Record Breaking LNG Bunkering for Sleipnir in Rotterdam

Heerema’s Sleipnir, the world’s most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel yesterday, received the largest LNG bunkering ever completed. Titan LNG organized the bunkering, using Coral Fraseri, Anthony Veder’s LNG carrier in the Port of Rotterdam. A collaboration of four Dutch innovative companies who have united to make history for sustainability in The Netherlands. Sleipnir arrived at the Port of Rotterdam on Sunday, March 22nd. The vessel came home for the first time following a successful global campaign. The vessel has a wide range of sustainability measures. It’s fully outfitted with LED-lighting, has a hot/cold energy recovery system and is able to run on LNG. The use of LNG considerably reduces harmful local emissions and emits less CO2 than other commonly used fuels. The total quantity of LNG delivered was almost 3,300 metric tons, making this the largest LNG bunkering to have ever taken place. The delivery took less then twenty-four hours to complete. Heerema’s CEO, Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven, emphasized that ‘Heerema is proud to have received the world’s largest LNG bunkering. We are especially pleased that this achievement could take place in our home base of the Port of Rotterdam. The use of LNG on Sleipnir is one of many sustainability … Continue reading Record Breaking LNG Bunkering for Sleipnir in Rotterdam