News ID: 69236 |
Publish Date: 10:50 - 01 October 2016

World's first LNG powered Car Carrier launched

The world’s first LNG powered car carrier owned by United European Car Carriers (UECC) has been launched.

WorldAccording to MANA,.The vessel is dual fuel and can run on either LNG or heavy fuel and marine gas oil.
“These vessels will be put into service in Europe, where strict sulphur emission regulations have been introduced. LNG does not emit any sulphur oxides (SOx) or particulate matter (PM) and significantly less nitrogen oxides (Nox) and carbon dioxides (CO2) compared to conventional heavy fuel oil (HFO) and marine gas oil (MGO).
The Auto Eco has a car carrier capacity of 3,985 units.
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