The gas bubble bursts

The gas bubble bursts

17 Oct 2014  Motorship

It came as something of a shock, especially in the run-up to the Motorship Gas Fuelled Ships conference (which takes place in Stavanger, Norway, on 25-27 November) that one major LNG fuelled ship project had been put on hold.

Brittany Ferries, which had ordered a new large gas-fuelled ro-pax ship and announced plans to convert the newer vessels in its fleet to run on LNG, announced that it would be going for the HFO and exhaust gas scrubber instead. The reason given was that the figures just did not add up, and the company felt the investment could not be justified at this stage.

This seems to go against the general industry feeling that in the medium

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Baleares dice no» a las prospecciones

Baleares dice no» a las prospecciones

                        Un momento de la manifestación que ha transcurrido por las principales calles de Palma de Mallorca / Efe

  • Piden al      Gobierno central un estudio de impacto ambiental negativo para el proyecto      de sondeos solicitado por Cairn Energy cerca de Ibiza
  • EFE | PALMA DE MALLORCA

25 octubre 201419:51

Las Islas Baleares han acogido cuatro manifestaciones al grito de "Baleares dice no" para protestar contra las prospecciones petrolíferas y solicitar al Gobierno central un estudio de impacto ambiental negativo para el proyecto de sondeos solicitado por Cairn Energy cerca de Ibiza.

"Por

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Quantfication of the current contribution of ships to air pollution

http://cnss.no/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/fuel-consumption-web.pdf

Quantfication of the current contribution of ships to air pollution
International survey of fuel consumption of seagoing ships at berth

Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

WMN 22-10 2014

 

88% of the maritime industry agrees that the ‘Green Agenda’ is good for the global industry, but less than 46% say it actually offers good value for money, according to a survey carried out by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).

With around 200 responses, the survey also claims that 75% of respondents think the ‘Green Agenda’ can impact business and could act as a success factor, with 78% agreeing that more options need to be made available to encourage companies to invest in green initiatives.

“The survey results are really interesting and clearly highlight that the industry as a whole could use a best-practice guide or a set of options that are clearly available,” said John Barnes of the IMarEST.

“There

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Conrad signs LNG tank agreement with GTT

 

Paris - U.S. subsidiary, GTT North America, has signed an agreement with Conrad Shipyard, for the future production of LNG membrane tanks.

Paris - Paris headquartered GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) says its U.S. subsidiary, GTT North America, has signed an agreement with Conrad Shipyard, LLC, Morgan City LA, for the future production of LNG membrane tanks using GTT’s technology.

The signing of the agreement initiates the process of training and preparing Conrad to offer GTT’s membrane containment technologies for LNG storage, transportation, and fuel tanks. The training process will include the construction of a membrane tank model to exhibit Conrad Shipyard’s manufacturing and installation expertise.

The successful construction of the model tank will demonstrate

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