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Progress on Rolls-Powered LNG Tugs

September 6, 2012 in HHP, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Hulls of Two Buksér og Berging Boats Are 40% Complete

Norway’s Buksér og Berging reports 40% completion of the hulls for two dedicated-LNG escort tugs – said to be the world’s first – for long term terminal service at Statoil’s Kaarstoe terminal in southwest Norway.

Rolls-Royce Marine Reports EPA Engine Nod

September 4, 2012 in HHP, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

C-Series Engines Are Already in European Service

Rolls-Royce Marine said Tuesday that the U.S. EPA has approved its dedicated-natural gas marine gas engine “designed to improve fuel efficiency, dramatically cut harmful methane emissions and meet strict international environmental standards set to take effect in 2016.”

Fjord Line Ferries: 100% LNG

July 25, 2012 in HHP, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Bergen Fosen Building Two Ships with Rolls-Royce BV12PG Engines

Two new international cruise ferries by the Egersund, Norway-based Fjord Line will be powered solely by liquefied natural gas, rather than the originally announced dual fuel.

Rolls Claims a Marine Natural Gas First

June 22, 2012 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Rolls-Royce is talking up delivery of the first offshore vessel to be powered by its dedicated-natural gas engines, as Norway’s Island Offshore has taken delivery of the liquefied natural gas Island Crusader.

Rolls Rejects Dual Fuel for Ships

January 29, 2012 in HHP, LNG, Marine by rich  |  No Comments

If you’re going gas, dedicated LNG spark-ignition engines are best, says Rolls-Royce. Want dual fuel? It’s best to add another engine. And rig it as a genset for an electric drive.

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