Dual-Fuel LNG Carriers to Expand BP’s Portfolio

| USA, Houston TX

BP will soon take delivery of six new, state-of-the-art liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuel tankers to support its expanding global LNG portfolio and to respond to growing demand for lower-carbon energy sources around the world. The company says the expansion will support the group’s broader shift to natural gas. Read more »

MAN Hands Over First LNG-Converted Containership

| Germany, Hamburg

Wes AmelieMAN Diesel & Turbo has led the way with the first dual-fuel conversion of a containership. The 152 metre Wes Amelie, built in 2011, is now able to operate using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). MAN is optimistic the successful retrofit will stimulate further conversions. Read more »

Mid-Life Upgrade and Dual-Fuel Retrofit for Spirit of British Columbia

| Canada, Victoria BC

Spirit of British Columbia pre refit to LNGFollowing the arrival of three dual-fuel Salish Class newbuilds into its fleet this year, BC Ferries is embarking on the second phase of its move to Liquefied Natural Gas marine fuel. The Spirit of British Columbia has been removed from service to prepare for departure to Remontowa Ship Repair Yard S.A. of Gdansk, Poland under its own power on September 12 for completion of a mid-life upgrade. Read more »

Keppel Contracted to Build Dual-Fuel Containerships for Hawaii

| USA, Honolulu HI

Pasha Hawaii LNG-fuel Containership for HawaiiKeppel AmFELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) in the United States (US), has secured a contract worth more than USD 400m from Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii for the construction of two Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled containerships. 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 »

AUDAX Joins DUX and PAX Dual-fuel Tugs

| Spain, Asturias

AUDAXAfter completing its sea trials program successfully, the dual-fuel AUDAX has joined its sister tugs at the Norwegian company Østensjø Rederi A/S. The first tug of this kind built in Europe, DUX, was delivered by the company last May, and the second one, PAX, was delivered in July. 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 »

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 »