First Dual-Fuel ASD Tugboat Launched for Ningbo

| China: Ningbo | Source: Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard

Ningo Port Dual-fuel 6500HP ASD tugboatThe first dual-fuel (LNG/Marine Oil) 6500HP ASD (Azimuth Stern Drive) tugboat being built for Ningbo-Zhoushan Port was successfully launched by Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd on December 25, 2018. The port is the busiest in the world in terms of cargo tonnage. 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 »

India Notifies Dual-fuel Usage for Agricultural and Construction Equipment Vehicles

| India: New Delhi | Source: PIB India

India_Farm TractorThe Ministry Road Transport & Highways in India has notified dual-fuel usage for agricultural and construction equipment vehicles in a bid to expand the use of natural and renewable gas.  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 »

DEME’s Giant, Next-gen Installation Vessel ‘Orion’ Launched in China

| Belgium: Zwijndrecht | Source: DEME

Orion for DEMEBelgium’s DEME (Dredging, Environmental & Marine Engineering) Group’s next generation, giant new offshore installation vessel Orion was successfully launched at the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China on November 21. The vessel has dual-fuel engines and can run on liquefied natural gas (LNG). Read more »

Innovative Dual-fuel Technology Incubated at New Acland Mine goes Global

| Australia: Brookwater QLD | Source: New Hope Group

New Acland Mine HDCNG trial truck-473 CAT789CNew Hope Group, a majority Australian owned and operated diversified energy company has been capturing attention with its new hybrid truck that has been doing hard labour around New Acland mine near Oakey on the Darling Downs, Queensland, for the past two years. Read more »

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 »

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 »