Marine Link
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Hyundai Unveils Diesel Engine Dual-fuel LNG Package

November 12, 2012

HHI's FGSS Test Announcement: Photo credit Hyundai Heavy Industries

HHI's FGSS Test Announcement: Photo credit Hyundai Heavy Industries

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announce a successful demonstration of the world’s first ME-GI gas engine package test in combination with Hi-GAS. 

HHI’s independent LNG Fuel Gas Supply (FGSS) the 'Hi-GAS' system (Hyundai Integrated Gas Supply System) allows marine engines to use diesel and LNG for fuel.

Hi-Gas system can be used in all types of vessel such as LNG carriers, containerships, and oil tankers. With its advantages, the system can meet both the shipowners’ demands and stricter IMO environmental regulations.

When in due course, on 1, January 2015, the IMO’s SOx regulations come into force in ECA's (Emission Control Area) this system is considered to be of special interest to a large international market; currently, the United States, Norway, and the North Sea are designated as ECA's. 

Mr. Lee Tae-young, vice president of HHI’s Engine and Machinery Division said “There are numerous inquiries regarding the FGSS. This FGSS will give us marketing leverage for new shipbuilding order as IMO regulations begin in earnest."

Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Oct 2016 - Marine Design Annual

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News