MEYER WERFT from Papenburg handed over the world’s first LNG (liquid natural gas) cruise ship to AIDA Cruises (Rostock).
In an industry first, ABS signed an MOU with the Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute (KOMERI) to create a new facility dedicated to improving the safety of LNG as fuel.
NYK signed a long-term contract with Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited (TGPCL),* a subsidiary of Total, a leading oil and energy company headquartered in France.
A feeder container ship loaded with 130 LNG tank containers sailed northward from the Port of Yangpu of Hainan Province to the Port of Jinzhou in November.
On November 17 the delivery ceremony of “Elio” – the first LNG eco-friendly ferry to sail the Mediterranean – was celebrated in Messina (Italy).
GTT has received a new order notification from a Korean shipyard for the tank design of a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier (LNGC), to be built on behalf of a European shipowner.
The Baleària shipping company has started the refueling work for the Naples ferry so that it can be powered by liquefied natural gas.
The 25,600-dwt vessels, 160 metres long and fuelled by liquefied natural gas, produces less than half of the carbon dioxide of previous vessel generation, thanks to LNG and many advanced technologies.
MOL announced that it conducted a tabletop drill based on an incident simulation involving an LNG carrier managed by a MOL Group ship management company.
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