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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.
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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.”
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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.
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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.
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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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