27 LNG Fuelled Ships Ordered So Far This Year

Since the start of the year, there have been 27 LNG-fuelled vessels
ordered, according to a recent market insight from Gibson Shipbrokers, reports offshore energy.

Current Orderbook

Of these, 14 have been tankers, nine have been container vessels, two general cargo, and PCCs respectively. The vessels will be built through to 2024.

Furthermore, IMO figures show that the current orderbook for LNG-fuelled vessels stands at over 130 ships.

Industry Belief

The ordering trend supports the industry belief...


Pan Ocean – Shell Inks LNG Bunkering Deal

Pan Ocean entered a contract to charter out an LNG bunkering vessel to Anglo-Dutch major Shell, says an article published in Splash 247.

$55 revenue deal

South Korean shipping company Pan Ocean had entered a contract to charter out an LNG bunkering vessel to Anglo-Dutch major Shell. It was noted that the deal would bring in $55mn in sales revenues.

Contact duration

The contract will come into force in May 2023 and includes a firm duration period and two extension options, with an overall duration...


Independent Technology For Construction of WTIV

Samsung shipyard acquires independent technologies for wind turbine installation vessel, says a press release published on Samsung Heavy Industries.

Design and approval

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) said that the design of its low carbon-emitting WTIV concept has obtained “Approval in Principle” simultaneously from three major maritime classification societies — the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), DNV, and Lloyd’s Register (LR).


The shipbuilder said it has applied eco-friendly...


First LNG Cruise Ship Under Construction

Disney Cruise Line’s First LNG cruise ship named Disney Wish has reached a major construction milestone at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany, says an article on Cruisehive.

Tradition with a Twist

The traditional newly minted coin, which was placed underneath the keel, showed Captain Minnie, who made her debut aboard Disney Cruise Line ships in 2019 as part of a collection of initiatives aiming to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the maritime industry.

Disney Goes Green



FEED Contract Awarded for Floating LNG Project

  • Wison Offshore & Marine has won the floating LNG (FLNG) unit front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the Galveston LNG Bunker Port (GLBP) project.
  • GLBP will feature a floating liquefaction plant and provide LNG marine fuel to vessels at the ports of Houston, Texas City, and Galveston.

Houston-based Clean energy solutions company Pilot LNG LLC, in theri website, has said it has awarded the Front-End Engineering & Design (FEED) contract for its Galveston LNG Bunker Port (GLBP)...


GTT Secures Design Order for VLEC Newbuilds

GTT announces that it has received an order from its partner the Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the tank design of two VLECs on behalf of an Asian ship-owner.

Multi-gas vessels

As part of this order, GTT will design the tanks for the VLECs with a cargo capacity of 98,000 cubic meters. The tanks will be fitted with the GTT Mark III membrane containment system.

Due for delivery in the last quarter of 2022 and the first quarter of 2023, the latest generation vessels are designed...


Το πρώτο LNG bunkering πλοίο της Νορβηγίας

Ολοκληρώθηκε η μετασκευή του «Bergen LNG», του πρώτου LNG bunkering πλοίου της Νορβηγίας, και πλέον είναι έτοιμο για την έναρξη των θαλάσσιων δοκιμών του πριν ξεκινήσει τις δραστηριότητες τροφοδοσίας άλλων πλοίων με καύσιμο LNG.

To συγκεκριμένο project μετασκευής από φορτηγίδα τροφοδοσίας ναυτιλιακών καυσίμων πετρελαίου σε LNG bunker ξεκίνησε τον Αύγουστο του 2019 και αποτελεί μέρος της μακροχρόνιας συμφωνίας ναύλωσης της Bergen Tankers με την Gasnor.

Το νορβηγικό ναυπηγείο Westcon Yards...


CMA CGM unveils another major green step with purchase of bio-methane fuel

CMA CGM has stepped up its investment into alternative fuels, launching a project to buy 12,000 tonnes of bio-methane on a guarantee-of-origin basis.
It noted that this amount of fuel would be enough to power two of its intra-Europe subsidiary Containerships’ 1,400 teu LNG-powered vessels, deployed on a St Petersburg-Rotterdam Baltic Sea feeder loop, for an entire year.
However, the company stressed that, acquiring the fuel did not mean it would be …

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