Singapore, Japan in joint study of LNG as fuel for car carriers

Singapore, Japan in joint study of LNG as fuel for car carriers
Image courtesy of MPA

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore will lead a working group with Ports and Harbours Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism of Japan (MLIT), aiming to promote LNG bunkering in Asia. 

The group, including Japanese shippers Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ( K Line), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), will conduct a feasibility study on LNG bunkering for car carriers plying between Japan and Singapore.

The study will focus on the technical details such as fuel tank capacities and refuelling requirements to assess the feasibility of running LNG-fuelled car carriers between Japan and Singapore, MPA’s statement reads.

It is the first joint activity of the two bodies under the memorandum of cooperation signed in April, envisioning cooperation between MPA and MLIT in areas such as port planning, port management and technological development in the port sector.

MPA and MLIT also signed a multilateral memorandum of understanding, concluded in Singapore in October 2016, to widen the network of LNG bunker-ready ports in Europe, US and Asia.

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