Topic: Marine fuels

LNG is gaining ground as a marine fuel

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is gaining popularity as a fuel for shipping. The Port of Rotterdam Authority reports that it is enthusiastic about this development. LNG is regarded as a cleaner alternative to fuel oil....Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Marine engine to be tested running on ammonia

The world’s first long term, full-scale testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine is about to commence. This is made possible by a 20 million Norwegian kroner (about 1.83 million...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Minship trials biofuel on bulk carrier

Bulk carrier Trudy of Bavarian ship management company Minship has bunkered biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam. As it is the only fuel burnt in the ship’s main engine for the next eight to ten...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

ABB works on megawatt-scale fuel cells for large ships

ABB and Hydrogène de France seek to jointly manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems capable of powering ocean-going vessels. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to this effect. The agreement envisages a close collaboration...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Stena Bulk tests bio-fuel on tanker

During the coming weeks Stena Bulk will perform a test running a medium range tanker on one hundred per cent biofuel. The fuel is the MR1-100 bio-fuel oil, produced from used cooking oil and supplied...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Sleipnir sets LNG bunkering world record in Rotterdam

Heerema’s Sleipnir, the world’s most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel has received the largest LNG bunkering ever completed. Titan LNG organised the bunkering, using the Coral Fraseri, Anthony Veder’s LNG carrier in the Port of Rotterdam. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk