Sweden-based ferry operator Stena Line announced Nov. 19 that it will launch the “world’s first” methanol-fueled passenger ship in “early 2015.”
Technip S.A. has won an engineering and procurement contract for Westlake Chemical Corp.’s ethylene-plant expansion in Lake Charles, La.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based waste-to-biofuel and bio-based chemical firm Enerkem Inc. recently announced that it signed an agreement with Dutch specialty-chemical firm AkzoNobel to develop a project partnership to explore the development of waste-to-chemical facilities in Europe.
In an Oct. 26 presentation to the Gasification Technologies Council conference in Washington, D.C., General Electric (GE) gasification general manager Honghai Dong revealed that GE’s ever-growing gasification fleet in China now totals 197 gasifiers and 59 gasification licenses.
Miami-based bunker, aviation and land-vehicle fuel supplier World Fuel Services (WFS) recently announced that its third-quarter (3Q) 2014 net income rose to $55.7 million, from $51.5 million in 3Q 2013.
The Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA)—the trade association representing makers of marine diesel emissions-scrubbing systems—on Nov. 14 announced that it now estimates that some 300 scrubbing systems are now installed or on-order for a variety of ships.
Australia-based Altona Energy announced Nov. 14 in its fiscal-year (FY) 2014 financial report that it signed a new joint-venture (JV) deal with Sino-Aus Energy Group and Wintask Group to develop its proposed “Arckaringa” coal-to-liquids project.