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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q1 2017


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q1 2017

Fluxys lauds Zeebrugge jetty 'milestone' for LNG bunkering
30 Mar 2017 10:04 GMT
Net profit falls 20.6 percent, small-scale LNG business 'enjoys continued success'.

LNG bunker coalition adds three new members
29 Mar 2017 11:35 GMT
JAX LNG, Petronet LNG and Toyota Tsusho Corporation join SEA\LNG.

Spain's official gazette confirms approval of LNG bunkering in Gijon
29 Mar 2017 08:57 GMT
Spanish port intends to start truck-to-ship bunkering of LNG 'in the coming months'.

Quadrise confirms two-shift production at Cepsa refinery
28 Mar 2017 13:46 GMT
Manufacturing unit at San Roque switched to 24-hour production in January.

Study to examine developing bio LNG as transport fuel in Rotterdam
27 Mar 2017 10:33 GMT
Project partners aim to complete the study by the second half of this year.

NASSCO launches last ship in LNG-ready tanker program
27 Mar 2017 06:03 GMT
Built for American Petroleum Tankers, the Palmetto State was launched in San Diego.

Unioil reaches 18-month milestone as LNG bunker supplier
24 Mar 2017 11:23 GMT
Danish firm focusing on developing its LNG bunker supply business in Europe.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel set to arrive in Zeebrugge next week
24 Mar 2017 08:45 GMT
Vessel will be used to supply LNG bunkers to ships operating in northern Europe.

New report highlights role of LNG in cleaner marine transport
23 Mar 2017 14:19 GMT
IGU report released at Thursday's G20 Energy Sustainability Working Group.

Barcelona plans to reward clean ships with 40% incentive
23 Mar 2017 07:52 GMT
Green ship initiative comes as Spanish port develops infrastructure for the supply of LNG.

New ISO marine fuel standard ushers in specs for biofuel blends
22 Mar 2017 11:26 GMT
Distillate grades DFA, DFZ and DFB permit up to 7% fatty acid methyl ester (FAME).

Crowley launches LNG-fuelled ConRo ship
22 Mar 2017 06:18 GMT
El Coqui is the first of two Crowley ConRo vessels powered by LNG.

Van Oord 'proud' of decision to build LNG-fuelled ship
21 Mar 2017 09:20 GMT
Net profit fell 46.6% in 2016 amid 'worsening conditions in the dredging and offshore oil and gas markets'.

BC Ferries' second LNG-fuelled vessel delivered in Canada
21 Mar 2017 08:15 GMT
Salish Eagle is due to enter service at the end of June.

Terntank takes delivery of fourth LNG-fuelled vessel
17 Mar 2017 12:31 GMT
The Tern Ocean is the fourth of a quartet of 15,000-dwt tankers built for Terntank Rederi.

Alfa Laval to deliver first booster system for LPG-fuelled ships
17 Mar 2017 10:57 GMT
Company's low-flashpoint methanol booster systems have already logged more than 4,500 running hours.

Preem, Vattenfall in large-scale biofuel production tie-up
17 Mar 2017 09:02 GMT
Companies to study using hydrogen gas for the production of biofuel.

Boost for bunkering as India approves use of LNG as auto fuel
16 Mar 2017 11:55 GMT
LNG pumps to be made available at service stations across the country.

Ecoslops in Suez plant study, investment tie-up
16 Mar 2017 10:25 GMT
Letter of intent signed with EGPC subsidiary SSCO.

Baltic LNG bunkering network gains momentum
15 Mar 2017 14:36 GMT
'Blue Baltics' project partners meet in Lithuania.

LNG-fuelled design concept gets go-ahead
15 Mar 2017 09:29 GMT
Bulker version's LNG containment system would enable the vessel to travel for 100 days without refuelling.

LNG, onshore power discussed at Green InfraPort seminar
13 Mar 2017 10:05 GMT
Presentations on bunker-related issues at Transport Week 2017.

Construction of UK's first dual-fuel ships nears milestone
10 May 2017 14:12 GMT
First ship approaching 75% steelwork fabrication, second vessel following closely behind.

Van Oord orders first LNG-powered vessel
10 Mar 2017 12:28 GMT
Project to be used as learning experience as firm explores the use of alternative fuels.

Crowley video shows construction of Jaxport LNG bunker facility
10 Mar 2017 09:41 GMT
Facility to be used to supply Crowley's new LNG-powered ConRo ships.

LNG Gorskaya in UK tie-up to attract bunker project financing
09 Mar 2017 15:41 GMT
Company aims to finance the construction of LNG bunkering hubs in northern Europe.

SEA\LNG and SGMF sign MoU
08 Mar 2017 14:06 GMT
LNG organisations cooperate to define separate but complementary missions.

BC Ferries' second LNG-fuelled vessel reaches west coast of North America
08 Mar 2017 07:24 GMT
Salish Eagle is the second of three LNG-powered vessels ordered by BC Ferries.

LNG-ready tanker delivered to SEA-Vista
03 Mar 2017 14:30 GMT
Tanker is seventh in an eight-ship ECO-class tanker program for two separate customers.

Tech chief 'convinced' big cruise line will back battery power in 2017
03 Mar 2017 10:49 GMT
Change to batteries, fuel cells coming 'sooner rather than later', says Foreship's new Head of Technology.

Alfa Laval begins gas testing at newly expanded facility
02 Mar 2017 11:34 GMT
1,100 cbm added to focus on combustion technologies for gas and other fuel alternatives.

Seaspan confirms arrival of second LNG-fuelled vessel
01 Mar 2017 13:39 GMT
The Seaspan Reliant can be powered by diesel, LNG and battery.

CO2 cuts hard to achieve without alternative fuels: ICS
27 Feb 2017 08:10 GMT
ICS chairman sets out plan for CO2 reduction.

Woodside plans LNG bunker hub in Pilbara
22 Feb 2017 10:45 GMT
Development of a 'Burrup hub' outlined as a key priority for 2017.

Steel cut for world's first cruise ship powered at sea by LNG
22 Feb 2017 07:25 GMT
Vessel is the first cruise ship that can be run completely on LNG.

First LNG bunker delivery completed in Fremantle
20 Feb 2017 10:25 GMT
Platform supply vessel was refuelled with LNG on 19th February.

BC Ferries' second LNG-powered vessel sets sail for Canada
16 Feb 2017 10:17 GMT
Dual-fuel ferry, the Salish Eagle, is due to arrive in British Columbia in April.

SEA\LNG coalition adds three members
15 Feb 2017 12:07 GMT
Bureau Veritas, Clean Marine Energy and Gas Natural Fenosa join LNG alliance.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel delivered
15 Feb 2017 08:42 GMT
New vessel to supply LNG to ships from its home port in Belgium.

World's first dual-fuel feeder conversion slated for May
14 Feb 2017 15:38 GMT
Conversion will enable the Wes Amelie to operate on LNG.

Study to look into fuel savings from rigid sail technology
08 Feb 2017 09:01 GMT
More than a dozen ships to be included in Eco Marine Power study.

BSM targets LNG bunkering in 'many geographic locations'
06 Feb 2017 10:15 GMT
BSM and Babcock to launch first of 'multiple' LNG bunker ships in 2018.

Total named CMA CGM's multifuel supplier in three-year deal
03 Feb 2017 10:28 GMT
Boxship operator to be supplied with LNG and fuel oil with a sulphur content of 0.5% and 3.5%.

New fuel-saving hybrid ferry launched in Kaohsiung
03 Feb 2017 08:36 GMT
Government also plans to retrofit the rest of its diesel fleet.

Shell expects LNG bunker barge to be operational this summer
01 Feb 2017 11:51 GMT
Vessel's pumping rate will be 1,000 cubic metres per hour, says marine development manager.

Total inks deal to supply new Brittany Ferries vessel with LNG
01 Feb 2017 08:54 GMT
Vessel is due to operate on the Portsmouth to Caen cross-Channel route in 2019.

Forum explores use of LNG on cruise ships
31 Jan 2017 13:44 GMT
AIDA officer calls on ports and LNG producers to invest in infrastructure.

Kriogaz starts supplying LNG to Europe's bunker market
31 Jan 2017 11:35 GMT
Estonia's Eesti Gaas is sourcing product for the supply of LNG to Tallink.

Barcelona completes first LNG delivery to a Balearia ferry
31 Jan 2017 08:53 GMT
Truck-to-ship supply of LNG to the Abel Matutes was carried out on Sunday.

Collaboration 'crucial' to overcoming LNG challenges, says coalition
27 Jan 2017 07:02 GMT
SEA\LNG calls for a candid appraisal of barriers to LNG as a marine fuel.

Wartsila inks five-year deal for LNG-fuelled Tallink ferry
26 Jan 2017 12:12 GMT
Deal includes maintenance and optimisation of the Megastar's engines.

Western Australia 'well placed' to support LNG-fuelled bulk trade
25 Jan 2017 09:47 GMT
Project to focus on LNG-powered Capesize bulkers operating between Australia and China.

Joint study to look into developing LNG-fuelled Capesize bulker
24 Jan 2017 12:21 GMT
'Green Corridor' project partners to examine the feasibility of developing an LNG-powered bulk carrier.

Scandinavian JV to develop hydrogen solutions for ships
23 Jan 2017 08:54 GMT
Project covers generating electricity via fuel cells, hydrogen production, storage and distribution.

Project to produce hydrogen fuel at BP's Rotterdam refinery
20 Jan 2017 11:23 GMT
Initiative to look into converting electricity into hydrogen transportation fuel.

Trump's EPA nominee backs biofuels plan, but open to changes
19 Jan 2017 14:45 GMT
Attorney General supports Congress's plan to annually raise renewable fuel content.

Marine fuel cell project secures EU funding
17 Jan 2017 08:51 GMT
System based on the PowerCell S3 fuel cell stack to be developed for ships.

World's second LNG-powered TSHD launched
16 Jan 2017 11:48 GMT
The dual-fuel Scheldt River is also fitted with a two-speed propulsion drive, designed to save fuel.

World's first LNG-fuelled icebreaker bunkered in Pori
13 Jan 2017 09:18 GMT
The Polaris received 700 cubic metres of LNG on 10th January.

'Resounding interest' for fuel-saving, next-gen battery solution
12 Jan 2017 13:04 GMT
Order book for Orca ESS has exceeded nine megawatt hours, says Corvus Energy.

BC Ferries' first LNG-powered vessel arrives in Canada
12 Jan 2017 11:55 GMT
New dual-fuel ferry, the Salish Orca, completes 10,440-nautical-mile journey from Poland.

ABS issues LNG bunkering guide
06 Jan 2017 09:20 GMT
Guide outlines requirements for the design, construction, and survey of LNG carriers and bunker supply vessels.

Dunkirk regasification terminal starts commercial operations
04 Jan 2017 12:05 GMT
Facility is the second-largest regasification terminal in mainland Europe.

Gas-fuelled Coral Energy is first small-scale LNG tanker to load in Klaipeda
04 Jan 2017 08:05 GMT
New milestone for ship recently involved in first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation between two independent ocean-going vessels.





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