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NAVTEK SIGNS MoU WITH e1 FOR HYDROGEN-FUELLED VESSELS

NAVTEK SIGNS MoU WITH e1 FOR HYDROGEN-FUELLED VESSELS

Renewable energy company e1 Marine has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with naval design and engineering specialist Navtek to collaboratively develop hydrogen-powered low-carbon emission marine vessels and port applications for the European market. This includes...

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ClassNK GRANTS AiP FOR AMMONIA FUELLED BULKER 

ClassNK GRANTS AiP FOR AMMONIA FUELLED BULKER 

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ('K' Line) and Itochu Corporation, Nihon Shipyard Mitsui E&S Machinery and NS United Kaiun Kaisha have jointly obtained an Approval in Principle (AiP) from Classification Society, Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) for the design of an...

NYK AND PARTNERS BEGIN NEXT PHASE OF ARLFV PROJECT

NYK AND PARTNERS BEGIN NEXT PHASE OF ARLFV PROJECT

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), MTI and Elomatic have now completed the concept design phase of a new capesize bulk carrier and a very large crude oil tanker (VLCC) in a project that aims to build an LNG-fuelled vessel that can be efficiently converted to an...

STRENGTHENED DESIGN COLLABORATION FOR GREEN PCTCs

STRENGTHENED DESIGN COLLABORATION FOR GREEN PCTCs

Deltamarin, DNV and Aveva have announced a strengthened collaboration agreement following approval from DNV for a 3D model used as part of the classification material prepared for Höegh Autoliners’ Aurora Class od environmentally-friendly pure car and truck carriers...

MOL AND NYK SIGN MoU FOR AMMONIA-FUELLED AMMONIA CARRIERS

MOL AND NYK SIGN MoU FOR AMMONIA-FUELLED AMMONIA CARRIERS

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and NYK have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with JERA to launch a study of transporting ammonia for use as fuel, including shipments to JERA's Hekinan Power Station in Aichi Prefecture, which is scheduled to start commercial...

INCAT CROWTHER TO DESIGN HYBRID RESEARCH VESSEL

INCAT CROWTHER TO DESIGN HYBRID RESEARCH VESSEL

The Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) at the University of Wisconsin-Superior has commissioned Incat Crowther to design a new low-emission battery hybrid research vessel. Described as a ‘floating classroom’, the 20m long USCG-certified catamaran will support the...

STRATEGIC MARINE LAUNCHES GREENER OSV DESIGNS

STRATEGIC MARINE LAUNCHES GREENER OSV DESIGNS

In line with its own sustainability efforts, Strategic Marine has revealed what it calls its 'offshore support vessels of the future', including the Generation 4 Fast Crew Boat (FCB), which is being constructed at the group’s Singapore yard, the StratCat 27, a crew...

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ENOVA FINANCES HYDROGEN FUELLED BULKERS FOR HALTEN

ENOVA FINANCES HYDROGEN FUELLED BULKERS FOR HALTEN

Naval architecture practice Norwegian Ship Design now has five hydrogen fuelled vessels in order, cementing what it regards as a leading position in this segment. CEO Gjermund Johannessen said: “We have since the foundation of the company had a clear ambition to be a...

FKAB TO DESIGN DUTCH-BUILT SWEDISH ELECTRIC FERRIES

FKAB TO DESIGN DUTCH-BUILT SWEDISH ELECTRIC FERRIES

FKAB of Sweden has signed a contract with Holland Shipyards to design the four ferries with electric propulsion that will be built for the Swedish road ferries administration, Trafikverket Färjerederiet. FKAB will carry out documentation for approval, such as...

DESIGN HOUSE FOCUSES ON DECARBONISATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

DESIGN HOUSE FOCUSES ON DECARBONISATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

Ship designer Foreship has made two senior appointments which grow its design and technology capabilities to support shipping’s sustainable future, with Joonatan Haukilehto (pictured) joining as Lead Consultant, Newbuilds and Decarbonisation, while Pekka Pohjanen is...

ALL-ELECTRIC TUG PAIR ORDERED FOR CANADA

ALL-ELECTRIC TUG PAIR ORDERED FOR CANADA

Sanmar Shipyards has joined forces with operator SAAM Towage and naval architect Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) to develop and custom-build two electric-powered tugs for harbour operations, the first of a new generation of environmentally-friendly emissions-free tugboats....

BATTERY MAKER AND SHIP DESIGNER EYE ELECTRIFICATION OF INLAND TRANSPORT

BATTERY MAKER AND SHIP DESIGNER EYE ELECTRIFICATION OF INLAND TRANSPORT

Lithuanian ship designer Western Baltic Engineering (WBE) is accelerating the development of its recently unveiled electric ‘pusher’ vessel with the signing of a new partnership with battery maker AYK Energy. Klaipeda headquartered WBE said the agreement with Andorra...

ABS GRANTS AiP TO VEER GROUP FOR WIND/HYDROGEN BOXSHIP DESIGN

ABS GRANTS AiP TO VEER GROUP FOR WIND/HYDROGEN BOXSHIP DESIGN

Bahamas-based shipping company Veer Corporation has announced the granting of Approval in Principle (AiP) by ABS, which the company sees as a major step on its mission to build the first fleet of 100% clean, ocean-going container vessels. In this project, Veer is...

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