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LNGEurope Claims LNG Bunkering First

February 20, 2014 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

In Zeebrugge, Rolls-Powered Borgøy Tug Is Fueled on Its Way to Norway

Holland’s LNGEurope is promoting its role in the first truck-to-ship bunkering of a seagoing liquefied natural gas-fueled vessel at the Flemish coastal port of Zeebrugge “or any other port in this part of Europe.”
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LNG Borgøy Wends Its Way to Norway

January 30, 2014 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First Dedicated-LNG Tug, Turkey-Built, Delayed by Weather

Rough weather has delayed the transit of the world’s first dedicated-LNG tugboat, which was built in Turkey and is now slated to enter service in Norway in March. The 125-foot Borgøy has yet to clear the Mediterranean, and as of this morning was bound for a fueling stop in Cartagena, Spain, says a source with engine provider Rolls-Royce.

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Dedicated-LNG Tugs for Norway

September 7, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Handover to Operator Buksér og Berging Is Expected Soon

Watch for two dedicated-liquefied natural gas tugs with Rolls-Royce Bergen engines to be handed over to owner-operator Buksér og Berging on or about October 5. The pioneering vessels for Norway were built at Sanmar Denizcilik’s new yard in Tuzla Bay in Turkey.
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Progress on Rolls-Powered LNG Tugs

September 6, 2012 in LNG, Marine by HHP  |  No Comments

Hulls of Two Buksér og Berging Boats Are 40% Complete

Norway’s Buksér og Berging reports 40% completion of the hulls for two dedicated-LNG escort tugs – said to be the world’s first – for long term terminal service at Statoil’s Kaarstoe terminal in southwest Norway.
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