Concept of LNG Transfer and Bunkering Model of Vessels at South Baltic Sea Area

Maciej Gucma 1, Andrzej Bąk 2, Ewelina Chłopińska 3

1Maritime University of Szczecin, Poland

2Maritime University of Szczecin, Poland

3Maritime University of Szczecin, Poland

DOI: DOI: 10.1515/aon-2018-0006


At first part of the article methods of SOx (sulphur oxides) emission reduction is presented
along with the description of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as a bunker fuel for vessel. Assumptions for the methods of bunkering between different LNG driven vessel and bunker means is presented. Last part presents assumptions for optimization method and detailed factors to be used in the further work. Optimization of Location-Route Planning (LRP) model with dynamics is presented as starting idea for next steps.


LNG, bunkering of gas, supply chain


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