Rolls-Royce reiterates commitment to LNG bunker fuel

19-Aug-2014

Global power systems manufacturer Rolls-Royce has reiterated its commitment to liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a bunker fuel.

"I have long held the view that LNG will be the fuel of the future for a growing number of ships," said Oskar Levander, vice president for innovation, engineering and technology at Rolls-Royce Marine, as quoted by Marinelink.

"There is no doubt that gas will be available much longer than mineral-based fuels.” He said the shipping industry was becoming aware of its pricing and environmental benefits. (Bunker World) Read More...