LNG fueled vessels

Watch: Polaris, Finland’s new gas-fuelled icebreaker

Polaris, as being the newest addition to Finland’s fleet, is the first icebreaker that runs on LNG, a lower-carbon alternative to the diesel fuel which powers most large ships. The icebreaker is keeping shipping lanes open for about six months, enabling the voyage of cargo ships that carry steel, paper products and chemicals in and out of the ports serving northern Finland and neighbouring Sweden.

Watch: Launch of first LNG-fueled ferry to operate in English Channel

Brittany Ferries’ new LNG-fueled cruise ferry ‘Honfleur’ was launched to the water for the first time at a traditional ceremony at the FSG shipyard in Flensburg, Germany. The vessel is expected to act as an environmental pioneer on the English Channel, as it will be the first ship on the Channel to be powered by LNG, when it enters service in summer 2019.

Watch: World’s first LNG cruise ship named

Cruise company AIDA Cruises has named its latest ship AIDAnova on Friday evening, in a spectacular naming ceremony at AIDA Open Air at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg. AIDAnova is the world’s first cruise ship that can be powered by low-emission LNG both at sea and in port.

Watch: World’s first LNG fueled cruise ship undocks

AIDAnova, the first cruise ship that will sail using LNG, left the covered building dock II of MEYER WERFT on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. The ship will dock at the shipyard’s equipment pier and will receive the chimney cowling next to the masts. AIDAnova will start its maiden season on December, with cruises around the Canary Islands.

DEME’s first LNG powered dredger on sea trials

The video depicts sea trials of DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘MINERVA’. The 3,500 m3 dredger is the first dredging vessel equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of operating in LNG mode, according to the company.

DEME’s first LNG powered dredger on sea trials

The video depicts sea trials of DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘MINERVA’. The 3,500 m3 dredger is the first dredging vessel equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of operating in LNG mode, according to the company.

Shore-side LNG storage tanks ready to work at Jaxport

The video depicts how contractors at Jaxport, port of Jacksonville, have securely fastened two, 260-ton cryogenic liquefied natural gas storage tanks onto their foundations at Crowley Maritime Corporation’s new shore-side fueling facility on Talleyrand Marine Terminal.

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