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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q2 2017


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q2 2017

Fluxys prepares for future LNG bunker demand with tank project milestone
28 Jun 2017 07:42 GMT
1,300-tonne dome roof is lifted using air as new LNG tank in Zeebrugge nears completion.

LNG bunkering safety manual developed for Helsinki
27 Jun 2017 14:21 GMT
Manual outlines the safety regulations and demands that are required for safe handling during LNG bunkering.

Hamina LNG terminal construction under way
27 Jun 2017 11:39 GMT
Haminan Energia sees LNG bunkering as part of its plan to drive future growth.

Naming ceremony held for world's first LNG-powered dredger
26 Jun 2017 09:10 GMT
Vessel forms part of DEME's investment programme focused on increasing efficiency.

Contract signed to build first LNG-fuelled ferry to regularly operate on the Channel
26 Jun 2017 06:12 GMT
Vessel will also be world's first passenger ship to be equipped with cranes to lift LNG containers into a fixed position.

Gasum ups stake in LNG bunker supplier Skangas to 70%
23 Jun 2017 08:29 GMT
Gasum strengthens its position in the Nordic LNG market.

Battery specialist Corvus plans to use $4.9m loan for hybrid ferry projects
23 Jun 2017 00:11 GMT
Canadian firm intends to increase production to meet growing demand.

Shuttle tankers set to be world's first LNG-fuelled DPSTs in 2019
22 Jun 2017 10:46 GMT
Two 125,000-dwt tankers to be owned and operated by AET.

SLNG completes first small-scale reload on Shell LNG bunker vessel
20 Jun 2017 12:25 GMT
Operation was carried out for the 6,500-cbm newbuild Cardissa.

Knutsen orders four ME-GI dual-fuel engines
20 Jun 2017 09:27 GMT
Engines to be installed aboard two LNG tanker newbuilds.

Shell to receive 1.1m mtpa of LNG from Qatargas over five years
19 Jun 2017 13:48 GMT
Agreement follows LNG bunkering tie-up signed last week.

LNG bunkering facility starts operating in northern Norway
19 Jun 2017 09:55 GMT
Refuelling station is located at the supply base for operators engaged in exploration and production drilling in the Barents Sea.

LNG bunkering project wins Baltic Sea Forum award
16 Jun 2017 11:37 GMT
Blue Baltics initiative won first prize in the Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award's infrastructure category.

Astomos and Statoil ink LPG bunkering MoU
15 Jun 2017 09:05 GMT
Companies to look into collaborating in projects related to LPG bunkering.

Gas4Sea vessel starts weekly supply of LNG bunkers to two PCTCs
14 Jun 2017 10:05 GMT
Engie Zeebrugge is world's first LNG bunkering vessel to perform regular ship-to-ship deliveries.

'Spain can lead the LNG bunkering sector', says Gasnam president
14 Jun 2017 08:50 GMT
Freire highlights Spain's regasification infrastructure, LNG bunker projects and fleet renewal programmes.

Shell and Qatar Petroleum to develop LNG bunkering in Europe, Middle East and East Asia
14 Jun 2017 04:38 GMT
Both firms aim to establish LNG bunkering infrastructure in 'strategic shipping locations' across the globe.

Ecoslops a step closer to developing ARA micro-refinery unit
13 Jun 2017 10:22 GMT
Slops specialist in tie-up with VTTI subsidiary ATPC.

Heineken and GoodFuels team up in new biofuel bunker initiative
12 Jun 2017 07:14 GMT
Inland barge transporting beer is supplied with bunkers containing 30% biofuel.

AIDA Cruises targets LNG bunkers in Barcelona for newest ship 'before the summer is out'
09 Jun 2017 09:14 GMT
Cruise operator says it is also in talks with other Mediterranean ports regarding the provision of LNG fuel.

Wartsila produces draft MSAR interim LONO: Quadrise
09 Jun 2017 06:49 GMT
Letter of no objection in the process of being reviewed by Maersk, says emulsion technology firm.

Klaipeda LNG capacity snapped up by three terminal users
08 Jun 2017 09:34 GMT
LNG bunker supplier Litgas amongst the companies to have reserved terminal capacity in advance.

BC Ferries' third LNG-fuelled vessel arrives in Canada
08 Jun 2017 07:51 GMT
Ship to proceed to refit facility in preparation for operational service in the autumn.

MSC Cruises orders two LNG-fuelled ships with options for another two
06 Jun 2017 11:32 GMT
The two 200,000-grt 'World Class' vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2022 and 2024.

Third of six dual-fuel LNG carriers delivered in Shanghai
06 Jun 2017 08:42 GMT
The CESI Beihai is to transport LNG that Sinopec purchases from the Australia Pacific LNG project.

Torghatten Nord orders 15 bunker-saving engines for LNG-powered ferries
05 Jun 2017 12:11 GMT
Engines are to power five ferries operating between Bergen and Stord.

Balearia highlights LNG-fuelled ferries in presentation of corporate report
05 Jun 2017 10:36 GMT
Spanish ferry operator presented its seventh Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report.

Gazprom and Mitsui discuss LNG bunkering progress
05 Jun 2017 06:57 GMT
Discussions covered feasibility studies for LNG bunkering in Far East Russia and Asia-Pacific.

Green Corridor project develops LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
02 Jun 2017 12:57 GMT
Vessel designed as part of project to develop LNG-fuelled bulkers for a 'green corridor' between Australia and China.

JDP to develop two LNGC designs - one tailored for LNG bunkering
02 Jun 2017 11:51 GMT
Type C tank design is common in LNG bunkering vessels.

PERFECt phase II readies LNG-fuelled boxship with no engine room for the order book
01 Jun 2017 09:08 GMT
Phase II has looked to validate phase I results and develop the concept to a 'ready to order' stage.

Marubeni joins LNG bunker coalition
31 May 2017 09:56 GMT
Japanese firm is the latest to support the uptake of LNG as a marine fuel by becoming a SEA\LNG member.

Biofuel-powered shipping route to launch from Rotterdam to New York
29 May 2017 08:21 GMT
The first 'Good Trade Lane' is scheduled to launch in September.

Natural gas 'has bright prospects as a bunker fuel': Alexey Miller
29 May 2017 07:51 GMT
Gazprom's CEO is upbeat about LNG bunkering during conference address in Vienna.

New supply chain development sees first LNG STS transfer in the Philippines
26 May 2017 09:09 GMT
Business model seen as a solution for developing markets to gain access to LNG volumes, reducing barriers to market entry.

Titan LNG doubles speed of bunker deliveries in Amsterdam
25 May 2017 13:15 GMT
Supplier uses 'T-piece' to combine the flow of fuel from two trucks into one bunkering hose.

Osaka Gas to supply Japan's first LNG-fuelled tug in 2019
25 May 2017 07:37 GMT
MOL-owned tug has been slated for construction at Kanagawa Dockyard.

Strict regs will put short-term compliance methods into the 'too hard' basket: Purio
24 May 2017 13:57 GMT
LNG Marine Fuel Institute CEO sees vessel docking for conversion to LNG as a key challenge.

First Europe-built LNG bunker vessel christened in ceremony
23 May 2017 12:57 GMT
The Coralius was named in a ceremony held on May 22.

SHI wins order to build LNG bunkering vessel
23 May 2017 08:35 GMT
7,500-cbm vessel to be built for Korea Gas Corporation (Kogas).

LNG-fuelled car carrier joins UECC fleet
22 May 2017 10:42 GMT
The Auto Energy is able to run on LNG, HFO and MGO.

Wartsila MSAR fuel LONO expected in May: Quadrise
22 May 2017 08:41 GMT
Quadrise says LONO from Wartsila will help support its business development activities.

ME-GIE engine passes gas trials on ethane, opens door for new applications
19 May 2017 11:01 GMT
Engine can run on almost any form of waste gas, including light hydrocarbons or VOCs emitted from crude oil.

LNG bunker supply service announced in Quebec
19 May 2017 08:34 GMT
Natural gas supplier Gaz Metro to make LNG available to shipowners calling at Montreal.

Petronas, Gas4Sea sign MoU to promote LNG as preferred marine fuel
18 May 2017 08:08 GMT
Parties to explore ways to collaborate and identify potential LNG bunkering opportunities.

Safe use of natural gas as marine fuel addressed in Naples
12 May 2017 09:53 GMT
New mandatory code for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels discussed.

Partnership to develop world's first fully electric and autonomous container vessel
10 May 2017 11:14 GMT
Vessel is planned to start operating in the second half of 2018.

BC Ferries' first LNG-fuelled vessel to start service on May 16
10 May 2017 07:15 GMT
The Salish Orca is capable of operating on either natural gas or ultra-low-sulphur diesel.

Maersk pulls out of MSAR fuel trial
08 May 2017 13:25 GMT
Idea of using MSAR alongside scrubbers scrapped as Maersk plumps for compliant fuel from 2020.

First ever LNG bunker delivery performed in Santander
06 May 2017 12:18 GMT
Cement carrier MV Ireland supplied with LNG in a truck-to-ship delivery.

Terntank wins 'Gold Drop' award for LNG-powered ships
04 May 2017 12:28 GMT
Shipping firm described as an 'innovative pathfinder that leads the way'.

Singapore performs Southeast Asia's first LNG bunker capability demonstration
02 May 2017 11:06 GMT
Demonstration took place at Pavilion Energy's LNG bunkering launch ceremony.

Barcelona's new cruise terminal to accommodate LNG-fuelled ships
02 May 2017 10:26 GMT
Artist renderings of Carnival's new cruise terminal, which is due to open in 2018.

BC Ferries' third LNG-fuelled vessel sets sail for Canada
01 May 2017 10:31 GMT
Dual-fuel ferry, the Salish Raven, is due to start operating this autumn.

Skangas wins government tender to supply LNG bunkers
01 May 2017 09:53 GMT
Finnish firm to supply offshore patrol vessel and icebreaker with LNG between 2017 and 2019.

Methanol-fuelled tankers mark one year of operations
01 May 2016 09:14 GMT
Two tankers reach more than 3,000 hours running on methanol.

Singapore launches technical reference for LNG bunkering
28 Apr 2017 11:18 GMT
TR 56 launched as Singapore takes another step towards becoming an LNG bunker-ready port.

Rotterdam's new hybrid patrol boat set to start operating in September
26 Apr 2017 09:11 GMT
The RPA 8 will be powered by distillate fuel and electricity.

Hoglund lands automation system contract for BSM's LNG bunkering vessel
26 Apr 2017 07:29 GMT
Automation system contract is Norwegian firm's third for an LNG delivery barge.

DSME gets go-ahead in Japan to use PRS tech to build LNG-fuelled ships
26 Apr 2017 06:13 GMT
Shipbuilder wins patent case related to its partial re-liquefaction system (PRS).

Repsol, Enagas perform Europe's first LNG bunkering directly from a regasification plant
24 Apr 2017 17:41 GMT
The Damia Desgagnes received 370 cubic metres of LNG in Cartagena.

Agreement to build world's first LNG-fuelled reefer carrier
21 Apr 2017 13:25 GMT
Vessel is expected to begin operating from Q4 2018.

Enagas kicks off travelling LNG exhibition in Madrid
19 Apr 2017 12:49 GMT
Gas firm to travel across Spain to promote LNG as a transport fuel.

LNG port study contract announced in Spain
19 Apr 2017 09:47 GMT
Study is expected to be completed within a period of 18 months.

Understanding LNG: Bunker supplier Ferus performs demonstration
18 Apr 2017 16:41 GMT
Demonstration shows what happens to LNG in various scenarios.

Shift to LNG bunkers will meet needs of eco-conscious clients: Sovcomflot exec
13 Apr 2017 15:16 GMT
David Moorhouse discusses the work carried out by the company to switch from heavy fuel oil to gas.

Sovcomflot chooses WinGD engines for world's first gas-powered Aframax tankers
13 Apr 2017 11:53 GMT
WinGD's X62DF dual-fuel engines with X-DF low-pressure gas injection technology to power four Sovcomflot ships.

Wartsila dual-fuel engines to drive world's first LNG-powered CSD
13 Apr 2017 10:57 GMT
The cutter suction dredger Spartacus is scheduled to be delivered in 2019.

Fluxys and Klaipedos Nafta sign LNG MoU
12 Apr 2017 11:18 GMT
Companies to collaborate in the development of small-scale LNG projects and infrastructure in Europe.

Scandlines awards 10-year hybrid ferry contract
11 Apr 2017 10:53 GMT
Contract includes service and maintenance of the fleets' energy storage systems.

Seaspan celebrates double commissioning of LNG-fuelled vessels
11 Apr 2017 09:27 GMT
The Seaspan Swift and Seaspan Reliant can both be powered by LNG, diesel and batteries.

LNG bunkering vessel completes first loading operation in Zeebrugge
07 Apr 2017 14:42 GMT
Engie Zeebrugge to supply LNG to vessels operated by United European Car Carriers.

Cepsa presents paper backing LNG as a marine fuel
06 Apr 2017 12:07 GMT
Supplier says fuel has greatest growth potential due to its safety, availability, price and eco-friendly properties.

Nor-Shipping director on clean marine fuels: 'We want to play our part'
06 Apr 2017 11:11 GMT
Birgit Liodden says event is 'incredible opportunity' to drive the clean energy movement forward.

New Crowley video shows arrival of massive LNG tanks at Jaxport bunkering facility
06 Apr 2017 09:48 GMT
Tanks to be used to refuel Crowley's LNG-powered ConRo ships, El Coqui and Taino.

DNV GL and DSME reveal carrier design with LNG as primary fuel
06 Apr 2017 08:46 GMT
Hull and propulsion system are said to have been optiized for three different operating profiles.

Project partners unveil LPG-fuelled carrier design
06 Apr 2017 07:41 GMT
LPG-fuelled propulsion concept could slash bunker costs by up to 30%, claim LPGreen collaborators.

Containerships secures funding to implement LNG strategy
05 Apr 2017 07:41 GMT
European Union and Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) back project.

Total, Pavilion sign LNG bunkering MoU for Singapore
04 Apr 2017 13:37 GMT
Pavilion to supply LNG bunkers to Total for deliveries in Singapore.

Shell to supply world's first LNG-fuelled Aframax crude tankers
04 Apr 2017 08:06 GMT
New 114,000-dwt tankers are scheduled to commence operating in Q3 2018.

Huge jump in electrically driven, LNG-ready newbuild orders in 2017: Clarksons
04 Apr 2017 00:02 GMT
Clarksons data shows how the technology and fuel used to power newbuild ships is changing.

First ever LNG bunker delivery performed in Bilbao
03 Apr 2017 09:25 GMT
Dry cargo vessel MV Ireland supplied with LNG in a truck-to-ship delivery.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel arrives at home port
03 Apr 2017 00:02 GMT
Vessel will be used to supply LNG bunkers to ships operating in northern Europe.





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