Washington State Ferries to Convert Six Vessels to Run on LNG


Washington State Ferries is another step closer to significantly reducing fuel costs and transportation emissions by switching a class of vessels from diesel fuel to liquefied natural gas.


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"Very Big" Market Coming for LNG-Fuelled Ships


Johan Sperling, vice president of Jensen Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, told industry news site Maritime Executive the firm expects a "very big" market for liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled vessels as petroleum-powered vessels are converted.


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First German LNG Ferry to be Constructed by Fassmer


Fassmer Shipyard has been commissioned to design and build the new dual-fuelled Heligoland ferry for Cassen Eils equipped with environmentally friendly LNG propulsion that will enable conformity to forthcoming emission control regulations.


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Germans sign €30 million LNG ship deal


Ferry operator AG Ems signed a contract October 15th with the Fassmer Shipyard for Germany’s first combined passenger and cargo ferry with LNG propulsion.


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Biogas Ferry Planned for Denmark


A new ferry scheduled for delivery to the Danish island municipality of Samsø in the fall of 2014 will be capable of running on biogas.


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Pioneering LNG on the Great Lakes


Interlake Steamship Company took pole position among Great Lakes shipping companies in the race to provide environmentally correct and economically sound fleet power when it announced in May 2013 its plans to convert its fleet of bulk carriers to operate on LNG. Mark Barker, President of Interlake Steamship Company, weighs in with MarPro on LNG repower, risk and reward.


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Gaz Metro to Supply Fuel for Three New LNG Ferries, Canada


Gaz Métro, through its subsidiary Gaz Métro LNG, L.P., and the Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) announced they have entered into an agreement in principle for the purchase of fuel to supply three new ferries with liquefied natural gas (LNG).


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PureSOx exhaust cleaning solutions for 12 DFDS ships


Alfa Laval has confirmed that it has received orders for eight further shipsets of PureSOx exhaust gas scrubber equipment from Danish shipping company DFDS.


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New LNG Partnership Formed, Focus Includes Bunkering


Spanish LNG system provider HAM Group and U.S.-based Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics LLC have joined forces to provide equipment, installation, construction, and service for LNG projects in North America, the companies have announced.


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Antwerp plans 2015 LNG bunkering launch


Port develops alternative fuel provision through a strategic alliance with Exmar


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Wartsila Nabs Integrated Solution Contract for Two Canadian LNG Ferries


Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, will supply an integrated solution for two dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) Ro-Pax passenger ferries being built on behalf of Canadian ferry services provider Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ). The contract was issued in August by Chantier Davie Canada, Canada’s largest shipyard, the builder of the two vessels.


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UASC Container Vessels to Be “LNG Ready”


United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is proud to announce signing of a vessel newbuilding program for some of the greenest and largest container vessels in the world. The order has been placed with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Korea


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TEN-T Pushing LNG Bunkering Development


The Trans-European Network for Transport (TEN-T) is providing €105 million ($138 million) for seven liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering projects under its 2012 Multi-Annual Call and Annual Call, natural gas industry group NGVA Europe reports.


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EU subsidy for LNG project


The Antwerp Port Authority has received a EU subsidy for its LNG bunkering project to be used to develop and build an LNG bunkering station for barges at the port.


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Is methanol the futur of maritime fuels?


It’s not a secret anymore that the shipping industry today is facing some serious challenges with respect to meeting upcoming exhaust gas emissions regulations.


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Using LNG as marine fuel in the Baltic Sea - Possibilities for Satakunta Region in Finland


Aim of this preliminary study was to identify possibilities for the new business opportunities in Satakunta Region (in Finland) if LNG is going to put to use.


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Green Ship of the future


Project within Green Ship of the Future that aims at demonstrating a technology for reduction of air emissions - either of CO2, NOx, SOx or particles.


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Martech LNG


Marine Competence, Technology and Knowledge Transfer for LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) in the South Baltic Sea Region.


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BSR Innoship


Baltic Sea cooperation for reducing ship and port emissions through knowledge- & innovation-based competitiveness


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LNG in Baltic Sea Ports


Baltic Ports Organization has initiated ‘LNG in Baltic Sea Ports’ project as a response to the IMO’s decision to establish new sulphur content limits im marine fuels sailing in Emission Control Areas (covering the Baltic, the North Sea and the English Channel) from the 1st of January, 2015.


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Clean Baltic Sea Shipping


Aim is to ensure a steady progress towards a coherent and comprehensive approach to reduce air emissions and greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping by combining technical, operational and market based measures.


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Shipping-induced NOx and SOx emissions - OPerational monitoring network (SNOOP)


Focusing on the shipping-induced NOx, SOx, PM, CO and CO2 emissions, the project aims to find out how ship exhaust emissions are effecting to marine environment and human health in harbour areas.


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CNSS Clean North Sea Shipping


The objective is to improve the environmental and health situation caused by air pollution and greenhouse gases from shipping along the North Sea coast and within North Sea ports and harbours.


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Clean Shipping


Shipping is an energy efficient way of transporting goods, but it is associated with a number of negative environmental effects.
The Clean Shipping Project was started in order to increase focus on the environmental issues of shipping. One of the results of the project so far is the Clean Shipping Index, an index taking a holistic perspective on the environmental issues of shipping.


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Americas Marine Highway Program


The America's Marine Highway Program is a Department of Transportation- led initiative to expand the use of waterborne transportation while relieving landside congestion and reducing carbon emissions. The program is designed to focus on the integration of Marine Highways into the nation's surface transportation system, providing seamless transition across all modes by leveraging marine services to complement landside surface transportation routes.


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