LNG powered cruise ship

By Keith Henderson at August 02, 2011 07:18
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Resulting from a cooperation of the French STX Europe and Stirling Design International, a radical new concept for a cruise ship called EOSEAS was developed. EOSEAS is a cruise ship of 105,000 dwt: Electric power is provided by four dual fuel LNG diesel electric gensets each of 8 MW, supplemented by photovoltaic panels on side and upper deck. There are four screws, two pump propellers with shaft lines on the outriggers and two pump propellers on the main hull. The design claims to have met its objective of reducing green house gas (GHG) emissions by 50 per cent, the reduction in CO2 was aimed at 50 per cent but is expected to be 52 per cent [More]

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