Conrad Delivers First LNG Bunker Barge Built in North America

Conrad Industries has delivered the first LNG bunker barge built in North America. The vessel, named Clean Jacksonville, was constructed in Orange, Texas at Conrad Orange Shipyard, a subsidiary of Conrad Industries. The vessel underwent successful gas trials in Port Fourchon, LA. Clean Jacksonville will enter service for TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico in the Port of … [Read more...]

Ship Photos of the Day – World’s First LNG-Powered Containership Gases Up at Jacksonville Port

TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico has successfully loaded LNG bunkers on the world’s first LNG-powered containership MV Isla Bella in Jacksonville. The company’s 12 LNG ISO containers transferred about 100,000 gallons last Saturday, January 9, 2016, TOTE Maritime announced this week. The bunkering operation was conducted under strict US Coast Guard oversight while Isla Bella … [Read more...]

NASSCO Completes Bunkering for World’s Second LNG-Powered Containership – Perla Del Caribe

General Dynamics NASSCO says it has successfully completed the LNG bunkering for the Perla Del Caribe, the world's second containership to be powered by liquefied natural gas. The Perla Del Caribe received 210,000 gallons of LNG fuel over a 48-hour period beginning December 11th. The amount is nearly double the amount bunkered for its sister ship, the Isla Bella, the world's … [Read more...]

Ship Photos of the Day – Building the Marlins, The World’s First LNG Containerships

The second of two Marlin-class containerships was launched over the weekend at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego where the vessels are being built for TOTE Maritime. The two ships are the first containerships in the world to be powered by liquified natural gas (LNG), which will help reduce NOx emissions by 98 percent, SOx by 97 percent, carbon dioxide by 72 … [Read more...]