RORO

World’s first mega ro-ro vessels with LNG-fuelled engines

Knud E. Hansen, a ship design company, designed the first generation of LNG-powered ultra-large ro-ro vessels for the newly-established Swedish company Wallenius-SOL. The 1A Super ice-classed vessels will have a length of abt. 242 m and a deadweight capacity of abt. 27,000 t making them largest in the class.

World’s two biggest short-sea ro-ro vessels are LNG-ready

In the past, the Luxembourg-based company CLdN Ro-Ro, decided to build the world’s biggest short-sea ro-ro vessels. Celine, after one year of operating, has fully met her owner’s expectations. The former, along with sister-vessel Delphine, incorporate high technology from other vessel types and are LNG-ready. 

India urges for sea transport to save time and fuel

Indian minister for Road Transport and Shipping suggested to the vehicle transporters to ship their products in order to save about 15-20 days of travel time and at the same time reduce  fuel consumption at per tonne cargo  and contribute to carbon footprint reduction.

Selektope antifouling chosen for Stena RoRo newbuilds

Stena has signed a contract to coat the hulls of four newbuild RoPax ferries with paint that incorporates the bio-repellent antifouling ingredient Selektope®. According to the company, the organic, non-metal compound is the only one of its kind in marine antifouling application.

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