Middle East

Tasneef to class landmark LNG-powered tug

Dubai: In an initiative as the first of its kind in the Middle East, Emirates Classification Society Tasneef will be providing the world's first LNG powered harbour tug with technical and engineering consultancy services.

Tasneef has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Drydocks World and Dubai Maritime City regarding the world's first LNG-powered harbour tug, in which the tug will have a dual engine capable of operating with both traditional MDO & LNG.  The initiative is part of the Dubai Maritime Green Initiative, a strategic movement to encourage all-round environmental excellence in maritime and allied sectors including oil, gas and energy.  [07/09/14]

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