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  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp has signed supply contracts for liquefied natural gas (LNG) with partners both in Finland and Estonia to be prepared for the launch of the new LNG-driven fast ferry Megastar. The ferry, which will start operating on the Helsinki-Tallinn route next year, will be supplied with LNG by the AS Eesti Gaas […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Eesti Gaas and Tallink Grupp have signed a five-year framework agreement for the supply of LNG to the latter’s fast ferry the Megastar vessel traveling between Tallinn and Helsinki.

  • 26 January 2017
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Finnish engine maker, Wärtsilä has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with Estonia-based Tallink Grupp for their new RoPax LNG-fueled ferry Megastar. Megastar starts operation on 29 January 2017 on the Tallinn – Helsinki route across the Gulf of Finland. The ferry is powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines which operate primarily on liquefied natural gas (LNG), […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    M/S Megastar, a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) -powered fast ferry owned by Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp, has been bunkered with LNG for the first time at the newly opened Skangas LNG terminal in Pori, Finland. Following the completion of the ship’s construction at the Finnish Meyer Turku shipyard, the new ferry will start its maiden voyage […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Vessels

    Tallink Grupp’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered ferry Megastar has proved to be the new benchmark for the in the Baltic Sea, according to the company’s CEO Janek Stalmaister. 

  • 5 January 2017
    Vessels

    Tallink’s LNG-fueled fast ferry M/S Megastar bunkered liquefied natural gas for the first time at Skangas’ Pori LNG terminal on Wednesday.

  • 4 July 2016
    Vessels

    Estonia’s Tallink Grupp on Friday christened its LNG-powered fast ferry Megastar at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland.

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp christened its new liquefied natural gas (LNG) driven fast ferry Megastar at the Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku on July 1. The process of completing the ship is now almost half way done after 18 months of design and production works, according to the CEO of AS Tallink Grupp, Janek Stalmeister, who said that […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Tallink Grupp has signed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal for its Megastar vessel with Eesti Gaas.

  • 11 October 2016
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Tallink Grupp said it has signed deals with Eesti Gaas in Estonia and Skangas in Finland for the supply of liquefied natural gas for its LNG-fueled newbuild fast ferry Megastar.

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Estonian shipping company Tallink took delivery of its new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered fast ferry Megastar from Finland-based Meyer Turku Shipyard on January 24. Built under an EUR 230 million investment, Megastar is 212 meters long and capable of carrying up to 2,800 passengers. Dubbed the most advanced fast ferry in the Baltic Sea, the new vessel is […]

  • 28 June 2017

    The Port of Helsinki announced on Tuesday that, in response to liquefied natural gas becoming an increasingly popular marine fuel, it has published instructions for the safe LNG bunkering of ships. With the expansion of the sulphur emission control area of the Baltic Sea, LNG is becoming an increasingly attractive option, and one that also […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Vessels

    Tallink’s new LNG-powered fast ferry Megastar, that was delivered to Tallink Grupp from Meyer Turku shipyard was bunkered at Helsinki’s West Harbour on Wednesday.

  • 12 June 2019

    Elenger, subsidiary of Eesti Gaas operating in foreign markets, has started LNG bunkering operations in the port of Helsinki.

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tallink Grupp firms contract for the construction of a new LNG-powered fast ferry at RMC.

  • 9 February 2016
    Vessels

    Estonia’s Tallink Grupp informed it held a keel-laying ceremony for the LNG-powered ferry Megastar at the Meyer Turku yard on Monday. Total investment in the vessel is at €230 million and its delivery is set for the beginning of 2017, according to Tallink. The construction of the vessel kicked off at the Finnish yard in August […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The hull assembly of Tallink’s new fast ferry Megastar started today at the Meyer Turku shipyard. The ferry will feature environmentally friendly LNG propulsion and a new hull designed by Meyer Turku, resulting in much less water resistance and easy sailing in icy conditions, the ship owner said. “Over a year we have been designing Tallink’s […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Vessels

    Estonian energy company Eesti Gas completed the 1,500th liquefied natural gas bunkering operation at the Tallinn old city harbor. 

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Elenger, a subsidiary of Estonian energy company Eesti Gaas, has started LNG bunkering in the Port of Helsinki, Finland.

  • 28 March 2019
    Vessels

    Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp firmed up the deal for the construction of a new LNG fast ferry for the Tallinn – Helsinki route shuttle operations with Rauma Marine Constructions.

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Yichang Shipyard held a keel-laying ceremony for Elenger’s new LNG bunkering vessel.

  • 22 January 2016
    Vessels

    Tallink Grupp said on Friday its LNG-powered ferry will have its keel laid at the Meyer Turku yard o February 9 and the vessel will be named Megastar.