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LNG first for Finland
The European Commission has committed €23m in funding to build a small scale LNG terminal at Pori on Finland’s west coast – the first of its kind in the country. 25 Sep 2015 - Maritime Journal
Bibby to help improve UK LNG network
Bibby HydroMap is carrying out survey operations on Port Meridian Energy’s proposed LNG project off Morecambe Bay to help improve the UK's LNG network. 25 Aug 2015 - Maritime Journal
Antwerp moves towards permanent LNG station
Antwerp Port Authority is continuing its focus on LNG with the aim of setting up a permanent bunkering station at the port by the beginning of 2016. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal
First LNG tug for Asia
Rolls-Royce is to power Asia’s first LNG-powered tug, marking what it calls a “new era” for tug boat propulsion. 31 Mar 2014 - Maritime Journal
Antwerp procedures for LNG bunkering
The Port of Antwerp has published its own specific procedures this month for LNG bunkering to enable the process to be carried out as safely as possible. 13 Mar 2014 - Maritime Journal
Ferry fleet to switch to gas fuel
Bureau Veritas has announced a significant contract to class a fleet of LNG-fuelled ro-pax vessels, including three conversions and one newbuild. 12 Mar 2014 - Maritime Journal
New LNG icebreaker for Finland
The Finnish Transport Agency (FTA) is updating its icebreaking capacity with a new basic icebreaker - the 'world's first' to be powered by LNG - to be built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. 19 Feb 2014 - Maritime Journal
New LNG ferries for Norway
Fiskerstrand Verft AS is to build two new LNG ferries of MM 55 FC LNG type for Boreal Transport Nord AS. 17 Feb 2014 - Maritime Journal
Alternative future marine fuels
DNV GL has published a new position paper, entitled 'Alternative Fuels for Shipping', which lists a number of long-term options for low carbon, low emission fuels for the industry. 30 Jan 2014 - Maritime Journal
LNG hybrid barge makes progress
Becker Marine Systems and AIDA Cruises are making progress with what they say will be the “world’s first” LNG hybrid barge. The keel laying ceremony took place earlier this month. 24 Jan 2014 - Maritime Journal
LNG tug goes into operation
The world’s first LNG powered escort tugboat, 'Borgøy', built by Turkey’s Sanmar shipyard, has transferred to operation in Norway following successful sea trails. 20 Jan 2014 - Maritime Journal
Largest LNG ferry for France
Brittany Ferries and STX St Nazaire shipyard are working together to build what they say will be the world’s largest LNG-fuelled ferry for a total cost of €270m. 15 Jan 2014 - Maritime Journal
'First' LNG-fuelled tug for Japan
Japan's NYK is to build the country's 'first' tug featuring a dual-fuel engine that can run on either LNG or HFO. 30 Dec 2013 - Maritime Journal
Gazprom considers Baltic LNG plant
Russia’s Gazprom is looking at building a small plant on the Baltic Sea to produce LNG as a shipping fuel, local media reports. 24 Dec 2013 - Maritime Journal
LNG project team
Houlder has set up a project team at its London headquarters to work exclusively on developing LNG projects in response to market requirements. 28 Oct 2013 - Maritime Journal
Funding boost for Rotterdam LNG hub
Progress is being made with the Port of Rotterdam Authority’s plans for an LNG hub by 2015 following two European subsidy applications for €40m and €34m. 18 Oct 2013 - Maritime Journal
Trelleborg webinar for LNG sector
Trelleborg has launched an on-demand webinar and a new whitepaper for the LNG sector, which looks at the difficulties of systems integration requirements in the FLNG market. 14 Oct 2013 - Maritime Journal
First LNG powered tug launched
The world’s first LNG powered tug has been launched in Turkey. Borgøy, will enter service next month following sea trials to be operated by Norwegian state oil company Statoil at the Kårstø gas terminal. 07 Oct 2013 - Maritime Journal
Wärtsilä engines for "trend-setting" ferry
The first Danish ferry to be run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) is to be powered by four Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engines. 21 Aug 2013 - Maritime Journal
Further progress for Zeebrugge’s second LNG jetty
Foundation work on Zeebrugge’s second LNG jetty is complete, allowing progress with building of the superstructure in a project with one eye on the supplying of LNG as a fuel for shipping. 13 Aug 2013 - Maritime Journal