The technology group Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply System (LFSS) has successfully completed full scale testing with a full sized 2-stroke marine engine burning liquid petroleum gas (LPG) as fuel.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. delivered on February 9 the CRYSTAL ANGEL, an 82,200 m3 capacity LPG carrier, for KUMIAI NAVIGATION LTD. This is the 61th LPG carrier and the 12th vessel of the same type to be built by the company.
HYUNDAI HEAVY INDUSTRY recently received AiP for the LPG fuel supply system. This fuel supply system is a system that reliably supplies LPG fuel according to the pressure and temperature conditions of the engine. It is installed on 600,000 m3 LPG carriers.
As the maritime industry looks to reduce emissions to air and work towards the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) greenhouse gas reduction strategy, alternative fuels are coming to the fore.
The WLPGA continues its commitment to cleaner environment with a new report “LPG Bunkering – Guide for LPG Marine Fuel Supply”, dedicated to the use of LPG in the marine sector, particularly bunkering.
Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels (Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol/LPG).
AltaGas celebrates the grand opening of its Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal, located in Prince Rupert, British Columbia – the first marine export facility for propane in Canada.
EXMAR has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Jiangnan Shipyard for 2 LPG-fuelled 86,000 m³ gas carriers to transport LPG in an environment-friendly way.
Equinor is already a significant LPG player with around 10 percent of the global waterborne LPG volumes.