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World’s first LNG-fuelled reefer carrier to be built

GAS Entec, announced the plan to build a LNG fuelled reefer carrier, that will be recorded as the world’s first LNG fuelled reefer carrier. The company chose an indirect type of cargo hold cooling system, which came from the cryogenic energy generated during the vaporization process of LNG, propulsion and power generation fuel.

Wärtsilä to equip DEME’s mega LNG cutter dredger

Wärtsilä announced that has been contracted to supply engines and propulsion machinery for the mega Cutter Suction Dredger, ‘Spartacus’, which is currently being built at the Royal IHC yard in the Netherlands and is to be delivered to Belgium-based DEME. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in the fourth quarter of 2016.

World’s first double side hull LPG carrier presented

DNV GL presented Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, with an approval certificate, for a new double side hull LPG carrier design – LPG SAFE, which is the first LPG carrier design to provide the safety benefit of a double side hull, while offering the same cargo carrying capacity and the same construction cost as a conventional design.

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.

World’s first LNG icebreaker finalizes trials in Arctic

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering announced that the world’s first ice class LNG carrier, Christophe de Margerie, finished its ice trials in the Arctic Ocean. During the commissioning phase, the ship was tested for its ice breaking ability of proceeding through ice of 2.1 m thick.

Dong Energy withdraws world’s first offshore wind farm

​DONG Energy announced that decided to retire “Vindeby”, the world’s first offshore wind farm, which was constructed 25 years ago, close to shore in the low waters off Vindeby, near Lolland, in the south east of Denmark.

Dong Energy withdraws world’s first offshore wind farm

​DONG Energy announced that decided to retire “Vindeby”, the world’s first offshore wind farm, which was constructed 25 years ago, close to shore in the low waters off Vindeby, near Lolland, in the south east of Denmark.

Industry welcomes world’s first vessels capable of running on methanol

Starting in April, Waterfront Shipping Company Ltd. (WFS), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), Westfal-Larsen Management (WL), and Marinvest/Skagerack Invest (Marinvest) have welcomed innovative, clean-burning, fuel-efficient vessels to the sea. These seven 50,000 dead weight tonne vessels are built with the first-of-its kind MAN B&W ME-LGI 2-stroke dual fuel engines that can run on methanol, fuel oil, marine diesel oil, or gas oil.

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