Port Fourchon LNG Facility Includes Bunkering

| USA, Cut Off LA

Port Fourchon Aerial PhotoThe Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA (EWUSA) have taken first steps for wholly owned Fourchon LNG LLC to construct the proposed 5 million tons per annum mid-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) production and export facility at Port Fourchon. LNG bunkering is in the scope or works. Read more »

Carnival’s Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to LNG

| USA, Miami FL

AIDAprima 2017Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2016 sustainability report. The report details the company’s sustainability efforts and the progress made in 2016 toward its 2020 sustainability performance goals. It acknowledges the company’s commitment to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Read more »

Goa Plans Natural Gas for Land and Naval Applications

| India, Vasco da Gama

GSL Offshore Patrol Vessel (India)India’s Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has drawn attention to the state of Goa on the country’s west coast as a development centre for alternative fuels for marine and land-based transportation. Potential users of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) include naval vessels build by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL). If it goes ahead, the proposed green energy fuel chain will be the first of its kind in India. Read more »

Shell Strengthens Supply for LNG Marine Fuel

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Cardissa - Shell marine LNG fuel bunker vesselShell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) has reached two significant milestones for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fuel business in Europe, including the arrival of the Cardissa in Rotterdam. This state-of-the-art LNG bunker vessel has capacity to hold around 6,500 cubic metres of LNG fuel.

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Spain’s Ferrol Joins Growing List of LNG Bunker Ports

| Spain, Ferrol

Port of Ferrol plans LNG bunkeringThe Port of Ferrol, located in the north-western corner of the Iberian Peninsula, sees the adoption of LNG bunkering as an opportunity to capture more passing marine traffic. Of particular interest is the planned visit in November of the LNG-fuelled cruiseliner, Aida Prima. Read more »

Second Dual-Fuel Tug Delivered by Gondán

| Spain, Asturias

PAXAfter completing its sea trials program successfully, PAX, the second dual-fuel tug ever built in Europe, was delivered early July to its owner, the Norwegian company Østensjø Rederi A/S. The first tug of this kind built in Europe, DUX, was delivered by the company last May. Read more »

LNG-powered ‘Econuri’ Showcased by Port of Incheon

| South Korea, Incheon
Eco Nuri

Econuri (Image: IPA)

An energy-efficient and environmentally friendly LNG-fuelled vessel, built by the Incheon Port Authority (IPA), received international attention at this year’s LNG Bunkering Conference held in Singapore. IPA took the opportunity to share information gained during the management and construction of the Econuri. Read more »

SEA\LNG: Compliance Needed to Achieve 2020 Sulphur Cap

| United Kingdom, London

SEA/LNG logo“LNG far exceeds alternative options in terms of emissions reductions” – Peter Keller, SEA\LNG Chairman

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition working to facilitate and accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, has urged the industry as a whole to redouble its commitment to compliance with, and enforcement of, IMO Marpol VI Regulations. Three new members have joined the coalition, now with 28 members. Read more »

Wärtsilä Technology Selected for German LNG Powered Research Ship

| Germany and Finland
Atair_II_artist rendering Dec2016

Artist rendering of LNG-fuelled Atair

Marine technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines, and LNGPac system for complete fuel gas handling, for a new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuelled research vessel being built for the German government. The vessel is under construction at the Fassmer shipyard in Germany and will be owned by Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH), the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency.  Read more »

LNG-Fuelled Newbuilds part of new Teekay-Brookfield Partnership

| Bermuda, Hamilton

Teekay Corporation and Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore) say they have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership with Brookfield Business Partners L.P. , together with its institutional partners (collectively Brookfield). This transaction is part of a comprehensive solution for Teekay Offshore, which includes two LNG-fuelled shuttle tanker newbuildings ordered by Teekay Offshore. Read more »