LNG (Dual-fuel) Shipbuild MOU First for Malaysian Maritime Sector

| Malaysia | Source: Shin Yang Shipping Corporation Berhad

Malaysia PSV - LNG dual-fuel planned Nov2018Three Malaysian companies have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that would see the first LNG-powered ship built and operating in Malaysian waters by the end of 2020. The project is described as a milestone for the Malaysian maritime sector. Read more »

LNG Bunker Operation at Port of Mukran for Deme Dual-fuel Dredger

| Netherlands: Rotterdam | Source: Titan LNG

Port of Mukran Titan LNG bunkering Scheldt RiverTitan LNG, a supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to marine and industrial users in North West Europe, has successfully completed the first-ever LNG bunker delivery at Mukran Port, Germany on the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea. Titan says the refuelling event emphasized the versatility of LNG as a fuel able to be supplied anywhere. Read more »

Babcock Delivers M.V. Kairos – Biggest LNG Bunker Vessel

| Germany: Hamburg | Source: Babcock Schulte Shipmanagement

M.V. Kairos - LNG Bunker VesselBabcock International is celebrating the completion of their ‘first of its kind’ and the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker supply vessel, M.V. Kairos, as it is delivered to Babcock Schulte Energy (BSE), a 50:50 joint venture between Babcock and Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM). Read more »

Sovcomflot Breaks New Ground with LNG-fuelled Aframax Tankers

| Russia: St. Petersburg | Source: Sovcomflot

Lomonosov Prospect on Northern Sea RouteRussian shipping company PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has reported two successful voyages of LNG-fuelled vessels through arctic waters. On 30 October, Lomonosov Prospect, SCF’s large-capacity tanker, completed a commercial voyage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR). A week earlier, the oil tanker Gagarin Prospect completed her voyage across the Baltic and North Seas. Read more »

Gothia Tanker Alliance Secures Skangas LNG Marine Fuel Supply

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Gasum

Skangas Coralius bunkering Fure VingaGasum subsidiary Skangas, a leading provider of LNG to the Nordic market, has entered into an agreement with parts of the Gothia Tanker Alliance to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. The new agreement comprises current as well as new vessels with LNG propulsion soon to come. Read more »

ABS Awards AIP for MARIC LNG-Powered Bulk Carrier Design

| China: Shanghai | Source: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

ABS Awards AIP for MARIC Dual Fuel Newcastlemax Oct2018ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to the Marine Design & Research Institute of China (MARIC), a subsidiary company of China State Shipbuilding Corporation group, for an LNG-fuelled 210,000 DWT bulk carrier of novel design. Read more »

Havila Selects R-R LNG Propulsion for Norwegian Coastal Connections

| United Kingdom: London | Source: Rolls-Royce

Havila Kystruten AS ropax ferries illustrationIndustrial technology company Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply a fully integrated LNG power and propulsion solution for four new vessels being build for Norwegian ship owning company Havila Kystruten AS, a service provider to the international offshore industry. The four new build Ro-Pax vessels of Havyard 923 design will reduce total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by about 20 per cent compared to a similar diesel engine. Read more »

LNG-powered High-speed Catamaran for Baleària

| Spain: Dénia | Source: Baleària

Balearia high speed LNG catamaran illustrationSpanish shipping company Baleària, recognised for its pioneering work in the application of Liquefied Natural Gas in maritime transport, adds a new milestone with the construction of Europe’s first fast ferry for passengers and cargo powered by dual-fuel LNG engines. The fast ferry is being built in the Astilleros Armon shipyard in Gijón, on Spain’s northwest coast. Read more »

Crowley Teamwork Earns Safety at Sea Award for LNG-Powered ConRo Ships

| USA: Jacksonville FL | Source: Crowley Maritime Corporation

Crowley El CoquíFlorida-based Crowley Maritime Corporation has received international acclaim for its new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-powered container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships El Coquí and Taíno. The company gained the ‘Shoreside Team of the Year’ Award during the Safety at Sea Awards ceremony held by Safety at Sea International magazine recently in London. Read more »