MOL reached an agreement with Ehime Prefecture and Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. to build four 7,000-unit capacity car carriers using environment-friendly LNG as their main fuel.
After the first two LNG car carriers entered service in 2020, Volkswagen Group Logistics has now ordered four more ships with dual-fuel engines that can be powered with environmentally-friendly liquid gas.
The shipping industry has created a milestone as it set a new shipping rate of $350,000 per day because of a surge in LNG shipping. However, this record-breaking rate is likely to be short-lived as it’s expected to subside by Spring.
On October 28, NYK took delivery of Sakura Leader, a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) capable of navigating oceans with only LNG as the ship’s main fuel.
The CMA CGM CHAMPS ELYSEES joins the French Asia Line, CMA CGM Group’s most emblematic line between Asia and Northern Europe.
The CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE, the first 23,000 TEU container vessel in the world to be powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) and equipped with a range of solutions from technology group Wärtsilä, has been delivered.
Gas carriers are special types of ships with pressurized compartments to store different types of gases under pressure and controlled temperature.
Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosion (BLEVE) is a unique phenomenon that takes place especially on gas carrier ships or ships having tanks with highly pressurized liquid cargo. BLEVE is a dangerous condition on board ships which should be avoided at any cost.
Loading arms is a type of loading arrangement found on LNG carriers. The article describes construction and working of the loading arm, along with important technical aspects of the system