Alternative Fuels

 

Got Propane?

Apr 11, 2024

As maritime, port and terminal operators embark on the path toward a reduced emission future, the Propane Education & Research Council’s (PERC) Jim Bunsey states the case for adding propane to the mix: American-sources, plentiful and increasingly renewable and ‘green’.

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

May 26, 2024

Singapore is one step closer to developing its full capability to deliver methanol bunkering at a commercial scale. Close to 1,340 metric tonnes (MT) of blended methanol was bunkered ship-to-ship on May 24, and there will be another operation…

HMM Signs Clean Fuel MoU with Shanghai International Port Group

Apr 03, 2024

HMM has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) on the supply of methanol and LNG at Shanghai Port.HMM has committed to achieving net-zero emissions target for the entire business by 2050.HMM…

Norway Approves Ammonia Bunkering Terminal

Mar 25, 2024

The Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection gave their approval to the construction of the planned ammonia bunkering facility at Fjord Base in Florø, Norway.The planned terminal consists of a floating stationary barge with a capacity of 1…

Fugro Pioneer Converts to Green Methanol

Mar 25, 2024

Fugro Pioneer is ready to be equipped with methanol engines after successfully converting the main components on board, the company reports, a plank in its path to reach Net-Zero operations by 2035.The geophysical vessel was converted in the…

OpEd: Focusing on Green Fuels Takes the Focus Off Shipping's Major Problems

Mar 11, 2024

Shipyard order books show that more and more ships are being built that can run on methanol or liquified natural gas (LNG). Major shipping companies are investing in green fuels for their fleets, and researchers around the world are working…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orders Four More Dual-Fuel Carrier Vessels

Feb 27, 2024

Wallenius Wilhelmsen, the world’s largest RoRo vessel operator, has declared options to build four additional next-generation Shaper Class pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) vessels.  The 9,300 CEU methanol dual fuel vessels can utilize alternative fuel sources…

WSC Proposes Green Balance Mechanism

Feb 15, 2024

As the IMO prepares for negotiations on regulations to support net-zero by 2050 at MEPC 81 in March, the World Shipping Council (WSC) has proposed a greenhouse gas pricing mechanism it calls the Green Balance Mechanism.The aim is to provide…

European Shipowners Welcome EU Climate Target Proposal

Feb 06, 2024

The European Commission has published its proposal for a 2040 climate target: greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced by 90% by 2040 at the latest, receiving positive feedback from European shipowners.The shipowners welcome the strong commitment…

Evergreen & X-Press Feeders Ink MOA for Methanol-fueled Feedering

Feb 01, 2024

Global container shipping line Evergreen Marine Corporation has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with X-Press Feeders, the world’s largest independent common carrier, to place its containers on X-Press Feeders’ new dual fuel green methanol vessels…

As Shipping Preps to Meet Carbon Targets, Will fuels be Available?

Dec 21, 2023

“The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) targets for the use of zero or near-zero fuels in 2030 can be met using sustainable biofuels. Many different sectors will compete for those fuels, so shipping is focusing on transitioning to alternative green and blue fuels…

Vitol Completes Biofuel Delivery in the UAE

Dec 19, 2023

Vitol says it successfully completed its first biofuel deliveries in Fujairah.Through its wholly-owned bunker arm, Vitol Bunkers, two vessels received B24 VLSFO on December 8 and 14. The fuel was sourced from its Fujairah-based refinery FRL…

Getting Started with Propane: Port-Side Refueling & Storage

Dec 14, 2023

Emissions regulations continue to become more stringent for ports, pushing more port authorities and terminal operators away from diesel and gasoline and toward alternative energy sources like propane. Capable of powering essential port applications like yard tractors…

DP World Partners with PIL in Net Zero Push

Dec 14, 2023

DP World announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Pacific International Lines (PIL) to jointly develop green solutions to decarbonize global supply chains. The agreement pairs DP World, which handles around 10% of the world’s container trade…

Singapore Port Authority Seeks Methanol Bunker Supply Proposals

Dec 14, 2023

Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said on Thursday it was seeking proposals from companies to supply methanol as a marine bunker fuel at Singapore from 2025.The call emerged ahead of an expected uptick in methanol-powered ships,…

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