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Wärtsilä Power for Swedish Foursome

September 14, 2016 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, vessel order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

34DF Engines for Vessels Ordered Last Year by Gothia Alliance:
‘Environmentally Friendly Tankers Will Run Mainly on LNG Fuel’

Wärtsilä said Monday that it will supply 34DF engines – liquefied natural gas-diesel dual fuel – to power four product tankers ordered late last year for Sweden’s Gothia Tanker Alliance.
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Swedish Alliance Orders Four DF Ships

December 3, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Gothia Tanker Taps Avic Dingheng for Four Dual Fuel Vessels

Sweden’s Gothia Tanker Alliance has ordered four liquefied natural gas-diesel dual fuel product/chemical tankers to be built by Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding in China for delivery in 2018 and 2019.
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Caterpillar-MaK M46 for Fure West Tanker

August 10, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, vessel order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Building on the Success’ of Veder Ship Retrofit, Cat Says:
In-Hull Conversions Without Having to Move the Engine Block

Caterpillar Marine has released further detail about the impending retrofit of the Fure West tanker, owned by Sweden’s Furetank Rederi, to liquefied natural gas dual fuel operation. The 472-foot vessel’s existing MaK M 43 C diesel engine will be retrofitted in-hull to the 7-cylinder M 46 dual fuel platform, Cat says, with each cylinder offering 900 kilowatts of rated power, for a total of nearly 8,500 horsepower.
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Furetank Converting Tanker to LNG

December 24, 2014 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Caterpillar-MaK Engine Upfit with Taylor-Wharton for Fuel Tanks,
Project Using ZVT Is Part of EU-Backed Pilot LNG Bunkering Initiative

Sweden’s Furetank Rederi AB has tapped Taylor-Wharton for onboard liquefied natural gas fuel tanks as the existing Caterpillar-MaK 7 M 46 engine on its 472-foot Fure West tanker is converted to LNG-diesel dual fuel operation.
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