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AiP FROM ABS FOR CHINESE METHANOL DUAL-FUEL WTIV PROJECT

AiP FROM ABS FOR CHINESE METHANOL DUAL-FUEL WTIV PROJECT

ABS has issued approval in principle (AiP) to Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore for its design of a dual-fuel methanol, heavy-duty, offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). The WTIV will be capable of transporting and installing the largest wind turbines, capable...

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ABS PUBLISHES LCO2 CARRIER REQUIREMENTS

ABS PUBLISHES LCO2 CARRIER REQUIREMENTS

ABS is setting its sights on the vessels that will support the next step in the path of decarbonisation with its latest publication: 'Requirements for Liquefied Carbon Dioxide Carriers'. This is believed to be the first publication available in the maritime industry...

ABS OPENS LNG ACADEMY IN QATAR

ABS OPENS LNG ACADEMY IN QATAR

ABS has inaugurated the ABS Global LNG Academy, a new training centre dedicated to using the latest techniques to educate mariners in modern LNG vessel operations. Located in Doha and supported by QatarEnergy, the Academy is a coordinated effort with industry...

ClassNK RELEASES NEW EDITION OF ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINES

ClassNK RELEASES NEW EDITION OF ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINES

ClassNK has released 'Environmental Guidelines (Edition 4.1)', the new edition specifying the class notations related to green steel products and microplastics collecting systems. In response to environmental challenges such as climate change and marine pollution, the...

LR SETS UP DECARBONISATION CENTRE IN GREECE

LR SETS UP DECARBONISATION CENTRE IN GREECE

The Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub is collaborating with five leading shipowners as founding members in the establishment of a not-for-profit Athens-based global Maritime Emissions Reduction Centre (M-ERC) that will focus on optimising the...

FUEL CELL POWERED RO-PAX FOR ESTONIA CERTIFIED BY LR

FUEL CELL POWERED RO-PAX FOR ESTONIA CERTIFIED BY LR

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to the Estonian State Fleet for a hydrogen fuel-cell ferry designed by Finnish ship design and engineering company Deltamarin. The zero emissions ferry is to be operated between the Estonian mainland and...

AiP FROM ClassNK FOR AMMONIA FUEL TANK

AiP FROM ClassNK FOR AMMONIA FUEL TANK

ClassNK has awarded an approval in principle (AiP) for the design of a prismatic ammonia fuel tank (IMO Type B independent tank) for container ships developed by Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships (GSC). Ammonia is expected to be used as a marine fuel for...

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GRSE-BUILT ELECTRIC FERRY CLASSED BY IRS

GRSE-BUILT ELECTRIC FERRY CLASSED BY IRS

Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) has announced the successful launch of ‘Dheu’, a new generation electric ferry constructed at Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers  (GRSE), Kolkata under IRS class. The battery-powered electric catamaran ferry features full...

FRENCH LH2 CARRIER JDP GAINS BV CERTIFICATION

FRENCH LH2 CARRIER JDP GAINS BV CERTIFICATION

The joint development project (JDP) between GTT, TotalEnergies, LMG Marin and Bureau Veritas (BV)has resulted in two Approvals in Principle (AIP) from Bureau Veritas. The first approval concerns the design of a cryogenic membrane containment system for liquefied...

DNV INVESTIGATES CCS FOR SINGAPORE BULKER

DNV INVESTIGATES CCS FOR SINGAPORE BULKER

DNV has entered into a Joint Development Project (JDP) with Singapore-based shipping company SDTR Marine to cooperate on a Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) feasibility study for the latter’s 85,000 dwt Kamsarmax bulk carrier. As part of the JDP, DNV and SDTR Marine...

ABS REVISES RULES TO REFLECT NEW TECHNOLOGY

ABS REVISES RULES TO REFLECT NEW TECHNOLOGY

In what is described as an industry first, ABS has introduced a comprehensive approach to support development of the next generation of designs and equipment employing the latest technology driven by decarbonisation and digitalisation. ABS Marine Vessel Rules now...

ClassNK PROVIDES NEW EU ETS GUIDANCE

ClassNK PROVIDES NEW EU ETS GUIDANCE

ClassNK has released a second updated edition of its 'FAQs on the EU-ETS for Shipping', following entry into force of the amendment to the EU-ETS Directive and the issuance of supporting regulations, including those related to EU-MRV. The revised booklet provides...

NEW IACS REQUIREMENTS FOR AMMONIA FUEL

NEW IACS REQUIREMENTS FOR AMMONIA FUEL

As the maritime industry forges ahead with its efforts to meet the goal of net zero emissions by 2050, the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) says it continues to provide strong support by facilitating the safe adoption of the technological...

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