The Clear Canaveral LNG bunker barge has accomplished its first barge-to-ship bunkering of a cargo vessel at Port Canaveral’s South Cargo Berth 4. JAX LNG, together with Polaris New Vitality, dealt with the LNG refuelling of the M/T Damia Desgagnés on the ship’s inaugural name to Port Canaveral.
The asphalt/bitumen tanker Damia Desgagnés accomplished her discharge of cargo after which JAX LNG proceeded with Desgagnés’s first barge-to-ship bunkering of LNG. The seafarers safely transferred roughly 400 m3 of LNG from North America’s largest LNG bunker barge, the Clear Canaveral.
“Our Port has been on the forefront of LNG fuelling for cruise vessels for a number of years. This was Damia Desgagnés’s first name at our Port and her first waterside bunkering of LNG,” acknowledged Captain John Murray, Port Canaveral CEO. “LNG is a confirmed clear power gas possibility and we’re proud to help its use within the maritime business.”
The barge-to-ship fuelling operation of a cargo vessel was carefully co-ordinated between Port Canaveral, JAX LNG, US Coast Guard Marine Security Unit Canaveral, and Canaveral Hearth Rescue to make sure the LNG bunkering was correctly deliberate, co-ordinated, and performed safely and effectively.
The Port Canaveral name marks the primary time Petro-Nav deployed the Damia Desgagnés to Port Canaveral and the primary event the vessel acquired LNG fuelling by a bunker vessel.
“Our LNG-fuelled fleet has expanded to 5 Canadian flagged tankers all working within the Nice Lakes, St. Lawrence Seaway system, Japanese Canada, and the US, in addition to the Canadian Arctic,” mentioned Julie Lambert, President, Petro-Nav Inc. (a subsidiary of Desgagnés). “We’re proud to be leaders in power environment friendly, low emission, low carbon marine transportation. We’re particularly excited to take part with Port Canaveral and JAX LNG within the Damia Desgagnés’s first barge-to-ship marine LNG bunkering.”
GAC Bunker Fuels, the world’s solely bunkering firm with built-in ISO 9001, 14001, and 45001 certifications for bunker procurement, which additionally covers LNG as a marine gas, traded the LNG switch and can proceed to play a key position in selling LNG fuelling.
JAX LNG has entry to 2 Jones Act LNG bunker barges, the Clear Canaveral and Clear Jacksonville to serve a number of prospects in varied ports within the southeast US.
“As we have fun one 12 months of operation in Port Canaveral, we admire the co-operative relationships which were developed to supply cruise and cargo ships elevated entry to LNG,” added Roger Williams, Supervisor of JAX LNG and VP of Industrial LNG and Fuel Improvement at BHE GT&S, the mum or dad firm of Pivotal LNG. “We sit up for proceed to work with all these stakeholders as we additional improve LNG deliveries in Port Canaveral and different ports within the southeastern US.”
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