Dual-fuel Retrofit Kit Coming for CAT 785C

| USA, Peoria IL | Source: International Mining

CAT 785cCaterpillar will offer its gas blending retrofit kit for the 785C mining truck in 2018, reports International Mining. Cat® Dynamic Gas Blending™ (DGB) automatically adjusts to changes in incoming fuel quality and pressure allowing mining truck engines to run on both diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG), offering lower fuel costs while maintaining diesel power and transient performance. Read more »

Type Approval Granted to Uprated MAN L51/60DF Marine Engine

| Denmark, Copenhagen

MAN L51/60DF Marine EngineMAN Diesel & Turbo’s MAN L51/60DF marine engine successfully passed its Type Approval Test (TAT), which ran from October 17th to 20th at the company’s Augsburg works in Germany, in front of the industry’s main classification societies. The nine-cylinder test engine has an output of 1,150 kW/cylinder at a nominal speed of 500/514 rpm. Read more »

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 »