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LACK OF YARD CAPACITY COULD DELAY DECARBONISATION, SAYS LR

LACK OF YARD CAPACITY COULD DELAY DECARBONISATION, SAYS LR

A Lloyd’s Register (LR) report on the state of technology, integration and compliance, alongside the business case for retrofitting vessels, has found that repair yard capability and capacity concerns could thwart the uptake of alternative fuel technology onboard...

JAPANESE PROJECT WILL TEST H2 FUEL ON NEWBUILD SHIP

JAPANESE PROJECT WILL TEST H2 FUEL ON NEWBUILD SHIP

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), MOL Drybulk, Onomichi Dockyard, Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Japan Engine Corporation (J-Eng) have conducted a risk assessment of a multi-purpose vessel powered by zero-emission hydrogen fuel. The project has been granted Approval in Principle...

METHANE SLIP ABATEMENT TRIAL BEGINS ON LNG CARRIER

METHANE SLIP ABATEMENT TRIAL BEGINS ON LNG CARRIER

Swiss company Daphne Technology has announced that its SlipPure methane reduction system is being trialled on a gas carrier, ‘Maran Gas Chios’, in a collaborative project involving various partners. Joining Daphne Technology in the project are Lloyd's Register (LR) as...

MOL TO OPERATE JAPAN’S NEW GREEN ARCTIC RV

MOL TO OPERATE JAPAN’S NEW GREEN ARCTIC RV

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) group companies MOL Ship Management and MOL Marine & Engineering have been selected as a pre-commissioning crew dispatcher and expected operator for a new Arctic research vessel (RV) ordered by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and...

FMD SIGNS ALTERNATIVE FUEL MoU WITH US LAB

FMD SIGNS ALTERNATIVE FUEL MoU WITH US LAB

US engine company Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the US Department of Energy’s largest multidisciplinary laboratory have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the development and integration of...

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YARA AI-BASED EFFICIENCY PROJECT CONCLUDES

YARA AI-BASED EFFICIENCY PROJECT CONCLUDES

Yara Marine Technologies, Molflow, and academics from Chalmers University of Technology, Halmstad University and Gothenburg University have concluded a three-year project aimed at developing an AI-based semi-autonomous system for ships to enable more energy efficient...

WASP PROJECT DRAWS TO A CONCLUSION

WASP PROJECT DRAWS TO A CONCLUSION

The EU Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion (WASP) Project has now ended, with the conclusion that wind energy use has positive applications for  commercial ships The EU-Interreg North Sea Region project ‘WASP: Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion’ reported that: Five...

JOINT STUDY INTO DESIGN AND OPERATION OF AMMONIA-FUELLED VESSELS

JOINT STUDY INTO DESIGN AND OPERATION OF AMMONIA-FUELLED VESSELS

A study into ammonia safety onboard ships undertaken by the Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (MMMCZCS), has found that a range of mitigation methods, from ship design to crew training and...

STUDY ACCUSES SCRUBBERS OF HARMING THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT

STUDY ACCUSES SCRUBBERS OF HARMING THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT

The combined emissions of metals and other environmentally hazardous substances from ships is putting the marine environment at risk according to a new study from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. When the researchers calculated the contaminant load from...

NEW DECARBONISATION TECHNOLOGY CENTRE LAUNCHED IN ITALY

NEW DECARBONISATION TECHNOLOGY CENTRE LAUNCHED IN ITALY

A new laboratory, named CapLab, has been inaugurated in the Post of Genoa, resulting from a partnership between Ecospray and the University of Genoa, and which will be used to study new fuel cell-based carbon capture solutions to be applied in the maritime and...

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