Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Gulf Coast Shipyard Launches First U.S. Built LNG-Powered OSV

Gulf Coast Shipyard Group has launched the first of six dual-fuel offshore supply vessels for Harvey Gulf International Marine at their facility in Gulfport, Mississippi, marking the first vessel of...

January 22, 2014
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Monday, January 13, 2014
MAN B&W Diesel 7S70ME-C
Engineering News

Nakilat to Repower Q-MAX LNG Carrier with Dual Fuel ME-GI Engine

Qatari shipping company Nakilat, the world’s largest owner of LNG carriers, along with Qatari LNG producers Qatargas, RasGas and engine manufacturer MAN Diesel and Turbo, have announced plans to re-power a 266,000 m3 Q-Max vessel using...

January 13, 2014
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Thursday, December 12, 2013
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Engineering News

UASC to Retrofit Mega-Containership Fleet with Dual Fuel Power

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has announced today plans to retrofit its future fleet of ultra-large (14,000 – 18,000 TEU) containerships with dual-fuel power capability. The vessels, which include five...

December 12, 2013
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Monday, December 2, 2013
Press Releases

Wärtsilä Wins First Order for “Game Changing” Dual-Fuel 2-Stroke Engine

Finnish engine maker Wärtsilä says it has received its first order for the company's new "game changing" 2-stroke, low pressure, dual-fuel engine from the Denmark-based tanker operator, Terntank Rederi.

December 2, 2013
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Arctech Helsinki to Build New Icebreaker for Finnish Government

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard said Wednesday it has won a public tender from the Finnish Transport Agency for the construction of a new dual-fuel icebreaker for the Finnish government.

November 27, 2013
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Wärtsilä RT-flex 50DF engine
Engineering News

Wärtsilä’s Secret Weapon Revealed [HD PHOTOS]

At a press event in Trieste, Italy this week, Finnish marine engine manufacturer Wärtsilä pulled the curtain to reveal the RT-flex 50DF, the world's first 2-stroke, low-pressure, dual fuel engine.

November 13, 2013
Total Views: 289

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Seabulk Returns to NASSCO for LNG-Ready Product Tanker

Seabulk Tankers has returned to NASSCO shipyard in San Diego for up to two additional dual fuel-capable product tankers in the latest display showing U.S. owners' and operators' appetite for LNG-ready vessels in the Jones Act market.

November 12, 2013
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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

World’s Fastest Ship Put to Work in Argentina

The high speed, dual fuel ferry commenced service Wednesday shuttling passengers at lightship speed on the Rio Plato between Buenos Aires and Montevideo, Uruguay.

October 2, 2013
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Wednesday, July 3, 2013
cssc dual fuel harbor tug

China State Shipbuilding Launches First Dual Fuel Harbor Tug

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has announced the launch of China’s first dual fuel harbor tug, the CNOOC 521,  from their Huangpu Shipyard. Principal dimensions: LOA: 38.6 m Beam: 11.6...

July 3, 2013
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Engineering News

Horizon Lines to Install Modern Dual Fuel Engines on Pair of Cargo Ships

Horizon Lines on Wednesday revealed some information about its plans to convert two of its steam-powered cargo vessels to dual fuel engines capable of burning conventional liquid fuels or LNG.

June 26, 2013
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Monday, February 18, 2013
hull coating wrinkle ship

“Wrinkly” Hull Coating May Improve Shipping Efficiency

Ships may soon be able to shed the unwanted accumulation of bacteria and other marine growth with the flick of a switch. Researchers have developed a new material that can...

February 18, 2013
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Thursday, January 3, 2013
coral energy meyer werft dual fuel
Engineering News

Meyer Werft Delivers the Dual Fuel-Powered LNG Carrier Coral Energy

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...

January 3, 2013
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Monday, December 31, 2012
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Anthony Veder Orders Wärtsilä Dual Fuel Engines for Pair of Newbuild LEG/LPG Ships

Wärtsilä announced today they have been contracted to supply the complete dual-fuel propulsion package for two 4700 CBM Liquefied Ethylene Gas (LEG)/Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tankers being built for Netherlands-based gas...

December 31, 2012
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Thursday, December 20, 2012
Ship Design

New LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier Design Receives Lloyd’s Register Approval in Principle

Class society Lloyd’s Register said Thursday that it has provided approval in principle (AIP) for COSCO Shipyard’s new ‘Clean Sky’ LNG-powered bulk carrier design. COSCO, Golden Union and Lloyd’s Register...

December 20, 2012
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Engineering News

Teekay to Build Pair of LNG Carriers, Chooses 2-Stroke Dual Fuel Engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo announced today that Teekay LNG Partners (NYSE: TGP) has chosen their ME-GI dual-fuel, two-stroke, gas-injection engines for a pair of 173,400 cubic metre LNG carriers to be...

December 20, 2012
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Monday, December 3, 2012

Wärtsilä to Power North America’s First LNG Passenger Ferry

Wärtsilä said Monday the company has been awarded a contract to provide the gas powered propulsion machinery and storage and handling systems for North America’s first LNG-powered passenger ferry. The...

December 3, 2012
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Engineering News

Wärtsilä Surpasses 2,000 Gas Fueled Engines Sold

Wärtsilä said this week that it has now sold more than 2,000 of its gas fueled engines which have together accumulated more than 7 million operational running hours, further securing the company’s...

November 14, 2012
Total Views: 6

Monday, November 5, 2012
MAN Diesel and Turbo 51/60DF engine

Greek Shipowners Order MAN Dual-Fuel Engines for LNG Carrier Newbuilds

Athens-based ship owners, Alpha Tankers and Freighters International, have chosen MAN Diesel and Turbo dual-fuel engines for two 160,000 m³ LNG carriers currently under construction at STX Offshore and Shipbuilding....

November 5, 2012
Total Views: 41

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Wärtsilä 50df

Wärtsilä Reaches Major Milestone with 50DF Dual Fuel Engines

Wärtsilä has reached a major milestone with its 50DF line of engines, receiving an order to supply its 100 LNG carrier with the dual-fuel technology, representing approximately one quarter of...

May 31, 2012
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
mitsubishi low speed diesel engine
Engineering News

Slow Speed Dual Fuel Engines? MOL is working on it…

It’s a bit of an experiment.  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced today that they are modifying the engine of one of their newbuilds and hooking it up to an electrically-controlled...

March 6, 2012
Total Views: 96