LNG bunkering

Harvey Gets Nods for LNG Bunker Vessel

September 12, 2016 in Companies, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

An AiP from ABS and USCG Design Base Approval
As Harvey Develops New ATB with Waller & Wärtsilä
And Shell Charters Two More LNG-Fueled Harvey PSVs

Harvey Gulf International Marine said today that it’s received an AiP/Approval in Principle from ABS/American Bureau of Shipping, as well as U.S. Coast Guard design base approval for a new ATB/articulated tug barge vessel for bunkering liquefied natural gas.
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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.
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Kanfer Shipping ATB for LNG Bunkering

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

Articulated Tug Barge Could Reduce Infrastructure Costs

Norway’s Kanfer Shipping is promoting a “cost-efficient and robust small-scale LNG sea transportation and floating storage facility” it’s describing as a floating terminal solution based on an ATB, or articulated tug barge design.
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Primagaz via Unioil for LNG at Esbjerg

October 7, 2015 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First, at Port on Denmark’s North Sea Coast, Is for Rem Leader

Denmark’s Primagaz is talking up the first liquefied natural gas bunkering operation carried out at Esbjerg, a port on the North Sea on the west coast of Denmark. The short-notice, truck-to-ship operation provided LNG fuel for Rem Leader, an LNG-diesel dual fuel platform supply vessel operated by Norway’s Rem Offshore.
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GTT Releases LNG Bunker Barge Details

July 29, 2015 in Infrastructure, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First Steel Has Been Cut in Texas for Clean Marine Energy Vessel,
Separately, GTT Reports that It’s Opened a Subsidiary in Singapore

First steel has been cut for America’s first liquefied natural gas bunkering barge, a 2,200-cubic-meter vessel ordered by WesPac Midstream and its finance affiliate, Clean Marine Energy, for service with TOTE.
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Jensen ATB for LNG Gets AIP from ABS

July 27, 2015 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  1 Comments

ABS Nod for Articulated Tug-Barge Concept for Versatile LNG Bunkering:
‘An Economical Alternative To Sourcing LNG Terminals Or Trucking LNG’

Seattle’s Jensen Maritime reports approval in principle from the American Bureau of Shipping for its articulated tug-barge concept for ocean-capable liquefied natural gas bunkering. “The designation establishes that Jensen’s vessel concept, which is classed as an A1 Liquefied Gas Tank Barge, is compliant in principle with ABS rules and guides,” Jensen says.
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Wärtsilä Designs for New LNG Vessels

March 23, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Eyes a Global LNG Infrastructure ‘As Shipping Moves Into the Gas Age’

Finland’s Wärtsilä is promoting designs for a new series of liquefied natural gas carriers “as shipping moves into the gas age.” Two of the four designs are for 3,000- and 6,500-meter LNG bunkering vessels. updated March 24
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Skangass to Bunker LNG for NEOT

December 5, 2014 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘One Of The First Ship-to-Ship Bunker Contracts for LNG in Europe,’
Watch for Announcement ‘Soon’ of Newbuild Skangass Bunker Vessel

Norway’s Skangass reports a contract to supply liquefied natural gas for LNG ships coming into charter operation for Finland’s NEOT in 2016. “The contract is valid for supply of LNG in the region of Lysekil-Gothenburg-Skaw [Skagen, Denmark],” Skangass says, “and is also one of the first ship-to-ship bunker contracts for LNG in Europe.” updated December 8
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Antwerp Wants LNG Bunkering Station

November 5, 2014 in Infrastructure, LNG, Marine, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Belgium Port Wants to Move Beyond Truck-to-Ship

The Port of Antwerp has issued an RFP for a fixed facility for fueling barges with liquefied natural gas. It hopes to have the LNG bunkering station working by 2016.
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GTT Reach4 Mast Gets AiP from BV

September 11, 2014 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

LNG Bunker Mast Design Gets Approval in Principal

Paris-based GTT reports Approval in Principal from Bureau Veritas for its Reach4 bunker mast for transferring liquefied natural gas fuel. “GTT affirms its focus on designing applications that will bolster the use of LNG as a fuel,” CEO Philippe Berterottière said in a release.

GTT is in discussions to commercialize its Reach4 mast for LNG bunkering.

GTT is in discussions to commercialize its Reach4 mast for LNG bunkering.

GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) is known for its weight- and space-saving membrane containment systems for LNG carriers and bunker vessels. The Reach4 mast is designed to fit on an LNG bunker vessel and facilitate “a simple and safe transfer of LNG fuel to a client vessel.”

‘Well Proven’

“This new system applies well proven methods for conventional fueling adapted to constraints specific to LNG,” the company says. It is “well-suited to bunker most ships, whatever their bunker station arrangement.”

The Reach4 mast features break-away couplings for safe and reliable emergency disconnections, while “a patented configuration prevents rapid disconnections and keeps the breakaway couplings in a fixed position on the mast to ensure simple and safe deployment.”

The Reach4 system is already being integrated in bunker vessel designs, GTT says.

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Source: GTT with HHP Insight follow-up



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