Bremenports for LNG Hopper Barge

April 20, 2016 in LNG, Marine, vessel order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Dedicated-LNG Propulsion by Sandfirden Using Scania Engines

Germany’s Bremenports celebrated the launch of the Greenports 1 powered barge, one of the first of its kind to be powered by liquefied natural gas. The 231-foot (70.5-meter) vessel features dedicated-LNG gensets furnished by Sandfirden Technics using Scania GL-820M engines modified for spark ignition.

Ferus Smit Delivers LNG-DF Greenland

December 24, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First Dual Fuel Dry Cargo Vessel Carrier Is at Work for JT Cement

MV Greenland, said to be the world’s first LNG-fueled dry cargo vessel with integrated liquefied natural gas fuel tanks, has been delivered and has embarked on her maiden voyage, reports builder Ferus Smit, of Sweden.

More LNG Barge Orders Expected

February 9, 2015 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

At Least Two, Likely This Spring, in the U.S. and In Europe

Executives of two shipping companies advise that they’ll soon make final decisions and place orders for liquefied natural gas bunker vessels. An LNG barge – two? – in the U.S. would be the first on this side of the Atlantic. A new LNG bunker vessel in Europe, while not the first to be ordered, would nonetheless be the first of its type.

GDF Suez Bunkers the Eiger Nordwand

December 29, 2014 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

December’s LNG Fill Was the First for Another Dutch Port

GDF Suez LNG Solutions has reported the first liquefied natural gas bunkering of a vessel in Moerdijk, a port south of Rotterdam in The Netherlands. The Danser Group’s Eiger Nordwand powered container barge was filled there, via truck, in December 19.

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