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TOTE Marlin-class container ship, powered by LNG
TOTE Inc. has scheduled an April 18 launching for its first container ship built to operate on liquefied natural gas fuel. The new ship will be operated by Sea Star Line between Jacksonville, Florida, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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