World’s First LPG-Fueled VLGC Completes ‘Historic’ Voyage

  • BW Gemini, the world’s first VLGC to be retrofitted with LPG dual-fuel propulsion, completed loading at Enterprise Terminal in Houston.
  • The VLGC had completed its “historic” crossing of the Pacific Ocean on LPG propulsion.

BW LPG Limited, in their press release, announced that BW Gemini, the world’s first VLGC to be retrofitted with pioneering LPG dual-fuel propulsion technology, had successfully completed her historic crossing of the Pacific Ocean on LPG propulsion.

The vessel also completed...

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MAN ES Announces World’s First LPG-Retrofit

  • MAN PrimeServ has announced the successful conversion of the main engine aboard the LPG carrier BW Gemini.
  • The conversion is from an MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 type to an MAN B&W 6G60ME- LGIP dual-fuel type capable of operating on fuel oil and LPG.
  • MAN PrimeServ’s dual-fuel expertise helped BW LPG to get a clear picture of the economics involved in the ambitious retrofit project.

MAN ES announces world’s First LPG-Retrofit, reads the company press release.

BW Gemini

MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’...

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World’s First LPG Dual-Fuel Engine Vessel To Join The Fleet

In a press release by MAN Energy Solutions, MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division, has announced the successful conversion of the main engine aboard the LPG carrier, ‘BW Gemini’, from a MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 type to a MAN B&W 6G60ME- LGIP dual-fuel type capable of operating on fuel oil and LPG. The BW Gemini is part of the fleet of Oslo-listed BW LPG – the world’s leading owner and operator of LPG vessels.

The successful conversion – and the start of gas and sea trials – will...

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