Future Fuels – Page 9

  • The new ferries will have electric power transmission with one LNG-driven genset and one diesel genset for back-up

    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.

  • DNV GL has a number of concepts, embracing future matitime challenges, such as the Quantum container ship

    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.

  • The LNG hybrid barge will be stationed at the Port of Hamburg to supply cruise ships with 'green' electricity during their layovers

    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.

  • ‘Borgøy’ has gone into service at Statoil’s Kårstø gas terminal

    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.

  • Brittany Ferries says the new vessel will be the most environmentally friendly ship to operate in UK waters

    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.

  • NYK plans Japan’s first use of LNG as ship fuel in its proposed tug design

    '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.

  • News

    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.

  • The subsidies are in line with the Port of Rotterdam's plans to create an LNG hub by 2015

    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.

  • 'Avoid the Disconnect' looks at differing regulations on design requirements

    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.