Aida Cruises

Shell to Supply LNG for Aida Cruise Ships

April 29, 2016 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Two Large New Ships Committed to Using LNG in Port

Carnival’s Aida Cruises unit in Europe has named Shell as its “new strategic partner” and supplier of liquefied natural gas to power the new AidaPrima and sister ship AidaPerla while in port. AidaPrima was recently delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which built the vessel in Nagasaki.

Carnival Commits to 4 LNG Cruise Ships

June 15, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

In Addition to Dual Fuel, They’ll be the Largest Ever Guestwise

Miami-based Carnival Corp said today that it’s signed a multi-billion dollar contract to build four liquefied natural gas-fueled cruise ships. Weighing in at more than 180,000 gross tons, the four next-generation vessels will have “the largest guest capacity in the world,” the company says: total capacity of 6,600, with more than 5,000 lower berths – “the largest ever built.”

Becker Barge Powers Aidasol Cruise Ship

May 30, 2015 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘The First Successful Transfer of Power to a Cruise Ship in Europe’

Becker Marine Systems and partners at Germany’s Port of Hamburg are celebrating the first cold-ironing of a cruise ship by the new Hummel “LNG Hybrid Barge,” a specialized vessel with liquefied natural gas-fueled generators designed to provide low-emission electricity to ships in port.

Chart for Hamburg LNG Power Barge

December 22, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Unique LNG-Fueled Vessel Will Supply Electricity to Cruise Ships

Chart Ferox reports a contract with Germany’s Hybrid Port Energy, a subsidiary of Becker Marine, to provide LNG fuel storage and processing equipment for the LNG-Hybrid Barge, which will provide electricity for Aida cruise ships in Hamburg’s HafenCity.

Caterpillar Ships First MaK Dual Fuel Engine

July 2, 2013 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

New MaK Dual Fuel Engine to Power 984-Foot Aida Cruise Ships

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is spreading the word that its first dual fuel marine engine, the MaK M 46 DF, is to power a 300-meter newbuild, the first of two identical liners ordered by Germany’s Aida Cruises.

LNG Barge for Cruise Ship Charge

September 1, 2012 in LNG, Marine by HHP  |  No Comments

LNG-Powered Cold Ironing Is to Commence Next Year in Hamburg

A floating LNG-fueled power plant will provide electricity to moored cruise ships, says Rostock, Germany-based Aida Cruises, which is building a barge-borne facility with Becker Marine Systems for operation in Hamburg in autumn 2013.

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