Clean Energy Joins World Fuel Services to Supply LNG to New Buildings in Pasha
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) announced its intention to supply World Fuel Services, Inc. with approximately 78 million gallons (approximately 300,000 cubic meters) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year to power Pasha Hawaii’s two new facilities fueled by LNG. container ship.
Each vessel will be fitted with a MAN B&W 7S80ME-GI Mk 9.5 main engine, three MAN 6L35 / 44DF generator sets and a MAN Alpha FPP propeller system.
When operating from the port of Long Beach, these Ohana-class ships Ohana-class ships — the M / V George III and the M / V Janet Marie—Will be among the first natural gas-fueled container ships to call on the US West Coast and the first to serve Hawaii running entirely on natural gas from day one of service. Both ships are expected to exceed the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2030 emissions standards for ocean-going vessels with zero sulfur emissions, a 90% reduction in nitrogen oxides and a 25% reduction in carbon dioxide. compared to liquid fuel oils.
“Named after my deceased parents, the George III and the Janet Marie, have been specially designed to use the latest technology to build clean fuel vessels which we hope will set a precedent for environmental sustainability within our shipping industry, ”said George Pasha IV, President and CEO of Pasha Hawaii. “These ships represent our commitment to our customers and the environmental health of Hawaii and Southern California. The partnership with Clean Energy and World Fuel Services brings us one step closer to this goal. “
The LNG that will power Pasha Hawaii ships will come from the Clean Energy plant in Boron, California. Clean Energy plans to expand the Boron LNG plant by adding a production train that increases production by 50%. For the delivery of LNG, World Fuel Services has contracted with West Coast Clean Fuels LLC to transport and load LNG into the fuel tanks of ships. West Coast Clean Fuels offers fuel supply chain solutions to connect low carbon fuel sources to operators in the shipping industry on the West Coast.
“Pasha Hawaii has quickly become a leader in sustainable shipping with these new LNG-powered vessels. The environmental benefits will translate into immediate reductions in air pollutants around ports in Hawaii and Southern California, ”said Andrew Littlefair, President and CEO of Clean Energy.
“World Fuel Services congratulates Pasha Hawaii and Clean Energy for their commitment to develop new LNG vessels and supplies. Together, we have taken a significant step forward in delivering cleaner marine fuels that positively impact the marine industry and environment, ”said Michael Kasbar, President and CEO of World Fuel Services Corporation. “As the demand for cleaner fuels increases, World Fuel will continue to provide our customers with sourcing and logistics solutions to meet these demands. “