Balearia LNG close to completion. 72 million euro for retrofitting

Balearia LNG close to completion. 72 million euro for retrofitting

The Spanish shipping company Baleària’s LNG conversion strategy continues rapidly, based on the transformation of six of its ferries and the construction of three new ones, two of which are already sailing, built at the Italian shipyard Visentini and a third super fast catamaran ferry under construction at the Spanish shipyard Armon Gijón. The programme, […]

17 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Rolls-Royce engines for four Havila Kystruten’s LNG ferries

Rolls-Royce engines for four Havila Kystruten’s LNG ferries

Rolls-Royce said it won a contract to provide power and propulsion for four Havila Kystruten’s liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled Ro-Pax vessels. Rolls-Royce will provide a fully integrated LNG power and propulsion solution to all four ships. This includes two LNG fuel tanks with process system, and control and safety systems, four Bergen gas engines, main […]

30 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Tallink Grupp and Rauma Marine Constructions signs LOI for a new LNG shuttle ferry

Tallink Grupp and Rauma Marine Constructions signs LOI for a new LNG shuttle ferry

AS Tallink Grupp has announced that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for the construction of a new LNG-powered shuttle ferry for the Tallinn-Helsinki route. The vessel will be constructed at the Rauma shipyard in Finland, with completion expected by the end of 2021. The project is estimated to cost €250 million, and […]

22 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

AET names two LNG dual fuel Aframaxes

AET names two LNG dual fuel Aframaxes

The malaysian tank owner and operator AET has named and welcomed its first LNG dual-fuelled aframax vessels, Eagle Brasilia and Eagle Bintulu at a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industry Co Ltd’s (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. Both vessels have been taken on long-term charter by Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited (Shell), primarily for […]

18 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

SENER Marine LNG-powered unit for Rimorchiatori Panfido

SENER Marine LNG-powered unit for Rimorchiatori Panfido

As part of a project co-funded by the European Union through the Poseidon MED II program, Spanish engineering and technology group SENER has signed a contract with the Venetian maritime company Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido & C. srl to provide basic engineering and technical assistance for the construction of a dual fuel tugboat powered by liquefied […]

29 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

The LNG prospects for the maritime sector seen from Genova

The LNG prospects for the maritime sector seen from Genova

On 12 September the Propeller Club Genova, with the collaboration of Wartsila, organized a meeting on the National Energy Strategy and the infrastructures for LNG. The event saw the large participation of representatives of all the branches of the maritime sector from Genova. The presentation of some reports was followed by an in-depth discussion on […]

16 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT together for LNG maritime

WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT together for LNG maritime

Three of the marine sector’s major technology companies, WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT, have agreed to collaborate in making the use of LNG (liquified natural gas) fuel a truly viable option for ship owners and operators. By combining their expertise and experience, the three companies deliver an effective, streamlined approach for achieving compliance with environmental legislation. […]

6 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Perspectives for Small scale LNG

Perspectives for Small scale LNG

by Diego Gavagnin There is no doubt that the geostrategic and market policies of some large countries are increasing the uncertainties on world trade in goods, including energy. Then there are local crises, that block or slow down the production, with impacts on the entire system. The worldwide expansion of  LNG market, which is only […]

5 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG maritime: named AIDAnova cruise first in the world. A new Viking ferry under construction

LNG maritime: named AIDAnova cruise first in the world. A new Viking ferry under construction

AIDA Cruises, a Carnival Corporation cruise company, held a naming ceremony for the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled cruise ship. The naming ceremony of the cruise vessel AIDAnova took place next weed-end at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, attended by 25,000 spectators, according to a statement by AIDA. At the end of […]

4 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Costa Smeralda’s “Coin ceremony”  (first cruise 4 Nov. 2019)

Costa Smeralda’s “Coin ceremony” (first cruise 4 Nov. 2019)

Last 4 July in Turku, Finland – Meyer shipyard – Costa Crociere held the traditional “Coin Cerimony” for its new cruise ship Costa Smeralda, the first dedicated to the international market totally powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Top management from Costa Crociere and Meyer Turku shipyards took part in the event. “We are particularly […]

9 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL