Yanmar delivers engines for MOL’s LNG tugboat

Yanmar delivers engines for MOL's LNG tugboatImage courtesy of Yanmar

Japanese technology company Yanmar has delivered two dual-fuel commercial marine engines with the ability to use both heavy fuel oil (HFO) and liquefied natural gas as fuels for MOL’s LNG tugboat.

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will take delivery of the vessel once construction is completed in February 2019, Yanmar said in a statement.

The tugboat expected to commence operation in April 2019.

Yanmar has also received orders for the LNG fuel tanks, buffer tanks, and gas combustion devices that make up the LNG fuel feed systems for the engines.

The MOL-owned vessels will be manufactured by Kanagawa Dockyard and operated by Nihon Tug-Boat with Osaka Gas providing the LNG fuel.

This is the first time that an LNG-fueled boat has been constructed in Japan, based on the IGF Code.

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Posted on September 20, 2018 with tags , .

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 >