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World’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine is here!

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina The world’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine WinGD X92DF has been officially launched in China, China State Shipbuilding Corporation revealed. The engine, approved by classification society BV, was developed by Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD), a subsidiary of CSSC, built by Shanghai CSSC Mitsui Shipbuilding Diesel Engine Co., and guaranteed…

Bilfinger expanding Alternoil’s LNG network

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Bilfinger and Greeen Solutions have signed a framework agreement covering engineering, assembly and services for LNG filling stations in Germany. Courtesy of Bilfinger The goal is to establish a filling station network for trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the companies said in a statement on Wednesday. Bilfinger…

Preem kicks off Sweden’s largest CCS project

Rate this article By Adis Ajdin Sweden’s largest test facility for carbon dioxide capture has begun operation at Preem’s refinery in Lysekil. Norwegian engineering firm Aker Solutions is providing its mobile test facility for the project. The project will analyze the whole value chain from capture to storage of carbon dioxide off the Norwegian west…

Bibby WaveMasters chart zero-emissions course

Rate this article By Adnan Durakovic UK-based Bibby Marine Services (Bibby) has received a grant to explore a range of zero-carbon fuel systems through the WaveMaster Zero C Research and Development Project. The project will be supported by a grant from MarRI-UK, a collaborative innovation vehicle for UK industry and academia to jointly tackle innovation…

Wärtsilä tech picked for Japanese LNG-fueled ferries

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä secured a deal to supply solutions for two Japanese newbuild LNG-fueled ferries. Image courtesy of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) Specifically, Wärtsilä will provide a complete LNG package, comprising the 31DF engine, and gearbox. The Finnish company will also supply its LNGPac storage, supply and…

BAE Systems: Charting a cleaner feature with electric power and propulsion

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic BAE Systems is stepping up efforts to help marine operators get to a zero-emission future with electric power and propulsion technology. Image Courtesy: BAE Systems As explained, the technology isn’t new as it has been powering cars and buses for years. However, with the rise in planet-warming greenhouse gases,…

Corvus Energy to power Nordlaks hybrid fish carrier

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Corvus Energy has won a contract from BMA Technology in Turkey to supply its lithium-ion battery-based energy storage system for a new Nordlaks fish carrier. Image courtesy of Corvus Energy This is the second live-fish carrier in a series of two being built at Tersan Shipyard in Turkey for…

Wärtsilä regas modules for China’s first FSRU

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has recently managed and completed the delivery of regasification modules for China’s first newbuild LNG FSRU. Image courtesy of Logistic Plus The vessel, the Transgas Power, was built at the Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai for Greek operator Dynagas. Delivery of the three large-scale modules…

LNG Limited to sell Magnolia project for $2.25 million

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Cash-strapped LNG Limited is selling its proposed Magnolia liquefied natural gas export project to UK-based privately held company Global Energy Megatrend. The $2.25 million-worth transaction, scheduled to close on Friday, includes the Louisiana LNG export project and its 16 employees. The deal also includes LNG Limited’s optimized single mixed…

South Korea starts work on small LNG bunkering vessel

Rate this article By Mirza Duran South Korea has started building a small liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel as part of a project backed by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. A steel-cutting ceremony to mark the construction of the 500 cubic meter capacity LNG bunkering barge for coastal use was held on May 6,…