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Baleària for Two More LNG Ferries

February 3, 2017 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Wärtsilä’s New 46DF Engines to Power 612-Foot Ships

Baleària has reached an agreement with the Italian shipyard Cantiere Navale Visentini to build two liquefied natural gas-diesel dual fuel ferries. “The total investment in these innovative vessels is some 200 million euros,” states a release (approximately $215 million U.S. at current rates). “They are expected to be operational by the end of 2018.”
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Seaspan Ferries Enters the LNG Era

January 24, 2017 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First of Two Wärtsilä-Powered Vessels Entering Service

Delta, B.C.-based Seaspan Ferries is bringing Seaspan Swift, the first of two liquefied natural gas-fueled freight ferries into service as a sister ship, Seaspan Reliant, makes its way to the Vancouver area from the Sedef Shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey – a sea journey of more than 10,000 miles.
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Viking Line to Order a Second LNG Ferry

November 30, 2016 in Dual Fuel, Fleet Order, LNG, Marine, milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Deltamarin, Wärtsilä and ABB Marine Are Partners

Sweden’s Viking Line reported a letter of intent with China’s Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Company for a ferry that will join its pioneering LNG-fueled Viking Grace connecting Turku, Finland and Stockholm. The new 715-foot ship is expected to cost about 190 million euros (approximately $201 million U.S. at current rates).
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More Wärtsilä RNG for Nordic Buses

March 21, 2016 in Biomethane, Companies, Infrastructure, LNG, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Biokraft Facility Near Trondheim Based on Fishery & Paper Mill Waste
Iintended to Be Region’s ‘Largest Biogas Plant to Provide Fuel for Buses’

Finland’s Wärtsilä, a giant in the world of natural gas as a marine fuel, says it is supplying the “Nordic countries’ largest biogas plant to provide fuel for buses.” Wärtsilä claims a novel natural gas liquefaction technology based on readily available, well proven components, “specially designed to liquefy small methane-based gas streams.” updated March 23 & 24
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Wärtsilä Biomethane for Oslo CBG Buses

February 18, 2014 in Biomethane, CNG, LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Facility Based on Household Waste Will Support 135 City Buses

Finland’s Wärtsilä is promoting delivery of a biomethane plant in Norway that will produce enough fuel to power 135 Oslo city buses. The plant, operated by Cambi AS on behalf of Norway’s EGE (Waste-to-Energy Agency) and the City of Oslo, will produce biomethane from household food waste.
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Fincantieri for Quebec LNG Ferry

August 13, 2012 in HHP, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Operator STQ Chooses Chantier Davie for Its Smaller Boats

STQ, Canada’s Société des traversiers du Québec, has chosen the shipyards for three diesel-LNG dual fuel (Wärtsilä engine) ferries it’s building as part of a broad natural gas initiative with the Gaz Métro utility announced last year (F&F, November 14).
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Linde and Bomin for LNG Bunkering

August 7, 2012 in HHP, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Joint Venture for Marine Market to be Based in Hamburg

Echoing Shell’s recent deal to buy Gasnor (F&F, July 11), Linde and Hamburg-based Bomin, a marine fuels specialist, are forming a 50-50 joint venture company “to build an infrastructure for liquefied natural gas in the maritime sector in Europe.”
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Harvey Gulf for First U.S. Flag LNG Ships

January 1, 2012 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Harvey Gulf Orders Two LNG-Fueled Offshore Support Vessels,
Sees Plenty of Fueling Options by the Time They Enter Service

New Orleans-based Harvey Gulf International Marine has ordered a pair of 300-foot OSVs for Gulf of Mexico deepwater support operations. They will be the first U.S. flag vessels to be fueled primarily by liquefied natural gas.
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