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
BC Ferries Selects Remontwa for Newbuild Ferries, Lloyd’s for Classification
July 22, 2014
The three newbuild LNG fueled ferries will be built at a Polish yard....Full Article

BC Ferries Plans to Convert Existing Spirit-Class Ferries
July 22, 2014
Both conversions would occur during planned mid-life upgrades....Full Article

Crowley Pursues Ship Financing for LNG Fueled ConRo Ships
July 1, 2014
The financing will help guarantee the development of both new vessels. ...Full Article

Fincantieri Launches F.-A.-Gauthier for STQ
July 1, 2014
The vessel is the first of three LNG fueled ferries slated for Quebec....Full Article

MV Eiger-Nordwand Enters Service in Europe
June 24, 2014
The vessel is the first inland vessel in Europe converted to LNG fuel....Full Article


Fueling
Tenerife Examining LNG Bunkering
July 15, 2014
The Canary Islands port hopes to be an LNG bunkering hub....Full Article

Portsmouth Plans LNG Bunkering Facility for Brittany Ferries
July 15, 2014
The bunkering facility will be designed using technical support from Lloyd’s....Full Article

Gasunie, Vopak Make FID on Rotterdam Breakbulk Facility
July 8, 2014
The facility will make LNG brought into an existing LNG import terminal available for small-scale users....Full Article

GDF Suez, NYK, and Mitsubishi Launch LNG Bunkering Service
July 8, 2014
The venture has already signed UECC as its first customer on a medium-term contract....Full Article

Port of Gothenburg to lower Port Tariff for LNG Fueled Ships
July 1, 2014
The new tariff will run from 2015 to 2018....Full Article


Technology
TOTE Receives Fuel Tanks for First Marlin Class Newbuild
July 22, 2014
Construction is reportedly proceeding on-schedule for both vessels....Full Article

Wärtsilä, CSSC Sign Joint Venture for Chinese Dual Fuel Engines
July 22, 2014
The JV will focus on manufacturing both diesel and dual fuel engines....Full Article

Elliott Bay Receives AIP for LNG Barge Design
July 15, 2014
The 2,000 cubic meter design will be used to support bunkering operations....Full Article

Fluor Awarded Contract for GATE Breakbulk Terminal
July 15, 2014
The breakbulk facility will be designed to serve customers supporting the LNG fuel market....Full Article

LR to Class Texelstroom
July 8, 2014
The unique ferry will use both renewables and CNG for power....Full Article


Regulatory
ABS to Classify LNG America Bunker Barges
May 27, 2014
The barges will move product from export terminals to demand centers and customers....Full Article

NCMW to Debate Measuring LNG and CNG by Mass or Volume
March 25, 2014
The outcome will have ramifications in how the fuel is dispensed....Full Article

Port of Antwerp Publishes LNG Bunkering Procedures
March 18, 2014
Due to the early phase of the industry, the port will continue to evolve the procedures going forward....Full Article

GTT Launches Initial Public Offering
February 18, 2014

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U.S. Coast Guard Issues Draft LNG Bunkering Guidelines
February 11, 2014
Coast Guard is reportedly seeking public comments on two draft policy letters on the subject. ...Full Article


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