Shell completes 1st ever LNG bunkering of cruise ship in Port of Gibraltar
Energy major Shell has completed the first-ever LNG bunkering of a cruise ship in the Port of Gibraltar, with Silversea Cruises' Silver Nova, Tahir Faruqui of Shell Trading announced on LinkedIn on September 26.
Faruqi stated that this operation was also the Port of Gibraltar's first 'in-port' bunkering, highlighting Shell's commitment to develop Gibraltar as a key LNG bunkering hub, offering bunkering services both within the port and at the anchorage. He did not provide any other details about the operation.
“The close collaboration between Royal Caribbean Group, Anthony Veder, the Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA), and Shell ensured a safe and successful bunkering,” he added.