Poland expects to receive its first cargo of liquefied natural gas at its new LNG terminal at the end of November or early December, the treasury minister was quoted as saying on Sunday.
As the maritime shipping industry transitions toward cleaner fuels in response to new environmental regulations and emissions standards, abundant supplies of natural gas in the United States, and worldwide, appear to offer a promising solution in transportation industries.
China Merchants Energy Shipping, Sinotrans Shipping and Greek shipping firm Dynagas are in talks to form a joint venture to build five vessels to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Arctic, the firms said.
Stevedores at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal unloaded the first shipment of brand new cargo containers for use on TOTE’s new Marlin Class ships, the world’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-powered container ships.
The new mandatory code for ships fuelled by gases or other low-flashpoint fuels was adopted by IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), when it met at the Organization’s London headquarters for its 95th session from 3 to 12 June 2015.
Skangas announced that the first ever bunkering station for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Nordics is open and operating successfully. The new bunkering station fuels Fjord Line’s cruise ferries, which are the first – and largest – in the world to use “single fueled LNG engines,” meaning that they are powered exclusively by LNG.
Chevron is currently undertaking the largest shipbuilding and fleet modernization program in recent corporate history.
The Ternvag, a oil/product tanker owned by the Danish company Terntank, was the most sustainable vessel to dock in Rotterdam in 2014, according to the Environmental Ship Index (ESI).
A Rolls-Royce pure-gas engine has propelled Nor Lines’ Kvitbjørn into the history books by becoming the world’s first vessel to operate between Asia and Europe solely on liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the ship’s bunker fuel. Kvitbjørn’s naming ceremony in Stavanger celebrates Nor Lines’ 5000dwt short sea cargo vessel, built to Rolls-Royce’s award-winning Environship concept.