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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q1 2014

Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q1 2014

Gazprom plans for LNG market growth
26 Mar 2014 19:43 GMT
Russian firm is looking to develop both its small- and large-scale LNG supply businesses.

LNG sector now offering golden hellos to LNG seafarers
24 Mar 2014 13:58 GMT
Agency says the increasing interest in LNG as an alternative marine fuel is going to make competition for LNG staff even tougher in the years to come.

Wärtsilä 'takes dual-fuel technology to next level'
24 Mar 2014 07:13 GMT
Finnish firm says its has 'raised the technology bar' with the introduction of its new 46DF engine.

Order to power Asia's first LNG-fuelled tug
21 Mar 2014 15:23 GMT
First of two gas-powered tugs is scheduled to be delivered by the end of this year.

New LNG bunkering report released
19 Mar 2014 08:41 GMT
Study provides practical guidance for meeting regulatory requirements.

Bunker fuel on the agenda at SMM 2014
19 Mar 2014 08:17 GMT
'Setting the Green Course' event to tackle the fuel issue on 'Environmental Protection Day' in September.

Marubeni to participate in LNG receiving terminal project in Uruguay
17 Mar 2014 16:04 GMT
Project to build FSRU and provide an LNG receiving, storage and regasification service in Río de la Plata.

EU to fund LNG supply hub project in north-west Spain
17 Mar 2014 15:23 GMT
Project to focus on the development of infrastructure and procedures for the supply of LNG to ships.

Study highlights safety concerns over LNG-fuelled ships
14 Mar 2014 13:11 GMT
Report says there are 'safety concerns' over the rise in the number of ports with LNG bunkering facilities that will have never previously handled LNG.

Report examines future fuel mix in shipping
13 Mar 2014 14:47 GMT
Research explores future fuel demand for the containership, bulk carrier/general cargo and tanker sectors.

Bureau Veritas to class largest gas-fuelled ro-pax fleet
11 Mar 2014 08:36 GMT
Classification society to class a gas-fuelled ro-ro passenger ferry newbuilding and oversee the conversion of three ro-pax ferries to LNG.

Contract to build two PCTCs with LNG fuel propulsion system
07 Mar 2014 17:13 GMT
Two dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) are scheduled to be delivered in 2016.

Russian firm takes delivery of dual-fuel power
04 Mar 2014 13:18 GMT
LNG carrier is equipped with a diesel-electric, dual-fuel propulsion system.

Hydrogen fuel cell testing to start in 2015
03 Mar 2014 14:24 GMT
Portable, self-contained hydrogen fuel cell is due to be tested in Hawaii over a period of six months.

RINA granted Danish LNG fuel authority
03 Mar 2014 13:46 GMT
RINA gets green light to carry out plan approval and surveillance during construction on board ships using LNG as marine fuel.

DNV GL and MPA collaborate in maritime research & development
28 Feb 2014 21:12 GMT
Memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed to promote research & development (R&D) and innovation in the maritime industry.

Tri-fuel ship 'a new type of LNG vessel'
28 Feb 2014 15:36 GMT
New ships are set to be the world's largest LNG vessels with SPB tanks.

Construction starts on world's first LNG-fuelled containership
27 Feb 2014 20:41 GMT
Marlin class vessels are scheduled to enter service in late 2015 and early 2016.

Contract to design LNG barges for US Gulf bunker market
25 Feb 2014 08:34 GMT
Vessels are expected to be ready for service by the end of 2015.

LNG facility construction under way at Port Fourchon
20 Feb 2014 14:41 GMT
LNG marine fuel facility will consist of two sites, each with 270,000 gallons of storage capacity.

World's first LNG ship-to-ship transfer
20 Feb 2014 12:34 GMT
First ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of LNG between two Q-Flex type ships takes place in Singapore waters.

Totem Ocean in LNG ship conversion agreement
19 Feb 2014 08:02 GMT
Vessels will be able to run on either natural gas, light fuel oil or heavy fuel oil.

Shipping firm orders LNG-powered vessel
18 Feb 2014 09:08 GMT
Cargo vessel is scheduled to be delivered in 2015.

Fuel cell in final stage of development
05 Feb 2014 07:13 GMT
'Next generation' fuel cell stack platform nears prototype testing phase.

What will the alternative fuel mix for global shipping be?
28 Jan 2014 20:04 GMT
Position paper released on the future alternative fuel mix for global shipping.

FPSO engines to run on gas, crude and MDO
28 Jan 2014 15:13 GMT
The vessel's ability to utilize produced gas and crude means that little or no MDO will need to be shipped to the FPSO.

Keel laying of LNG hybrid barge
24 Jan 2014 12:45 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be delivered in the summer of 2014.

Harvey Gulf LNG-fuelled OSV launched
23 Jan 2014 12:58 GMT
Vessel is the first of six LNG-powered offshore supply vessels (OSVs) being built by Gulf Coast Shipyard Group.

GTT to fit out LNG-powered ferry
23 Jan 2014 11:55 GMT
French engineering firm to equip Pegasis ferry and design the tanks of three other Brittany Ferries ships.

DNV GL to class methanol-fuelled tankers
22 Jan 2014 14:46 GMT
Classification society says it sees methanol as part of the future energy mix for shipping.

First LNG trailer loaded in Rotterdam
21 Jan 2014 13:47 GMT
Primagaz Benelux loads its first trailer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Gate terminal in Rotterdam.

Tri-fuel LNG carrier unveiled in Russia
20 Jan 2014 11:55 GMT
Vessel is due to operate under a long-term time charter agreement with OAO Sovcomflot.

Qatar champions LNG as cleaner marine fuel
15 Jan 2014 08:02 GMT
Q-Max vessel to be converted to use LNG as an alternative to heavy fuel oil in the main engines.

Wärtsilä signs contract to supply LNG terminal in Finland
10 Jan 2014 08:14 GMT
Terminal may eventually be used to supply LNG to ships.

Agreement to build dual-fuelled PSVs
06 Jan 2014 08:18 GMT
Four Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) will be built to run on either LNG or MDO.

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