WinGD hits X-DF milestone with GasLog order

WinGD hits X-DF milestone with GasLog order
Powered by WinGD’s X-DF technology, GasLog’s LNG carrier, Houston (Image courtesy of WinGD)

Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) said it has hit a milestone with the 100th order for its X-DF engine placed by the Monaco-based shipper GasLog.  

GasLog has eight LNG carriers, each with 2x 5X72DF main engines in its fleet with three newbuilds recently entering commercial operations.

For their latest order of additional tonnage at Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea, the same machinery has been selected, WinGD said in its statement.

Speaking of the milestone, Rolf Stiefel, vice president of sales and marketing at WinGD, “if ever there was confirmation that the shipping industry is embracing LNG as the first choice for IMO compliant engines, the 100th ordered WinGD X-DF, the dual-fuel engine is proof.”

The milestone was achieved only five years since the launch of the X-DF engine, Stiefel said, adding that besides its position in LNG carrier market, the engine is making inroads in the tankers and containers segments as these aim to meet the 2020 regulations.

This statement is supported by CMA CGM’s decision to order nine LNG-fueled containerships at the CSSC shipyard in China for delivery in early 2020, all featuring X.DF engines.

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Sep 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 31 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 1 2 3 4 5 6

6th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibit

This year’s edition will have a revamped programme for attendees.

read more >

Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference 2019

The three-day event includes an exhibition where an expected 600+ supply chain companies will showcase their products and services.

read more >

LNGgc London

LNGgc is a fantastic way of raising attendees’ company profile within this market and creating greater awareness of their brand…

read more >

5th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition

5th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition will return 16 – 17 October 2019, bringing together the key players…

read more >