Cryonorm 425m3 Marine LNG Fuel System for Baleària on the move to Portugese yard

Friday 21 February Cryonorm has shipped the 425m3 LNG Fuel Gas System for Baleària ferry ms. Sicilia to WestSea Viana Shipyard, Portugal.

The LNG fuel gas system, part of the environmental upgrading of the Sicilia, will be fitted underdeck in the mid ship of the existing vessel.

After upgrading the following annual emissions reductions will be accomplished: SOx 75 ton, CO2 9.100 ton (equivalent to 4.445 cars), NOx 870 ton and 100% reduction of particles which is a huge milestone reducing emissions in the Mediterranean sea.

Project is co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility of the European Union.

Baleària is the leading Spanish shipping line in passenger and cargo services to the Balearic Islands, and one of the largest operators in the Strait of Gibraltar. The company has presence in five countries.

For Baleària, innovation is the way to make a company competitive and to achieve excellence in management

The company's competitiveness is based on efficient ships capable of reducing fuel consumption, while minimizing pollutant emissions in accordance with its environmental commitment.

The Marine LNG Fuel systems are developed to meet the international standards as well as the applicable regulations.

Currently Cryonorm upgrades five Baleària ferries to LNG, the Abel Matutes and Bahama Mama are recently commissioned while the Sicilia is number three in row, followed by Martin i Soler and Hedy Lamarr.

The upgraded Baleària ferries run great and green on natural gas, we are proud to be part of the LNG fuelling ambitions of our client.

Baleària is planning further LNG retrofits in their Spanish network, currently under construction at Cryonorm, being Martin i Soler and Hedy Lamarr. These vessels will be upgraded soon, we will keep you posted!