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World?s first harbour tug powered by LNG to be built in Dubai

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The landmark undertaking ? under the trademark ?elemarateyah? ? in which the tug will have a dual engine capable of operating with both traditional mdo and lng will represent a major breakthrough that would decide the future of green technology.

drydocks world and dubai maritime city are supporting the green economy for sustainable development initiative launched by his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai and as part of this initiative it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with wartsila and the dubai carbon centre of excellence for building the world’s first lng-powered harbour tug.

the landmark undertaking — under the trademark “elemarateyah” — in which the tug will have a dual engine capable of operating with both traditional mdo and lng will represent a major breakthrough that would decide the future of green technology. emirates classification had earlier signed a landmark partnership deal with drydocks world as part of the initiative.

khamis juma buamim chairman of drydocks world and maritime world said: “the environmental and economic advantages of using lng as a marine propulsion fuel are immeasurable.”


World?s first harbour tug powered by LNG to be built in Dubai

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