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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...

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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...

UNTIL ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES MATURE, BIOFUELS WILL PLAY A MAJOR ROLE

UNTIL ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES MATURE, BIOFUELS WILL PLAY A MAJOR ROLE

DNV Maritime recently brought together industry experts to share up-to-date insights into alternative and emerging fuels, with GoodFuels and UECC among the participants. In addition to discussing availability, latest insights, regulatory and financial implications,...

NAMING CEREMONY FOR FIRST NEW METHANOL TANKER

NAMING CEREMONY FOR FIRST NEW METHANOL TANKER

Proman Stena Bulk has formally named its first newbuild IMOIIMeMAX methanol-fuelled 49,900 dwt vessel, 'Stena Pro Patria', in a ceremony hosted in Trinidad and Tobago. Stena Pro Patria is the first of three methanol-fuelled vessels delivered in 2022 to the joint...

ABS AND METHANOL INSTITUTE EXPLORE METHANOL AS FUEL

ABS AND METHANOL INSTITUTE EXPLORE METHANOL AS FUEL

Leading players in the maritime industry recently joined ABS and the Methanol Institute (MI) for a deep dive into the potential of methanol as marine fuel to contribute to shipping’s decarbonisation objectives. ABS and MI hosted the London Methanol Summit, bringing...

KR HELPS DEVELOP METHANOL BUNKERING IN ULSAN

KR HELPS DEVELOP METHANOL BUNKERING IN ULSAN

Classification society Korean Register (KR) and Ulsan Port Authority (UPA) have signed an MoU to support methanol-fuelled ships and establish the South Korean port as a low-carbon, eco-friendly energy hub. As methanol is a clean burning marine fuel, it is said to...

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BIO LNG IS AVAILABLE, BUT NEEDS REGULATORY FRAMEWORK, SAYS SEA-LNG

BIO LNG IS AVAILABLE, BUT NEEDS REGULATORY FRAMEWORK, SAYS SEA-LNG

According to LNG industry coalition Sea-LNG, bio-LNG is considered today's most readily available solution to decarbonise shipping, especially across Europe. Widely used as a net-zero fuel for heavy-duty vehicles within the EU, it is already being used as a marine...

STUDY INVESTIGATES ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS OF AMMONIA FUEL

STUDY INVESTIGATES ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS OF AMMONIA FUEL

A joint study released by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Ricardo PLC, examines the potential marine environmental impacts of ammonia spills during its use as a shipping fuel. Ammonia generated from renewable energy is considered a...

GASUM TO COLLABORATE WITH PAVILION ENERGY AND CNOOC FOR LNG BUNKERS

GASUM TO COLLABORATE WITH PAVILION ENERGY AND CNOOC FOR LNG BUNKERS

Sea-LNG member Gasum, Pavilion Energy, and CNOOC Gas and Power Group have signed an agreement for strategic collaboration to strengthen the global LNG bunker supply network for customers in Singapore, North-West Europe (including Amsterdam, Rotterdam and...

MAERSK ENTERS GREEN METHANOL PARTNERSHIP WITH CARBON SINK

MAERSK ENTERS GREEN METHANOL PARTNERSHIP WITH CARBON SINK

As part of its strategy to decarbonise customers’ supply chains, A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) has entered a green methanol partnership with US-based project developer Carbon Sink. This is Maersk’s eighth such agreement in the efforts to accelerate global production...

EXXON MOBIL PROVIDES BIOFUEL TO MOL LNG CARRIER

EXXON MOBIL PROVIDES BIOFUEL TO MOL LNG CARRIER

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) group company, Aquarius LNG Shipping has conducted sea trials of its owned LNG carrier, ‘Papua’, with about 1,500t of biofuel supplied by ExxonMobil Marine to the vessel at Singapore. The biofuel is expected to reduce GHG emissions, and is a...

PARTNERSHIP TO PRODUCE BIO-LNG AS SUSTAINABLE MARINE FUEL

PARTNERSHIP TO PRODUCE BIO-LNG AS SUSTAINABLE MARINE FUEL

Attero, Nordsol, and Titan, three companies from different sectors, have joined forces to achieve a decentralised production of bio-LNG designated for use in the maritime industry. The three partners met at the site for the plant – located at the facility of waste...

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