Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

RINA preferred verifier for MRV by Thenamaris

RINA preferred verifier for MRV by Thenamaris
Spyridon Zolotas Thenamaris and Thenamaris LNG, two of the most prominent Greek Shipping companies, have chosen RINA as their exclusive partner for the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of CO2 emissions Regulation (MRV) for their total combined fleet under management of over 80 modern vessels, mainly...
July 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula
Fernando Impuesto With the global fuel sulphur limit of 0.5% entering into force in 2020, the interest towards LNG as a marine fuel is increasing. One of the main obstacles to the accelerated uptake of LNG, however, is the uncertainty regarding future market volumes for LNG. DNV GL has addressed this...
July 10th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Major engineering and construction support contracts for Deltamarin

Major engineering and construction support contracts for Deltamarin
… Deltamarin Ltd has signed contracts with Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd (XSI), which is located in southeast China, for engineering and construction support services for the Viking Line LNG-fuelled ro-pax vessel newbuilding. The contracts cover basic and detail design as well as comprehensive...
July 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

elemed event at Laskarides Foundation

elemed event at Laskarides Foundation
A view from the elemed event – one of the the panels with Dimitrios N. Vlachos at the podium Designing the roadmap for the use of electrification for sustainable marine transportation in Eastern Mediterranean The design of a modern regulatory framework for the use of electricity as sustainable...
July 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

The role of the Hellenic shipbuilding sector in the LNG era

The role of the Hellenic shipbuilding sector in the LNG era
… The present and the future of the shipbuilding industry in Greece towards LNG as fuel era, was the focus of the discussion organised by Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) within the framework of the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II. The event, which took place today at the Conference Hall...
June 26th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance
The MAN B&W G70ME-GI engine Texan shale-gas deals confirm popularity of ME-GI engine within LNG carrier market Knutsen OAS Shipping, the Norwegian operator, has ordered 4 × MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines with EGR systems in connection with the construction of two 180,000 m3 LNG tanker newbuildings....
June 19th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony
Christophe de Margerie moored at the Port of Bronka, St. Petersburg Naming ceremony for unique icebreaking LNG tanker takes place in St. Petersburg The naming ceremony for the world’s first icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker took place on 3 June 2017. The event was held in Port Bronka (St....
June 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, News, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design
At the signing (L to R): Tommy Bjørnsen, Regional Manager Korea & Japan, DNV GL – Maritime, Mun-Keun Ha, Senior Executive Vice President, SHI, and Remi Eriksen, DNV GL Group President & CEO. Høvik, 2 June 2017: DNV GL and Samsung Heavy Industries. Co., Ltd (SHI) signed a joint development...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced
LR’s David Barrow and HHI’s Bong-Jun Jang signing the agreement at Nor-Shipping 01 June 2017 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) have today announced at Nor-Shipping 2017 a joint development project (JDP) to design 180k DWT class bulk carriers. These designs will...
June 1st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The LNG Fuel Finder – a new service for LNGi

The LNG Fuel Finder – a new service for LNGi
Hamburg/Høvik, 26 May 2017: Just in time for Nor-Shipping, DNV GL will launch the LNG Fuel Finder – a new tool on its LNG business intelligence portal LNGi. The new LNG Fuel Finder service will allow shipowners and charterers to register their interest in using LNG as a ship fuel free of charge,...
May 26th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results
Marseilles passenger terminal – picture credits Anny Zade First-quarter cargo throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos was marked by strong growth in general cargo – container, ro-ro and conventional traffic – which totalled 4.98 million tonnes for an 11% increase on January-March last...
May 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Crowley to Supply Additional LNG to Major Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico

Crowley to Supply Additional LNG to Major Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico
… (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; May 11, 2017) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s  liquefied natural gas  (LNG) services group has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply additional volumes of containerized, U.S.-sourced LNG to a major pharmaceutical company’s manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico....
May 11th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, LNG, Logistics | Read More

OCIMF and CDI release joint information paper…

OCIMF and CDI release joint information paper…
Captain Andrew Cassels OCIMF and CDI release new information paper Linked Ship/Shore Emergency Shutdown Systems for Oil and Chemical Transfers. The information paper, jointly released by CDI and OCIMF on 21 April, recommends an Emergency Shutdown (ESD) connection that will link ship and terminal ESD...
April 20th, 2017 | Associations, LNG, Regulatory | Read More

Wärtsilä to power world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel

Wärtsilä to power world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel
The world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel being built for DEME will be powered by Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 April 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being...
April 18th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…
John Faraclas The Dry and Wet Market fell further on a turbulent week; Geopolitics might get sour. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: Thanks to the Panamaxes – our favourite size (and most versatile size and type of vessel so far) which clinched 40 points since yesterday,  the BDI closed up eight points...
April 7th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sovcomflot sums up results of its participation in Gastech 2017…

Sovcomflot sums up results of its participation in Gastech 2017…
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot Sovcomflot sums up results of its participation in Gastech 2017: future of tanker industry belongs to LNG-fuelled vessels  The Sovcomflot delegation, headed by President and CEO Sergey Frank, took part in the Gastech 2017 Conference and Exhibition taking...
April 7th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Markets, Tankers | Read More

DNV GL presents Torgy LNG with GASA statement for updated LNG fuel tank design

DNV GL presents Torgy LNG with GASA statement for updated LNG fuel tank design
Hand-over of the GASA statement from DNV GL to Torgy LNG (from left to right): Pål Einar Spilleth (DNV GL), Magnus Lindgren (DNV GL), Sven Halvorsen (Torgy LNG), and Carsten Hagane (Torgy LNG). Høvik, 6 April 2017: Torgy LNG’s updated LNG Type A tank design has been granted a General Approval for...
April 6th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

CMM, HHI, Wärtsila and DNV GL reveal LPGreen concept design

CMM, HHI, Wärtsila and DNV GL reveal LPGreen concept design
Nikolaos Kakalis, DNV GL’s Manager for R&D and Advisory Services in South East Europe and Middle East Tokyo, 5 April 2017: In connection with the Gastech 2017 conference and exhibition in Tokyo, project partners Consolidated Marine Management (CMM), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Wärtsilä Oil...
April 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New Massive LNG Storage Tanks Arrive for Crowley’s Jacksonville Bunkering Facility

New Massive LNG Storage Tanks Arrive for Crowley’s Jacksonville Bunkering Facility
Two massive, 260-ton cryogenic storage tanks, manufactured by Chart Ferux in the Czech Republic, were delivered on March 26th, 2017, and are being installed by Eagle LNG Partners and Crowley Maritime Corp. at a new shore-side liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering facility being constructed at the Port...
April 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DSME and DNV GL partner for efficient LNG carrier design

DSME and DNV GL partner for efficient LNG carrier design
Johan Petter Tutturen, DNV GL – Maritime Business Director Gas Carriers. Tokyo, 5 April 2017: At the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, DSME, a leading company within commercial ship building and LNG carrier technology, and DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, presented the results...
April 5th, 2017 | LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä to provide solutions and maintenance for Höegh FSRU and LNG vessels

Wärtsilä to provide solutions and maintenance for Höegh FSRU and LNG vessels
The new 170,000 m3 LNG carrier vessels being built for Höegh LNG will feature the latest Wärtsilä regasification technology, Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines and a technical management agreement. Wärtsilä Corporation,  4 April 2017 at 12.30 pm EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted...
April 4th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

AET selects LNG dual fuel option for newbuild Aframaxes

AET selects LNG dual fuel option for newbuild Aframaxes
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO Leading tanker owner backs LNG fuel to improve environmental footprint 03 April, 2017, Singapore – AET, one of the world’s leading petroleum and chemical tanker owners and operators, announced today that up to four of its new Aframax tankers currently...
April 3rd, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

Ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie docks at Sabetta Russia

Ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie docks at Sabetta Russia
Christophe de Margerie Unique ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie ready to serve Yamal LNG project Christophe de Margerie, the world’s first ice-breaking LNG tanker, has successfully berthed at the gas terminal at Sabetta Port in Russia, becoming the first vessel to do so. The vessel was...
March 30th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, LNG, News | Read More

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping
Greek Controlled Shipping An information paper, based on data provided to the GSCC by IHS Markit For the 30th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1,000 GT, registered under the Greek and other flags. The data has...
March 15th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, News, Reefer ships, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Tankers | Read More