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MAN to convert Hapag-Lloyd vessel for LNG sailing

MAN Energy Solutions has been tasked with converting one of Hapag-Lloyd's ships to sail on LNG. "The potential benefits for the market are huge," says the company about using LNG as fuel in shipping.

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MAN Energy Solutions has received the task of converting one of Hapag Lloyd's container ships to run on LNG.

The German liner company announced in early February that its ship MV Sajir will be coverted to sail on liquefied natural gas as the first vessel in the fleet. After the conversion, the company plans to run the ship with a combination of two fuel types – LNG and heavy fuel oil.

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