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
Construction Begins on APT’s LNG Ready Tankers
September 16, 2014
All five vessels will be equipped with dual-fuel capable main engines....Full Article

Becker Marine Systems Launches LNG Hybrid Barge
September 9, 2014
The barge will provide power to cruise ships calling on Hamburg....Full Article

Shanghai Bestway LNG Fueled Ship Deal Faces Challenges
September 2, 2014
The major new order for Chinese LNG fueled vessels has run into financing problems....Full Article

U.S. Islands Looking to LNG
August 26, 2014
The regions are much more reliant on petroleum for energy than the rest of the U.S....Full Article

Maran Tankers Orders LNG Ready Oil Tankers
August 12, 2014
The four vessels will be delivered by 2016 from their South Korean shipbuilder....Full Article


Fueling
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

FortisBC Provides Update on Tilbury Expansion
August 26, 2014
The company announced a $400 million expansion in November 2013.
...Full Article

Antwerp Issues Tender for LNG Bunkering
August 12, 2014
Following similar moves by other European ports, Antwerp hopes to add permanent bunkering infrastructure for LNG....Full Article

Liquiline to Develop Bunkering Facility for Fjord Line in Hirtshals
August 12, 2014
The facility will serve the ferry operator’s two existing LNG fueled vessels....Full Article


Technology
ABS to Classify Nordic Hamburg Containerships
September 16, 2014
In addition to the initial two vessels, the order includes an option for a subsequent pair as well....Full Article

Bureau Veritas Expands LNG Bunker Role with Classification of Bunker Vessel, Approval of Bunker Mast
September 16, 2014
The twin announcements are part of the classification society’s growing effort to expand its capabilities in LNG fuel....Full Article

Wärtsilä to Supply Engines for JT Cement Bulk Carrier
September 16, 2014
The order marks the first bulk carrier equipped with the company’s dual fuel engines....Full Article

TGE Marine Gas Engineering to Supply LNG Systems for Zeebrugge Bunker Vessel.
September 9, 2014
The contract will include cargo tanks, fuel gas systems, and cargo handling systems....Full Article

Wärtsilä to Provide Dual Fuel Engines for Nordic Hamburg Newbuilds
September 9, 2014
Both container ships will be outfitted with a dual fuel solution....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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