Carnival’s First LNG Ships for N. America

September 9, 2016 in HHP Summit 2016, LNG, Marine, Milestones, vessel order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Vessels for 2020 and 2022 to Be the Fleet’s Largest
And First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships for North America,
Both Are to Be ‘Fully Powered at Sea and in Port’ by LNG

Carnival Corp said this week that its Carnival Cruise Line is slated to take delivery of two new 180,000 gross-registered-ton, LNG-fueled cruise ships in 2020 and 2022. Also this week, Carnival said that its P&O Cruises UK unit will take delivery of an LNG-fueled ship in 2020, making for a corporate total of seven LNG ships on order.

Shell to Supply LNG for Aida Cruise Ships

April 29, 2016 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Two Large New Ships Committed to Using LNG in Port

Carnival’s Aida Cruises unit in Europe has named Shell as its “new strategic partner” and supplier of liquefied natural gas to power the new AidaPrima and sister ship AidaPerla while in port. AidaPrima was recently delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which built the vessel in Nagasaki.

Carnival Commits to 4 LNG Cruise Ships

June 15, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

In Addition to Dual Fuel, They’ll be the Largest Ever Guestwise

Miami-based Carnival Corp said today that it’s signed a multi-billion dollar contract to build four liquefied natural gas-fueled cruise ships. Weighing in at more than 180,000 gross tons, the four next-generation vessels will have “the largest guest capacity in the world,” the company says: total capacity of 6,600, with more than 5,000 lower berths – “the largest ever built.”

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