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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q3 2017


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q3 2017

Viking Cruises developing cruise ship powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology
29 Sep 2017 14:05 GMT
Cruise firm in talks with Statoil to source product from a Norwegian refinery.

Fuel cell using gas from world's first tidal-powered hydrogen producer unveiled
29 Sep 2017 11:04 GMT
Electricity to be provided on demand for ships calling at Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands.

Sovcomflot CEO keen to see Russia improve port infrastructure for LNG bunkering
28 Sep 2017 10:37 GMT
Sergey Frank also eager for authorities to offer incentives to shipping firms adopting eco-friendly solutions.

LNG bunker vessel Cardissa christened in Rotterdam
27 Sep 2017 09:05 GMT
'Groundbreaking' new vessel to be used to perform deliveries in northwest Europe.

Polaris Shipping orders 10 LNG-ready VLOCs with scrubber technology
27 Sep 2017 04:31 GMT
Vessels are slated for delivery by 2021.

FueLNG completes first commercial LNG bunker delivery in Singapore
25 Sep 2017 11:16 GMT
Hilli Episeyo was supplied with LNG via truck in landmark delivery.

Wartsila outlines 'new opportunities for supplying LNG' with FSRB concept
25 Sep 2017 07:11 GMT
Floating storage and regasificaton barge is designed to enable the supply of LNG in areas where it was previously not possible.

Another first for Wartsila as wireless charging for hybrid coastal ferry is 'successfully' tested
22 Sep 2017 13:05 GMT
MF Folgefonn is the first commercial ferry to operate with high-power wireless charging capability for its batteries.

Scandlines hails bunker-saving summer for hybrid ferries
22 Sep 2017 11:53 GMT
Ferry operator notes that the M/V Berlin and M/V Copenhagen have helped reduce emissions in the Baltic Sea this summer.

BHP, GoodFuels to collaborate on biofuel bunker project in Singapore
22 Sep 2017 08:32 GMT
Pilot project is expected to be carried out early next year.

Fluxys focuses investment on Zeebrugge's fifth LNG tank and second jetty
21 Sep 2017 13:16 GMT
Company says most of its EUR 36m investments in H1 went towards building extra storage and the new jetty in Zeebrugge.

Dorian LPG and ABS to conduct feasibility study of LPG as marine fuel
21 Sep 2017 07:14 GMT
VLGC owner believes LPG could be a 'significantly more attractive and cost-effective alternative'.

World's first dual-fuel boxship conversion completed
20 Sep 2017 13:23 GMT
Wes Amelie returns to service following conversion in Germany to operate on LNG.

Pavilion Gas, Uniper ink LNG capacity agreement
20 Sep 2017 10:10 GMT
Companies agree to provide each other with access to their respective LNG facilities.

Skangas vessel Coralius performs first LNG bunker delivery
19 Sep 2017 14:05 GMT
Milestone operation as the first Europe-built LNG bunker vessel completes maiden delivery in northern Kattegat.

Rosmorport in talks with bunker firms over running LNG supply operation: source
19 Sep 2017 11:41 GMT
Company said to be planning to build bunker vessel with LNG storage capacity of between 3,000 and 5,000 cbm.

Shell bunker tanker delivers LNG cargo to Klaipeda reloading station
19 Sep 2017 08:48 GMT
Vessel said to have delivered 1,000 cbm of LNG to the new onshore facility.

Wartsila launches tug designs with hybrid propulsion
18 Sep 2017 10:45 GMT
New tugs showcased for the first time in Singapore.

First Europe-built LNG bunker vessel performs maiden delivery in southern Norway
15 Sep 2017 06:45 GMT
The Coralius delivered LNG to Skangas's facility near Fredrikstad.

Construction of Costa Cruises' first LNG-fuelled ship under way
14 Sep 2017 11:23 GMT
Steel-cutting ceremony of the Costa Smeralda held in Turku, Finland.

UK scientists claim 'outstanding' results making methanol from thin air
14 Sep 2017 08:48 GMT
Development could have significant implications for shipping, which uses methanol as fuel for vessels.

Project said to prove viability of CFD analysis to calculate LNG boil-off rate
13 Sep 2017 13:17 GMT
Project partners expect to be able to build efficiencies into future designs of cargo tanks and boil-off gas processing systems.

Ecoslops starts supplying product to Galp refinery
12 Sep 2017 14:02 GMT
Long-term supply agreement scheduled to last until the end of 2020.

New autonomous vessel features bunker-saving energy storage, solar panels
12 Sep 2017 13:05 GMT
Rolls-Royce's unmanned naval vessel concept is said to have a range of 3,500 nautical miles.

Gazprom and Mitsui ink new accord covering LNG bunkering in Sea of Japan
08 Sep 2017 10:55 GMT
Agreement signed by Alexey Miller and Masami Iijima in Vladivostok.

Shell's LNG bunker barge to include Wartsila tanks and cargo handling system
08 Sep 2017 09:12 GMT
New supply barge is scheduled to operate out of Rotterdam.

BC Ferries vessel removed from service for LNG conversion
07 Sep 2017 10:11 GMT
The Spirit of British Columbia is to undergo dual-fuel conversion between the autumn of 2017 and spring of 2018.

Keel-laying ceremony for world's first fully LNG-powered cruise ship
07 Sep 2017 08:23 GMT
The AIDAnova will be the first cruise vessel with the capability to operate only on LNG - both at sea and in port.

MAN Cryo wins contract to build LNG bunkering facility in Gothenburg
06 Sep 2017 07:58 GMT
Purpose-built facility at Gothenburg's Energy Port is due to open in 2018.

Maiden LNG bunker delivery booked for world's first converted FLNGV
31 Aug 2017 08:51 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be bunkered in mid-September.

Two years since launch of world's second LNG-fuelled boxship
30 Aug 2017 10:38 GMT
TOTE ship was part of a two-ship contract signed in December 2012.

Germany christens first ship to be powered by methanol fuel cell
29 Aug 2017 14:23 GMT
Fuel cell uses methanol to produce electricity on the vessel and supplies a battery-backed electric motor.

Singapore and Japan to conduct LNG bunkering study for car carriers
28 Aug 2017 11:03 GMT
Feasibility study to focus on LNG bunkering for car carriers operating between Japan and Singapore.

JAX LNG gets go-ahead for LNG bunker supply operation
22 Aug 2017 06:35 GMT
US Coast Guard approves Jacksonville LNG facility and ship-to-ship bunkering operations.

TOTE's project to build four LNG-fuelled boxships hangs on Honolulu terminal deal
18 Aug 2017 16:10 GMT
Shipper aims to secure the new deepwater Kapalama Container Terminal in Hawaii.

Woodside pushes on with plan to develop LNG bunkering in Western Australia
18 Aug 2017 13:29 GMT
Plans to build LNG distribution facilities and increase Pluto LNG production move forward.

Wightlink names hybrid car ferry: Queen Victoria 'would have been amused'
17 Aug 2017 06:41 GMT
Vessel will be powered by batteries as well as low-sulphur marine gas oil.

Shell ups LNG bunker supply capacity with barge charter
14 Aug 2017 09:13 GMT
Development follows Thursday's arrival of the LNG bunker vessel Cardissa in Rotterdam.

LNG bunkers discussed at Port Canaveral briefing
11 Aug 2017 12:38 GMT
Briefing led by US Federal Maritime Commissioner William Doyle on the use of LNG as a marine fuel.

LNG bunker supplier Clean Energy posts Q2 loss, $43.2m H1 profit
04 Aug 2017 14:17 GMT
LNG sales volume dipped in both periods.

Spanish Atlantic port Ferrol aims to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure
04 Aug 2017 12:15 GMT
Port looks to take full advantage of its close proximity to Reganosa's LNG terminal.

Construction of LNG-fuelled sea cleaning vessel for Ulsan under way: source
04 Aug 2017 09:13 GMT
Project forms part of government strategy to develop LNG bunkering in South Korea.

SEA\LNG calls for compliance and enforcement commitment as 2020 sulphur cap looms
03 Aug 2017 10:38 GMT
LNG bunker coalition advocates greater momentum from shipping industry to deliver air quality improvements.

Germany's first LNG-fuelled research vessel to feature Wartsila technology
02 Aug 2017 14:47 GMT
Wartsila to supply engines, exhaust cleaning systems and LNGPac fuel storage, supply, and control system.

Shell wins tender to supply LNG reloading station in Klaipeda
01 Aug 2017 09:31 GMT
Small-scale LNG carrier to deliver 1,000 cubic metres between August 15 and September 30.

LNG bunker coalition confirms addition of three members
01 Aug 2017 07:40 GMT
Mitsui, Sumitomo and Novatek confirmed as new members of SEA\LNG.

LPG carrier with bunker-saving features delivered to Astomos
27 Jul 2017 13:05 GMT
Crystal River includes a number of features designed to optimize fuel economy.

Samskip 'extremely pleased' to add two LNG-fuelled ships in Nor Lines takeover
26 Jul 2017 08:48 GMT
Logistics firm will be incorporating the general cargo ships Kvitnos and Kvitbjorn to its fleet.

PitPoint MD hails progress towards '100% clean transport'
25 Jul 2017 14:20 GMT
Supply of CNG earlier this month was 'an absolute milestone for sustainable shipping', says Versleijen.

GTT highlights subsea LNG bunkering solution in H1 review
24 Jul 2017 08:28 GMT
Gravity Based System consists of a concrete chamber and a membrane containment tank designed by GTT.

DNV GL lists pros and cons of alternative fuels
24 Jul 2017 06:52 GMT
List forms part of guidance on the considerations that should be taken into account at the newbuilding stage.

LNG bunker player Enagas posts after-tax profit of EUR 269.1 million
19 Jul 2017 09:38 GMT
Spanish firm managed to reduce its net debt by EUR 607 million in H1 2017.

Revenue up 29% for bunker supplier Skangas as Gasum targets LNG growth
18 Jul 2017 13:24 GMT
CEO says company 'strengthened its position' in H1 by increasing its Skangas stake to 70%.

Disney Cruise Line orders LNG-fuelled ship
18 Jul 2017 10:28 GMT
135,000-grt vessel is expected to be completed in 2022.

Woodside aims to convert all OSVs to LNG by 2022
17 Jul 2017 05:51 GMT
Construction of LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax could start in 'later part of 2017, or early 2018'.

Total in tie-up to supply ferry with LNG bunkers via tank containers
13 Jul 2017 14:48 GMT
French firms team up to offer innovative LNG bunker solution to Brittany Ferries vessel.

EC approves JV to develop LNG terminal in northern Germany
13 Jul 2017 07:41 GMT
Feasibility study being conducted to build LNG facility in Brunsbuttel.

YKIP joins SEA\LNG coalition
12 Jul 2017 06:00 GMT
YKIP is second Japanese organisation to join SEA\LNG in a matter of weeks.

Study warns against 'one-sided focus on LNG' as biofuel tops CO2 reduction chart
11 Jul 2017 11:11 GMT
LNG 'risks lock-in of the sector into a high-carbon infrastructure', report says.

Balearia and its commitment to LNG bunkers at MEPC 71
11 Jul 2017 07:28 GMT
Fleet director gave 'Why Balearia chooses LNG' presentation at IMO meeting.

Iberian study predicts annual LNG bunker sales of 8m cbm by 2050
10 Jul 2017 09:14 GMT
Capex of EUR 3.7 billion will be needed, advises study.

PSV to be fitted with bunker-saving battery power
10 Jul 2017 07:53 GMT
Corvus Energy to provide lithium-ion-based energy storage system (ESS) to Farstad Shipping vessel.

Europe's first pro LNG training centre promoted at MEPC 71
07 Jul 2017 10:39 GMT
Three-day course covering small-scale LNG and bunkering operations is due to take place in September.

IRClass releases rules for LNG-fuelled coastal and inland vessels
06 Jul 2017 13:27 GMT
New rules are in addition to its previously established code for ocean-going ships.

Deltamarin signs contracts for LNG-fuelled ship with bunker-saving rotor sails
06 Jul 2017 11:14 GMT
New Viking Line vessel is said to be 10 percent more energy efficient than the Viking Grace.

New Bureau Veritas rules support hybrid power and energy storage systems
05 Jul 2017 12:42 GMT
New class notations include power management (PM), power back-up (PB) and zero emission (ZE) standards.

Ecoslops doubles production, reveals new 'mini' production unit concept
05 Jul 2017 11:20 GMT
Smaller unit is designed to treat 4,000 to 8,000 tonnes a year and is said to be suitable for medium-sized ports.





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