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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q1 2018


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q1 2018

Exmar orders ME-LGIP engine for two LPG-fuelled ships
29 Mar 2018 14:24 GMT
Dual-fuel engines expected to operate on three percent pilot oil.

WinGD milestone: Natgas-VOC fuel mix for X-DF engine 'successfully tested'
29 Mar 2018 12:38 GMT
Development means VOC waste product can now be utilized as fuel.

Crowley loads first cargo from plant used to supply LNG-powered ConRo ships
29 Mar 2018 09:26 GMT
11,000 gallons of LNG loaded from Maxville liquefaction facility.

Quadrise chairman upbeat despite 'hugely disappointing' Saudi setback
27 Mar 2018 13:31 GMT
UK firm presses on with plan to develop series of MSAR projects; posits that interest in scrubbers has 'intensified'.

Refiner could pull out of Saudi project if accord not signed by April 1: Quadrise
26 Mar 2018 19:05 GMT
'Obtaining these signatures prior to 1 April is now unlikely,' Quadrise says.

AET set to achieve fuel savings with tankers that use VOCs as bunkers
26 Mar 2018 09:46 GMT
Wartsila wins contract to install its VOC recovery technology aboard two new shuttle tankers.

Fuel-saving ferry, LNG-powered ships were 'main milestones' of 2017: Balearia
23 Mar 2018 17:07 GMT
Operator lauds bunker-related projects as EBITDA and turnover grow.

LNG bunkering promoter Novatek obtains patent for gas liquefaction technology
21 Mar 2018 14:45 GMT
Patented LNG technology is based on a two-stage liquefaction process for Arctic temperatures.

Skangas says it performed 1,000 LNG bunker operations in 2017
19 Mar 2018 14:25 GMT
Truck-to-ship deliveries made up 60% of activities, according to supplier.

Plan to build methanol-fuelled ships for US-China project
16 Mar 2018 17:15 GMT
Project involves construction of US methanol plants and feedstock transportation between Louisiana and northern China.

Iberian Peninsula's biggest LNG bunker delivery performed in Cartagena
15 Mar 2018 14:55 GMT
Ten truckloads of LNG supplied to tanker in new milestone operation.

Stolt-Nielsen Gas chief bullish on firm's future role in LNG bunkering
15 Mar 2018 13:05 GMT
Firm gets ready to participate in LNG bunker market following sulphur cap 'boost'.

SEA\LNG backs IMO carriage ban of non-compliant fuels
14 Mar 2018 12:05 GMT
Coalition urges formal approval of the ban at next MEPC meeting in April.

Joint project launched to drive marine battery adoption
09 Mar 2018 15:55 GMT
Aims to better understand the challenges and requirements of expanding the use of batteries in shipping.

Two Exmar newbuild VLGCs to run on LPG
05 Mar 2018 15:33 GMT
Vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2020.

Stena Line ferry a step closer to battery operation
05 Mar 2018 14:02 GMT
Stena Jutlandica to undergo battery refit in three-phase project.

Gazpromneft-Lubricants inks Nornickel supply deal
05 Mar 2018 11:48 GMT
Nornickel set to receive 80 tonnes of marine lubricants in the first half of 2018.

ssLNG 'heavily dependent' on large-scale import terminals: GIE
02 Mar 2018 15:53 GMT
Small-scale LNG infrastructure database released for European market.

BW LPG backs LPG bunkering, urges 'robust enforcement' of sulphur cap
02 Mar 2018 13:07 GMT
LPG shipper stresses that regulations will only work if they are properly policed.

K Line and Uyeno join SEA\LNG coalition
01 Mar 2018 11:47 GMT
Japanese membership boosted with two further additions.

Cool Pool ended Feb with 18 tri-fuel ships
01 Mar 2018 10:55 GMT
LNGC pool consists of ships with fuel-efficient, tri-fuel, diesel-electric (TFDE) propulsion technology.

Third fully LNG-powered ship ordered for AIDA Cruises
27 Feb 2018 13:17 GMT
Vessel is slated for delivery in 2023.

Corvus Energy seals deal to power three hybrid PSVs
27 Feb 2018 10:18 GMT
Orca ESS will be providing battery power to seven SEACOR hybrid PSVs overall.

Shell warns of potential LNG shortage in mid-2020s
26 Feb 2018 13:31 GMT
Urges 'mismatch' between buyers and sellers to be resolved so that project developers can make investment decisions.

Shell to charter - and bunker - two dual-fuel crude tankers
21 Feb 2018 12:16 GMT
Vessels form part of six-tanker series due for delivery between Q3 2018 and Q1 2019.

Furukawa Battery certified as approved supplier of marine batteries
19 Feb 2018 11:18 GMT
Certification obtained after factory inspection, evaluation trials and testing.

GTT hails 'great start to the year' with LNG tank orders
19 Feb 2018 04:52 GMT
French firm 'starting to see the ramp-up of our LNG as a fuel activity'.

Nauticor performs Germany's biggest ever LNG bunker delivery
13 Feb 2018 14:34 GMT
Hopper dredger supplied with 85 tonnes in truck-to-ship operation.

Cavotec equipment moored LNG-fuelled ferry 905 times in first year
09 Feb 2018 13:50 GMT
Tallink's Megastar completed its first year in service at the end of January.

IMO and EBRD to examine LNG bunkering, cold ironing and emissions-reducing projects
09 Feb 2018 11:33 GMT
Gap analysis to be carried out as part of new partnership.

Total and MOL sign charter contract for 'pioneer' LNG bunker supply vessel
06 Feb 2018 11:33 GMT
Total to focus on supplying large quantities of LNG to boxships, including CMA CGM's newbuild ULCVs.

Bay of Biscay's first ship-to-ship LNG bunker delivery performed in Bilbao
05 Feb 2018 14:45 GMT
MV Ireland supplied with LNG in landmark delivery organized by Itsas Gas.

World's first fully LNG-fuelled cruise ship to offer short trips before maiden voyage
05 Feb 2018 11:33 GMT
AIDAnova to provide pre-premiere cruises in north Europe before departing for the Canary Islands in December.

Gothenburg starts construction of land-based LNG bunker facility
02 Feb 2018 11:23 GMT
Will be available to ships calling at Gothenburg's Energy Port.

Ecoslops reports 'very strong business growth' in 2017
01 Feb 2018 15:18 GMT
Highlights include 40% rise in revenue and 30% increase in production.

Van Oord launches first LNG-fuelled ship
01 Feb 2018 14:04 GMT
The Werkendam is able to run on LNG with MGO as backup.

Rolls-Royce to upgrade six PSVs with battery power
30 Jan 2018 13:22 GMT
Deal includes option for a further two offshore vessels.

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker resource tool
30 Jan 2018 13:11 GMT
Service is designed to provide access to the latest developments in the global LNG bunkering infrastructure.

GTT inks LNG agreement with CHI
30 Jan 2018 11:51 GMT
Deal covers LNG-fuelled newbuilds, retrofits, small-scale carriers and FLNGVs.

MoU signed to develop LPG bunkering hub in South Korea
30 Jan 2018 10:27 GMT
Project includes the development of infrastructure for ship-to-ship refuelling.

MOL signs deal to build LNG-fuelled tugboat
29 Jan 2018 17:41 GMT
Construction slated to start in February, with completion expected to be 12 months later.

Long-term home port agreement signed for LNG bunkering pontoon in Amsterdam
29 Jan 2018 14:33 GMT
Titan LNG's FlexFueler001 will be based at the Dutch port's America Harbour.

Four Japanese firms plan LNG bunker business in Chubu
26 Jan 2018 15:41 GMT
K Line, NYK, Toyota Tsusho and Chubu Electric Power in discussions to supply LNG to ships in central Japan.

GoodFuels and Reinplus team up to improve biofuel supply network for inland shipping
25 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT
Biofuel to be made available in Rotterdam and inland routes via Reinplus's supply network.

Port authority president lauds plan to develop 'Adriatic hub' for LNG bunkering
22 Jan 2018 14:47 GMT
Venice prepares for LNG bunker demand with projects to build supply barge and terminal.

Skangas confirms naming ceremony for LNG vessel
19 Jan 2018 19:01 GMT
Vessel is due to start transporting LNG to the Pori and Tornio terminals in Finland.

Fenosa and Balearia ink Spain's first multi-year LNG bunker supply deal
18 Jan 2018 17:17 GMT
10-year accord will see Fenosa act as exclusive LNG supplier at all Iberian Peninsula ports.

Open season launched for Germany's first LNG terminal
17 Jan 2018 11:33 GMT
Construction envisaged after a final investment decision in 2019.

Balearia to showcase fuel-related projects in Madrid
12 Jan 2018 13:58 GMT
Operator to highlight the projects it has invested in to improve the sustainability of its fleet.

Eco-conscious Brazilian port chooses Wartsila's bunker-saving hybrid tug
11 Jan 2018 09:53 GMT
The HYTug features hybrid propulsion and energy storage using batteries.

First four orders for new LNG-fuelled, bunker-saving shuttle tanker
10 Jan 2018 11:18 GMT
Ship will 'set new standards for both fuel consumption and CO2 emissions', says Teekay project manager.

Crowley's Ray Martus to oversee completion of LNG-fuelled ConRo ships
10 Jan 2018 08:57 GMT
Both El Coqui and Taino are due to enter service between the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico in 2018.

Societe Generale is first bank to join SEA\LNG coalition
10 Jan 2018 07:44 GMT
Brings a financial perspective to the group, which aims to accelerate the uptake of LNG as a marine fuel.

FortisBC targets ships converting to LNG
08 Jan 2018 16:50 GMT
Utility wants investment in LNG bunkering infrastructure so that British Columbia becomes a west coast hub.

Fenosa launches world's first universal floating LNG transfer system
08 Jan 2018 14:43 GMT
New system expected to drive the development of the small- and medium-scale LNG sectors.

TMS Cardiff Gas orders LNGC with dual-fuel propulsion
05 Jan 2018 09:53 GMT
Seven-year time charter contract with Total is due to commence in 2020.

Gaslog orders gas carrier with dual-fuel propulsion
03 Jan 2018 11:32 GMT
Newbuild LNG carrier to feature WinGD X-DF engines.





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