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thursday, 22nd june 2017

Pilot Deployments

Pilot deployments are carried out in both the Rhine and the Danube region by barge operators, logistics providers as well as shipyards together with their commercial partners and suppliers. The pilot deployments will cover parts of an entire LNG supply chain with investments into vessels being propelled by LNG or transporting LNG and in one LNG terminal in Port of Ruse (Bulgaria) equipped with a truck fuelling station and a pontoon to be used for future fuelling of inland vessels as well as combined LNG/CNG fuelling stations for trucks themselves.

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I. LNG Tankers


argos logo   LNG/MGO bunker vessel (Argos Bunkering BV)
  • LNG/MGO tanker to be used for ship-to-ship LNG & MGO bunkering of inland barges
  • Use of boil-off LNG for electric propulsion and generating electricity
  • Area of operation: Rhine
  • Delivery: expected Q2/2016 (currently on-hold)


II. LNG Propelled Vessels


dcl barge danser logo   Eiger of DCL Barge B.V. (Danser Group)
  • First inland waterway vessel refitted with a LNG drive system
  • Usage: cargo transport; capacity 206TEU
  • Propulsion: 2 dual-fuel Wärsilä engines
  • Capacity LNG tank: 60m3 LNG
  • Area of operation: Rhine (ARA to Basel)
  • Delivery: June 2014
     
Damen   EcoLiner of DAMEN Shipyards
  • LNG propelled chemical tanker with an air lubricated hull
  • Usage: transport of chemicals and oil products
  • Propulsion: four LNG powered generators
  • Capacity LNG tank: 45m3 LNG
  • Area of operation: Rhine
  • Delivery: expected Q3/2015
     
chemgas barging logo   Sirocco of Chemgas Barging S.a.r.l.
  • Conventional type-G tanker
  • Usage: transport of liquefied gases; cargo tank capacity: 6 x 437 m3
  • Propulsion: main LNG/MGO dual-fuel Wärtsilä engine; two additional LNG generators
  • Capacity LNG tank: 88m3 LNG
  • Area of operation: Rhine (ARA to Basel)
  • Delivery: Q3/2014


III. LNG Terminals/Bunker Stations


bulmarket lng terminal   LNG Terminal in Ruse (Bulmarket DM Ltd)
  • Terminal for storage of LNG equipped with a truck fuelling station and a pontoon to be used for future fuelling of inland vessels
  • Capacity: 1.000m3 LNG
  • Delivery: expected Q4/2015


IV. LNG Vehicles and Machinery


bulmarket lng terminal  

Bulmarket DM Ltd

  • Combined LNG fuelling stations for trucks
  • Delivery: expected Q4/2015