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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q2 2018


Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q2 2018

Port infrastructure 'ill-prepared' for LNG bunker growth: Costa Cruises
18 Jun 2018 08:47 GMT
Calls on ports to commit to solutions that guarantee the development of LNG bunkering infrastructure.

Costa Cruises outlines fuel-related measures in Sustainability Report
18 Jun 2018 08:41 GMT
Cruise operator describes the actions it has put in place to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

Fenosa performs Valencia's first LNG bunker delivery
15 Jun 2018 11:21 GMT
Balearia's ferry, the Abel Matutes, was supplied with LNG in a truck-to-ship operation.

FortisBC performs 500th LNG bunker delivery
12 Jun 2018 10:54 GMT
Canadian LNG supplier reaches milestone figure.

Coral EnergICE starts regular LNG loading operations in Zeebrugge
12 Jun 2018 06:43 GMT
Skangas-chartered ship will be making year-round, small-scale deliveries for the LNG bunker supplier.

Probunkers reveals plan to become major LNG bunker player
11 Jun 2018 09:51 GMT
Business aims to set up LNG bunkering operation in seven key global locations.

Titan LNG and Transafe sign crew safety training contract
11 Jun 2018 07:04 GMT
Training programme includes simulations at the Simwave facility and practical training at the Falck LNG training centre.

Quadrise upbeat on developments in marine sector
07 Jun 2018 09:12 GMT
MSAR supplier discusses widening spread between high- and low-sulphur fuel and increased scrubber uptake.

Gothenburg set to launch LNG bunker facility in August
04 Jun 2018 12:06 GMT
Port prepares for growth in LNG bunker demand and the industry's transition to renewable gas.

FueLNG and Pavilion Gas awarded S$6m to build LNG bunker vessels
04 Jun 2018 06:19 GMT
MPA funding is designed to promote ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in Singapore.

No barriers to converting smaller, diesel engines for methanol bunkering: SUMMETH
31 May 2018 11:03 GMT
Project concludes that the use of methanol in a converted single-fuel - and small - engine is feasible.

Gazprom, Mitsui form advisory body for joint LNG projects
24 May 2018 12:58 GMT
Two firms discuss cooperation, which includes LNG bunkering in the Sea of Japan.

MAN to equip world's first LNG-fuelled fishing trawler
24 May 2018 11:03 GMT
Vessel to feature MAN 6L51/60DF main engine and MAN Cryo LNG fuel-gas system with a 350-cbm tank.

Bomin launches 2020-compliant ULSFO in ARA
24 May 2018 07:46 GMT
Ultra-low-sulphur fuel oil product has maximum sulphur content of 0.1%.

First LNG bunkering of Fure Vinga in Europe
22 May 2018 13:23 GMT
Nauticor and Fenosa team up to supply vessel with 120 tonnes of LNG in truck-to-ship delivery.

Corvus energy storage system selected for five all-electric Fjord1 ferries
22 May 2018 11:17 GMT
Latest order for energy storage systems (ESS) follows previous Fjord1 order in November.

Wartsila LNGPac reaches 100th order milestone
22 May 2018 10:10 GMT
Fuel gas handling system's 100th order since its first installation in 2011.

KC LNG unveils 'game-changer' Y-piece that slashes bunker delivery times
18 May 2018 11:55 GMT
Attachment makes it possible to refuel a ship with LNG at double the speed of normal truck-to-ship bunkering.

MAN Diesel & Turbo joins SEA\LNG
18 May 2018 07:18 GMT
Manufacturer says SEA\LNG's vision is 'well aligned' with its strategy.

Biofuel comes out on top in another Lloyd's Register-UMAS report
16 May 2018 14:41 GMT
Study concludes that biofuel is currently the most affordable zero-emission option for shipping.

Renewable energy for shipping discussed in IMO debate
16 May 2018 13:17 GMT
Decarbonized electricity and renewable electricity from hydropower covered at IMO 70 Forum.

Total to offer LNG bunkering service in Oman
14 May 2018 05:02 GMT
Supplier plans to use feedstock from exploration project and develop a new liquefaction plant in Sohar.

Case study on world's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel published
11 May 2018 14:31 GMT
Designed to illustrate the challenges Gas4Sea faced when developing LNG bunkering services in North West Europe.

Class contract signed for two Royal Caribbean ships powered by LNG and fuel cells
08 May 2018 13:51 GMT
'The ships could potentially be some of the most fuel-efficient cruise vessels ever constructed', says DNV GL.

Wartsila to design and equip PSA Marine's new LNG-fuelled harbour tug
08 May 2018 09:03 GMT
Vessel to feature two Wartsila 20DF dual-fuel engines and LNGPac fuel storage and supply system.

Finnlines orders three hybrid ro-ro ships with scrubbers
04 May 2018 00:45 GMT
Vessels are to use fossil fuel whilst sailing and electricity when in port.

Containerships Plc backs non-carbon future with LNG as interim solution
01 May 2018 13:51 GMT
Firm's current planning perspective for LNG is 25-30 years, during which time 'a significant change in technology' is expected.

Nissan 'enthusiastically supports' Containerships' LNG bunkering strategy
01 May 2018 10:27 GMT
Car manufacturer backs decision to use LNG fuel on routes between UK and Russia.

ITF report assesses Japan as potential LNG bunkering hub
30 Apr 2018 16:23 GMT
Study examines the key steps that would need to be taken for Japan to become a key location for LNG bunkering.

AIDA seals Kiel partnership for LNG, shore power and scrubbers
26 Apr 2018 16:41 GMT
Tie-up includes the construction of a shoreside power plant and the use of LNG and scrubbers.

South East Asia's first LNG-powered tug launched in Singapore
25 Apr 2018 09:07 GMT
KST Liberty unveiled at the world's biggest bunker port.

New project aims to build industrial-scale power-to-gas installation
24 Apr 2018 17:24 GMT
Initiative could lead to the production of large volumes of renewable gas, such as LNG.

Hurtigruten to upgrade up to nine ships to gas-electric power
20 Apr 2018 17:32 GMT
Vessels to switch from diesel to gas and be fitted with battery power.

All-electric vessel launched for Norwegian fjord route
20 Apr 2018 12:58 GMT
Catamaran said to be first of its kind to offer emission-free transport through the Western Norwegian landscape.

Wartsila CEO talks up 'critical role' of LNG, calls for 'clear' GHG roadmap
20 Apr 2018 11:51 GMT
There is 'no single solution' for decarbonising shipping, says Jaakko Eskola.

Industry coalition makes case for LNG in wake of MEPC 72
20 Apr 2018 08:58 GMT
Argues that LNG is a 'bridging solution' where ships and infrastructure could 'easily' switch to renewable, or zero-emissions.

Wartsila in first optimised maintenance tie-up for LNGPac system
19 Apr 2018 10:14 GMT
Agreement with Viking Line is first for Wartsila's complete gas handling system for LNG-fuelled ships.

Nor Lines LNG-fuelled ships to include Rotterdam in weekly service
19 Apr 2018 08:55 GMT
Kvitnos and Kvitbjorn to call at leading Dutch port as part of regular liner service from June 1.

DNV GL examines alternative fuels in new white paper
17 Apr 2018 11:42 GMT
Comparison made with conventional and low-sulphur fuels.

Rotterdam to usher in EUR5m incentive for ships using low- and zero-carbon fuels
13 Apr 2018 14:41 GMT
Port explains that in order to slash emissions by more than 50%, it will require the use of alternative fuels.

Shell agrees to charter another two LNG-fuelled Aframax tankers
13 Apr 2018 00:02 GMT
Agreement follows February's deal with Sovcomflot to also charter two dual-fuel Aframax vessels.

Crowley's first ConRo newbuild bunkered with LNG
12 Apr 2018 11:42 GMT
Boxship El Coqui is supplied with LNG for the first time in milestone operation for the US firm.

Fluxys to build permanent LNG bunkering facility in Antwerp
11 Apr 2018 00:02 GMT
LNG storage also planned as firm takes over the concession at quays 526-528.

Tokyo event to showcase bunker-saving rigid sail prototype
09 Apr 2018 09:45 GMT
Lab prototype of EnergySail technology is due to be exhibited for the first time this week.

How the RenovaBio Law could affect Brazil's marine fuel industry
06 Apr 2018 14:41 GMT
Market analyst Jordan Lewis tells Bunker Index about Brazil's new policy, which aims to increase the production and use of biofuels.

LNG-fuelled Furetank newbuild sets sail for Singapore
05 Apr 2018 15:33 GMT
Fure Vinga joins Gothia Tanker Alliance fleet of vessels.

LeanShips project tests methanol on Volvo Penta D7 engine
05 Apr 2018 13:10 GMT
Project aims to demonstrate the potential of methanol as an alternative marine fuel.

Rotor sail firm Norsepower ready to back Paris GHG reduction targets
04 Apr 2018 13:45 GMT
CEO Tuomas Riski supports 70-100% decarbonisation by 2050.





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