ZEUS LNG-FUELED MARINE REPORT
Industry Analysis
LNG Ready: The Key to Deep-Sea LNG Fuel?
May 27, 2014
LNG fuel has long been a focus for a limited range of near-shore and short-sea shipping applications as a result of abiding concerns about fuel storage space and bunkering availability. Yet thanks to a growing capability to design vessels to be “LNG ready”, LNG may have an opportunity to work its way into deep-sea applications. This analysis will examine the growing LNG ready trend, and offer some insights into its market impact....Full Article

Marine Engine Review Part 3: The Coming Rush
April 15, 2014
The marine LNG fueled engine market has been dominated in its relatively short life by a small number of players. However, growing interest in the fuel has pushed for both new entrants, and a growing suite of offerings. In the third piece of this analysis series, Zeus will underline the benefits of a growing number of options entering the market....Full Article

Marine Engine Review Part 2: Wärtsilä, Rolls Royce, and the Battle for the New World
March 25, 2014
The marine LNG fueled engine market has been dominated in its relatively short life by a small number of players. However, growing interest in the fuel has pushed for both new entrants, and a growing suite of offerings. In the second piece in a new analysis series, Zeus will examine two major market players, and some possible reasons for why one is currently leading another....Full Article

Marine Engine Review Part 1: OEM’s Off to the Races
February 25, 2014
The marine LNG fueled engine market has been dominated in its relatively short life by a small number of players. However, growing interest in the fuel has pushed for both new entrants, and a growing suite of offerings. In the first piece in a new analysis series, Zeus will evaluate the major players in the business, and their respective market shares. ...Full Article

Global LNG Bunkering Moves from the Truck to the Fueling Depot
February 11, 2014
Traditional efforts to supply LNG fuel to marine vessels have been dominated by stop-gap methods like truck refueling. But for LNG to emerge as a legitimate fuel source for many marine operators, large-scale sources of fuel supply must emerge. In this analysis, Zeus will assess current LNG bunkering plans world-wide, and draw conclusions on the market as it stands today....Full Article


Fleet Moves
NASSCO Hosts Steel Cutting for LNG Ready Tankers
November 18, 2014
Sea-Vista’s three new product tankers are being built under the Jones Act....Full Article

Anthony Veder Hosts Naming Ceremony for LNG-Fueled Gas Carriers
November 18, 2014
Both vessels will carry LEG between European ports....Full Article

Groupe Desgagnes Orders LNG Fueled Tankers from Besiktas
November 18, 2014
Both tankers will be used as asphalt and bitumen carriers....Full Article

Rederi AB Gotland Orders LNG Fueled Ferry
November 18, 2014
The Swedish ferry operator has placed a new order for an LNG fueled ferry from a Chinese yard....Full Article

Statoil Orders LNG Fueled Tugs for Melkøya Terminal
November 11, 2014
The contract start-up for the tugs is set for 2017....Full Article


Fueling
Port of Ulsan to Conduct LNG Fuel Feasibility Study
November 11, 2014
The project would evaluate the potential of bringing LNG to the South Korean port....Full Article

Gas Natural Fenosa and Spanish Ports Launch LNG Fuel Partnership
November 11, 2014
Over the next two years, the joint venture will collaborate on developing infrastructure....Full Article

GATE Signs Financing Agreement with EIB for Break Bulk Terminal
November 4, 2014
Four additional international banks will also be providing the financing for the facility....Full Article

PSE Signs LNG Fuel Agreement with TOTE
November 4, 2014
The agreement will cover the company’s vessels in the Pacific Northwest....Full Article

Oman and Algeria Join the LNG Bunkering Race
October 30, 2014
Both LNG exporting nations have recently announced the intention to provide LNG bunkering at their ports....Full Article


Technology
Bureau Veritas Awards Approval in Principle to GTT Bunker Ship
October 14, 2014
B.V. has approved the design for a new, larger LNG bunker vessel....Full Article

GLMRI Awarded Grant to Continue LNG Fuel Research
October 2, 2014
The MARAD funding will be to help continue exploring the potential for LNG on the Great Lakes....Full Article

MARAD Provides Loan Guarantee for TOTE Vessels
October 2, 2014
The Title XI loan guarantee will help finance the construction of both vessels....Full Article

Vard Wins Patent for LNG Fueled OSV Design
September 23, 2014
The first LNG fueled vessels in North America are being built to the design....Full Article

DNV GL, GTT, Hanjin Launch LNG Fueled Container Vessel Project
September 23, 2014
The partners are focused on developing a large vessel equipped with membrane containment tanks....Full Article


Regulatory
IMO Finalizes Draft IGF Code
September 16, 2014
The code will now be passed on for approval....Full Article

Lloyd’s Register Releases Gas Fueled Readiness Notation
September 9, 2014
The notation is intended to help provide clarity on a ship’s level of readiness to use natural gas as a fuel....Full Article

MARAD Reports LNG Fuel Offers Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions Over Conventional Fuels.
September 2, 2014
A new study has concluded that LNG offers greenhouse gas and air quality pollutants benefits through the total fuel cycle....Full Article

Hawaii Gas Pursues Approval for Alternate LNG Suppliers
August 5, 2014
The move is an attempt to help the utility better manage fuel costs....Full Article

Pivotal Applies for Approval to Ship LNG to Puerto Rico
August 5, 2014
LNG would be delivered via ISO intermodal containers. ...Full Article


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