DNV: Steady increase in new orders for alternative fuel vessels

DNV has now released the April figures from its Alternative Fuels Insight (AFI) platform. They show that a total of 23 new orders for alternative fueled vessels were registered in April 2024. The largest number of these (12) were for methanol fueled vessels, continuing to outperform orders for LNG-fueled vessels, new orders for seven of which were placed in April.

“Interestingly, all of the methanol orders come from the tanker segment, where the uptake of alternative fuels has been low up to...


Germany’s HGK lays out new concept for shipping ammonia and CO2 on inland waterways

Germany’s HGK Shipping, one of the top inland shipping names, has revealed plans to build a new type of liquified ammonia and carbon dioxide (LCO2) carrier for Europe’s waterways. Part of Häfen und Güterverkehr Köln, the company that owns and operates around 350 inland vessels, said it has...


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