LNG’s first ship to ship in Marseille (and France)

LNG’s first ship to ship in Marseille (and France)

The first ship to ship refueling of LNG ever in France took place in Marseille on 4 May. The Coral Methane tanker has been involved and has been carrying out this type of operations in the ports of Tenerife and Barcelona for more than a year for the LNG cruise ships of the Carnival Group (the Costa Smeralda, flagship of Costa Cruises, and the Aida Prima).

17 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Costa Toscana GNL taking shape

Costa Toscana GNL taking shape

At the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, the assembly of the hull of the Costa Toscana, Costa Crociere’s second ship powered by liquefied natural gas, has started in these days. Cruises can already be booked, but at the moment there are no stops in Tuscan ports. After Costa Smeralda, which entered into service on 21 […]

20 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Other LNG-electric hybrid cruise ships of Vard (Fincantieri) for Ponant

Other LNG-electric hybrid cruise ships of Vard (Fincantieri) for Ponant

VARD, a Norwegian subsidiary of Fincantieri, signed an agreement with the French shipowner PONANT on the last December 19th, for the supply of two new generation small luxury cruise ships. In addition, VARD will deliver “Le Commandant Charcot”, the first LNG-powered Arctic hybrid-electric cruise ship, to PONANT in 2021. The two new boats represent the […]

22 Jan 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Other two LNG cruise ships of Fincantieri for Princess Cruises

Other two LNG cruise ships of Fincantieri for Princess Cruises

Fincantieri has signed with Princess Cruises, a brand of Carnival Corporation & plc, the largest cruise company in the world, a Memorandum of Agreement for the construction of two 171,000 gross tonnage cruise ships of next generation at the shipyard in Monfalcone, . which will be the largest so far made in Italy, with deliveries […]

24 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Fincantieri to build LNG-powered duo for TUI Cruises

Fincantieri to build LNG-powered duo for TUI Cruises

Fincantieri has been awarded an order for the construction of 2 new-concept gas powered ships (Liquified Natural Gas – LNG), from TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI AG and Royal Caribbean Cruises. The new units will be built at the Monfalcone shipyard and delivered in 2024 and in 2026, respectively. These ships, of about […]

13 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL