Archive for the ‘LNG’ Category

Wärtsilä launches new technical solution for fuel gas handling

Wärtsilä launches new technical solution for fuel gas handling
The upgraded Wärtsilä LNGPac system. Wärtsilä Corporation,  26 August 2014 at 10 am EET – With LNG becoming increasingly viable and popular as a marine fuel, Wärtsilä continues to develop technical solutions that facilitate this trend. The latest Wärtsilä developments in this field involve...
August 26th, 2014 | Bunkering, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility

Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility
Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 August 2014 at 10 am EET – The contract for the control system for a shore-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelling facility in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, USA, has been awarded to Wärtsilä....
August 18th, 2014 | Bunkering, Energy, LNG, News, Technical | Read More

What the most expensive vessel will buy you…

What the most expensive vessel will buy you…
Viewers can see in this page  the first of a fun series that vesselsvalue.com created for this summer, looking at the most expensive live vessels and what they could buy you outside of shipping. This week focuses on the most expensive live vessel – The Zarga. We look forward to your comments;...
August 5th, 2014 | LNG, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Story of the Week | Read More

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos
Port of Marseille 28 July 2014   Port news from Marseilles Fos   –  First-half container traffic at leading French port Marseilles Fos totalled 583, 287 teu – up 7% on the first six months last year – marked by a 10% increase at the deepsea Fos terminals.    Dry bulk and cruise passenger...
July 28th, 2014 | Associations, Car trade, Containers, Gas, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer ships, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions secures Inert Gas System orders for LNG carriers from Japan Marine United

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions secures Inert Gas System orders for LNG carriers from Japan Marine United
Breakthrough order in Japanese shipbuilding market sees largest ever capacity Maritime Protection IG units delivered for leading domestic owners Oslo, Norway, July 23, 2014. Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions has secured multiple orders to supply its Maritime Protection Dry Inert Gas Generator (DIGG) systems...
July 23rd, 2014 | LNG, LPG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Agenda Announced

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Agenda Announced
Annual Conference, Exhibition and Networking Event Brings Together Shipowners and Technology Companies to Address Practical Solutions for Efficient Operations NORFOLK, Va. – July 23, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight 2014 report that the agenda has been finalized and all...
July 23rd, 2014 | LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas kick-starts LNG bunkering

Bureau Veritas kick-starts LNG bunkering
Jean_Francois Segretain Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has published a comprehensive set of guidelines on LNG Bunkering, with the aim of speeding adoption of LNG as a ship’s fuel by kick-starting the LNG bunker chain. Jean-Francois Segretain, Technical Director, Marine...
July 21st, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

Lloyd’s Register to class BC Ferries’ three gas-fuelled ‘Intermediate Class’ newbuildings

Lloyd’s Register to class BC Ferries’ three gas-fuelled ‘Intermediate Class’ newbuildings
  BC Ferries LNG-fuelled passenger ferry BC Ferries “pleased” to have Lloyd’s Register on board for LNG-fuelled passenger ferries BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. of Gdansk, Poland contracts totalling $165 million to build three new ‘Intermediate Class’ ferries....
July 16th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Emissions, Energy, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä signs several Technical Management Agreements in Greece

Wärtsilä signs several Technical Management Agreements in Greece
A Maran LNG carrier Wärtsilä Corporation,  15 July 2014, 10:00 am EET – Wärtsilä has signed Technical Management Agreements with four Greek liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship owners, Maran Gas Maritime Inc, Dynagas Ltd, TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd and Thenamaris LNG Inc. All agreements cover Condition...
July 15th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Energy, HR, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technical | Read More

An Interview with John Faraclas in NOUSE

An Interview with John Faraclas in NOUSE
Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou   John Faraclas Live interview at NOUSE to Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou*, politics editor  of the University of York’s Student newspaper on Friday the 11th of July 2014 and published today. On a summery yet rainy day, in a café at Holland Park, just a few minutes...
July 14th, 2014 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Cruise Industry, Defense, Energy, Environment, European Union, Flags, Gas, Holidays, HR, IT and Communications, Legal, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, Mining, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Pensions, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Taxation, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Industry asks DNV GL to explore risks at small scale LNG bunkering and filling stations

Industry asks DNV GL to explore risks at small scale LNG bunkering and filling stations
8th July 2014 – In order to better understand the consequences of an accidental liquefied natural gas (LNG) release, DNV GL has been asked by the industry to initiate a Joint Industry Project (JIP). It will be run in collaboration with E&P companies and LNG market stakeholders. The JIP will...
July 14th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

LR to support safe LNG bunkering in Portsmouth

LR to support safe LNG bunkering in Portsmouth
Aerial view of Portsmouth and ferry terminals LR Lloyd’s Register is working with British port to develop operational procedures and technical standards required for safe LNG bunkering operations LR has commenced a project to identify the technical specifications and develop operating procedures for...
July 10th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

EIB boosts development of sustainable sea transport between Norway and Denmark

EIB boosts development of sustainable sea transport between Norway and Denmark
Peter Frølich shaking hand after signing the agreement with Mihail Tãnãsescu The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 124 million loan to the shipping company Fjord Line for the expansion of its fleet. Two new LNG cruise ferries are operating between Bergen, Stavanger, Langesund (Norway)...
July 8th, 2014 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance | Read More

DSME & ABS Collaborate on First LNG Fueled Drillship

DSME & ABS Collaborate on First LNG Fueled Drillship
Dr. Hoseong Lee 2 July 2014 – (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to develop the industry’s first LNG...
July 2nd, 2014 | Drill ships, Energy, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

ABB wins order for Arctic ice-going LNG carriers

ABB wins order for Arctic ice-going LNG carriers
ABB technology will power ice-going LNG carriers carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Siberia to Europe and Asia. Zurich, Switzerland, June 17, 2014 – ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has secured a contract to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for the first...
June 17th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day | Read More

DNV GL leads new LNG carrier concept project

DNV GL leads new LNG carrier concept project
Athanasios Reisopoulos, Reg. Business & Market Dev. Manager / VP, Nikolaos Boussounis, Reg. Manager, East Med., Black & Caspian Seas/Senior Vice President Regional Office East Med., Black & Caspian Seas, Tor E. Svensen, Chief Executive Officer DNV GL – Maritime, Henrik O. Madsen, Group...
June 13th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

World’s first LNG fuelled icebreaker to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines

World’s first LNG fuelled icebreaker to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
The new icebreaker built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the Finnish Transport Agency Wärtsilä Corporation, 10 June 2014 at 9.30 am EET – A new icebreaker being built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the Finnish Transport Agency will be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines capable of operating...
June 10th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Icebreakers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Energy efficiency measures on existing vessels

Energy efficiency measures on existing vessels
l to r: D.Vastarouchas, D.Antonopoulos, Dr.Ing.H.Brauer, Prof.N.Kyrtatos, John Coustas, J.Lantz and Ms C.Prekezes The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association, HELMEPA, commemorated 32 years of proactive operation by organizing a Conference on “Energy Efficiency Measures on Existing Vessels”...
June 6th, 2014 | Energy, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Capital working with Lloyd’s Register and DSME to develop LNG-fuelled Ultra-Large Container Ships (ULCS) of the future

Capital working with Lloyd’s Register and DSME to develop LNG-fuelled Ultra-Large Container Ships (ULCS) of the future
Lloyd’s Register’s CEO Richard Sadler, Evangelos Marinakis and Apostolos Poulovassilis, Regional Marine Manager EMEA for Lloyd’s Register Joint 14K teu boxship LNG as fuel project will be ‘cornerstone’ of a broad sustainability strategy supported by Lloyd’s Register Capital Ship Management...
June 4th, 2014 | Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

LNG fleet set for 33% expansion

LNG fleet set for 33% expansion
LNG fleet set for 33% expansion — with sector still bullish, Capital Link Shipping Forum told,  By James Brewer Most positive ocean shipping sector by far is the transport of liquefied natural gas, speakers confirmed during the Capital Link Shipping Forum analyst and investor day coinciding with...
June 3rd, 2014 | Energy, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Find the Cryobox LNG bunkering technology in Posidonia 2014

Find the Cryobox LNG bunkering technology in Posidonia 2014
The Cryobox® Nano LNG-Station-the fuel producing unit developed by Galileo Kaminco, Galileo’s distributor of bunkering solutions for Greece and Cyprus, will welcome the international shipping community to Posidonia 2014, which will be held on June 2-6, 2014, at the Metropolitan Expo of Athens,...
May 31st, 2014 | Bunkering, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Exmar LPG disposes of two older LPG vessels

Exmar LPG disposes of two older LPG vessels
EXMAR LPG (the Joint Venture between EXMAR and TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS) is pleased to announce the  sale of the Very Large Gas Carrier FLANDERS TENACITY (84, 270 m³ – 1996 built) and the Midsize Gas  Carrier EEKLO (37, 450 m³ – 1995 built). Both vessels are expected to be delivered to their new owners...
May 26th, 2014 | LNG, LPG, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Harmonising LNG Bunkering in a safe and efficient manner

Harmonising LNG Bunkering in a safe and efficient manner
M. Shahrin Osman, DNV GL Regional Manager, Maritime Advisory, Middle East & India 22.05.2014  – Doha, Qatar 22nd May 2014: DNV GL is launching a new Recommended Practice (RP) on LNG Bunkering in the Middle East & South Asia. The launch in Doha is in conjunction with Qatar’s announcement...
May 22nd, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, LNG | Read More

GDF SUEZ Global Energy 10th LNG carrier for Damen Shiprepair Brest

GDF SUEZ Global Energy 10th LNG carrier for Damen Shiprepair Brest
Damen Shiprepair Brest (France) received its 10th LNG carrier repair order from GDF SUEZ in-house technical vessel manager Gazocean. The vessel will undergo extensive maintenance works. The 73, 646M3 capacity vessel was delivered under the name of Gaz De France Energy in 2006 at Chantiers de L’Atlantique...
May 20th, 2014 | Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS Awarded Class Contract for Two Innovative Moss-type LNG Carriers

ABS Awarded Class Contract for Two Innovative Moss-type LNG Carriers
To be built in Ulsan, Korea, the ships will feature energy efficient reheated steam turbine engines. 13 May 2014 -(Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the maritime industry, has been awarded a contract for the classification of two innovative ‘Moss-type’...
May 13th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More