LNG World Shipping
What’s new in LNG technology
What’s new in LNG technology
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
Tank insulation keeps boil-off rate at new low The 155,000m3 spherical tank LNG carrier Seishu Maru recorded a cargo boil-off gas (BOG) rate of 0.08 per cent per day during gas trials prior to ...
Sirocco shows inland waterways the way
Sirocco shows inland waterways the way
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
Rotterdam-based Chemgas Barging has taken delivery of Sirocco, a 2,620m3, dual-fuel, inland waterway LPG carrier. In addition to its single Wärtsilä 8L20DF dual-fuel main engine, which is ...
What’s new in small-scale LNG
What’s new in small-scale LNG
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
Medium-speed dual-fuel engines chosen for Finnish LNG-powered icebreakers The Finnish Transport Agency has specified Wärtsilä medium-speed dual-fuel (DF) engines for the LNG-powered ...
Cryo at the heart of LNG-fuelled ships
Cryo at the heart of LNG-fuelled ships
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
Cryo AB of Gothenburg in Sweden has emerged as one of the leading suppliers of fuel gas systems for LNG-powered vessels over the past 15 years. Cryo AB and its parent company AGA were acquired by the ...
The promise of bunker  vessels to come
The promise of bunker vessels to come
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
Seagas has the honour of being the sole dedicated LNG bunker vessel in service. This 180m3 ship was formerly a small Norwegian ferry prior to conversion. Employed in the port of Stockholm, Seagas ...
Rasheeda opens new chapter  in LNGC propulsion
Rasheeda opens new chapter in LNGC propulsion
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
 The pilot project to convert the first of the Nakilat fleet of 45 Q-flex and Q-max diesel-powered LNG carriers to dual-fuel running is proceeding well. Much of the preparatory work in advance ...
Running LPG carriers on LNG
Running LPG carriers on LNG
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
As is the case in every shipping sector, owners of LPG carriers are weighing up their propulsion system options as they seek to ensure compliance with the tightening regime governing ship atmospheric ...
Bringing economies of scale  to ethylene transport
Bringing economies of scale to ethylene transport
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
Gas ships benefiting from the monetisation of the US shale bonanza are not limited to LNG carriers and very large LPG tankers. The most flexible gas carrier of them all – the ...
Scaling up with large ethane carriers
Scaling up with large ethane carriers
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
In July 2014 Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) announced that it had won an order from “an Asian owner” for six 87,000m3 ethane carriers. Valued at US$723.5 million, or US$120.6m per vessel, ...
Ships for transatlantic ethane
Ships for transatlantic ethane
LNG World Shipping LPG supplement 2014
Evergas, the Copenhagen-based gas tanker operator, got the ethane carrier ball rolling in January 2013 when it ordered the first ships dedicated to transporting this cargo on deepsea routes. The ...
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