Harvey Gulf Adds Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to LNG-Fuelled PSV

| Wärtsilä Corporation | Source: Wärtsilä Corporation

Harvey Energy for ShellUSA based Harvey Gulf International Marine is to retrofit its platform supply vessel (PSV) Harvey Energy with a hybrid installation supplied by Helsinki-based technology group Wärtsilä. The company says this new energy storage solution will significantly enhance the efficiency and environmental performance of the vessel. No cargo space will be compromised and the operational capability will remain the same. Read more »

Desgagnés Adds 5th Dual-Fuel / LNG Oil Tanker

| Canada: Quebec City QC | Source: Groupe Desgagnés Inc
Fure-Vinga bunkers LNG at Cartagena Spain

Fure Vinga at the Port of Cartagena

Canadian marine transportation company Desgagnés is the proud new owner of a 5th dual-fuel (diesel/LNG) oil/chemical tanker, the M/T Fure Vinga, soon to be renamed M/T Gaïa Desgagnés which was sold by Swedish shipping company Furetank Rederi AB. Read more »

DSIC and Cosco Shipping Sign MOU for EEDI-Phase 3 Dual-Fuel VLCC

| China: Shanghai | Source: DSIC
IMO EEDI Phases

The newbuild VLCC will break through the EEDI Phase 3 barrier.

At the COSCO annual meeting in Shanghai last week, COSCO SHIPPING Energy Transportation Co., Ltd (CSET) and Dalian Industry Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (DSIC) officially signed a Memorandum of Cooperation that will lead to the construction of the world’s first LNG Dual-Fuel VLCC (very large crude carrier). Their collective intention is to advance the use of LNG as a reduced-emission marine fuel. Read more »

Teekay Secures Debt Facility for Four LNG-Fueled Shuttle Tanker Newbuilds

| Bermuda: Hamiton | Source: Teekay Offshore Partners
Teekay LNG Shuttle Tanker (rendering)

Teekay LNG Shuttle Tanker (rendering)

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore), a global marine services company, has secured a long-term debt facility that will enable the company to finance four Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-fueled Suezmax DP2 shuttle tanker newbuildings. Read more »

Cryostar Offers Relocatable LNG Refueling with FUELNG-Deploy

| France and Netherlands | Source: Cryostar

Cryostar, supplier of cryogenic equipment for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueling stations, has celebrated the launch of its new FUELNG-Deploy concept. With a storage LNG capacity of up to 40 m3 the FUELNG-Deploy relocatable vehicle fueling station is a cost-effective solution ideal for serving a small number of vehicles (up to 75 refueling per day). Read more »

Furetank Orders New Dual-Fuel Vessel and Sells ‘Fure Vinga’

| Sweden: Donsö | Source: Furetank Rederi AB
Fure Vinga (LNG-LBG tanks)

Fure Vinga‘s deck-mounted 300 m3 LNG bunker tanks

Swedish shipping company Furetank Rederi AB has signed a contract for one 17,999 dwt dual-fuel product tanker at Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding. The agreement with the yard includes an option for one further vessel. It will also sell the Fure Vinga, its 17,999 dual-fuel product tanker which entered into service in 2018, to Canadian buyers. Read more »

Rederij Doeksen Secures LNG Fuel for New Wadden Sea Ferries

| The Netherlands: Harlingen | Source: Titan LNG
Rederij Doeksen LNG Catamarans head to Netherlands on Sun Rise

Rederij Doeksen LNG Catamarans head to Netherlands on the Sun Rise

Two Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered catamaran ferries commissioned by Rederij Doeksen are currently in transit from Strategic Marine’s Vietnam shipyard to The Netherlands where they will operate on the ferry route from Harlingen to the Dutch islands of Vlieland and Terschelling. In preparation, the Wadden Islands shipping company has contracted Titan LNG to supply fuel. Read more »

First European LNG Bunker Station to Open in July

| Netherlands: Nieuwegein | Source: PitPoint BV

PitPoint BV LNG Bunker Station in Cologne - under constructionPitPoint.LNG’s Liquefied Natural Gas bunkering station to refuel inland waterway vessels is taking shape. Construction of the first European fixed bunkering station for LNG will be realized on Europe’s busiest waterway, the Rhine, in the port of Cologne (Am Molenkopf 17) later this year. Read more »

LNG-Powered Scania Trucks x100 for KP Logistik

| Germany: Stavenhagen | Source: Scania

KP Logistik Scania R 410In its largest single order to date, Scania will deliver 100 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered trucks to KP Logistik, based in Stavenhagen, Germany. The Scania R 410 tractor units will be evenly split between KP Logistik’s centres in Stavenhagen and Wustermark, near Berlin. The trucks will be used for deliveries of dry, refrigerated and frozen foods, primarily to retailers Netto’s and Norma’s stores in eastern Germany, including Berlin. Read more »

DNV GL Issues AiP for LNG Bunker Vessel Design Based on OSV

| Norway: Høvik | Source: DNV GL
Rendering of new small-scale LNG carrier bunker-vessel design by ShipInox

Rendering of new small-scale LNG carrier bunker-vessel design by ShipInox

Classification society DNV GL has presented ShipInox, a Norwegian-based company from Stavanger, with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for its new small-scale LNG carrier/bunker vessel design. It is the first ever class-approved design based on an offshore supply vessel (OSV). With a length of 92 meters the ship will have a carrying capacity of 6,000 cubic meters. Read more »