Kanfer Shipping ATB for LNG Bunkering

October 16, 2015 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Articulated Tug Barge Could Reduce Infrastructure Costs

Norway’s Kanfer Shipping is promoting a “cost-efficient and robust small-scale LNG sea transportation and floating storage facility” it’s describing as a floating terminal solution based on an ATB, or articulated tug barge design.

Jensen ATB for LNG Gets AIP from ABS

July 27, 2015 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  1 Comments

ABS Nod for Articulated Tug-Barge Concept for Versatile LNG Bunkering:
‘An Economical Alternative To Sourcing LNG Terminals Or Trucking LNG’

Seattle’s Jensen Maritime reports approval in principle from the American Bureau of Shipping for its articulated tug-barge concept for ocean-capable liquefied natural gas bunkering. “The designation establishes that Jensen’s vessel concept, which is classed as an A1 Liquefied Gas Tank Barge, is compliant in principle with ABS rules and guides,” Jensen says.

EBDG-Moran LNG Transfer Patent

June 3, 2015 in LNG, Marine, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Articulated Conduit’ Arrangement to Connect Tug and Barge

Seattle’s Elliott Bay Design Group is talking up the award of a patent relating to liquefied natural gas to its “long-time partner” Moran Towing Corp, of New York and Connecticut.

Waller Marine Plans LNG Plants

November 15, 2012 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

500,000-Gallon Cameron Parish Train the First of a Planned Seven

Houston-based Waller Marine is planning to build the first of a planned seven natural gas liquefaction facilities in Cameron Parish, La., with capacity of 500,000 gallons per day, with a second Mississippi River site to be disclosed during the first quarter of 2013. The plants will feed specialized vessels which will in turn supply LNG bunkering services to gas-fueled ships.

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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