LR Assists HHI Group Embrace LNG-fuelled Future

| United Kingdom, London and South Korea, Ulsan

HHi_LNG fuel tank locationFollowing the introduction of the IMO’s NOx and SOx emission limitations, Hyundai Heavy Industry (HHI) Group, with the support of Lloyd’s Register (LR), is responding to the increasing  interest in the development of the global supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by being at the forefront of developing innovative ship designs. Read more »

LNG for World’s Largest Crane Vessel (SSCV) : OOS Zeelandia

| The Netherlands, Serooskerke

OOS-Zeelandia_003-600 graphic 2017Holding OOS International Group B.V., a major maritime services provider, has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the basic design and construction of the largest SSCV in the world, the OOS Zeelandia, a revolutionary new Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Read more »

World’s Largest X-Bow Vessel Designed with Dual-Fuel

| The Netherlands, Schiedam

Jumbo MaritimeJumbo, a Netherlands-based global heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH) for the provision of the detailed engineering and construction of a new dual-fuel DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV). Read more »

Total to Supply LNG for CMA CGM New Build Container Ships

| France, Paris

Port of Long Beach - CMA CGM BF ArrivalFrench energy giant Total and CMA CGM, a French container transportation and shipping company with global operations, have signed an agreement covering the supply of around 300,000 tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) a year for 10 years starting in 2020. This unprecedented volume in the history of LNG bunker will fuel CMA CGM’s nine newbuild container ships, scheduled for delivery beginning 2020 onwards. Read more »

Dual-Fuel Variant of MAN L23/30 Engine Awarded TAT

| Germany, Augsburg

Dual-fuel MAN L23/30DF four-stroke engineMAN Diesel & Turbo’s dual-fuel MAN L23/30DF four-stroke engine successfully passed its Type Approval Test (TAT) on November 2nd 2017 at CSSC Marine Power (CMP) in Zhenjiang in front of the industry’s main classification societies. The five-cylinder test engine in China had an output of 125 kW per cylinder at a nominal speed of 720/750 rpm. Read more »

Wärtsilä Systems Ordered for Shell US LNG Fuelling Barge

| Finland, Helsinki
Shell LNG Barge illustration

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Marine technology provider Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a broad scope of products and solutions for a new articulated tug barge (ATB) that is to be chartered for U.S. operations by Shell Trading (US) Company. The vessel will be used to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel to cruise ships along the east coast of Florida, USA. Read more »

Teekay Offshore Orders Two More LNG-Fuelled Shuttle Tankers

| Bermuda, Hamilton
Teekay LNG Shuttle Tanker (rendering)

Teekay LNG Shuttle Tanker (rendering)

Teekay Offshore Partners has declared options with Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. for the construction of two Suezmax-sized, DP2 shuttle tanker newbuildings. These newbuildings will be constructed based on the new Shuttle Spirit design which incorporates proven technologies to increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions, including Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) propulsion technology. Read more »

HydroComp Presents LNG-fuelled Vessel Design

| USA, Durham NH

HydroComp Nov2017HydroComp, Inc. Durham, NH USA, in cooperation with Greek partners NAP Engineering, HeLeNGi Engineering, and Blue Star Ferries, recently presented the design of the new LNG-fuelled vessel by Blue Star Ferries at the conference “Power and Propulsion Alternatives for Ships” organized by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Read more »