Last January the Panama Canal registered a new record of transits and tonnage of LNG vessels. Namely, atotal of 58 ships that transport LNG transited through the neopanamax locks.
LNG fueled vessels
A recent report by SEA-LNG outlines how LNG as a marine fuel has moved from being a niche option to a mainstream fuel of the future.
Singapore received its first LNG bunkering vessel, the FueLNG Bellina. The ship will provide LNG bunker to LNG-powered vessels that call at the Port of Singapore.
The German Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure extended the deadline on grants for equipping and converting seagoing vessels to use LNG as marine fuel until December 31, 2021.
Bunkering of the CMA CGM Jacques Saade, the world’s largest LNG-powered container ship, took place in the Port of Rotterdam, Thursday, marking a milestone for the promotion of LNG bunkering as an environmentally friendly alternative for larger ships. CMA CGM named this as ‘the largest bunkering operation ever undertaken for a containership’.
If LNG is a ‘bridge’ fuel, how long is the bridge? And, more importantly, where is it leading? Those questions framed discussions at a series of virtual workshops hosted by Gas Fest and Society for Gas as Marine Fuel (SGMF) last week as senior representatives from shipowners, energy majors, bunker operators, port authorities, class societies and technology suppliers explored how to strengthen the framework for clean fuels in shipping.
The Bothnia Bulk project claims that it has reduced CO2 -emissions per transport work by up to 50% compared with conventional vessels in operation.
New analysis from SEA-LNG showcases how ship assets choosing LNG can benefit for up to eight years of emissions compliance for preferable asset financing versus conventional vessel fuels like HSFO, VLSFO, and MGO.
Italy approved an LNG receiving vessel moored off Tuscany to start ship-to-ship transfers to smaller LNG vessels, such as purpose-built bunkering vessels and barges.
Despite the fact that Hapag-Lloyd has acquired 17 ‘LNG-ready’ containerships, chief executive Rolf Habben Jansen stated that, currently LNG containership conversions are not economically viable.
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