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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.

Wärtsilä DF50s for Tallink Baltic Ferry

March 13, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

High-Speed Ferry Will Connect Estonia with Helsinki

A new ropax ferry ordered by the Estonia-based Tallink Grupp for its Tallinn-Helsinki route will feature Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines running primarily on liquefied natural gas, Wärtsilä said this week. The 212-meter ship (696 feet) is to be built at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland and is slated to commence operations at the beginning of 2017.

Meyer Turku for New LNG Ferry for Tallink

December 17, 2014 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

New $285 Million Vessel for Delivery in Early 2017

Finland’s Tallink Grupp and Meyer Turku have publicized a letter of intent for the latter to build a liquefied natural gas-fueled car-and-passenger ferry for the Tallinn-Helsinki route. The ship will cost around 230 million euros, states a release – some $285 million U.S. at current rates – and will be built in Turku for delivery in the beginning of 2017.

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