Mitsui OSK Lines plans to build an LNG-fuelled tugboat that will be operated by Nihon Tug-Boat Co., according to Seatrade Maritime News.
The vessel will be built at Kanagawa Dockyard in Japan. Engine manufacturer Yanmar will supply the engines and Osaka Gas will provide fuel.
It is planned to be delivered in April 2019 and will require access to LNG refuelling facilities in Osaka Bay.
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