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The LNG terminal to be set up by H-Gas is one of the several others to come up in the near future

Posted to Rush for setting up LNG Terminals by Joseph Fonseca on 11/6/2013 3:31:33 PM | with 2 comments


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LNG is the hot topic of the year, and will be a major focus of the 2013 SHIPPINGInsight Conference in October.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 3/27/2013 8:49:18 AM | with 0 comments


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Using LNG as a fuel can offer a practical and economic solution for the ship operator. Operating a ship using a fuel in a gas state requires integration of the entire chain from ship side bunkering, storage, conditioning and delivery to the engine and its conversion into power. Within a period of a few weeks, builders of dual fuel engines Wärtsilä and MAN have published their own solutions to this question. Both systems allow the ship owner to deliver/complete dual fuel with LNG propulsion system from one manufacturer and have the reassurance that the entire system is compatible including bunkering and on board storage.

Posted to Marine Propulsion Report by Keith Henderson on 10/3/2010 4:32:50 PM | with 0 comments


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Another product tanker joining the Shipping Corporation of India’s fleet will help strengthen the company’s core business of energy transportation



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A joint venture agreement between Steel Authority of India Ltd., and the Shipping Corporation of India was signed this week for the transportation of coking coal between Australia and India.



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Gas as a fuel offers major emission reductions, compared to heavy fuel oil (HFO). The number of Emission Control Areas announced under IMO Tier III, regulating NOx, SOx and particulates is expected to rise in different regions of the world. Although gas powered have been around since 1964 it was in the 1980s & 1990’s that several ferries were built using dual-fuel engines running on diesel and CNG. Norway’s LNG fleet already amounts to six ferries, two supply vessels and one LNG-carrier with a further two, RoRo, LNG cargo vessels to be delivered in 2011. Recent estimates put the increased cost of the gas ships at between 8-20%. Under the project MAGALOG, the EU and Baltic countries are looking at questions concerning LNG and how to improve distribution and supply. LNG as a fuel does offer a solution for certain applications for example ferries,

Posted to Marine Propulsion Report by Keith Henderson on 3/25/2010 1:57:12 PM | with 0 comments


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Overseas shipping companies open offices in India for recruiting seafarers



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SCI takes delivery of product tanker
Shipping Corporation of India on a ship acquisition spree

Posted to SCI takes delivery of product tanker by Joseph Fonseca on 10/12/2009 5:29:12 AM | with 0 comments


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SCI takes delivery of product tanker
Shipping Corporation of India on a ship acquisition spree

Posted to SCI takes delivery of product tanker by Joseph Fonseca on 10/12/2009 5:29:12 AM | with 0 comments


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Just read an interesting article which indicates the Gas (LNG) craze may be done.

Posted to LNG by Shane Shea on 7/8/2009 9:01:43 AM | with 1 comments


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