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YOKOHAMA PORT PLANS AMMONIA-FUELLED TUG

YOKOHAMA PORT PLANS AMMONIA-FUELLED TUG

NYK Line, IHI Power Systems, and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with City of Yokohama for the acceptance of an ammonia-fuelled tugboat (A-Tug) at the port of Yokohama. The conclusion of this MoU is part of the Green...

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UK CHAMBER CALLS FOR MANDATORY SHORE POWER

UK CHAMBER CALLS FOR MANDATORY SHORE POWER

The UK Chamber of Shipping has urged the Government to establish clear mandatory targets for ports to install shore power charging points across the UK’s coast and for ships to use them. The Chamber’s proposals come in response to a call for evidence by the Department...

TOPSOE TO BUILD LARGEST ELECTROLYSER FACILITY

TOPSOE TO BUILD LARGEST ELECTROLYSER FACILITY

Danish company Topsoe has announced its intention to construct what it believes to be the world’s largest and most advanced industrial scale electrolyser production plant, in order to help accelerate the adoption of  green solutions to decarbonise hard-to-abate...

THREE NETHERLANDS SHIPS TO RECEIVE SAIL POWER INSTALLATIONS

THREE NETHERLANDS SHIPS TO RECEIVE SAIL POWER INSTALLATIONS

Dutch short-sea shipping company Vertom is to partner with Groningen-based Econowind with the intention of installing wind-assist Econowind VentiFoil units on several vessels by the end of 2022. The units will be retrofitted on the general cargo vessels Progress and...

DP WORLD EXPANDS SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY

DP WORLD EXPANDS SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY

Dubai-based global logistics provider DP World says it has made a new commitment to safeguard ocean health, with the additional duty to increase access to clean water, sanitation provisions, and protect aquatic biodiversity. DP World’s Our World, Our Future...

SHIP CONCEPT AIMS TO PRODUCE HYDROGEN FUEL FROM PLASTIC WASTE

SHIP CONCEPT AIMS TO PRODUCE HYDROGEN FUEL FROM PLASTIC WASTE

US company H2-Industries and Technolog Services, a German naval architecture company, have joined forces to develop 3D designs for an innovative concept ship that will collect plastic waste from the sea and convert it into clean hydrogen, allowing surplus hydrogen to...

EUROPEAN SHIPOWNERS SUPPORT LATEST ETS PROPOSALS

EUROPEAN SHIPOWNERS SUPPORT LATEST ETS PROPOSALS

The European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA) has welcomed the strong cross-party support by the European Parliament for key provisions under the revised Emission Trading System for shipping. ECSA supports the Parliament’s commitment to enforce the...

TWO EASTERN PACIFIC TANKERS TO FIT ONBOARD CARBON CAPTURE

TWO EASTERN PACIFIC TANKERS TO FIT ONBOARD CARBON CAPTURE

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed an agreement with Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) to install carbon capture and filtering systems on MR tankers 'Pacific Cobalt' and 'Pacific Gold', with an option to equip three more vessels. The installation of the first...

SCANDLINES CUTS CO2 EMISSIONS WITH SECOND ROTOR SAIL

SCANDLINES CUTS CO2 EMISSIONS WITH SECOND ROTOR SAIL

With the aim of becoming emission-free by 2040, ferry operator Scandlines is setting itself higher targets than the Paris Agreement, and has installed a Norsepower Rotor Sail on its hybrid ferry, ‘Berlin’. Since 2013, Scandlines says it has invested over €300m in...

AMMONIA PRODUCER JOINS MÆRSK MC-KINNEY MØLLER CENTRE

AMMONIA PRODUCER JOINS MÆRSK MC-KINNEY MØLLER CENTRE

The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping has announced that CF Industries is to become a Strategic Partner, committing to a long-term strategic collaboration and contribution to the development of zero carbon technologies and solutions for the...

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