Fjord Line Opens First Danish LNG Bunkering Terminal

Hirtshals

Port of Hirtshals became the first Danish port to offer LNG bunkering services following the opening of Fjord Line’s LNG terminal on July 1.

Fjord Line invested in a 500 cubic meters LNG tank and terminal facilities at Hirtshals to optimize operation of its two LNG-powered cruise ferries – M/S Bergensfjord and M/S Stavangerfjord – that sail the routes between Bergen, Stavanger and Hirtshals, as well as between Langesund and Hirtshals.

With the addition of the LNG bunkering station in Hirtshals, the two ferries can reduce their fuel loads and not carry more fuel than is needed.

”According to the plans, this LNG terminal is the first step in the future development. We wish to expand the terminal so that, in addition to bunkering our own two cruise ferries, M/S Bergensfjord and M/S Stavangerfjord, we can also offer bunkering to other ships running on LNG. With this, we are expanding the commercial foundation for the development of LNG supply for ships on one of the world’s most trafficked sailing routes,” said Morten Larsen, CEO at Fjord Line. 

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< May 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

Global Sustainable Shipping Forum 2019

The event will provide valuable insights from conference sessions, great networking opportunities and will offer…

read more >

FPSO Brazil Congress 2019

Charging ahead with 24 planned orders by 2022, Brazil has once again solidified its status as one of the world’s foremost oil and gas leaders…

read more >

Nor-Shipping 2019

Nor-Shipping’s conference and event programme is tailored to deliver the knowledge, value and networking to help you build your business.

read more >

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Conference 2019

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Conference is the world’s only international conference…

read more >