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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...

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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...

JAPANESE PROJECT APPLIES AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGY TO WIND ASSISTANCE

JAPANESE PROJECT APPLIES AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGY TO WIND ASSISTANCE

Four Japanese organisations, Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), MOL Tech-Trade, (MOLTT), Tokai University and Akishima Laboratories Mitsui Zosen have announced an agreement to start a joint study related to wind powered propulsion of vessels by application of aerospace...

DAMEN FCS TO HELP ROYAL NAVY PLAN FOR FUTURE SHIPS

DAMEN FCS TO HELP ROYAL NAVY PLAN FOR FUTURE SHIPS

The UK Royal Navy ‘NavyX’ innovation team has taken delivery of a modified Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 4008, named 'XV Patrick Blackett' after a distinguished naval officer and scientist. The high speed vessel, the first Damen ship to be delivered to the UK Navy,...

KOREAN METHANOL FUEL PROJECT GETS UNDER WAY

KOREAN METHANOL FUEL PROJECT GETS UNDER WAY

Daehan Shipbuilding, Mokpo National Maritime University, USA Classification Co and Sunbo Industry have signed an industry-university cooperation exchange agreement for the joint development of methanol fuel-powered ship technology Methanol fuel-powered ships are seen...

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NORWAY TO FUND FUTURE HIGH-SPEED VESSEL PROJECT

NORWAY TO FUND FUTURE HIGH-SPEED VESSEL PROJECT

Teco 2030 of Norway is leading a consortium with partners Umoe Mandal and Blom Maritime to develop a hydrogen powered zero-emission high-speed vessel, with up to NOK 5m in funding support. The vessel will combine Teco 2030 fuel cells and energy-efficient catamaran...

UK RESEARCH INTO AMMONIA AS MARITIME FUEL

UK RESEARCH INTO AMMONIA AS MARITIME FUEL

A group of academic and industrial partners has been awarded a £5.5m grant by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to accelerate understanding, technologies and policies relating to the use of ammonia as a sustainable fuel, in a five-year...

ABS AND QATARI UNIVERSITY LOOK INTO CARBON CAPTURE

ABS AND QATARI UNIVERSITY LOOK INTO CARBON CAPTURE

A landmark study into carbon capture and the global supply chain is to be carried out in collaboration between ABS and Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ), to  research the potential of carbon capture technology at sea. The project will explore CO2...

BACK-UP BATTERY AND SOLAR POWER FOR BULKER

BACK-UP BATTERY AND SOLAR POWER FOR BULKER

Eco Marine Power and technology partner Furukawa Battery are to supply marine-grade FCR series batteries for both a solar power system and for back-up use on a Handymax bulker. This will be the first time the FCR batteries have been used for these dual applications...

KOREAN REGISTER AND DSME TO COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMY

KOREAN REGISTER AND DSME TO COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMY

The Korean Register (KR) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to jointly research the development of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) technology. KR describes MASS as the next generation of...

CONOSHIP JOINS MARITIME CARBON CAPTURE PROJECT

CONOSHIP JOINS MARITIME CARBON CAPTURE PROJECT

Dutch design and engineering consultancy Conoship is participating in the EverLoNG project, led by TNO, which aims to demonstrate Ship Based Carbon Capture on board two LNG-fuelled ships, owned and operated by project partners TotalEnergies and Heerema Marine...

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