Carnival names 3rd LNG-powered cruise ship Carnival Jubilee

American cruise company Carnival Cruise Line has revealed the name of its third LNG-powered Excel-class cruise ship as Carnival Jubilee, setting sail in 2023. Courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line The 182,800 gross tonnage Carnival Jubilee joins sister ships Mardi Gras and … Read More

Meyer Werft wins LNG-powered luxury yacht order

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft has won an order from Ocean Residences Development to build an LNG-powered luxury residential yacht. Courtesy of Meyer Werft The new resident yacht cruise ship is named Njord. It will consist of 117 residential apartments that … Read More

Wärtsilä to provide engines for Italian LNG ferry

The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has won a contract to provide engines, the fuel storage and supply system, for a new Italian ferry designed to operate on LNG. Courtesy of NAOS Wärtsilä will provide both the ferry’s main and auxiliary … Read More

Wallenius orders up to six dual-fuel PCCs at CIMC Raffles

Sweden-based shipping company Wallenius Lines has sealed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Chinese shipyard CIMC Raffles for the construction of up to six pure car carrier (PCC) vessels. Photo by CIMC Raffles As disclosed, the 200-meter long and … Read More

CMA CGM welcomes final LNG-powered ULCV

CMA CGM Sorbonne, the last LNG-fueled 23,000 TEU containership out of a series of nine giant containerships built in China, has been delivered to French shipping major CMA CGM. The LNG-fueled containership and its eight 23,000 TEU sister vessels are … Read More

DSME wins order for 6 LNG-powered ULCVs

South Korean shipping major Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has received an order for the construction of six ultra large LNG-powered container vessels (ULCVs). The contract, worth KRW 1.1 trillion (about $1 billion), was signed with an undisclosed European … Read More

Essberger orders 4+4 LNG-powered chemical tankers in China

German shipowner John T. Essberger Group has signed final agreements with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard Dingheng Co. Ltd to build four 6,600 dwt stainless steel parcel chemical tankers with options for an additional four vessels. Photo: FKAB Marine Design As … Read More

Meyer Werft wins rare cruise ship order from Japan

Japanese cruise shipping company NYK Cruises, part of the NYK Group, has ordered an LNG-powered 51,950 GT cruise ship from German shipbuilder Meyer Werft. Rendering of the new cruise ship. Photo: NYK/Meyer Werft The order is said to be significant … Read More

Seaspan orders 15,000 TEU dual-fuel LNG boxship fleet

Seaspan Corporation, a Hong Kong-based owner and operator of container vessels and a subsidiary of Atlas Corp, has ordered ten 15,000 TEU LNG-fuelled dual-fuel containerships from South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). The newbuilds will be chartered out to … Read More

Costa Cruises’ 2nd LNG-powered cruise ship floated out in Finland

Costa Toscana, an LNG powered, 185,000 GT cruise ship being built for Carnival’s Italian brand Costa Cruises, was floated out to the outfitting pier at Finland’s Meyer Turku shipyard on 15 January 2021. During the float-out ceremony, Costa Toscana officially touched the … Read More