Brittany Ferries

Brittany Belays Its Big LNG Plans

October 14, 2014 in Companies, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Failure to Secure Marpol Exemption and Money Challenges,
So Scrubbers for Six Ships Now and No New Dual Fuel Pegasis

Brittany Ferries has “suspended” its ambitious plans for liquefied natural gas-diesel operation of four ferries connecting Britain and the Continent. The firm cites failure to win an exemption from new Marpol rules, an exemption which would have allowed it to continue burning heavy oil as the LNG vessels took shape.

GTT Tanks for Four Brittany LNG Ferries

January 24, 2014 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Membrane Design for New Pegasis Plus Three Ferry Conversions,
‘Many Advantages of Optimization of Space and Cost,’ GTT Says

Gaztransport & Technigaz will supply its space-saving membrane technology for the liquefied natural gas fuel tanks of the 689-foot Pegasis being built by STX France – the new Brittany Ferries flagship slated for completion at the end of 2016. And, GTT says it has “been selected to design the tanks of three other Brittany Ferries ships to be converted to LNG propulsion.”

Brittany Ferries’ New Dual Fuel ‘Giant’

January 15, 2014 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

LNG-Fueled Pegasis ‘Marks New Era of Ferry Travel’

Brittany Ferries has confirmed its order for a new liquefied natural gas dual fuel ferry, and while it may not be the world’s largest, it’s to be a “giant,” at 689 feet (210 meters).

In France, World’s Largest LNG Ferry?

December 27, 2013 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Plans Reported for 689-Foot Vessel by STX for Brittany Ferries

France-based Brittany Ferries is getting set to order an LNG duel fuel ferry that would be the largest in the world, according to a report in France.

EC Supports LNG Bunkering Projects

September 3, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Ten-T Funding for Half a Dozen Projects in Europe

The European Commission’s Trans-European Network for Transport has proposed half a dozen projects related to liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel for funding, following the organization’s 2012 program call. All involve significant investment on the part of project participants.

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