SEA\LNG to Promote Gas as Marine Fuel

July 14, 2016 in CNG, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Top Names Unite to Drive Forward LNG as a Marine Fuel’

A bevy of classification societies, cruise operators, natural gas-producing companies, equipment supplier, port and shipping organizations have banded together and formed “a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.” updated July 18

WinGD X-DF Engine Passes Sea Trials

June 27, 2016 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Wärtsilä 5RT-flex50DF Powers AVIC-Built Ternsund Tanker,
Said Ready for ‘Commercial Operation as a Marine Main Engine’

The first dual fuel two-stroke engine employing low-pressure  gas admission technology developed by Winterthur Gas & Diesel “has passed the final milestone in its evolution from a technical concept to commercial operation as a marine main engine,” Winterthur said last week.

Delivery of Seaspan LNG Ferry In August

June 27, 2016 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Sister Ship Is to Follow Three Months Later

Two liquefied natural gas-fueled commercial ferries for Canada’s Seaspan Ferries Corp have been launched at the Kalkavan Sedef shipyard in Turkey, and delivery of the first is expected, in Istanbul, in August.

Skangas Bunkers Polaris Icebreaker

June 24, 2016 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

LNG-Fueled Ship Is Bunkered Truck-to-Ship in Helsinki

Norway-based Skangas says it’s made the first delivery of liquefied natural gas for Polaris – the world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker. Polaris is a LNG-diesel dual fuel ship designed and built to use LNG as the primary fuel with diesel as a reserve.

Fuelgarden Scotland: Heating & Bunkering

June 24, 2016 in Industrial, Infrastructure, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First-Ever Such Multi-Purpose Facility for the UK

Bergen, Norway-based Fuelgarden Energy says it’s been awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract on a multi-purpose liquefied natural gas facility to be built in the UK. The plant is to provide LNG fuel for heating at a new factory, as well as for the bunkering of LNG-fueled marine vessels.

BC Ferries Names Two More LNG Boats

June 15, 2016 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First of Its New Trio, Salish Orca, to Be Delivered by Year-End

BC Ferries has named the second and third of its three liquefied natural gas-diesel dual fuel newbuilds, which are under construction by Remontowa Shipbuilding in Gdansk, Poland.

Ener-Core FSAT for the KG2-3GEF/PO

June 10, 2016 in Distributed Power, Industrial, Milestones, new products, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Generates Clean Power from Waste & Low-Quality Gases,
The First Production Units Are Destined for Pacific Ethanol

Ener-Core has initiated a full-scale acceptance test (FSAT) connecting its first-ever 2-megawatt “Power Oxidizer” with the Siemens/Dresser-Rand KG2-3G gas turbine, paving the way for the generation of large amounts of power from poor quality gases.

Lloyd’s Nod for HMD LNG Bunker Vessel

June 6, 2016 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Design to Meet Zeebrugge Needs:
‘Risks Are Being Addressed from the Very Start,’ Says Lloyd’s

Lloyd’s Register has granted an approval in principle to Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for the design of a liquefied natural gas bunker vessel capable of supporting 20,000-TEU container ships. The design is based on requirements for the port of Zeebrugge LNF terminal in Belgium, Lloyd’s says in the AiP announcement.

Titan LNG’s Moerdijk De-Bunkering

May 17, 2016 in LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fuel Removed from Shell’s Greenstream as Yard Work Prep

Titan LNG has carried out its first liquefied natural gas de-bunkering, cleaning the fuel from the tanks of Shell’s dedicated-LNG Greenstream powered barge in preparation for shipyard work on the vessel.

Stena Ordering LNG-Ready Ferries

April 29, 2016 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Milestones, vessel order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Firm Previously Opted to Convert Vessel to Methanol

The Sweden-based Stena Line says it’s contracted for four new ferries, to be built by AVIC in China, for delivery during 2019 and 2020. “The main engines will be ‘gas ready,’ prepared to be fueled by either methanol or LNG,” states a release.

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