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Lloyd’s & Koreans LNG Bunkering Pact

September 19, 2016 in Companies, LNG, Marine, Studies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Collaboration to Study Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering
Given Current Absence of Standards and Guidelines,
Goal Is ‘to Help All Stakeholders with Interest in LNG’

Lloyd’s Register says it’s collaborating with Hyundai Heavy Industries and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard on a compatibility study of ship-to-ship bunkering of liquefied natural gas container ships. The study “will comprehensively review the design requirements between 6.6K LNG bunkering ships and 14K TEU LNG-fueled container ships with the goal of verifying safe ship-to-ship LNG bunkering…

This item was initially posted on September 9

SEA\LNG to Promote Gas as Marine Fuel

July 14, 2016 in CNG, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Top Names Unite to Drive Forward LNG as a Marine Fuel’

A bevy of classification societies, cruise operators, natural gas-producing companies, equipment supplier, port and shipping organizations have banded together and formed “a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.” updated July 18

Lloyd’s Nod for HMD LNG Bunker Vessel

June 6, 2016 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, Milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Design to Meet Zeebrugge Needs:
‘Risks Are Being Addressed from the Very Start,’ Says Lloyd’s

Lloyd’s Register has granted an approval in principle to Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for the design of a liquefied natural gas bunker vessel capable of supporting 20,000-TEU container ships. The design is based on requirements for the port of Zeebrugge LNF terminal in Belgium, Lloyd’s says in the AiP announcement.

UECC’s LNG Car Carrier Is Launched

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

Lloyd’s Register Trumpets the Event in Nantong, China,
Second Ship to Be Launched in June for Late-Year Delivery

The first-ever liquefied natural gas-fueled pure car and truck carrier for United European Car Carriers has been launched at the Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Company yard in China, according to announcements by UECC and Lloyd’s Register, which classed the vessel.

Lloyd’s, GE, and HHI for Turbine C-Ships

March 23, 2016 in Companies, LNG, Marine, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Turbine-Powered ‘14K’ Vessels for Maximum Efficiency and Speed
Represent a ‘New Vision’ for Building & Operating Container Ships

Lloyd’s Register has teamed with GE and Hyundai Heavy Industries to design container ships that would use turbine engine power for “maximum efficiency and operational speed flexibility.” updated March 24

Lloyd’s and NACKS for Gas-Fueled Ship

December 28, 2015 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Design Includes 500-Cubic-Meter LNG Tank
To Feed a MAN Diesel & Turbo ME-GI Engine

Lloyd’s Register reports development of a new gas-fueled ship design in collaboration with NACKS, China’s Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Company. The MPV/multi-purpose vessel features a MAN Diesel & Turbo-design main ME-GI engine.

‘End-to-End’ Solution for Marine LNG

December 16, 2015 in Companies, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Siemens/Dresser-Rand, Conrad, Lloyd’s, Shearer and Waller
Seek to Connect Waterway LNG Users with Bunker Suppliers

Siemens Drilling and Marine and Siemens/Dresser-Rand have joined with Lloyd’s Register in promoting “a best of industry team to make LNG widely available to ship owners seeking to use natural gas as a propulsion fuel.” Partners for the “end-to-end” solution include Waller Marine and The Shearer Group for design, with Conrad Industries for LNG bunker vessel construction.

GTT Gets Class Society Nods on LNG

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

ABS for WesPac Barge, BV and LR for New Concept Vessel

GTT reports classification society approvals for liquefied natural gas-carrying vessels using its structural membrane containment designs.

GE’s LM6000 Turbine Gets Lloyd’s Nod

May 1, 2015 in Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Lloyd’s Register’s ‘Design Appraisal’ Applies to Naval Vessel Rules

GE Marine’s LM6000 aeroderivative marine gas turbine has received Lloyd’s Register’s Design Appraisal Document to NVR Marine Naval Vessel Rules.

LNG Ferry Sets Sail for Quebec

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

Wärtsilä-Powered Vessel Built by Fincantieri in Naples

Italy’s Fincantieri is trumpeting the completion of liquefied natural gas-powered sea trials for the F.A. Gauthier, reporting that the new ferry has set sail for Canada for delivery to STQ, the Société des traversiers du Québec. updated April 9

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