltic launch
06 Jul 2016 12:47 GMT
Vessels have received their classification as large LNG-powered bulk carriers.

US patent for wind and solar power system
06 Jul 2016 12:11 GMT
Eco Marine Power says it now intends to explore joint development project opportunities in the United States.

Deal to build biofuel-refuelling Navy oilers
05 Jul 2016 11:32 GMT
Vessels will have the capacity to carry 156,000 barrels of oil, including the Navy's new biofuels.





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