Ravenna Knutsen and Costa Toscana took to water

Ravenna Knutsen and Costa Toscana took to water

Two more important milestones in the development of LNG at sea and beyond have been reached in recent weeks. The Ravenna Knutsen, a 30,000 cubic metre LNG tanker, and the Costa Toscana, Carnival Group’s fourth large LNG-powered cruise ship, both took to water. In the coming months the two ships will complete fitting out and will be able to sail, the first to the Mediterranean and the second to Brazil.

18 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

The largest container ship in the world passes to LNG; another 16 waiting

The largest container ship in the world passes to LNG; another 16 waiting

Recently, the China shipyard Huarun Dadong has started the conversion to LNG of Hapag-Lloyd’s ultra-container Sajir, which is heralded as the first conversion in the world of a container ship of this size.

23 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Crowley takes delivery of first LNG-powered ConRo ship serving Puerto Rico

Crowley takes delivery of first LNG-powered ConRo ship serving Puerto Rico

Crowley Maritime Corp. has announced that it has taken delivery of El Coquí, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by LNG, from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine Inc.  El Coquí is the first of two Commitment Class, LNG-powered ConRo ships being built for Crowley’s shipping and logistics services between Jacksonville, Fla., and […]

25 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Hapag-Lloyd names its 17th LNG-Ready containership in UK

Hapag-Lloyd names its 17th LNG-Ready containership in UK

German container carrier Hapag-Lloyd named its LNG-ready 15,000 TEU containership on Monday, July 16 at DP World’s London Gateway. It took Mrs. Nusrat Ghani,Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, marking the official naming of the container ship, activating the mechanism that sent a big champagne bottle crashing against the massive sidewall of the “Afif”, […]

18 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

MAN Energy Solutions wins LNG propulsion systems order

MAN Energy Solutions wins LNG propulsion systems order

MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to provide the propulsion systems for 2 × 2,525-teu containership newbuildings, which will join the fleet of Pasha Hawaii, based in Honolulu, which provides shipping services between Hawaii and the US mainland. Each system will comprise a 7S80ME-GI Mk 9.5 main engine, 3 × MAN 6L35/44DF GenSets, and […]

11 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Japan’s first LNG bunkering vessel ordered

Japan’s first LNG bunkering vessel ordered

Central LNG Shipping Japan Corporation (CLS), the joint venture founded in May 2018  between the four Japanese companies Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line), Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line), Chubu Electric Power Co. and Toyota Tsusho Corporation, has ordered a LNG Bunkering Vessel (LNG fuelled) at Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI). The LNG bunkering vessel, which […]

10 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

WinGD (Wärtsilä Group) celebrates its 100th X-Dual Fuel engine order.

WinGD (Wärtsilä Group) celebrates its 100th X-Dual Fuel engine order.

The Swiss company Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD), which continues the long tradition of the Sulzer Diesel Engine business founded in 1893, said it has hit a milestone with the 100th order for its X-Dual  Fuel engine placed by the Monaco-based shipper GasLog.   WinGD introduced the X-Dual F engine series in 2013. Dual-fuel engines, using gas admitted […]

9 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

JERA and EDF Trading Join Forces in LNG Optimisation

JERA and EDF Trading Join Forces in LNG Optimisation

Japan’s energy company JERA and EDF Trading Limited have signed binding agreements to form an LNG optimisation and trading joint venture to merge their activities into JERA Trading (JERAT). With demand for LNG in Japan becoming increasingly variable and difficult to predict and the ramp up in US LNG liquefaction, Europe has become a key […]

9 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

First Russian LNG bunker ship delivery scheduled for late 2019

First Russian LNG bunker ship delivery scheduled for late 2019

The first bunker vessel in Russia supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) is expected to be built by the end of 2019, said a representative of Krylov State Research Centre (KSRC), the ship designer. The KSRC, established in 1894, is a Russian leading naval architecture and shipbuilding research and development institute specialist, which operates as a federal state-owned unitary enterprise. […]

3 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Fluxys bumps Dunkirk LNG terminal stake as EDF, Total divest

Fluxys bumps Dunkirk LNG terminal stake as EDF, Total divest

Fluxys with consortium partners has agreed to jointly acquire from EDF and Total a 35.76 percent stake in Dunkerque LNG, owner of the liquefied natural gas terminal in Dunkirk. The Dunkirk LNG terminal, located on a 56-hectare platform at the West Port of Dunkirk, is equipped with: a wharf for the unloading/reloading of the largest LNG […]

3 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Total and Pavilion Energy Take a Further Step in Developing LNG as a Marine Fuel in Singapore

Total and Pavilion Energy Take a Further Step in Developing LNG as a Marine Fuel in Singapore

Total and Pavilion Energy, through their subsidiaries Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions and Pavilion Gas, have signed Heads of Agreement (HoA) to jointly develop a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker supply chain in the port of Singapore. The agreement covers the shared long-term time charter of a new generation LNG bunker vessel (LNGBV) to be […]

3 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

MSC Cruises announces next generation of LNG fuelled ships

MSC Cruises announces next generation of LNG fuelled ships

MSC Cruises and STX France have signed an order for the construction of a fifth Meraviglia class cruise ship. Due to be delivered in 2023, this vessel will be equipped with a new generation of dual-fuel engines designed to run on LNG. This announcement was made at a unique ceremony held at the Saint-Nazaire shipyard […]

18 Jun 2018 - ConferenzaGNL