Carnival and Siem Car Carriers’ LNG fleets grow with Mardi Gras and Aristotle

Carnival and Siem Car Carriers’ LNG fleets grow with Mardi Gras and Aristotle

Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku has delivered the 180,000-tonne LNG-fuelled cruise ship Mardi Gras to Carnival Cruise Line in a live virtual signing ceremony. Siem Car Carriers’ (SCC) Aristotle, the second of two LNG-powered pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) in the SCC fleet, also began its maiden voyage from Emden, Germany, to North America.

17 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG tankers on their way to Alcegiras and Barcelona

LNG tankers on their way to Alcegiras and Barcelona

The initiative is part of the Spanish LNGHIVE2 strategy coordinated by Enagás as part of the European CEF mechanism, which will provide funding equal to 20% of the construction cost for approximately 11 million euros. A similar initiative is being finalized for a second bunker vessel which will be dedicated to the port of Barcelona.

10 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

New LNG bunkering barge at Antwerp Port

New LNG bunkering barge at Antwerp Port

The Belgian gas group Fluxys and the LNG supplier Titan LNG have taken delivery of the FlexFueler 002, the LNG internal refuelling barge that will serve the Port and the Antwerp region from February 2021.

27 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Shell orders 40 LNG tanker barges for river transport

Shell orders 40 LNG tanker barges for river transport

The Dutch Concordia Damen shipyard has signed a contract with Shell to build 40 tanker barges for the transport of petroleum products on European inland waterways, which equipped with a dual-fuel engine, will run on LNG for most of their voyages.

27 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

New MAN LNG engines for TT-Line and Tallink ferries

New MAN LNG engines for TT-Line and Tallink ferries

After a first order concluded at the beginning of the year of the new MAN 51/60DF engines for a LNG RoPax ferry from the Jiangsu Jingling shipyard for the German TT-Line (Volkswagen group), MAN Energy Solutions has been awarded another order from the shipyard Finnish Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for a similar supply in favor of Estonian Tallink Grupp.

23 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

“Hypatia de Alexandria”, Balearia LNG-powered ferry, into service between Barcelona and Maiorca

“Hypatia de Alexandria”, Balearia LNG-powered ferry, into service between Barcelona and Maiorca

Hypatia de Alexandria,Baleària’s first ferry wholly powered by LNG, has recently started sailing regularly between Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca after its arrival  on 27 January at the port of Barcelona, ​​coming from the Visentini shipyard of Porto Viro, near Venice. The arrival of the ferry was greeted with a ceremony attended by the President […]

6 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Nordlaks orders second LNG-fueled wellboat

Nordlaks orders second LNG-fueled wellboat

In last December, Norwegian aquaculture group Nordlaks has ordered a second live fish carrier equipped with liquefied natural gas (LNG) and battery hybrid propulsion at the Turkish Tersan shipyard, whose delivery is scheduled for 2021. The new unit will be identical to the former dual-fuel ordered ship, based on a project developed by the Norwegian NSK Ship […]

5 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Donsötank orders two LNG vessels at Wuhu Shipyard

Donsötank orders two LNG vessels at Wuhu Shipyard

Swedish shipowner Rederi AB Donsötank has ordered two new oil products and chemical tankers fuelled with LNG (dual fuel) at the Wuhu Shipyard Co. Ltd., in China Designed by FKAB Marin Design, the two class 1A icebreakers of 22,000 gross tons, 167.7 meters in length and 26.5 meters in width, will have a load capacity […]

20 Dec 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Thun Tankers and Preem name new LNG-powered tanker

Thun Tankers and Preem name new LNG-powered tanker

Sweden’s Thun Tankers on Saturday held a naming ceremony for its new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered tanker in Groningen, Holland, named Thun Evolve. The tanker – built at the Dutch Ferus Smit shipyard in Westerbroek – will be long-term leased by Swedish refinery company Preem for deliveries to the company’s depots and customers in Sweden, Norway […]

18 Dec 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Destination Gotland LNG ferry christened in China

Destination Gotland LNG ferry christened in China

Swedish maritime operator Destination Gotland has recently christened its first LNG-powered RoPax ferry – named Visborg – during a recent ceremony held at China’s Nasha-Guangzhou Shipyard International, at the mouth of Pearl River. Two hundred meters long, with a max capacity of 1,730 passengers and 350 cars (or 110 lorries), the ship has also a twin […]

17 Dec 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Edison-Knutsen long-term contract for a mid-sized LNG carrier

Edison-Knutsen long-term contract for a mid-sized LNG carrier

Edison and the Norwegian company Knutsen OAS Shipping have entered into a long-term rental contract (12 years, renewable for another 8) of a LNG transport vessel of 30,000 cubic meters of capacity which from 2021 will provide the supply the first small scale deposit of LNG in mainland Italy that will be built in the […]

4 Dec 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

First LNG bunkering at Port of Gothenburg’s new facility

First LNG bunkering at Port of Gothenburg’s new facility

Swedish shipping company Terntank has been  the first operator to take on LNG at a new bunkering facility at the Port of Gothenburg. The facility is the only one of its kind in Sweden, being capable of bunkering not only LNG, but also LBG, which in terms of chemical composition are largely identical. The new […]

29 Nov 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG Bunker to be completed before the summer of 2019

LNG Bunker to be completed before the summer of 2019

The Port of Marseille will have a LNG bunkering solution which would refuel LNG propelled ships directly from the dock as well as ship to ship bunker vessels. The facility will be ready before the summer of 2019.The news has been reported by Corriere Marittimo after the conclusion of a round table which gathered operators […]

27 Nov 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

South Korean Financial Plan for LNG powered ships

South Korean Financial Plan for LNG powered ships

According to a recent announcement, the South Korean government plans to support the orders of environmental friendly ships and liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered vessels , as part of a package of measures to help small and midsized shipbuilders. The effort  could see a total of 140 LNG powered ships ordered, including two next year, […]

26 Nov 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Spain: small scale Sagunto and Huelva and LNG railway with Seville

Spain: small scale Sagunto and Huelva and LNG railway with Seville

In Spain, the ‘LNGHIVE2: Infrastructure and Logistics Solutions’ project, coordinated by Enagás, has been positively rated and selected by the European Commission ‘Connecting Europe Facility’ (CEF) for funding. The initiative aims to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel for maritime and rail transport. The total investment in the project will […]

21 Nov 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

The first italian LNG ferry (Caronte&Tourist Group) in Messina

The first italian LNG ferry (Caronte&Tourist Group) in Messina

On Monday November 12th, the first Italian ferry to supply liquefied liquefied natural gas (dual fuel) arrived in Messina, as we learn from the local press. The ship, whose delivery ceremony will take place on 17 November, will be the new flagship of the Caronte & Tourist Group and will soon enter service on the […]

13 Nov 2018 - 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

EU grant to retrofit five Baleària ferries to LNG

EU grant to retrofit five Baleària ferries to LNG

The Spanish ferry operator Baleària obtained an economic support of about 11.8 million euros from the European Union for the planned conversion to liquefied natural gas (LNG) of five of its ferries. The European Union has declared the company’s project as “excellent” and will grant up to a maximum contribution of 11.797 million euros, compared […]

16 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