Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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Maritime News

LR Chosen to Class Canada’s New LNG-Powered Ferries

Following an RFP last December, BC Ferries awarded Gdansk-based shipyard Remontowa Shipbuilding a $165 million contract earlier this month to build three “Intermediate-class” dual fuel-powered ferries.  Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced...

July 16, 2014
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
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Engineering News

Clean Skies Above and Clean Engine Rooms Below on LNG-Powered Ships

In 2001, Norway’s largest ferry operator, Fjord1 commissioned the world’s first LNG-powered ferry, the MV Glutra, and 13 years later the company now has a total of 12 LNG-fueled vessels. The...

June 26, 2014
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
News

Brittany Ferries Orders New Gas Powered Flagship

Brittany Ferries announced Tuesday that it placed an order for a LNG-powered cruise-ferry to replace the company's current flagship, Pont-Aven.

January 14, 2014
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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Washington State Ferry M/V Cathlamet
Engineering News

Washington State Ferries and DNV Explore LNG as a Fuel

Like all commercial vessel owners, the Washington State Ferries’ (WSF) most significant expense is fuel.  As the largest ferry operator in North America, and the third largest worldwide, WSF burns...

February 5, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013

STX Finland Delivers World’s Largest LNG Powered Ferry, VIKING GRACE

Finland’s Viking Line on Thursday said it has taken delivery of the highly anticipated LNG-powered ferry, Viking Grace, from STX Finland’s Turku shipyard. Viking Grace was ordered in December 2010...

January 10, 2013
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Friday, December 21, 2012

Staten Island Ferry to Be Converted to LNG

At least one Staten Island ferry will be converted to clean-burning liquefied natural gas (LNG), at which point it is expected the first ferry in North America to use LNG...

December 21, 2012
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Monday, December 3, 2012
Engines

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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