Global marine energy leader, Peninsula, achieves another milestone with the successful LNG bunkering of MSC Virginia, the vessel of Switzerland-based Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. The operation was completed at Gibraltar anchorage.
Peninsula, a prominent independent global supplier of marine energy, has announced the successful completion of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering for the MSC Virginia, a vessel operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A (MSC). The operation was carried out at the Gibraltar anchorage, marking a significant advancement in Peninsula’s LNG bunkering business.
The achievement was made possible through the utilization of Peninsula’s advanced 12,500m³ LNG bunker supply vessel, Levante LNG, highlighting the company’s commitment to physical LNG bunker supply. The successful completion of the bunkering operation underscores Peninsula’s strategic move in supporting the maritime industry’s transition towards cleaner and more sustainable energy sources.
Peninsula, expressed their satisfaction with the accomplishment, stating, “We are pleased to announce another milestone for Peninsula’s LNG bunkering business. Once again, it has been a pleasure for Peninsula to work alongside the world’s largest shipping line on their road to decarbonisation.”
Peninsula has positioned itself as a global leader in the supply of marine fuels, operating through an international grid of offices and with a presence in all major world ports. With over 25,000 deliveries per annum, the company has built a reputation for transparency and low-risk tolerance, earning trust from more than 2,000 customers worldwide.
Incorporating LNG into its product range in 2021, Peninsula remains committed to supporting maritime decarbonisation and the ‘journey to net zero’ by 2050. The company continues to explore the viability of various alternative fuel options, demonstrating its dedication to keeping the global fleet moving while minimizing its environmental impact.
Peninsula’s strategic partnership with MSC in this bunkering operation highlights the collaborative efforts within the industry to adopt cleaner energy solutions, contributing to the overall sustainability goals of the maritime sector.