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Grieg Star: Retrofitting deep-sea ships to ammonia is feasible but challenging

A cross-company, cross-discipline group of industry experts conclude that deep-sea shipping can transform to ammonia as fuel. But there are several difficult hurdles to overcome. Through 2022, a group of industry experts, led by Grieg Star, has …
Mar 14, 2023 / Curious

World’s First VLGC To Be Retrofitted With Pioneering LPG Propulsion Technology Achieves Historic Milestone; Successfully Runs On LPG Fuel

BW LPG announces today the successful start of a week-long sea and gas trials for Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) BW Gemini which has been retrofitted with pioneering LPG dual-fuel propulsion technology.BW Gemini has achieved a historic milestone as …
Oct 21, 2020 / Vessels

BW LPG declares option for additional LPG dual-fuel engines, bringing total investment to twelve

BW LPG announced today that it has exercised another option for the delivery and retrofitting of a further four dual-fuel LPG propulsion engines. With this, BW LPG has committed to retrofit 12 of its Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCs) with pioneering …
Feb 28, 2020 / Curious

ING and EIB provide €110m for Spliethoff’s Green Shipping investments

€110.4 million loan for the installation of exhaust gas cleaning systems and ballast water management systems on 42 Spliethoff vessels part of €300 million joint EIB-ING green shipping partnership.EIB financing supported under EU’s “Juncker Plan” and …
Mar 1, 2019 / Finance

Hapag-Lloyd first in world to convert large container ship to LNG

Retrofitting of the 15,000 TEU vessel “Sajir” to use LNG propulsion / Pilot project paves the way for converting large ships to LNG / 15 to 30 percent less CO2 emissions possibleHapag-Lloyd will retrofit its 15,000 TEU ship “Sajir” to operate using …
Feb 5, 2019 / Vessels