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
Becker Marine Systems Christens Hybrid Barge
October 21, 2014
The LNG fueled floating power barge has already begun supplying vessels with shore side power....Full Article

Singapore Announces Subsidies to Support LNG Fueled Vessels
October 21, 2014
Funding will go to support up to six vessels....Full Article

Brittany Ferries Halts Plans for Pegasis, LNG Fuel Conversions
October 14, 2014
The decision is a result of a failure to gain a waiver to use conventional fuel while the project was underway. ...Full Article

TOTE Narrows down List for Orca-Class Conversions
October 14, 2014
Both existing vessels will require eight weeks in a yard for conversion....Full Article

AVIC Dingheng, Samsung, and STX Finalists for Shell Bunker Vessel
October 7, 2014
Each shipyard already has expertise with LNG in a marine environment. ...Full Article


Fueling
LNG American and Buffalo Marine Service Sign Bunker Cooperation Agreement
October 21, 2014
The venture will combine each company’s experience in LNG and marine bunkering....Full Article

WesPac Acquires Location for Jacksonville LNG Fuel Plant
October 21, 2014
Upon start-up, the plant will serve several developmental LNG fueled ships....Full Article

Tenaska and Waller Marine to Jointly Develop Louisiana LNG Fuel Plant
October 2, 2014
The facility would be operational by 2017....Full Article

WesPac to Develop Port MacKenzie LNG Fuel Plant
September 16, 2014
The facility would primarily serve interior Alaska....Full Article

Port of Tacoma Approves PSE LNG Fuel Facility
September 2, 2014
The project will serve as both a peakshaver and an LNG fuel supply plant....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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