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

LNG prospects for the maritime sector according to the WSJ

LNG prospects for the maritime sector according to the WSJ

On August 23rd, the Wall Street Journal focused on the prospects for LNG in the maritime sector, by Paul Garvey. The article start from the next deadline of January 1, 2020, when the sulfur content of marine fuels will pass from 3.5 to 0.5% in all the seas (apart from those where this limit is […]

1 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Spain’s Balearia plans Euro 60m LNG conversion

Spain’s Balearia plans Euro 60m LNG conversion

Spanish ferry operator Baleària plans to spend 60 million euros ($70.2 million) to convert five of its ferries to use liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel in the next two years. Work on the first ferry Naples is expected to start this winter, according to a Baleària statement. The other ferries to be converted to LNG […]

29 Aug 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

33 Wärtsilä 20 dual fuel engines ordered for three chinese major shipbuilding projects

33 Wärtsilä 20 dual fuel engines ordered for three chinese major shipbuilding projects

A total of 33 Wärtsilä 20 dual fuel engines have been ordered for merchant auxiliary power application in three major shipbuilding projects,” Wartsila said in a statement, adding that the engines will be installed in 11 new vessels being built in shipyards owned by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation. The orders, which were booked in June, […]

30 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

First LNG production in Italy

First LNG production in Italy

An absolute innovation in the small scale LNG industrial chain: for the first time liquid methane was produced in Italy. Ecomotive Solution and NEC concluded the test phase of LNG production with an innovative plant located in the industrial area of GI&E of Porto Recanati (MC), a producer of components for gas turbines and compressors. […]

27 Jul 2018 - 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

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

Davie Shipbuilding delivers its first LNG-powered ferry

Davie Shipbuilding delivers its first LNG-powered ferry

Davie Shipbuilding, Canada’s largest shipyard, said it has recently delivered what it claims to be the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered ferry to be built in North America. The LNG-powered ferry Armand Imbeau II equipped with icebreaking capability will be able to operate year round on the St. Lawrence River on the Tadoussac-Baie-Sainte-Catherine route. The […]

21 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Decal becomes the sole partner of Venice LNG, the company that intends to create a coastal LNG deposit in Porto Marghera.

Decal becomes the sole partner of Venice LNG, the company that intends to create a coastal LNG deposit in Porto Marghera.

The Lombard company Decal has recorded the 35% shareholding held by San Marco Gas (sister company of San Marco Petroli) in the Venice LNG joint venture in which it already held 65%, becoming in this way the sole shareholder of the newco intending to make an investment 100 million euros to build a LNG coastal […]

18 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

Edison’s LNG terminal in Oristano for next 50 years

Edison’s LNG terminal in Oristano for next 50 years

Recently, the Management Committee of the Port Authority of the Sea of ​​Sardinia expressed its unanimous opinion in favor of a 50-year maritime concession in favor of Edison SPA in the portual area of Oristano. Located along the southern navigable canal of the industrial Port of Oristano for a surface area and relative water mirror, […]

13 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

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

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

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

Skangas Fuels Its First Ship with Liquefied Biogas

Skangas Fuels Its First Ship with Liquefied Biogas

Skangas has supplied Furetank’s chemical/product tanker M/T Fure Vinga with liquefied biogas (LBG), representing the company’s first delivery of this renewable and environmentally friendly fuel to a marine company.  The fueling took place at the Port of Gothenburg, transferring the fuel directly from a tanker truck to the ship. The Swedish LBG was delivered to Furetank’s […]

29 Jun 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

PSA Marine’s new LNG harbour tug by Wartsila

PSA Marine’s new LNG harbour tug by Wartsila

The technology group Wärtsilä will design and equip one of PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd (“PSA Marine”)’s newest harbour tugs. Operating on clean-burning LNG fuel and incorporating fuel efficiency features, the harbour tug, which will be built by PaxOcean Shipyard, will be aligned with the maritime industry’s increasing emphasis on environmental impact. The order with Wärtsilä, […]

9 May 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

TT-Line Company Tasmania and FSG for two LNG ferries

TT-Line Company Tasmania and FSG for two LNG ferries

TT-Line Company Tasmania and Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) have signed a contract for the design and construction of two new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered passenger ferries. The deal for the Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) ships follows a letter of intent signed by the two companies in January this year. The order is worth about 438 million euros […]

8 May 2018 - ConferenzaGNL