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Dutch Gate terminal in small-scale LNG milestone

The Gate terminal in the Dutch port of Rotterdam said it has for the first time loaded two small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers at the same time on May 1. The Dutch first LNG terminal said in a statement that Shell’s Cardissa LNG bunkering vessel was loaded at the dedicated small-scale jetty while Anthony Veder’s ice-class Coral Energice received LNG at the terminal’s first jetty, one of the two jetties that...
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Finland’s Containerships sees LNG-fuelled future

Finnish shipping company Containerships is pushing forward with its plans to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel for ships and trucks in order to reduce emissions and meet tightening IMO regulations. The company has currently four new dual-fuel container vessels under construction at Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China. The short-sea vessels have a capacity of 1,400 TEU and will be operating in the Baltic and Nordic...
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Exxon Proceeds With Russian LNG Project

Despite the fact that ExxonMobil has been forced to withdraw from some joint projects with Russian oil giant Rosneft due to the sanctions on Russia, the U.S. supermajor is proceeding with a US$15-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project that is unaffected by the sanctions, Reuters reported on Thursday, citing industry sources with knowledge of the issue. source:
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CMA CGM equips its containerships with engines running on LNG

CMA CGM said in its statement that the vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2020. Although the containerships will be LNG-fueled a few percent of marine gas oil will only be used for the ignition in the combustion chamber. The decision comes with a view towards the current and future regulations that limit the sulphur cap to 0.5 percent in 2020, CMA CGA said. The company has already reduced its CO2...
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France to alter regulations to boost use of LNG as fuel

France could soon make a regulatory change that will allow liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling at ports as it looks to secure its presence in the market.  Speaking at a maritime conference in the port of Le Havre, French prime minister Edouard Philippe said the country has to grasp the energy transition and equip the French ports with LNG infrastructure, Reuters reports. While LNG as marine fuel is not widespread, the...
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Rolls-Royce to equip Hurtigruten ferries with hybrid LNG engines

Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has signed a letter of intent with Rolls-Royce for a major upgrade programme to hybrid LNG power. The main engines on up to nine cruise ships will switch from diesel to gas power and the upgrade will also include installation of a hybrid battery system, according to a recent Rolls-Royce statement. The deal comprises the supply of equipment to six existing passenger cruise vessels, with...
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Volvo LNG trucks

By using liquefied natural gas (LNG) and biogas, the new Volvo FH LNG and Volvo FM LNG can reduce the CO2 emissions by 20-100 per cent compared with diesel, depending on choice of fuel. Our new gas-powered trucks deliver the same high performance, drivability and fuel efficiency as their diesel equivalents.
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LNG and Safety

For more than 40 years, the safety record of the global LNG industry has been excellent, due to attention to detail in engineering, construction, and operations.
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