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LNG Container AT/B by OT&BE

October 30, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Four EMD DGB 12-710 Gensets, Fuel Would Be on the Barge

Massachusetts-based Ocean Tug & Barge Engineering says it’s been tapped by Houston’s Minyan Marine to design “the world’s first LNG-powered AT/B.” The ocean-going articulated tug/barge is to have a container capacity of 1,056 TEU.

Argent Marine-Maersk for AT/B Flexibility

February 24, 2012 in LNG, Marine by HHP  |  No Comments

Flexibility is the key to a proposal by Argent Marine and Maersk to use separate propulsion and cargo units to handle LNG at ports. The modern “swap-and-drop” AT/Bs – articulated tug/barges – would be modular and scalable, with the cargo units set up for either bulk LNG or individual tanks suitable for transfer to road tractor trailers with no onshore tankage requirements.

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