In the climate debate, LNG has great potential to diversify fuel consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships and trucks. This is proven by the Shell LNG study "Liquefied Natural Gas - New Energy for Vessels and Trucks?", which Shell developed with the German Aerospace Center and the Technical University of Hamburg.
KN (AB “Klaipėdos Nafta”) is negotiating with UTE GNA I Geração de Energia S.A. (GNA) for the provision of operations and maintenance services in connection with GNA’S LNG Terminal, located in Porto do Açu (state of Rio de Janeiro), one of the main port complexes in Brazil, which offers a series of logistical solutions for the Brazilian oil and gas market.
Close on the heels of their call for two new battery hybrid LNG PCTCs, UECC has confirmed an option with China Ship Building Trading Co., Ltd and Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. Ltd. for a third battery hybrid LNG vessel, this time slated for UECC’s Atlantic short sea trade.
On 20-22 of September the first Port Technology Hackathon “Portathon Baltic 2019” took place in Klaipėda, which became a great hit of “Innovation Week” in Western Lithuania. Participants generated 18 solutions full of innovative approach.
Representatives from the maritime industry are welcome to join the online event on 25 September.
Innovative Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system to deliver multiple benefits for two new dredgers
Wärtsilä will supply a unique and patent-pending LNG fuel storage and supply system for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The ships are being built by Keppel Offshore & Marine for Van Oord, the Dutch marine contractor.