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First simultaneous operations LNG bunkering in Europe

July 8, 2019

First simultaneous operations LNG bunkering in Europe

The first simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) bunkering on an LNG powered vessel have been carried out on July 4 in the port of Rotterdam. The vessel - Containerships Nord - has become the first container carrier performing this kind of operations in Europe by means of ship-to-ship (STS) bunkering. SIMOPS bunkering allows for the simultaneous bunkering of LNG and execution of loading and unloading procedures.The operations have been performed by the company Containerships (CMA CGM Group).

Edited from Containerships press release