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
ANEK Lines Receives Funding for Ferry Conversion
December 16, 2014
EU Funding will be supplied as part of a TEN-T Project....Full Article

Tallink Grupp and Meyer Turku Announce LNG Fueled Cruise Ferry
December 16, 2014
The vessel will operate on the Tallinn-Helsinki route....Full Article

Shanghai Bestway Begins Construction of LNG Fueled Fleet
December 9, 2014
With plans for dozens of LNG fueled vessels, the order is for the largest LNG fueled fleet ever....Full Article

BC Ferries Wins Approval for Spirit-Class Conversions
December 9, 2014
Both Spirit-class vessels are the largest in the ferry operator’s fleet....Full Article

Shell Orders LNG Bunker Vessel for Rotterdam
December 9, 2014
The small-scale LNG carrier will be supplied from the Dutch port’s existing import terminal....Full Article


Fueling
AG EMS, Bomin Linde Sign Fuel Agreement for Newbuild LNG Fueled Ferry
December 9, 2014
The newbuild will be the second being served by the LNG fuel supply joint venture....Full Article

Developing LNG Bunker Market to be Focus for Gazprom
December 2, 2014
Amidst impending emissions regulations, the company is hoping to secure a foothold in a new market....Full Article

Applied LNG Breaks Ground at Midlothian Plant
December 2, 2014
The facility is expected online by mid-2015....Full Article

TEN-T to Provide Funding for LNG Bunkering at Teesport
December 2, 2014
Upon completion, the facility will supply two recently commissioned LNG fueled product tankers....Full Article

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


Technology
GD NASSCO, Braemar Sign Technology Licensing Agreement
December 16, 2014
Under the agreement, the shipyard will be able to use Braemar’s LNG fuel tank designs....Full Article

N-KOM, DNV GL Sign LNG Fuel Agreement
November 25, 2014
Both firms will work together to promote the fuel in the maritime and offshore sectors....Full Article

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


Regulatory
Ports of Stockholm Issue Discount for LNG Fueled Ships
December 16, 2014
Discounts are also available for vessels using shoreside power, or that offer reduced NOx emissions....Full Article

TEN-T to Fund LNG Fuel Study for Canary Islands
December 9, 2014
EU funding will be used to assess the potential for LNG in various transportation and power applications on the islands....Full Article

IMO Defines Stance on Fuel Tank Location for LNG Fueled Ferries
November 25, 2014
New regulations will allow shipbuilders greater flexibility in locating LNG tanks. ...Full Article

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


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