Maritime Risk Focus: Safe LNG Bunkering Operations

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The advent of the 2020 global sulphur cap regulation has been driving marine engine technology towards achieving environmental compliance. The marine engine manufacturers have been developing ship’s engines capable of using alternative low-flashpoint and low-sulphur fuels as a way to meet the stringent environmental requirements. In addition, abatement technologies for the reduction of harmful…

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EMSA – New guidance on the use of LNG as a ship fuel

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) LNG as an alternative fuel for Shipping has been increasingly adopted as a strategy for environmental compliance, either sailing or at port. With an immediate significant impact on the reduction of Sulphur Oxides emissions (SOx), Particulate Matter (PM), and also of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) the motivations for the use of LNG as fuel in maritime transport are…

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LNG: the meeting point for Marine, Transport & Energy sector in Cyprus, Sept. 29th 2017, Limassol

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) EU co-financed Programs POSEIDON MED II and newly launched CYnergy, are joining forces to explore potential synergies between marine, transport and energy sector, arising by the use of LNG. The Conference entitled “LNG: the meeting point for Marine, Transport & Energy sector in Cyprus”, will be a platform of discussion between government and EU officials,  local authorities, international organizations…

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Cyprus Flagged, Russian Tanker Makes One of the Fastest Arctic Crossings

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) A Russian tanker just set two Arctic records. The ship not only traveled through the Arctic in record time, but has done so without the use of an icebreaker escort. On 16 August 2017, the Sovcomflot-owned icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie, which is under Cyprus Flag,  successfully completed her first commercial voyage, transporting liquefied natural…

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