19 Oct '15, 9am

General Dynamics #NASSCO delivers 1st #LNG-powered containership; christens first ECO tanker

General Dynamics NASSCO delivers 1st LNG-powered containership; christens first ECO tanker 19 October 2015 General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered containership, the Isla Bella , to TOTE Maritime. The ship was delivered nearly two months ahead of schedule. NASSCO is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. As part of a two-ship contract signed in December 2012 with TOTE, the 764-foot long Marlin Class containerships will be the largest dry cargo ships powered by LNG, making them the cleanest cargo-carrying ships. This ship technology will decrease emissions and increase fuel efficiency when compared to conventionally-powered ships—the equivalent of removing 15,700 automobiles from the road. TOTE, NASSCO, the American Bureau of Shipping, and the U.S. Coast Guard worked together from the beginning of the project to the de...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2015/10/20151019-nassco.html

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