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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q4 2017


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q4 2017

Quadrise expects to start combustion boiler trial in early 2018
29 Dec 2017 11:37 GMT
Fuel production phase of Saudi Arabia trial on track to commence in Q1, Quadrise says.

Marubeni and PTT study LNG bunkering in Laem Chabang
27 Dec 2017 13:43 GMT
Plan to use a supply ship to source product from a Map Ta Phut receiving terminal.

Galp starts LNG bunkering in Portugal
22 Dec 2017 11:29 GMT
Operation covers Portuguese mainland and islands as supplier also targets ship-to-ship refuelling.

Tallinn offers discount to ships running mainly on LNG
20 Dec 2017 14:20 GMT
Vessels will be able to apply for a four percent discount on tonnage fees.

ABS to class LNG bunker barge for Southeast US market
20 Dec 2017 10:11 GMT
Barge will be chartered by Shell to supply LNG to cruise vessels.

Eesti Gaas diversifies sourcing, eyes LNG terminal or bunker vessel
19 Dec 2017 16:05 GMT
Inks accord with Klaipedos Nafta, plans LNG terminal or delivery barge to meet demand.

Pavilion Gas to supply PSA Marine tugs with LNG bunkers
19 Dec 2017 13:14 GMT
The two dual-fuel harbour tugs are scheduled to be delivered in 2019.

Rolls-Royce's first mobile MTU gas engines get Doeksen go-ahead
15 Dec 2017 15:17 GMT
First two pre-production units were accepted by client after completing performance tests.

Damen wins contract to convert dredger to LNG
15 Dec 2017 14:03 GMT
Conversion will be first of its kind in Europe.

Engines 'in better shape' with LNG bunkers: Viking Grace engineer
15 Dec 2017 11:28 GMT
Engineer notes improvement compared to ships running on regular fuel.

Chevron releases methanol and lubricants white paper
14 Dec 2017 11:08 GMT
Document explores the role of Chevron's cylinder lubricants in the operation of two methanol-fuelled ships.

Singapore injects more capital to fund LNG bunker vessel newbuilds
14 Dec 2017 09:47 GMT
Applications now open for interested firms to apply for funding of up to S$3m per vessel.

Germany accepting online requests to fund LNG conversions
13 Dec 2017 14:42 GMT
Funding initiative is designed to promote the use of LNG in German shipping.

Trelleborg supplies solutions to world's first floating LNG ship-to-shore system
13 Dec 2017 11:06 GMT
Firm says collaboration showcases scope of applications for new LNG transfer infrastructure.

Algeciras receives first LNG bunker delivery in five years
12 Dec 2017 12:51 GMT
Cement carrier supplied in Algeciras's second ever LNG bunkering operation.

Bunker supplier Skangas to source LNG from UK's Isle of Grain terminal
12 Dec 2017 10:18 GMT
Becomes first firm to land a small-scale LNG supply agreement with a UK import terminal.

Quadrise delivers presentation to shareholders at AGM
08 Dec 2017 17:03 GMT
MSAR fuel supplier discusses 2017 performance and presents outlook for next year.

New report ranks biofuel as best zero-emission solution
08 Dec 2017 12:41 GMT
Batteries 'simply not competitive'; hydrogen and ammonia 'the middle ground'.

LNG tank retrofit for large boxships gets DNV GL approval
08 Dec 2017 11:14 GMT
Concept designed to make it easier for owners to refit existing ships with an LNG fuel system.

ME-GI/ME-LGI dual-fuel engines reach 100,000 operating hours
07 Dec 2017 14:33 GMT
Teekay praises dual-fuel technology and collaboration with MAN Diesel & Turbo.

LNG bunkers 'our main focus': TMFGS CEO Olivier Jouny
05 Dec 2017 13:07 GMT
CEO says Total is now 'a major player' in LNG refuelling following CMA CGM deal.

Classification contract signed for CMA CGM's nine LNG-fuelled boxships
05 Dec 2017 12:12 GMT
Two Chinese shipyards ink contract with certification agency Bureau Veritas.

Total to supply CMA CGM with 3m tonnes of LNG bunkers over 10 years
04 Dec 2017 12:01 GMT
Supply agreement covers LNG fuel and lubricants for nine giant newbuild boxships.

One-year countdown: world's first fully LNG-fuelled cruise ship to set sail in Dec 2018
01 Dec 2017 16:07 GMT
The AIDAnova is due to depart for the Canary Islands on Dec 2 next year.

KVH Videotel launches LNG bunkering training course
01 Dec 2017 12:01 GMT
Programme based on SGMF competency and assessment guidelines.

Corvus wins contract for new all-electric, battery-powered ferry
30 Nov 2017 14:45 GMT
All-electric ferry to be equipped with a 2.9MWh Orca Energy ESS to power all vessel operations.

Bunker suppliers must prepare for death of fossil fuels: ICS director
30 Nov 2017 11:23 GMT
Switch to alternative fuels and propulsion systems will be 'relentless and inevitable', says Simon Bennet.

Quadrise signs memorandum of agreement with JGC Corporation
30 Nov 2017 10:08 GMT
JGC to act as QFI's exclusive partner to jointly develop commercial MSAR projects.

Malta LNG bunkering study under way: source
29 Nov 2017 14:11 GMT
Study aims to identify the optimal solutions for the development of LNG bunkering infrastructure.

Teekay Offshore orders another two LNG-fuelled shuttle tankers
29 Nov 2017 13:23 GMT
Purchase commitment follows the company's previous order for two LNG-powered Shuttle Spirit tankers in July.

Dual-fuel MAN L23/30 engine granted type approval
29 Nov 2017 11:42 GMT
Engine passed its type approval test in Zhenjiang, China, earlier this month, says MAN.

Wartsila to equip Shell's new LNG bunker barge
28 Nov 2017 14:51 GMT
Scope of products and solutions includes Wartsila's LNG cargo storage, handling, and control system.

AIDA Cruises starts refuelling with LNG in the Mediterranean
27 Nov 2017 15:37 GMT
AIDAperla to be bunkered with LNG in Barcelona, Marseille and Civitavecchia. Palma de Mallorca also on the cards.

First vessel bunkered with LNG in Singapore arrives in Cameroon
27 Nov 2017 13:35 GMT
Vessel to be used for the development of the Kribi offshore fields.

Houlder hails launch of UK's first LNG-fuelled passenger ferry
24 Nov 2017 13:41 GMT
UK firm worked on the class-level design of the new vessel.

Project targets emissionless 'green corridor' with first electric inland boxship
23 Nov 2017 15:48 GMT
Initiative aims to make sailing between Alphen aan den Rijn, Rotterdam and Antwerp emission-free.

UK's first LNG-fuelled passenger ferry launched in Glasgow
23 Nov 2017 12:02 GMT
The MV Glen Sannox is able to operate on both LNG and MGO.

Petronas signs accord to provide STS LNG transfers
22 Nov 2017 16:25 GMT
Two-year agreement signed with Eastport Marine and Argo Engineering.

First LNG shipment arrives at future Lapland bunkering hub
20 Nov 2017 13:47 GMT
Import terminal in Tornio to be used as a refuelling point when LNG logistics work is completed.

Shell's Maarten Wetselaar sees 'big potential' for LNG as bunker fuel
15 Nov 2017 09:45 GMT
Executive Committee member thinks LNG bunkering is 'one promising sector that's opening up'.

Jettyless LNG bunkering up for discussion in London
14 Nov 2017 14:24 GMT
Houlder and Wartsila to co-present conference session on jettyless LNG ship-to-shore transfers and bunkering.

Astomos and KPC sign LPG bunkering MoU
14 Nov 2017 10:37 GMT
Companies to study the use of LPG as a bunker fuel.

WinGD engines to power CMA CGM's LNG-fuelled boxships
13 Nov 2017 11:53 GMT
92DF engines are said to be the most powerful gas and dual-fuel engines ever built.

Three Wes Amelie sister ships to undergo dual-fuel conversion
10 Nov 2017 14:40 GMT
Wessels Reederei and MAN Diesel & Turbo sign letter of intent for conversion of boxships.

Bunker suppliers Skangas and Titan LNG join forces
10 Nov 2017 12:03 GMT
Companies sign MoU to collaborate in the supply of LNG to ships in the North Sea and Baltic.

TOTE to convert MAN engines to LNG
10 Nov 2017 10:22 GMT
North Star and Midnight Sun to be retrofitted in 'largest LNG conversion in North America'.

Engie 'committed' to downstream activities
09 Nov 2017 09:08 GMT
French firm says retail sales, GTT and regasification terminals are 'core to its strategy'.

Shell inks deal with Carnival to bunker North America's first fully LNG-powered cruise ships
08 Nov 2017 13:47 GMT
Opportunity for firms to also collaborate on LNG bunker deliveries for future ships.

Bureau Veritas to class CMA CGM's nine LNG-powered boxships
08 Nov 2017 11:26 GMT
Certification agency was involved in checking the feasibility of the bunker tank design.

GTT to design tanks for CMA CGM's nine LNG-fuelled ULCVs
08 Nov 2017 09:23 GMT
CEO says project 'marks the adoption of clean fuels' by the boxship sector.

Shell charters LNG bunker barge for Southeast US market
08 Nov 2017 06:38 GMT
Vessel has the capacity to carry up to 4,000 cubic metres of LNG fuel

Gabadi and Hankuk Carbon ink LNG bunkering accord
07 Nov 2017 15:38 GMT
Companies target LNG bunkering contracts in locations such as the U.S, China and Europe.

CMA CGM to build nine LNG-fuelled ULCVs in 'technological breakthrough'
07 Nov 2017 12:56 GMT
CEO Rodolphe Saade says move is a 'bold decision'.

Houlder embraces first-mover philosophy in ssLNG sector
01 Nov 2017 10:10 GMT
Firm says the work it has put into developing ssLNG solutions reflects the confidence it has in the sector.

Malta offshore LNG bunkering study to start in November
31 Oct 2017 14:32 GMT
Study will aim to identify the optimal solutions for the development of LNG bunkering infrastructure.

GTT and Wison in LNG tie-up that covers bunkering
31 Oct 2017 11:13 GMT
Partners plan to collaborate on projects related to LNG as a fuel, bunkering and small-scale shipping.

Gothenburg completes first LNG bunkering while loading
31 Oct 2017 09:20 GMT
Milestone delivery follows the port's maiden ship-to-ship supply of LNG at quayside.

Skangas performs first small-scale LNG loading at Melkoya Island
27 Oct 2017 14:38 GMT
LNG cargo was supplied to the Skangas-chartered Coral Energy.

Cavotec shore power to be installed in Vancouver in H1 2018
26 Oct 2017 15:18 GMT
Cold ironing to be made available at Vancouver's Centerm and GCT Deltaport terminals.

Elgas and Astomos sign LPG bunkering MoU
25 Oct 2017 11:24 GMT
Companies to look into collaborating on LPG bunkering projects in the Asia-Pacific region.

Engie: Downstream LNG activities not part of strategic review
24 Oct 2017 08:09 GMT
French firm confirms that it is in talks with Total and other unnamed companies.

Corvus to power first hybrid fish farm processing vessel
23 Oct 2017 09:34 GMT
Orca Energy ESS to supply electrical power to Hav Line ship's propulsion system.

Second large LNG-powered bulker launched for ESL Shipping
20 Oct 2017 15:43 GMT
Haaga and sister vessel Viikki are due to start operating in the Baltic Sea in H1 2018.

MHI targets development of gas-fuelled ships
20 Oct 2017 12:42 GMT
Shipbuilder aims to enter into business partnerships where it can leverage its technological expertise.

Europe's first LNG bunkering pontoon enters construction phase
19 Oct 2017 10:15 GMT
Kooiman Marine Group leads construction consortium.

Wartsila to supply dual-fuel 34DF engines for four LNGCs
18 Oct 2017 12:21 GMT
Delivery of the engines is slated to commence in the second half of 2018.

Port of Rotterdam to study clean fuel bunkering facility at Krabbegors
18 Oct 2017 09:25 GMT
All fuels supplied at the bunker station would be required to produce fewer emissions than traditional fuels.

Gazprom and Mitsui discuss LNG cooperation in meeting
18 Oct 2017 07:17 GMT
Discussions focus on small- and mid-scale LNG and the construction of the third train at the Sakhalin II LNG plant.

India's shipping minister holds methanol fuel talks
17 Oct 2017 08:52 GMT
Nitin Gadkari is keen to reduce pollution, fuel and transport costs whilst sourcing coal locally to make methanol.

UK researchers claim breakthrough converting CO2 and methane into liquid fuels
12 Oct 2017 15:20 GMT
Non-thermal plasma process said to offer 'promising and attractive' alternative for the synthesis of fuels.

Skangas delivers first fuel switch to LNG in open sea
11 Oct 2017 11:01 GMT
Bunker firm hails benefits of supplying LNG to ships while transiting between ports.

Statoil selects Gas4Sea to supply LNG bunkers in Rotterdam
10 Oct 2017 14:05 GMT
The Engie Zeebrugge will be used to supply LNG to four crude shuttle tankers when they enter into service in 2020.

MAN pledges EUR 2m discount on HFO-to-gas retrofits
09 Oct 2017 12:53 GMT
Engine specialist says offer is available for 10 retrofits from conventional fuel to gas operation.

Bunker-saving Azipod propulsion ordered for LNG-powered Viking Line ferry
09 Oct 2017 12:14 GMT
Ship expected to be 'the most efficient cruise ferry operating in the Baltic, if not the world'.

Gas Natural Fenosa greenlights 'temporary' HQ transfer to Madrid
07 Oct 2017 09:28 GMT
LNG bunker supplier says move is due to the 'legal uncertainty' created by recent events in Catalonia.

SGMF chief advises industry to address carbon pollution or face 'severe regulation'
06 Oct 2017 17:03 GMT
Mark Bell says shipping 'needs to act quicker than it ever has before'.

LNG bunker supplier Gas Natural Fenosa calls board meeting over relocating Barcelona HQ
06 Oct 2017 10:48 GMT
Natural gas firm joins list of Catalonia-based institutions deliberating over their future.

Coralius performs its first Gothenburg LNG bunker delivery
05 Oct 2017 08:44 GMT
First Europe-built LNG bunker vessel supplies Ternsund tanker at Swedish port.

Naming ceremony held for DEME's second LNG-fuelled dredger
02 Oct 2017 11:03 GMT
DEME vessel named in official ceremony held in Belgium.





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