MAN Cryo fuel-gas system selected for Norwegian LNG ferries

MAN Cryo fuel-gas system selected for Norwegian LNG ferries
Image courtesy of Multi Maritime

MAN Diesel & Turbo’s unit MAN Cryo signed a contract with the Vard Shipyard Group in Norway to deliver a fuel-gas supply system (FGSS) for two ferries being built for Torghatten Nord.

Each ferry will be equipped with a gas-electric, hybrid-propulsion system, MAN D&T said, adding that the LNG supply system consists of a 175-cbm vacuum-insulated storage tank, with auxiliary equipment including an LNG vaporizer, a pressure build-up unit and a bunker station.

The MAN Cryo system will supply gas to the engines powering each ferry and is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2018.

The equipment will be installed aboard two double-ended RoPax ferries that will operate between Halhjem and Sandvikvåg, south of Bergen in Southeast Norway. The 134-m long and 21-m wide ferries will have identical capacities of up to 180 cars and 550 passengers.

The 134-m long and 21-m wide ferries will have identical capacities of up to 180 cars and 550 passengers and have been designed by the Norwegian ship designer Multi-Maritime.

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Dec 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

The 6th CWC China LNG & Gas International Exhibition & Summit

Following on from LNG 2019 and five successful editions in Beijing, the established China LNG & Gas International Exhibition & Summit…

read more >

LNG Pricing, Trading & Hedging: 3-Day Training Course – Singapore / Jan 2019

This three-day training program provides a unique opportunity to learn and apply the practical skills, knowledge and tools needed to:…

read more >

American LNG Forum 2020

The American LNG Forum is your gateway to learning about the US LNG export industry,

read more >

2nd Global LNG Forum

Global LNG Forum is an exclusive networking and knowledge-sharing platform for top experts and business leaders in the industry.

read more >