Axpo powers Eleanor Roosevelt LNG ferry with biomethane

Spanish ferry operator Baleària’s LNG-powered ferry Eleanor Roosevelt has made a test crossing using renewable biomethane certified by Axpo Iberia. Courtesy of Baleària This is an important milestone for zero-emission maritime shipping as, for the first time in Europe, a … Read More

LNG-powered ferry Eleanor Roosevelt officially unveiled

Spanish ferry operator Baleària has officially presented its pioneering fast ferry Eleanor Roosevelt in the ports of Palma, Ibiza and Dénia, where this LNG-powered vessel has been operating since 1 May. Courtesy of Baleària The presentation included three events at … Read More

Baleària assigns its first LNG ferry to Motril-Melilla route

Spanish ferry operator Baleària has selected its LNG-fueled ferry Hypatia De Alejandria to operate the route between the Spanish town of Motril and the Spanish autonomous city of Melilla in North Africa. Courtesy of Baleària The 26,000 gross ton Hypatia … Read More

Baleària LNG-powered fast ferry starts sea trials

Spanish ferry operator Baleària said its LNG-fueled fast-ferry Eleanor Roosevelt has kicked off sea trials. Courtesy of Baleària The construction of the vessel, being completed at the Armon shipyard in Gijón has entered the final phase. One of the purposes … Read More

Spanish LNG bunkering ops quadruple in 2020

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering has witnessed exponential growth in 2020 despite the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. Courtesy of Baleària The sustainable transport association operating in Spain and Portugal noted that 741 LNG bunkering operations took place in Spain … Read More