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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to stop using HFO

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises announced that it will use low-sulphur Marine Gas Oil on all expedition ships from July 2020. Currently, the company is using MGO in particularly vulnerable areas like the Arctic, Antarctica and Kamchatka. The routes will be managed on the basis an eco-efficient average speed, which aims to reduce fuel consumption by one third.

HHI to lead LNG-fueled ships market

HHI wants to lead the eco-friendly ship market, by ordering numerous LNG carriers. Namely, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard won an order for a 50,000-ton LNG bulk carrier in 2016, while Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries will build six units of the world’s first LNG-powered VLCC.

UK to get its first LNG break bulk

This move is added on the significant uptake of the Road Tanker Loading Facility which is set to open this summer. These two developments will enable the distribution of LNG as a fuel for the marine industry, trucks, industrial and commercial, as well as off-grid applications.

Methanol-fueled vessels mark one year operation

On April 2017, Waterfront Shipping marked one-year since welcoming the world’s first ocean-going vessels, capable of running on methanol, into its fleet. The first three vessels were delivered in April and the remaining four, later, in 2016.

Shell to bunker world’s first LNG Aframax oil tankers

SCF Group has signed an agreement with Shell for the supply of liquefied natural gas, to fuel the first Aframax crude oil tankers in the world to be powered by LNG. The signing of this agreement marks the fulfillment of an MOU signed between Shell and SCF in September 2015 to develop Marine LNG fuelling for large-capacity tankers.

A look at LNG shipping

  Worldwide sourcing and distribution of LNG has grown into a major industry player while seeking to balance the growing global…

Standard Club: LNG as a marine fuel

  The Standard P&IClub issued an article outlining club's considerations regarding LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as a marine fuel. Compared to…

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