Rolls C26 for Baleària Is a Company First

February 25, 2015 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First Dedicated-LNG Unit from Rolls for Outside Norway,
Cryonorm Systems Is to Supply the Vessel’s LNG Fuel Tank;
Separately, Bergen-Powered Ships Said the World’s Cleanest

A dedicated natural gas Rolls-Royce Bergen C26:33 L6 AG auxiliary engine for the Abel Matutes ferry operated by Spain’s Baleària is the manufacturer’s first pure-gas engine installation on a European-flagged ferry operating outside of Norwegian waters. updated February 26

LNG Stavangerfjord Is On the Job

July 25, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

The Pure Natural Gas Ferry Has Four Rolls-Royce Bergen Engines
Initial Bunkering Will Be by Truck with Fuel Supplied by Skangass

Norway’s Fjord Line is celebrating the service entry of the Stavangerfjord, the first of two 558-foot (170-meter) cruise ferries powered exclusively by liquefied natural gas. “Perfect start for dreamboat,” the company said.

Rolls Talks Up the All-Gas MS Høydal

July 10, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Turkey-Built Ship Is Fueled in Northern Norway by LNG Tanker-Trailers

Rolls-Royce Marine continues to promote its role on Norway’s 100% liquefied natural gas-powered MS Høydal. The 230-foot (70-meter) vessel “is the world’s first pure gas-powered cargo carrier,” Rolls-says, plying a weekly route north and south of the fishing port of Myre on Norway’s northern coast, delivering feed to fish farms.

Sailing of 100% LNG Vessel Postponed

April 19, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Meanwhile Identical Sister Ship for Fjord Line Is Launched at Gdansk Yard

Norway’s Fjord Line has postponed the first sailing of the 100% LNG-fueled MS Stavangerfjord for three weeks, citing extra time needed to test “the most technically advanced equipment available.” The first regular run of the Rolls-Royce-powered vessel is now slated for June 21.

Island Offshore Gets Second LNG Vessel

October 8, 2012 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Island Contender with Rolls-Royce Propulsion is Available for Charter

Norway’s Island Offshore reports delivery of its second liquefied natural gas vessel with Rolls-Royce engines, the Island Contender. The new PSV – platform supply vessel – is available for charter.

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