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Home » News » Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q4 2015

Alternative Fuels & Propulsion - Q4 2015

Maiden cargo for world's first LNG-powered cement tanker
30 Dec 2015 11:57 GMT
Vessel left Delfzijl harbour last week to receive its first cargo of cement in Rostock.

Dual-fuel engines for 15 barges chartered by Shell
29 Dec 2015 09:22 GMT
110-metre-long inland waterway barges are to operate primarily on liquefied natural gas.

LNG story continues in Antwerp
23 Dec 2015 15:32 GMT
Belgian port plans to build an LNG bunker station for barges, with a concession agreement expected to be signed at the start of 2016.

New incentive for ships that bunker LNG in Rotterdam
16 Dec 2015 13:48 GMT
Ten percent discount on gross seaport dues is being offered to seagoing vessels that bunker LNG in Rotterdam.

Ecoslops plans to recycle oil residues in Constantza
16 Dec 2015 10:06 GMT
Study to examine the feasibility of developing an oil residues processing plant in Black Sea Romanian port.

Dual-fuel engines ordered for groundbreaking TSHD
15 Dec 2015 17:47 GMT
DEME dredgers are set to be the first to be equipped with dual-fuel engines.

Maiden voyage for Germany's first newbuild LNG-powered seagoing vessel
15 Dec 2015 14:08 GMT
Passenger ferry is powered by a complete Wartsila LNG propulsion solution.

Launch ceremony for LNG-conversion-ready tanker
15 Dec 2015 09:57 GMT
Vessel is the first in a series of Eco-class tankers for SEA-Vista LLC.

Wartsila develops inert gas solution for 17 LNG carriers
14 Dec 2015 15:48 GMT
New units are to be Wartsila's first to combine inert gas generators and gas combustion units with high capacity.

Maintenance agreement for tri-fuel diesel-electric vessels
14 Dec 2015 12:50 GMT
Service contract covers all of Dynagas's tri-fuel diesel-electric vessels.

Evergas orders dual-fuel gas carriers
10 Dec 2015 13:48 GMT
Vessels will be capale of running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and ethane.

Contract to design dual-fuel tug for Ningbo
09 Dec 2015 16:46 GMT
New tug is to be powered by Niigata 8L28AHX-DF dual-fuel engines.

Tanker with 'significantly improved fuel efficiency' delivered
07 Dec 2015 12:56 GMT
Vessel is the first of a five-tanker contract with American Petroleum Tankers (APT).

World's first AIP for LNG-fuelled VLCC design
01 Dec 2015 11:54 GMT
Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company Limited (DSIC) gets approval in principle (AIP) for new LNG-fuelled VLCC design.

Dual-fuel ferry named in ceremony
27 Nov 2015 16:22 GMT
New vessel is scheduled to join BC Ferries' fleet in late 2016.

World's first LNG dual-fuelled handysize bulk carrier contract
26 Nov 2015 13:15 GMT
Two B.Delta26LNG vessels are to built for Finnish shipowner ESL Shipping Ltd.

MAN Diesel & Turbo acquires Cryo's marine fuel business
19 Nov 2015 15:01 GMT
MAN enhances its marine LNG propulsion offering with acquisition of fuel gas supply specialist.

Dip in turnover for gas infrastructure group Fluxys
19 Nov 2015 11:33 GMT
Turnover during the first nine months of 2015 was down EUR 9.8 million, or 2.45 percent.

ClassNK approves LNG-fuelled vessel
18 Nov 2015 11:32 GMT
Bulk carrier design was developed by Maritime Innovation Japan Corporation (MIJAC).

Propulsion solution chosen for new LNG bunkering vessel
10 Nov 2015 12:20 GMT
34DF dual-fuel engine is capable of running on either LNG or diesel.

World's first dual-fuel container ship retrofit announced
10 Nov 2015 10:55 GMT
Four-stroke MAN engine to be retrofitted for dual-fuel operation.

MPA calls on more ports to be ready for LNG bunkering
05 Nov 2015 14:11 GMT
MPA CEO Andrew Tan said Asia has 'great potential to offer LNG bunkering'.

Clean Energy bunkered world's first LNG-powered containership
04 Nov 2015 11:57 GMT
California firm is to also supply the LNG-fuelled Perla Del Caribe next month.

LNG-ready product tanker christened
04 Nov 2015 11:09 GMT
Christening took place this week at the Tampa Cruise Terminal.

'LNG-Ready' approval for Crowley tankers
04 Nov 2015 10:03 GMT
Four-ship series built to ABS class is first to take advantage of LNG-Ready approval for potential conversion to LNG fuel in the future.

Boil-off gas monitoring system launched
03 Nov 2015 15:24 GMT
'LNG Advisor' is designed for liquefied natural gas carriers.

ABS to class LNG bunker barge
02 Nov 2015 10:52 GMT
Vessel is scheduled for delivery in mid-2016.

First guidance on fiscal and quality measurement for LNG bunkering
28 Oct 2015 12:04 GMT
Updated recommended practice is the first industry guidance on how to perform quality measurements and quantity metering of LNG fuel supply.

LNG fuel Gas-Prepared notation published
28 Oct 2015 10:10 GMT
Requirements are for ships that are fitted out for dual-fuel or LNG propulsion but which are not initially intended to use gas as a fuel.

End of the engine room with new LNG-fuelled concept vessel
28 Oct 2015 09:14 GMT
'PERFECt' concept vessel is LNG-fuelled, powered by a combined gas and steam (COGAS) turbine, and electrically driven.

LNG storage and regasification barge concept launched
27 Oct 2015 10:08 GMT
Solution has been developed for locations where pipelines and large-scale LNG receiving terminals are not feasible.

Bureau Veritas publishes LNG bunkering notation
27 Oct 2015 09:08 GMT
Vessels meeting the new standards will be awarded the notation 'LNG Bunkering Ship'.

GAC highlights 'importance' of specialised agency services for LNG shipping
26 Oct 2015 07:41 GMT
Group to showcase bespoke services for gas carriers at Singapore event.

ConRo ship has LNG storage tanks installed
22 Oct 2015 11:38 GMT
Tanks will be able to store more than enough LNG fuel for two round trips between Florida and Puerto Rico.

LNG-conversion-ready tanker christened
22 Oct 2015 11:01 GMT
Vessel is the first of a five-tanker contract between General Dynamics NASSCO and American Petroleum Tankers.

GAC recognised for its commitment to efficiency
22 Oct 2015 09:17 GMT
Company wins 'Ship Agent Award 2015' in Dubai.

LNG-ready ULCS makes maiden call at Zeebrugge
20 Oct 2015 15:55 GMT
New UASC ships are the largest currently able to operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG) or conventional heavy fuel oil.

Project to develop LNG-fuelled bulk carriers
20 Oct 2015 14:35 GMT
'Project Forward' is designed to equip the dry bulk carriers of the future with LNG propulsion.

First container ship to be converted to LNG
20 Oct 2015 13:08 GMT
Government-funded project is designed to promote the use LNG as a marine fuel.

Delivery of world's first LNG-powered containership
20 Oct 2015 10:55 GMT
Isla Bella is delivered almost two months ahead of schedule.

Lloyd's Register approves gas containment system
14 Oct 2015 10:04 GMT
GTT gets second validation for its Mark V technology.

Plan to build LNG import terminal scrapped
08 Oct 2015 12:10 GMT
Project to construct LNG import terminal and gas pipeline in Finland is deemed 'not commercially viable'.

'Bumblebee' LNG power plant on tour
08 Oct 2015 10:13 GMT
'Baltic Tour' will take the LNG Hybrid Barge to Copenhagen, Rostock and Kiel during the month of October.

MoU to launch LNG Hybrid Barge in Rotterdam
07 Oct 2015 13:48 GMT
Becker Marine Systems and KOTUG sign memorandum of understanding.

Sustainable marine biofuels programme launched
07 Oct 2015 12:21 GMT
Consortium aims to develop sustainable 'drop-in' marine biofuels for the shipping industry.

Eco Marine Power granted patent for Aquarius MRE System
05 Oct 2015 09:51 GMT
Patent approval paves way for commercial production of wind and solar power system for ships.

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