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SINGAPORE LAUNCHES HYDROGEN STRATEGY

SINGAPORE LAUNCHES HYDROGEN STRATEGY

Singapore has launched its National Hydrogen Strategy, a key thrust of which is for Singapore to experiment with the use of advanced hydrogen technologies that are on the cusp of commercial readiness. To this end, the Energy Market Authority (EMA) and the Maritime and...

HYDROGEN REFORMERS SPECIFIED FOR METHANOL/ FUEL CELL POWERED TOWBOAT

HYDROGEN REFORMERS SPECIFIED FOR METHANOL/ FUEL CELL POWERED TOWBOAT

US gas generator company Rix Industries has been awarded a significant contract by Maritime Partners, a privately held financing and leasing solutions for the US maritime industry. The company’s fleet of over 1,600 vessels transports commodities including agricultural...

Water & waste management news

BIMCO ACTS TO CUT PLASTIC POLLUTION

BIMCO ACTS TO CUT PLASTIC POLLUTION

According to BIMCO, even if plastics on board ships are sorted, managed, and discharged to shore in a proper way, mismanagement of waste on land means it can still reach the ocean. With up to 1.75bn plastic bottles a year being used on board ships, BIMCO believes...

GREEN CRUISE SHIP OPTS FOR BIO-SEA BWTS

GREEN CRUISE SHIP OPTS FOR BIO-SEA BWTS

The 'MSC World Europa', first in a series of four next generation cruiseships to join the MSC Cruises’ fleet, has been delivered with a ballast water treatment system (BWTS) from the Bio-Sea by Bio-UV Group stable. As befitting one of the most environmentally...

Marine environment & clean shipping news

SEAWING KITE SHOWS PROMISE FOR LDA

SEAWING KITE SHOWS PROMISE FOR LDA

France-based wind propulsion company Airseas has successfully completed the crucial initial stages of sea trials of its Seawing kite system, which are taking place on the vessel 'Ville de Bordeaux', as it transports aircraft components between Europe and the United...

CATERPILLAR EMISSION REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES FOR BRAZILIAN VESSELS

CATERPILLAR EMISSION REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES FOR BRAZILIAN VESSELS

Caterpillar and Wilson Sons, a Brazilian shipping company, have signed an MoU to support Wilson Sons with the adoption of tug and offshore vessel powertrain technologies and services that enable the fulfilment of emissions reduction and decarbonisation in towage and...

Marine propulsion & machinery news

WÄRTSILÄ REPOWERS INLAND PUSHER VESSEL TO CUT EMISSIONS

WÄRTSILÄ REPOWERS INLAND PUSHER VESSEL TO CUT EMISSIONS

Wärtsilä is to carry out what it believes to be the most complete re-powering project ever performed on an inland waterway vessel, retrofitting the ‘Herkules V’ pusher vessel owned by Hidrovias do Brasil, to achieve notably increased efficiency, reduced emissions, and...

COX MARINE SETS WORLD SPEED RECORD USING SUSTAINABLE FUEL

COX MARINE SETS WORLD SPEED RECORD USING SUSTAINABLE FUEL

UK diesel outboard manufacturer Cox Marine’s standard engine has set a new world speed record while operating on HVO fuel, showing a net CO2 saving over a comparable gasoline outboard of 94% with no loss of performance. The Cox Marine team and its vessel Pegasus...

Marine coatings & hull protection news

PAINT COMPANY’S TECHNOLOGY DAY UNDERLINES GREEN CREDENTIALS

PAINT COMPANY’S TECHNOLOGY DAY UNDERLINES GREEN CREDENTIALS

Nippon Paint Marine’s innovative approach to marine coatings technology was the primary focus of a recent event held by the company in Korea, with a number of delegates praising the company’s range of antifouling and anticorrosion systems in meeting the shipping...

MORE EFFICIENT COATINGS IMPROVE FUEL EFFICIENCY AND CUT EMISSIONS

MORE EFFICIENT COATINGS IMPROVE FUEL EFFICIENCY AND CUT EMISSIONS

I-Tech, the Swedish developer of the antifouling biotechnology Selektope and Rise Research Institutes of Sweden (Rise) have developed a new method for introducing Selektope into marine antifouling coatings, expanding the ways paint manufacturers can work with the...

Maritime regulatory news

IMO CII AND EEXI REGULATIONS ENTER INTO FORCE

IMO CII AND EEXI REGULATIONS ENTER INTO FORCE

IMO has issued a reminder that from 1 January 2023 it will be mandatory for all ships to calculate their attained Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) to measure their energy efficiency and to initiate the collection of data for the reporting of their annual...

KOREAN REGISTER UPDATES DIGITAL RULES DATABASE

KOREAN REGISTER UPDATES DIGITAL RULES DATABASE

The Korean Register (KR) has launched the 20th version of its KR-Con, a digital database that contains almost all the IMO international conventions and other instruments. The program, which was developed and launched in Korea in 2000, has been used globally by...

Ship design & naval architecture news

NAVTEK SIGNS MoU WITH e1 FOR HYDROGEN-FUELLED VESSELS

NAVTEK SIGNS MoU WITH e1 FOR HYDROGEN-FUELLED VESSELS

Renewable energy company e1 Marine has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with naval design and engineering specialist Navtek to collaboratively develop hydrogen-powered low-carbon emission marine vessels and port applications for the European market. This includes...

Shipbuilding & ship repair news

HHI LAUNCHES KOREAN-DESIGN ELECTRICALY PROPELLED SHIP

HHI LAUNCHES KOREAN-DESIGN ELECTRICALY PROPELLED SHIP

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group has cooperated with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology, Ulsan City, and Ulsan Information Industry Promotion Agency to successfully build an 'ICT Convergence Electric...

DAMEN, CATERPILLAR AND PON POWER PARTNER IN METHANOL TUG PROJECT

DAMEN, CATERPILLAR AND PON POWER PARTNER IN METHANOL TUG PROJECT

Damen Shipyards, Caterpillar and Pon Power have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the joint development of a series of dual-fuel methanol / diesel powered tugs, following Damen’s recent delivery of an all-electric RSD-E Tug 2513 to New Zealand. Damen’s...

Ship classification news

ABS ESTABLISHES NEW SOFTWARE SUBSIDIARY

ABS ESTABLISHES NEW SOFTWARE SUBSIDIARY

ABS has announced the launch of ABS Wavesight, a new maritime software as a service (SaaS) company dedicated to helping shipowners and operators streamline compliance while maintaining competitive, more efficient, and sustainable operations. ABS Wavesight combines the...

LR AWARDS AiP FOR AUTONOMOUS ZERO EMISSION BOXSHIP

LR AWARDS AiP FOR AUTONOMOUS ZERO EMISSION BOXSHIP

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Zulu Associates, a Belgian company involved in innovative marine components of logistic chains, working with its subsidiary Anglo Belgian Shipping Company, for its novel Zulu Mass vessel design. The AiP...

Ship’s deck & cargo news

WÄRTSILÄ GAS SYSTEMS CHOSEN FOR NEW LPG TANKERS

WÄRTSILÄ GAS SYSTEMS CHOSEN FOR NEW LPG TANKERS

Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply and Cargo Handling systems have been selected for two LPG/Midsize gas carrier vessels being built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea for Exmar LPG, a joint venture between Exmar, a multi-disciplinary maritime and offshore solutions...

MacGREGOR COMPLETES LOW-CARBON ELECTRIC CRANE SERIES

MacGREGOR COMPLETES LOW-CARBON ELECTRIC CRANE SERIES

As part of its mission to support customers with more sustainable products and solutions, Cargotec company MacGregor has introduced a fully electrically driven heavy-duty transloading crane, the TCE. The new heavy-duty transloading crane is a result of extensive...

Marine electronics & digitalisation news

CARBON DASHBOARD GIVEAWAY FOR SHIPPING COMPANIES

CARBON DASHBOARD GIVEAWAY FOR SHIPPING COMPANIES

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Alfa Laval subsidiary maritime software provider StormGeo is giving away its new Carbon Footprint Dashboard as a ‘green gift’ to customers of the s-Insight fleet performance management solution. Espen Martinsen, VP Sales Shipping,...

WÄRTSILÄ HELPS CARISBROOKE SHIPPING CUT CO2 EMISSIONS

WÄRTSILÄ HELPS CARISBROOKE SHIPPING CUT CO2 EMISSIONS

Wärtsilä customer Carisbrooke Shipping has reported a saving of over 600t of CO2 emissions since the beginning of the year with the help of Wärtsilä’s Fleet Optimisation Solution (FOS). Since implementing FOS across 31 vessels in 2019, Carisbrooke Shipping has been...

Offshore marine news

KONGSBERG TECHNOLOGY FOR LARGE HYBRID WTFIV

KONGSBERG TECHNOLOGY FOR LARGE HYBRID WTFIV

Kongsberg Maritime has signed a new contract to supply technology and engineering for a second F-class Wind Turbine and Foundation Installation Vessel (WTFIV) for Cadeler, a shipping and construction company operating in the offshore wind industry. This is the fourth...

HST ORDERS THREE DAMEN HYBRID FCS VESSELS

HST ORDERS THREE DAMEN HYBRID FCS VESSELS

Offshore services provider High Speed Transfers (HST) Marine and Damen Shipyards have signed a contract for the supply of three new Fast Crew Suppliers 2710s, the first hybrid examples of this Damen range. The three vessels will be fitted with 190kW battery arrays...

Maritime business news

MAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS RESTRUCTURES BOARD TO FOCUS ON CLIMATE ISSUES

MAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS RESTRUCTURES BOARD TO FOCUS ON CLIMATE ISSUES

MAN Energy Solutions has announced changes to its Executive Board, effective January 1, with Chief Sales Officer Wayne Jones (pictured) leaving the company and Dr Gunnar Stiesch appointed to a new role as Chief Technology Officer. Stiesch will take over the Technology...

OLDENDORFF FINANCES ALPHA ORI CLEANTECH SOFTWARE

OLDENDORFF FINANCES ALPHA ORI CLEANTECH SOFTWARE

Dry bulk operator Oldendorff Carriers has signed a deal with digital solutions company Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT), under which it will invest in AOT and provide an Oldendorff Carriers’ representative to sit on the AOT board. According to AOT, its digital solutions...

Maritime & emissions research news

AI WILL DRIVE THE ENGINE OF THE FUTURE – HHI

AI WILL DRIVE THE ENGINE OF THE FUTURE – HHI

At an Artificial Intelligence (AI) forum hosted by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group and Seoul National University, accelerating the development of AI technology was described as key for innovation in the shipbuilding and marine engine industry. The forum was...

CONSORTIUM HOPES TO DECARBONISE THROUGH HEAT FLOW TOPOLOGY

CONSORTIUM HOPES TO DECARBONISE THROUGH HEAT FLOW TOPOLOGY

A new consortium, known as Hemos (Holistic Energy Management and Optimisation System) funded through the Horizon Europe initiative, has been formed to find a "Clean and competitive solutions for all transport modes”. The Hemos consortium consists of LTH-Baas, Estonia;...

Maritime safety & security news

LOW-EMISSION FUELS LEAD TO ORDERS FOR INERT GAS SYSTEMS

LOW-EMISSION FUELS LEAD TO ORDERS FOR INERT GAS SYSTEMS

Survitec’s Maritime Protection brand has registered a significant increase in orders for Inert Gas (IG) systems over the past two years following a surge in orders for newbuild vessels with LNG-burning engines. This increase is partly attributed to the global shipping...

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