Bibby hires builder of first electric CSOV

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Spanish shipyard Gondan has been contracted to build an electric Commissioning Service Operations Vessel to operate in UK and European waters.

The eCSOV will have hybrid engines for back-up that run on methanol or marine gas oil (MGO), with the capability of operating on 100% diesel mode or dual-fuel mode, which is 90-99% methanol with pilot injection of diesel only.

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