LNG

New tank concept to support carbon capture projects

Høglund Marine Solutions, in collaboration with HB Hunte Engineering, has developed a tank concept for LPG and CO2 transportation, based on existing, proven technology. This new system doubles current vessel cargo capacity to transport liquified CO2.

KR awards AIP to HHI for its LNG dual-fuel carrier

The Korean Register recently granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for its LNG dual fuel propulsion car carrier. In fact, the AIP covers two pure car and truck carriers vessels with a carrying capacity of 7.000 and 8.1000 CEU (car equivalent units).

DSME, MOL to reduce FSRU’s environmental impact

The Korean company Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) along with the Mitsui O.S.K. Lines recently shake their hands and inked an agreement in order to develop new technologies, reducing the environmental affects of the Floating Storage and Regasification Unitis (FSRU).

World’s first battery and LNG trawler launched

Turkish shipyard ‘Cemre’ informed that it launched Libas, the world’s first battery & LNG driven purse seiner/trawler. The launching of the vessel took place on the 7th of February. After the completion, Cemre is planning to deliver the vessel in Q2, 2020.

First steel cut for UECC’s battery hybrid PCTC vessel

On 8 January, the United European Car Carriers (UECC), jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines announced its first steel cutting ceremony at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai, for their battery hybrid LNG powered vessel “PCTC”.

DSME takes step forward for its own LNG cargo containment system

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) informed that it received design approval from Bureau Veritas (BV) for its LNG cargo containment system. DSME has already obtained approvals from Lloyd’s Register, the US Bureau of Shipping, the Korea Register of Shipping, and DNV GL.

S. Korea to give more emphasis on LNG-fueled ships

South Korean shipbuilders are giving emphasis on improving their competitiveness in environmentally friendly vessels, including LNG-fueled ships, with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap applying on January 1st. LNG fueled ships are expected to account for over 60% of the worldwide new shipbuilding orders by 2025.

EXMAR takes delivery of world’s first barge-based FSRU

EXMAR took delivery of the world’s first barge-based floating LNG storage and re-gasification unit from the Wison Shipyard in Nantong, PRC. The unit incorporates a re-gasification capacity of up to 600MMSCFD and a storage capacity of 26,000 m³ of LNG.

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