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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q2 2015

Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q2 2015

Time charter agreement for LNG-fuelled vessel
26 Jun 2015 14:43 GMT
Once constructed, gas carrier will be the seventh LNG-fuelled vessel in Anthony Veder's fleet.

Gibraltar report 'did not address LNG bunkering'
26 Jun 2015 12:13 GMT
Gas tank siting report should not be seen as prejudicial to the development of LNG bunkering in Gibraltar, says Lloyd's Register.

Additional LNG-fuelled ro-pax ferry ordered
25 Jun 2015 15:57 GMT
Vessel is scheduled for delivery in 2018.

Singapore LNG storage agreement reached
25 Jun 2015 13:40 GMT
Trafigura to use excess capacity within the Singapore LNG terminal on Jurong Island.

Med's first LNG bunkering facility could be completed 'in 18-24 months'
25 Jun 2015 12:18 GMT
Project partners plan to build an LNG bunkering facility in Sardinia.

Contract to supply battery systems for hybrid ferry
24 Jun 2015 14:25 GMT
Li-ion battery systems will be at the heart of the hybrid propulsion system and energy management system for ro-ro ferry.

US roundtable gathering held to discuss LNG bunkering
18 Jun 2015 13:45 GMT
Industry stakeholders and government officials meet to discuss liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.

Cruise ship deal reignites LNG bunkering debate in Gibraltar
18 Jun 2015 10:18 GMT
GSD party's position on LNG bunkering is 'highly detrimental to Gibraltar's economic interests', says local government.

IMO adopts gas and low-flashpoint fuels code
17 Jun 2015 09:12 GMT
Mandatory code for ships fuelled by gases or other low-flashpoint fuels was adopted by IMO's Maritime Safety Committee.

Agreement to deliver battery system to world's largest electric ferryboat
16 Jun 2015 14:32 GMT
Ferry to be equipped with 4.2 MWh battery system.

Contract to build first ever cruise ships powered at sea by LNG
16 Jun 2015 09:15 GMT
Vessels are to be built by Meyer Werft in Germany and Finland.

'Most efficient LNG ship on the water' is launched
11 Jun 2015 13:37 GMT
Fuel-saving Creole Spirit is expected to enter into service in early 2016.

Electric system supplier for world's largest fully electric ferryboat is named
10 Jun 2015 08:04 GMT
Ferry is scheduled to be launched in June 2017.

LNG bunkering advisory published
09 Jun 2015 13:44 GMT
Advisory looks at the benefits, challenges and solutions associated with fuelling ships equipped with LNG power systems.

First LNG bunkering station in Nordics 'a success'
09 Jun 2015 11:03 GMT
New shore-to-ship bunkering station in Norway is 'open and operating successfully', says Skangas.

'Fuel Trilemma' paper released
05 Jun 2015 08:29 GMT
Position paper analyzes the affordability, sustainability, safety and reliability of future fuels.

Approval in principle for LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design
04 Jun 2015 13:52 GMT
LNG-fuelled Kamsarmax bulk carrier design gets go-ahead from DNV GL.

Rolls-Royce gas engines reach 25 million operating hours
04 Jun 2015 10:35 GMT
Engines powered solely by LNG have completed 25 million hours of operation since their introduction in 1991.

SkyBench concept for mega box ships gets approval in principle
03 Jun 2015 09:57 GMT
Potential to offset reduced cargo capacity when choosing LNG as ship fuel means that a tailored design to meet future sulphur emission limits can be offered, says DNV GL.

Solar solutions cleared for commercial release
02 Jun 2015 12:19 GMT
Go-ahead follows completion of sea trials onboard a vessel operated by Blue Star Ferries.

DNV GL sees hybrid propulsion as emerging trend
01 Jun 2015 10:58 GMT
Number of hybrid vessels in operation could rise to 100 by 2020, says CEO of DNV Maritime.

Cruise ship supplied for the first time with low-emission electricity from LNG
01 Jun 2015 08:39 GMT
LNG Hybrid Barge supplied AIDA Cruises vessel on May 30.

First Dragon-class ships fitted with Wartsila package
29 May 2015 06:29 GMT
Package includes two 50DF dual-fuel engines and an LNG fuel system.

LNG-ready containership fitted with Marlink VSAT
22 May 2015 10:25 GMT
SkyFile Mail to be used for crucial data transfer, including fuel monitoring data.

Imtech wins contract to supply propulsion system for hybrid ferry
22 May 2015 09:26 GMT
Dutch firm to supply the diesel-electric and Li-Ion battery hybrid propulsion system, and carry out the electrical installation.

MEPC 68: Summary of bunker-related issues
19 May 2015 10:21 GMT
Summary of topics discussed at last week's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting in London.

Dual-fuel engine gets type approval
12 May 2015 14:27 GMT
Type approval awarded to MAN Diesel & Turbo's L35/44DF engine.

CO2-to-fuel producer secures $40 million financing
12 May 2015 13:10 GMT
Proceeds to be applied towards the industrialization of its reverse-combustion process.

DNV GL 'honoured' that ships are first to receive 'Gas Ready' notation
11 May 2015 10:57 GMT
The M.V. Barzan is the first of six 18,800-TEU container vessels ordered by UASC.

Keel-laying ceremony for first of three fuel-efficient tankers
07 May 2015 07:40 GMT
Vessels are to also include dual-fuel auxiliary engines and the ability to accommodate a future LNG system installation.

Drop-in fuels contract for US Navy ships
06 May 2015 13:15 GMT
Applied Research Associates and Blue Sun Advanced Fuels are delivering fuel to support certification and testing of renewable fuels for U.S. Navy vessels.

Construction of Middle East's first LNG-fuelled harbour tug under way
06 May 2015 11:16 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be completed in May 2016.

50DF engine 'successfully' tested to run on ethane fuel
04 May 2015 09:14 GMT
News is described as being a 'significant breakthrough for Wartsila's multi-fuel technology'.

UASC names LNG-ready ULCS
29 Apr 2015 15:55 GMT
M.V. Barzan is described as being 'the industry's most eco-efficient container vessel'.

Contract to supply world's first LNG-fuelled TSHDs
28 Apr 2015 17:51 GMT
Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) are to be the first to be provided with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) installation.

World's first LNG-powered containership launched
21 Apr 2015 15:30 GMT
Vessel is the first of a two-ship contract with TOTE.

RT Emotion completes hat-trick of fuel-efficient hybrid tugs
21 Apr 2015 13:43 GMT
New E-KOTUG is to operate in Bremerhaven.

LNG Masterplan for Rhine-Main-Danube
17 Apr 2015 12:25 GMT
LNG emergency and incident response guidelines for inland navigation are now available.

Construction of dual-fuel ferry under way in Poland
14 Apr 2015 16:33 GMT
Vessel is second of three ferries that will be capable of running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) or ultra low sulphur diesel (ULSD).

Marine solar power solution gets thumbs up
13 Apr 2015 10:28 GMT
Eco Marine Power's renewable energy solution for shipping recognized by ClassNK.

Naming ceremony for triple-fuel LNG carrier
10 Apr 2015 11:57 GMT
Vessel is the fourth in a series of triple-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.

New fuel pump for gas-fuelled engines
09 Apr 2015 09:54 GMT
Fuel pump is designed to be compatible with Wartsila's LNGPac system and other fuels such as ethane and methanol.

Alfa Laval expands LNG solutions portfolio
08 Apr 2015 13:41 GMT
Company enters into patent licence agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

LNG bunker fuel seminar in April
08 Apr 2015 11:22 GMT
Two-day event is due to be held in Houston.

Construction of LNG-conversion-ready tanker under way
07 Apr 2015 10:35 GMT
Vessel is the third of five LNG-conversion-ready product carriers to be built for American Petroleum Tankers.

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