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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...

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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...

RINA SEES POTENTIAL OF AMMONIA FOR DECARBONISING SHIPPING

RINA SEES POTENTIAL OF AMMONIA FOR DECARBONISING SHIPPING

Classification society RINA strongly believes that ammonia can help decarbonise the shipping sector and is aiming to recruit a next generation of Project Managers  to address this challenge and find a way to use clean ammonia as a fuel for ships.  As ammonia is a...

FIRST RINA CLASSED HYDROGEN-CAPABLE VESSEL

FIRST RINA CLASSED HYDROGEN-CAPABLE VESSEL

Classification society RINA believes that hydrogen is a possible solution (especially for short sea application) to produce the required propulsion energy with no CO2 emissions. Under the European Green Deal, net zero emissions should be achieved in all sectors by...

BV JOINS MARITIME BATTERY NETWORK

BV JOINS MARITIME BATTERY NETWORK

Classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has joined the Maritime Battery Forum, a global network aimed at supporting the development and deployment of batteries within the maritime industry. Being part of the Forum will enable BV to collaborate on the development of...

LR TO ASSESS SHIPS FOR ZERO-CARBON READINESS

LR TO ASSESS SHIPS FOR ZERO-CARBON READINESS

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched a five-level framework for assessing the actual readiness of a vessel for the transition to zero carbon fuels. Published by LR’s Maritime Decarbonisation Hub, ‘Zero Ready Framework – helping to ensure shipping can deliver our...

ABS SUPPORTS CHINA’S AMMONIA FUEL PROJECTS

ABS SUPPORTS CHINA’S AMMONIA FUEL PROJECTS

ABS has awarded two approvals in principle (AiPs) to COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry Technology for their ammonia-fuelled vessel and the associated ammonia supply system designs, which are being trialled on a tugboat. Given the...

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RINA CONFIRMS ECOSPRAY MCFC TECHNOLOGY FOR CARBON CAPTURE

RINA CONFIRMS ECOSPRAY MCFC TECHNOLOGY FOR CARBON CAPTURE

Classification society RINA has confirmed that the CO2 reduction achieved by the Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell (MCFC) technology developed by Ecospray for Carbon Capture in shipping, matches the expected targets announced by the company at the beginning of the project....

ABS APPROVES PRE-COMBUSTION  CARBON CAPTURE SYSTEM

ABS APPROVES PRE-COMBUSTION  CARBON CAPTURE SYSTEM

ABS has issued New Technology Qualification (NTQ) for a first-of-its-kind, pre-combustion carbon capture system based on the thermo-catalytic decomposition process (TCD) from Rotoboost, a global hydrogen company based in Norway. Rotoboost’s TCD allows for continuous...

AiP FROM LR FOR AMMONIA FUELLED BOXSHIP PROJECT

AiP FROM LR FOR AMMONIA FUELLED BOXSHIP PROJECT

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS) Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia-fueled 16,000 TEU container ship. The AiP was presented at LR’s Nantong office and marks another milestone for ammonia as a fuel for container ship...

MAERSK METHANOL MEGA-BOXSHIPS TO BE CLASSED BY ABS

MAERSK METHANOL MEGA-BOXSHIPS TO BE CLASSED BY ABS

ABS has announced that it will class the six latest large ocean-going, methanol-fuelled container vessels ordered by AP Moller-Maersk (Maersk). The order takes the total of dual-fuel engine vessels that can sail on green methanol on order from Maersk to ABS class to...

LR AND TRIUMPH JOIN FORCES FOR SUSTAINABLE OFFSHORE VESSELS

LR AND TRIUMPH JOIN FORCES FOR SUSTAINABLE OFFSHORE VESSELS

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Triumph Energy, a marine technology company specialising in green technology and automation, have announced a new Joint Development Project (JDP) to ensure vessels are built and operated sustainably. The collaboration will see a new ShipRight...

DSME RECEIVES AiP FOR HYBRID LNGC

DSME RECEIVES AiP FOR HYBRID LNGC

ABS has awarded approval in principle (AiP) to Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for its hybrid power system, a configuration previously limited to smaller vessels in the maritime marketplace, to aid large liquified natural gas carrier (LNGC) ships....

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