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JAPANESE COMPANIES LAUNCH GREEN BULKER CONCEPTS

JAPANESE COMPANIES LAUNCH GREEN BULKER CONCEPTS

Concept designs for two environmentally-friendly bulk carriers have been developed by a consortium of Japanese companies. A 200,000 dwt class capesize LNG-fuelled and battery-powered energy-saving bulk carrier has been designed by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ('K' Line) with...

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NORWAY PLANS AUTONOMOUS ALL-ELECTRIC FEEDER SHIP

NORWAY PLANS AUTONOMOUS ALL-ELECTRIC FEEDER SHIP

Wilhelmsen and German transport group DB Schenker joint-owned company Massterly has signed a joint letter of intent with Kongsberg and its partners – furniture maker Ekornes and vessel designers Naval Dynamics - as a first step in a collective aim to replace the...

NO SUCH THING AS A ZERO-EMISSION SHIP, SAYS DESIGNER

NO SUCH THING AS A ZERO-EMISSION SHIP, SAYS DESIGNER

According to Danish naval architecture consultancy OSK-ShipTech, in the CO2 emissions debate, the shipping industry should steer a different course from that which focuses only on CO2 emissions from fuel, and concentrate on the broader picture. Although the ferry...

AiP FOR GTT BALLAST-FREE LNG SHIP CONCEPT

AiP FOR GTT BALLAST-FREE LNG SHIP CONCEPT

GTT has been awarded a new approval in principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas (BV), for the Shear-Water concept, a new ballast-free LNG bunker and feeder vessel (LNGB&FV). This follows earlier approvals from China Classification Society and DNV. GTT points out that...

C-JOB UNVEILS ZERO-EMISSION LIQUID HYDROGEN SHIP DESIGN

C-JOB UNVEILS ZERO-EMISSION LIQUID HYDROGEN SHIP DESIGN

C-Job Naval Architects has designed a new class of liquid hydrogen tanker that the company believes will revolutionise the renewable energy market. The tanker concept, developed in partnership with LH2 Europe, is considered a critical element in realising a green...

EMP RELEASES DESIGN FOR ZERO EMISSION HANDYMAX BULKER

EMP RELEASES DESIGN FOR ZERO EMISSION HANDYMAX BULKER

As part of its zero emission ship design project, Eco Marine Power of Japan has released details of a new Handymax bulker that incorporates a range of renewable energy solutions, energy saving devices, electric propulsion and fuel cells. The design concept is known as...

MHI COMPLETES AMMONIA/LCO2 CARRIER CONCEPT STUDY

MHI COMPLETES AMMONIA/LCO2 CARRIER CONCEPT STUDY

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has completed a conceptual study for the design of Ammonia/Liquefied CO2 Carrier vessel capable of transporting both ammonia and liquefied carbon dioxide (LCO2). The study, conducted with...

FERRY ORDER HIGHLIGHTS ‘DIGITAL SHIPBUILDING’ CAPABILITIES

FERRY ORDER HIGHLIGHTS ‘DIGITAL SHIPBUILDING’ CAPABILITIES

Ship designer Incat Crowther has announced the start of construction of a 35m catamaran ferry for CTM Deher of Guadeloupe in the French West Indies. The Incat Crowther 35 is being built by PT Kim Seah Shipyard Indonesia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore’s...

ULSTEIN – CARBON NEUTRAL CRUISE SHIPS ARE VIABLE

ULSTEIN – CARBON NEUTRAL CRUISE SHIPS ARE VIABLE

Ulstein Design & Solutions is proposing a cruise concept which it says is prepared for a stepwise transition towards zero-emission operations. Although the cruise industry is not considered a large contributor to global GHG emissions, with less than 0.1% of the...

DELTAMARIN AND GTT RECEIVE DNV AiP FOR PCTC PROJECT

DELTAMARIN AND GTT RECEIVE DNV AiP FOR PCTC PROJECT

Deltamarin and its partner, the French multinational naval engineering company GTT, have been awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) from classification society DNV, for an innovative LNG-fuelled Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) design. The AiP was presented to...

CONSULTANTS UNITE TO GROW HYDRODYNAMICS BUSINESS

CONSULTANTS UNITE TO GROW HYDRODYNAMICS BUSINESS

Design and engineering consultancy Houlder has acquired Seaspeed Marine Consulting in a deal which is said to offer vessel owners joined-up naval architecture design and advanced analytical capabilities. In recent years, Houlder and Seaspeed have successfully joined...

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