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PROPELLER TECHNOLOGY REDUCES UNDERWATER NOISE POLLUTION

PROPELLER TECHNOLOGY REDUCES UNDERWATER NOISE POLLUTION

A propeller technology capable of substantially reducing the underwater radiated noise (URN) generated by ships’ propellers has been developed by Oscar Propulsion and the University of Strathclyde. The patented PressurePores system reduces propeller tip vortex...

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Yara
Cygnus
VARD OFFSHORE INNOVATION PROJECT RECEIVES GREEN FUNDING

VARD OFFSHORE INNOVATION PROJECT RECEIVES GREEN FUNDING

Vard, its subsidiary Seaonics, and partners have been awarded NOK 38m for the Ocean Charger project through the Norwegian Government's support scheme 'The Green Platform Initiative'. Norwegian Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Jan Christian Vestre, said: "We...

AI WILL DRIVE THE ENGINE OF THE FUTURE – HHI

AI WILL DRIVE THE ENGINE OF THE FUTURE – HHI

At an Artificial Intelligence (AI) forum hosted by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group and Seoul National University, accelerating the development of AI technology was described as key for innovation in the shipbuilding and marine engine industry. The forum was...

CONSORTIUM HOPES TO DECARBONISE THROUGH HEAT FLOW TOPOLOGY

CONSORTIUM HOPES TO DECARBONISE THROUGH HEAT FLOW TOPOLOGY

A new consortium, known as Hemos (Holistic Energy Management and Optimisation System) funded through the Horizon Europe initiative, has been formed to find a "Clean and competitive solutions for all transport modes”. The Hemos consortium consists of LTH-Baas, Estonia;...

UK CONSULTANCY OPENS HYDROGEN TEST CENTRE

UK CONSULTANCY OPENS HYDROGEN TEST CENTRE

Ricardo, a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company, has celebrated the official opening of its hydrogen test facility at its headquarters in Shoreham-by-Sea, UK. The facility has been designed to leverage and extend Ricardo’s capabilities...

MARIN EXPANDS WIND ASSISTANCE APPLICATION

MARIN EXPANDS WIND ASSISTANCE APPLICATION

BlueRoute, an application developed by Dutch research agency Marin, has been expanded following the first results of the WiSP2 project, which aims to identify the amount of fuel savings shipowners can achieve using wind assistance. Project manager of WiSP2 Patrick...

SEA-LNG DEBUNKS ANOTHER STUDY

SEA-LNG DEBUNKS ANOTHER STUDY

According to LNG industry collective Sea-LNG, the recent study from UCL, 'Exploring methods for understanding stranded value: case study on LNG capable ships', is a flawed academic exercise, detached from reality. Sea-LNG's view is that, in setting out a framework for...

CR Ocean
Protea
JOINT INNOVATION PROJECT LAUNCHED IN SINGAPORE

JOINT INNOVATION PROJECT LAUNCHED IN SINGAPORE

Maritime digitalisation company Voyager Worldwide is partnering with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote joint innovations that support voyage optimisation, decarbonisation and just-in-time port arrivals with a signed Memorandum of...

CORVUS LEADS RESEARCH INTO COMBINING FUEL CELLS AND BATTERIES

CORVUS LEADS RESEARCH INTO COMBINING FUEL CELLS AND BATTERIES

Corvus Energy has been selected to lead a project funded by the Research Council of Norway, joining forces with research institute Norce and other partners for the project which has been awarded NOK 13.9m in funding. The industrial project, titled Optimised Hydrogen...

ALFA LAVAL GAINS APPROVAL FOR AMMONIA FUEL TESTING

ALFA LAVAL GAINS APPROVAL FOR AMMONIA FUEL TESTING

Authorities have granted approval for testing with ammonia at the Alfa Laval Test and Training Centre, which will enable the centre, once installation of the testing setup is completed by the end of 2022, to work with all fuels in consideration as the marine industry...

LIGHT AND WATER COULD PRODUCE CLEAN MARINE FUELS

LIGHT AND WATER COULD PRODUCE CLEAN MARINE FUELS

Researchers from Cambridge University have developed floating ‘artificial leaves’ that can generate clean fuels from sunlight and water, and could eventually operate on a large scale at sea. The ultra-thin, flexible devices take their inspiration from photosynthesis –...

JAPANESE COMPANIES RESEARCH AMMONIA FUEL BARGE

JAPANESE COMPANIES RESEARCH AMMONIA FUEL BARGE

NYK Line, Nihon Shipyard (NSY), ClassNK, and IHI Corporation have signed a joint research and development agreement for the commercialisation of an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB). Specifically, the parties will work on the R&D of the...

ABS TO RE-EXAMINE NUCLEAR POWER FOR GREEN SHIPPING

ABS TO RE-EXAMINE NUCLEAR POWER FOR GREEN SHIPPING

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded ABS a contract to research barriers to the adoption of advanced nuclear propulsion on commercial vessels, as part of a US$ 800,000 research project – awarded by the DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy in 2021 and formally...

PureSOx
Danfoss
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