Two large-capacity Sovcomflot tankers using cleaner-burning LNG as a primary fuel, Mendeleev Prospect and Lomonosov Prospect, have successfully completed voyages eastbound along the NSR.
Total announces that its first large LNG bunker vessel has been launched, following the signature of a long-term charter contract between Total and MOL in February 2018.
On October 15, 2019, the first building-block for was put in place at the Neptun Werft shipyard in Rostock. The two trainees placed the traditional lucky coin beneath the first of a total of 90 blocks.
The main story for 2018/19 has been the positive developments in the large LNG sector, which we are expecting to continue throughout the rest of 2019 into 2020.
ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to the conceptual design of carbon fiber LNG Fuel Tanks, inspired by techniques common in the space industry.
The CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE, the first in a new fleet of nine French-flagged, 23,000-TEU, LNG-powered containerships. CMA CGM, the world’s first maritime shipping company to choose LNG to power its ultra-large containerships
NYK has placed an order for the world’s largest pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) capable of navigating oceans with the only LNG as the main fuel.
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its LNG Cargo Handling System for a new 5400 m3 LNG bunker barge being built in the USA.
MOL announced that it has participated in the LNG bunkering trial at the Port of Kobe, organized by the Kobe City Port and Harbor Authority, and carried out bunkering on the LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin.