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KEIHIN DOCK TO UPGRADE NYK TUG FOR AMMONIA FUEL

KEIHIN DOCK TO UPGRADE NYK TUG FOR AMMONIA FUEL

NYK has concluded a contract with its group company Keihin Dock Co to modify the LNG-fuelled tug 'Sakigake' to operate using ammonia as fuel. Sakigake is operated in Tokyo Bay by NYK Group company Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha Corporation. The target date for ammonia operation...

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SEA-LNG BELIEVES LNG RETROFITS WILL EASE CII COMPLIANCE

SEA-LNG BELIEVES LNG RETROFITS WILL EASE CII COMPLIANCE

According to new analysis from industry coalition Sea-LNG, liquefied natural gas will provide the best fuel option for owners considering how to extend vessel life and secure CII compliance through retrofit. The coalition finds significant benefits to a business...

METHANOL FUEL SYSTEMS ORDERED FOR SIX FEEDER SHIPS

METHANOL FUEL SYSTEMS ORDERED FOR SIX FEEDER SHIPS

Chinese company LGM Engineering, also known as Gloryholder Liquefied Gas Machinery (DL) Company, has received an order for six methanol fuel supply systems, to be installed in newbuild feeder container vessels being built for X-Press Feeders of Singapore at the Ningbo...

MOL INITIATES STUDY ON SHIP FUELS

MOL INITIATES STUDY ON SHIP FUELS

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and Japan's National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) have launched a joint study on ship fuel. Th etwo organisations will combine their extensive past experience of fuel analysis records to conduct fuel quality analysis and research...

GOODFUELS AND SPAR REPORT ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL BIOFUEL TRIAL

GOODFUELS AND SPAR REPORT ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL BIOFUEL TRIAL

Dry bulk tonnage owner Spar Shipping, ship manager Fleet Management Ltd and biofuels supplier GoodFuels have successfully completed a 10-day trial of 100% sustainable marine biofuel on board the Spar Shipping bulk carrier 'Spar Lynx'. Spar Lynx was refuelled with...

MEXICO COULD LEAD THE WAY IN ZERO-EMISSION FUELS

MEXICO COULD LEAD THE WAY IN ZERO-EMISSION FUELS

A new P4G report, produced in conjunction with the Getting to Zero Coalition, entitled 'Shipping’s energy transition: strategic opportunities in Mexico' suggests that Mexico has potential to accelerate and benefit from international maritime decarbonisation by...

GCMD CONSORTIUM ADDRESSES INTEGRITY OF GREEN MARINE FUEL SUPPLY

GCMD CONSORTIUM ADDRESSES INTEGRITY OF GREEN MARINE FUEL SUPPLY

The Singapore-based Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) is leading a consortium of 18 industry partners to launch a drop-in biofuels pilot project worth US$ 18m to establish an assurance framework for ensuring the supply chain integrity of current and...

NYK COMPANY STARTS TRIALS OF 100% BIODIESEL

NYK COMPANY STARTS TRIALS OF 100% BIODIESEL

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) group company Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha have started a trial using Neste Renewable Diesel (hereinafter, NesteRD) supplied by Itochu Enex in tugboats operated by Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha. NYK believes this to be the first case in Japan of a...

CRUISE SHIP TRIES OUT SUSTAINABLE BIOFUEL

CRUISE SHIP TRIES OUT SUSTAINABLE BIOFUEL

Dutch biofuel provider GoodFuels has completed its first bio-bunkering for a large passenger ship in partnership with Carnival Corporation’s Aida Cruises brand, marking an important step forward to achieving sustainability in the cruise industry. AIDAprima, a...

AiP FOR CHINESE AMMONIA FUEL SUPPLY SYSTEM

AiP FOR CHINESE AMMONIA FUEL SUPPLY SYSTEM

CSSC company SunRui's in-house developed marine ammonia fuel supply system (AFSS) has been awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate from LR and CCS classification societies. The company says that the successful development of its own AFSS is a major...

CHEVRON LAUNCHES EAL-COMPLIANT SYNTHETIC GREASE

CHEVRON LAUNCHES EAL-COMPLIANT SYNTHETIC GREASE

Chevron Marine Lubricants has launched Clarity Synthetic EA Grease 0, an anhydrous calcium thickened lubricating grease based on biodegradable synthetic esters that meet the parameters specified in the 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP) rules for environmentally...

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