Burckhardt provides compressors for Knutsen-operated LNG carrier
Published by David Rowlands,
According to the statement, the compressors will be delivered to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard as part of the fuel gas supply system built by Wärtsilä Oil & Gas Solutions, and will supply the LNG carrier’s WinGD X-DF 2-stroke, dual-fuel engine with LNG boil-off gas (BOG) as fuel.
Burckhardt claims that the X-DF engine – a two-stroke engine from Winterthur Gas & Diesel – allows both natural gas and marine diesel to be used as fuel for ship propulsion systems. Ship operators are able to switch between both fuel types – maritime diesel and BOG that inevitably evaporates from LNG storage tanks – during operation.
Read the article online at: https://www.lngindustry.com/product-news/10042019/burckhardt-provides-compressors-for-knutsen-operated-lng-carrier/
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