NASSCO launches second LNG fueled TOTE containership; Chouest wins MSC tug contract worth potential $35.9 million

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NASSCO launches second LNG fueled TOTE containership
August 31, 2015—The ship, the Perla del Caribe, is the second of two 3,100 TEU, 233 m Marlin Class Jones Act containerships on order for TOTE. Each is powered by MAN Diesel & Turbo 8L70ME-GI main engines. By burning natural gas, the ships will reduce particulate matter emissions by 98 percent and carbon dioxide emissions by 72 percent.

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