coral energy meyer werft dual fuel

Anthony Veder’s Coral Energy, just launched from Meyer Werft

wartsila 50df

The Wärtsilä 50DF medium-speed engine can be run either on natural gas or on light fuel oil (LFO) or on heavy fuel oil (HFO). The engine can smoothly switch between fuels during engine operation and is designed to give the same output regardless of the fuel. Courtesy Wartsila

German shipyard Meyer Werft announced today the delivery of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tanker CORAL ENERGY to Rotterdam-based shipowner Anthony Veder.  It is the first ship of a new gas tanker type which is equipped with an eco-friendly Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel main engine, and a pair of Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel auxiliary engines.   The DF engines will be run mostly on environmentally sound, liquefied natural gas (LNG), but have the capability of being switched to diesel fuel if and when required. This will be the first newbuild vessel with a dual-fuel engine mechanically driving the propeller.

The vessel will mainly operate in protected Emissions Control Area (ECA) zones like the North Sea and Baltic Sea.

Anthony Veder is a specialist in the seagoing transportation of liquefied gas products with a fleet of over 25 ships.

Vessel Particulars

Length overall 155.00 m
Length between perpendiculars 146.67 m
Breadth moulded 22.70 m
Depth to main deck 14.95 m
Draught max. (fully loaded) 8.20 m
Cargo tank volume ~ 15,600 cbm
Speed 15.8 kts
Crew cabins 25
Engine output Wärtsilä – 7,800 kW
Classification Bureau Veritas
Class ✠Hull, ✠Mach,
Liquefied Gas Carrier,
Type 2G, Unrestricted
navigation, ✠ICE Class I A,
✠AUT-UMS, AVM-APS,
CLEANSHIP 7+, MON-SHAFT,
INWATERSURVEY,
GREENPASSPORT, SYS-NEQ 1
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