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  • 10 October 2018

    Spanish ferry operator Baleària has received the backing of European Union for the planned conversion of five ferries to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG). 

  • 10 October 2017

    MAN Diesel & Turbo pledged to support the world’s fleet in retrofitting existing HFO engines to engines running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. 

  • 9 October 2019

    Spanish shipping company Baleària has started the LNG engine retrofit works on its Bahama Mama ferry at Gibraltar’s Gibdock shipyard.

  • 6 February 2019

    Hapag-Lloyd will become the first company in the world to convert one of its large containerships to LNG power.

  • 25 July 2019

    Spanish shipping company Baleària said on Thursday its LNG retrofitted ferry Abel Matutes is set to start operations on the route connecting Huelva and two Canarian ports. 

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    German provider of engines and turbomachinery MAN Diesel & Turbo has pledged a EUR 2 million (USD 2.35 million) discount to shipowners for ten retrofits to liquified natural gas from existing heavy fuel oil engines. The announcement was made by Wayne Jones, OBE, Chief Sales Officer of MAN Diesel & Turbo last week while speaking at ‘Our […]

  • 6 March 2020

    Spanish shipping company Baleària has started the LNG engine retrofit works on its Sicilia ferry that will see the vessel running on LNG by June this year. 

  • 8 September 2017

    Canada’s British Columbia Ferry Services (BC Ferries) said that its vessel Spirit of British Columbia had been removed from service to undergo mid-life upgrade and conversion to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG). The vessel will depart from BC Ferries’ fleet maintenance unit in Richmond to Remontowa yard in Gdansk, Poland on September 12. In 2016, BC […]

  • 16 April 2019

    French LNG containment specialist GTT has been notified by the Chinese shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding on the order for the design of the LNG fuel tank as part of the full retrofit of Sajir.

  • 15 April 2019

    Nanyang Technological University, DNV GL, and Shell have organized a competition for ideas to help reduce the cost of retrofitting an LNG fuel gas system to an existing ocean-going vessel.

  • 25 March 2019

    Spanish shipping companies Baleària and Fred. Olsen Express deployed the first LNG-fueled ferry Napoles between Huelva and the Canary Islands. 

  • 28 November 2019

    DiGas, a Latvian dual-fuel natural gas system manufacturer and Estonian state-owned energy company Enefit Kaevandused, have teamed up on retrofitting locomotives to run on LNG. 

  • 30 November 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    There is a strong interest of shipowners in retrofitting their ships with liquefied natural gas-powered (LNG) engines in order to meet the requirements of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, a survey shows. Specifically, according to the findings of SMM’s first Maritime Industry Report, some 54 percent of responding shipowner CEOs intend to retrofit their ships […]

  • 22 October 2019

    Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will carry out a retrofitting project aimed at lessening the environmental footprint of a ferry operating in the Wadden Sea.

  • 28 August 2017

    Wessels Reederei’s Wes Amelie, a containership retrofitted with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) engine, was launched last week. 

  • 19 November 2018

    Spanish shipping company Baleària said on Monday it started retrofitting works on its ferry Nápoles, the first of Baleària’s six vessels that will be converted to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG). The ferry arrived at the at the Gibraltar Gibdock shipyard on Sunday where the yard will modify the vessel’s engines and install an LNG […]

  • 7 November 2019

    Nauticor, a Hamburg based LNG supplier, is partnering on the technical showcase of the world’s first use of synthetic natural gas (SNG) as fuel for the LNG-retrofit containership Wes Amelie. 

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Spanish shipping company Balearia is to add another liquefied natural gas-powered vessel to its fleet as conversion works on its Sicilia ferry progress. Portuguese West Sea shipyard started retrofitting the Sicillia ferry to adapt it to run on LNG earlier this year. According to a statement by Baleria on Tuesday, the works, previously expected to […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    MAN Energy Solutions said it has signed a contract for the conversion of Hapag-Lloyd’s 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation.

  • 17 February 2017

    Hamburg-based Wessels Reederei contracted German Dry Docks (GDD) for the shipyard tasks for the LNG conversion of its container vessel, Wes Amelie.

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The one-day SamueLNG Conference, scheduled for 25-26 September in Saint-Nazaire, France, has been postponed and will take place, at a later date to be announced, at the same venue. The event, which is the culmination of the EU co-funded project S/F SamueLNG, will present the main challenges and results from the project, including: The role […]

  • 12 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Hapag-Lloyd exploring compliance options ahead of IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap.