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ClassNK ADDS ENERGY TRANSITION SUPPORT SERVICE

ClassNK ADDS ENERGY TRANSITION SUPPORT SERVICE

ClassNK has extended its services to support concrete actions by customers towards a smooth transition to shipping zero-emission. With the revision of IMO's GHG emissions reduction targets and the introduction of the EU climate policy package for the shipping sector,...

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BV RESEARCH POINTS TO EFFICIENCY IN MEETING 2050 CARBON BUDGET

BV RESEARCH POINTS TO EFFICIENCY IN MEETING 2050 CARBON BUDGET

Bureau Veritas (BV) has unveiled the results of new modelling research which confirmed the potential hefty cumulative impact of operational and technical efficiency measures in keeping shipping within its 'carbon budget' to 2050. Titled Decarbonization Trajectories,...

DIFFERENT APPROACHES NEEDED TO DECARBONISATION – ABS

DIFFERENT APPROACHES NEEDED TO DECARBONISATION – ABS

Clean energy strategies and the impact of market-based measures on the cost of compliance led the discussion at the annual ABS Southeast Asia Regional Committee Meeting.  Christopher J Wiernicki, ABS Chairman and CEO said: “We need different ways to approach...

IRS AND GRSE SIGN MoU TO DEVELOP GREEN ENERGY VESSELS

IRS AND GRSE SIGN MoU TO DEVELOP GREEN ENERGY VESSELS

Classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) with the aim of fostering innovation and sustainability in the maritime industry. Under the MoU, IRS will...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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