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JC Carter Prepares Ice Breaker’s Big Brother

February 22, 2012 in LNG, Marine, NGVs, Rail by rich  |  No Comments

Responding to customer demands, Southern California’s JC Carter has designed and commenced testing of a larger variant of its market-leading Ice Breaker brand quick-release fueling nozzle for liquefied natural gas vehicles.

Onward and upwards, bigger and better: JC Carter is preparing a 400-gallon-per-minute variant of its 50-gallon Ice Breaker brand quick-release LNG fueling nozzle. Ice Breaker's big brother is being designed primarily for marine applications -- both LNG cargo loading and LNG-powered ship bunkering/fueling.

Onward and upwards, bigger and better: JC Carter is preparing a 400-gallon-per-minute variant of its 50-gallon Ice Breaker brand quick-release LNG fueling nozzle.

The commercial Ice Breaker opens and closes for LNG fueling and disconnect using a double-handled scissor design, and allows vehicle fueling in about five minutes. Now JC Carter is preparing a 400-gallon-per-minite variant of the popular 50-gallon Ice Breaker nozzle.

Ice Breaker’s big brother is being designed primarily for marine applications – both the on-loading and off-loading of LNG cargo and the bunkering (fueling) of LNG-powered ships. It may also find use for quicker turnaround of LNG tanker trucks.

Sam Safi is nozzles product manager at JC Carter.


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1,000 LNG Ships by 2015?

January 2, 2012 in LNG, Marine by rich  |  No Comments

A thousand ships could be fueled by liquefied natural gas by 2015 and perhaps 10,000 by 2020, says a new report, citing a combination of regulatory pressures and increasingly available and cheap fuel.
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