LNG-Powered AIDAnova Embarks on New Era for Cruise Industry

| Germany: Papenburg | Source: Meyer Werft

AIDAnovaShipbuilder Meyer Werft from Papenburg has handed over the world’s first LNG (liquid natural gas) cruise ship to AIDA Cruises (Rostock). The largest cruise ship ever built in Germany will be setting new standards in terms of environmental compatibility with its innovative LNG technology. The emissions produced by the ship will be cut drastically by using the clean fuel LNG. Read more »

NYK Concludes Dual-Fuel LNG Carriers Charter with Mitsubishi Corp.

| Japan: Tokyo | Source: NYK Line
NYK dual-fuel LNG Carrier image

NYK dual-fuel LNG carrier image

NYK has signed long-term contracts with Diamond Gas International Pte. Ltd. (DGI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) located in Singapore, for DGI to charter from NYK three newly built dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Read more »

NYK Charters Two Dual-Fuel LNG Carriers with Total

| Japan: Tokyo | Source: NYK Line
Diamond Gas Orchid

New generation dual-fuel LNG carrier Diamond Gas Orchid (NYK and Mitsubishi)

Global transportation company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) has signed a long-term contract with Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited (TGPCL), a subsidiary of French energy company Total for two newly-built dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Read more »

TT-Lines Order Dual-fuel ‘Green Ship’ for Baltic

| Germany: Lübeck-Travemünde | Source: TT-Line AB

TT-Line VesselsTT-Line has signed a contract for construction of a new vessel, a so-called ‘Green Ship’. Delivery is scheduled for 2022, with option for another vessel. The order went to the Chinese shipyard Jiangsu Jinling. The vessel is to be used in the TT-Line network in the Baltic Sea. Read more »

GEV Completes Final ABS Requirement for the CNG Optimum Design

| Australia: West Perth WA | Source: Global Energy Ventures Ltd

GEV CNG Optimum 200 gas carrier designGlobal Energy Ventures Ltd (GEV), a leading developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, has completed the extensive prototype testing of the Optimum system. This program included burst tests, fatigue tests and proof-of-concept tests. Read more »

INPEX-ADNOC MoU Addresses LNG Bunkering in UAE

| Japan and UAE | Source: INPEX

INPEX and ADNOC sign agreement re LNG bunkering provisionINPEX Corporation (INPEX), Japan’s largest exploration and production (E&P) company, says it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ADNOC Logistics & Services to form an Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering partnership in United Arab Emirates. Read more »

Containerships Collaborates with Don Trucking to Boost LNG-fuelled Trucks

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Containerships

Containerships cooperation with Don Trucking (IVECO truck)Multimodal transporter Containerships has signed a collaboration agreement with the Dutch trucking company Don Trucking in order to increase the amount of LNG-fuelled trucks in the region. The partnership guarantees trucking capacity of 15 new LNG-fuelled trucks for Containerships’ land operations in the port of Rotterdam. Read more »

Two More Dual-fuel LNG Carrier-Bunker Vessels by Keppel for Stolt-Nielsen

| Singapore | Source: Keppel Offshore & Marine

Stott-Nielsen LNG carrier - Bunker VesselKeppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine, signed two additional contracts with Stolt-Nielsen Gas B.V. (Stolt-Nielsen Gas), a subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen Limited, according to their October press release. The vessels will be LNG-powered and capable of LNG bunkering. Read more »

Eleven-Tanker LNG Bunker Delivered at Port of Cartagena

| Spain: Cartagena | Source: Repsol S.A.

Repsol Bunkers Paul Desgagnes at Port of Cartagena Dec 2018Repsol, the global energy company headquartered in Madrid, Spain has carried out the largest supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a ship for use as fuel. In an operation developed in the port of Cartagena, with the collaboration of the Port Authority and Enagás, eleven LNG tankers have been supplied to the Canadian ship Paul A. Desganés. Read more »