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LNG-Fueled Ship Sees 24% Bunker Cost Savings

An LNG-powered passenger ship operating out of the South Korean port of Incheon is achieving bunker savings of 24 percent compared to diesel-fueled vessels, Korea Bizwire reports. Click here to read the full article

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Ten take-outs from MEPC 71: Securing the cap

A smooth introduction to the 2020 sulphur cap came a step closer with the creation of a new work programme for the IMO’s Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) subcommittee. Click here to read the full article

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SEA\LNG welcomes three new members

Bureau Veritas, Clean Marine Energy, and Gas Natural Fenosa all lend their support to accelerating the uptake of LNG as a marine fuel. SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoptation of liquefied natural gas …

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IMO to implement sulphur cap from 2020, LNG as fuel ready

The global cap on sulphur content for marine fuels will come into effect from January 2020, following the decision by International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee.  Finnish engine manufacturer, Wärtsilä, believes the trend towards the use of LNG …

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Shipping demands ‘swift and decisive action’ on emissions at MEPC70

Source: Thomas, Karen. “Shipping demands ‘swift and decisive action’ on emissions at MEPC70.” LNG World Shipping, 20 Oct. 2016, http://www.lngworldshipping.com/news/view,shipping-demands-swift-and-decisive-action-on-emissions-at-mepc70_45070.htm Fifty shipowners, operators, logistics businesses, equipment makers, industry bodies and traders have urged IMO member states to set …

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German giant Volkswagen charters LNG-fueled car carriers

The Volkswagen Group, one of the world’s largest car manufacturers, on Wednesday, said that from 2019 onwards it will use two LNG-fueled vessels chartered from Siem Car Carriers to transport vehicles between Europe and North America.  Click here …

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Carnival Corp to Build Three New LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

Miami-based cruise company Carnival Corporation & plc signed a memorandum of agreement with German and Finnish shipbuilders Meyer Werft and Meyer Turku to deliver three additional cruise ships that will be fully powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).   Click …

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