Incat to build world's first LNG-powered, high-speed Ro-Pax

December 2010
Ausmarine;Dec2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p13
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Incat's project to build the 99-metre high-speed Ro-Pax ferry powered by environmentally friendly Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) at the Tasmania shipyard of Prince of Wales Bay in Hobart. An overview of the project is provided including the operation of the GE Energy LM2500 Gas Turbine to drive a Wartsila LJX 1720 waterjet. The modification of the LM2500 Gas Turbines to meet class requirements is mentioned which will allow lower emissions and operating costs.


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