TOTE Maritime Completes ‘Phase 1’ of Orca-class LNG Conversions

TOTE Maritime's Alaska shipping division has completed the first of four conversion periods for its two Orca class vessels as part of the project to convert the diesel-powered ships to liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel. TOTE Maritime’s North Star arrived in Anchorage on Sunday after completing her first voyage since the outfitting of two LNG fuel tanks at Seaspan’s Victoria … [Read more...]

TOTE Revisiting Orca-Class LNG Conversions

TOTE Maritime Alaska, a division of TOTE, Inc., has announced that it will convert two of its diesel-electric roll-on/roll-off ships to dual fuel operations using liquefied natural gas (LNG). The two vessels, ‘North Star’ and ‘Midnight Sun’, are both currently powered by four MAN 58/64 engines running on HFO. But, working with MAN Diesel & Turbo’s after-sales division on … [Read more...]