First Container Ship with auxiliary LNG power

By Keith Henderson at September 24, 2010 15:27
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Reederei Stefan Patjens is to retrofit a 5,000 TEU container vessel, the MV Maersk Drury for LNG operation.When completed on scheduled in 2012, it will be the very first use of LNG as a fuel on board a container ship and of LNG as a fuel in worldwide trading. The LNG fuel storage achieved using only containers. Only two of the four main MAN 7L27/38 generators will be converted for dual fuel operation as well as its auxiliary boiler will be modified. [More]

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