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UK’s biggest clean maritime competition has its winners

17 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Fifty-five projects in the UK will receive a share of a £23 million (around $32 million) pot to support the development of innovative technologies aimed at encouraging zero emissions. The announcement related to the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition was made on 15 September by UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, in Greenwich, as part

ABS, DSME team up on LCO2 carrier

17 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

South Korean shipbuilding major Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and classification society ABS have joined forces to develop designs for a 70,000 cbm very large, liquefied CO2 (LCO2) carrier. As informed, DSME, which has previously developed a conceptual design of a 100,000 cbm LCO2 carrier, will develop a new

Harvey Gulf converts second platform supplier to tri-fuel status

17 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

U.S.-based offshore vessel provider Harvey Gulf International Marine has taken delivery of its second tri-fueled vessel with real-time emissions monitoring. Harvey Power PSV; Source: Harvey Gulf The company has immediately put into service the Harvey Power, a 310’ platform supply vessel, utilising three fuel sources: liquefied natural gas, electric battery

Five UK projects looking to decarbonise maritime sector with offshore wind

17 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Five UK projects revolving around decarbonisation of the maritime sector by using offshore wind solutions have won GBP 3.3 million (around EUR 3.9 million) through the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, funded by the UK Department for Transport and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK. One of the Competition’s flagship projects

SEA-KIT USV first to demonstrate hydrogen fuel cell technology

16 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

SEA-KIT International has secured funding to install a hydrogen fuel cell on its 12-metre unmanned surface vehicle (USV) Maxlimer, representing an industry first. The project, funded by the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) working with InnovateUK, will showcase a diesel to hydrogen conversion of SEA-KIT’s USV design. Bramble Energy will

Samsung Heavy inks order for six LNG-fuelled boxships

16 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has secured a contract for the construction of six LNG-powered containerships. The order has been placed by an undisclosed shipowner from Europe. The price tag for the contract is KRW 841.2 billion ($718 million), the company announced in its stock exchange filing. The

Consortium to develop green H2 production barge concept for harbor use

16 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

UK consortium has been awarded a research and development (R&D) project to develop a green hydrogen production barge under the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC). A consortium comprising AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group), Green Hydrogen Solutions and Poole Harbour Commissioners will work on the concept development and feasibility study for

DSME wins order for 4 LNG carriers

15 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has secured an order for four liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, exceeding its 2021 order target. Photo: DSME On 14 September, DSME said it signed a KRW 990 billion ($846 million) shipbuilding contract with an unnamed Asian shipowner. The units will be

Wärtsilä reliquefaction tech picked for 3 new Knutsen LNG carriers

15 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq reliquefaction plant will be installed on three new LNG carriers built for Norway-based Knutsen OAS Shipping. Courtesy of Knutsen South Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) is constructing the three new ships for Knutsen OAS Shipping. This Wärtsilä’s tech order represents options taken

Hyundai Heavy orders GTT tank design for 3 new LNG carriers

15 Sep No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has ordered tank design for three new LNG carriers from French containment specialist GTT. Illustration only; Courtesy of HHI Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) informed it has received this order at the end of July. The order entails tank design for three new LNGCs

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