World's first large retrofitted LNG-powered vessel arrives in Hamburg

Container vessel Brussels Express with 15,000 teu has arrived at the Port of Hamburg. According to Hapag-Lloyd, the container vessel is the world's first large container ship that has been converted to sail on liquefied natural gas, LNG.

Hapag-Lloyd's "Brussels Express", der kan sejle på LNG, ankommet til havnen i Hamburg. | Photo: Hapag-Lloyd/Thies Raetzke

After a comprehensive retrofitting of the machinery and motor at shipyard Huarun Dadong Dockyard, Shanghai, container vessel Brussels Express has now been converted to sail on liquefied natural gas, LNG.

The large vessel has called in its future port in Hamburg.

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