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Two new 180.000GT vessels for Costa Cruises powered by liquefied natural gas

Monday, August 3rd 2015 - 14:04 UTC
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Carnival Corporation & plc announced that its Italian brand, Costa Cruises, has placed orders for two new cruise ships powered by liquefied natural gas as part of an agreement with Meyer Werft to build four next-generation cruise ships with the largest guest capacity in the world. Read full article


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  • Briton

    powered by natural gas,

    Say no more lol.

    Aug 03rd, 2015 - 06:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Given the propensity for generator room fires on these 'no shaft' power plant ships of late it could be that LNG will be the killer 'par excellence'!

    LPG or liquefied petroleum gas (Propane) is hazardous and needs careful maintenance but is benign compared to LNG which is something else altogether and requires immense storage pressures to make the thing work in a mobile environment.

    No doubt Meyer Weft have thought it through, just as Thomas Andrews did The Titanic. Let us hope they make a better job of it.

    Aug 04th, 2015 - 06:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Very true,
    We know what happened to the Titanic..

    Aug 04th, 2015 - 07:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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