Wartsila won a contract from South Korea’s Samsung Heavy to supply engines for seven LNG-powered Arctic shuttle tankers.
Norilsk Nickel and Helsinki Shipyard Oy are building a new environmentally friendly icebreaker for Norilsk Nickel’s use.
US-based Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has started building Crowley’s large LNG bunkering barge that will go on charter to a unit of energy giant Shell.
Meyer Werft handed over the LNG-powered AIDAcosma to AIDA Cruises, successfully delivering a new cruise ship for the fourth time since the pandemic began.
LNG consumption as a marine fuel has accelerated in recent years, achieving a five-fold volume growth in less than five years, reaching 1.5 million tons in 2020 and almost doubling from 2019.
A new LNG-powered passenger/car ferry will soon enter service in the Baltic Sea, operating between the cities of Vaasa in Finland and Umea in Sweden.