Delivered in 2013, Viking Grace was the first passenger ferry of its size to run on LNG, with a capacity of 2800 passengers. Compared to present-day fuels, nitrogen and particulate emissions are reduced by 85% and greenhouse gases by 15%. Wärtsilä delivered the propulsion machinery to this vessel. Photo by Wartsila

LNG ferries minimize environmental impact

LNG powered ships – from tankers to cruise ships to passenger ferries – are rapidly gaining popularity around the world, not least for the environmental benefits that this cleaner technology offers. Technological innovations are playing an important role with one of the market leaders, Wärtsilä, driving ahead the trend for LNG in the maritime sector. Read more...
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