Construction of the U.S.’s largest LNG bunker barge continues on schedule as Crowley, Shell and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding leaders reviewed progress at the shipyard as part of a ceremonial keel laying on
Centerline Logistics, Seattle, Wash., has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Vard Marine Inc. to develop a customized 6,000-cubic-meter articulated tug and barge (ATB) LNG bunker barge. Expected to enter service
The second of two 340-feet, 5,500-cubic-meter LNG bunker barges being built at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., for Polaris New Energy will feature a complete Wärtsilä LNG cargo storage and handling
Crowley Maritime Corporation has signed a long-term time charter with Shell NA LNG, LLC, (“Shell”) providing for the building and operation of a new U.S.-built, LNG bunker barge. With a capacity of
Vancouver, B.C., based Vard Marine Inc. recently completed the concept design of the the new 5,400 cu. m LNG bunker barge on order at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. Vard Marine is currently developing
AUGUST 20, 2018 — The Clean Jacksonville, the first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker barge built in the U.S. has been officially delivered by Conrad Industries, according to the Morgan City, LA-based
NOVEMBER 12, 2016 — Morgan City, LA, based shipbuilder and repairer Conrad Shipyard (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) reported net losses in its third quarter and nine months 2016 financial results for the
MAY 3, 2016 — TOTE has awarded GTT North America and GTT Training a contract to develop and implement a tug and barge crew training program for the 2,200 cu.m LNG bunker
The barge is under construction at Conrad Shipyard in Orange, TX, which has just hosted a tour where 200 participants at a USCG Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum got a chance to see its progress.
Hull construction of the 2,200 m3 barge is near complete and abrasive blasting and painting is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks.
The barge’s LNG Mark III Flex cargo containment system, designed by Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), is scheduled to be installed immediately following the February launch.
The Bristol Harbor Group designed and ABS classed vessel will be outfitted with a 20 m bunker mast (custom fabricated by Conrad under GTT license) that will enable the barge to service a wide variety of vessels. It will also be equipped with six DH Industries StirLNG-4 cryocoolers sized to handle 125% of the vessel’s boil-off gas, along with other systems specifically designed for this vessel’s LNG bunkering application to deliver the coldest LNG to the end user.
The barge will be delivered to Jacksonville, FL in the third quarter of 2016 to service TOTE’s newbuild Marlin class LNG fueled container vessels and other LNG fueled vessels in and around the Port of Jacksonville and the Southeast.
CME is partnered with WesPac Midstream LLC (WesPac) and together with Pivotal LNG (Pivotal), a subsidiary of AGL Resources, will own and operate JAX LNG, a small scale liquefaction facility in the port of Jacksonville. The plant is planned to be commissioned during the first quarter of 2017 and will be capable of providing LNG to locations up and down the Florida and Georgia coasts.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015—A keel laying ceremony was held today at Conrad Orange Shipyard in Orange, TX, for the first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker barge built in the U.S. Earlier this year,