LNG bunkering and fuel supply simulator launched

Marine technology manufacturer Wärtsilä is launching a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering and supply system simulator. The simulator will promote greater safety onboard LNG-fuelled vessels by improving the level of training for operators of LNG […]

ICS secretary general Guy Platten. Credit: Mark Earthy

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