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Propane Yard Tractors Are the Next Step in Port-side Emission Reductions

Jul 10, 2023

Cleaning up diesel emissions in ports is attainable now with new propane yard tractor technology.The pressure is on for port authorities and tenants to develop realistic emissions reduction plans. Diesel is a mainstay in most ports and a primary cause of air pollution…

NYK Trials Biofuel on Wood Chip Carrier

Jul 07, 2023

In late June, NYK supplied biodiesel fuel at Kinuura port (Aichi Prefecture) to the wood-chip carrier Daio Austral, which transports wood chips for Daio Paper Corporation. This was the first oceangoing vessel operated by NYK to receive biodiesel fuel in Japan…

Methanol Bunkering Gaining Interest Among Global Players

Jun 13, 2023

Denmark's Maersk said on Monday it has secured fuel for the world's first container vessel able to run on carbon-neutral methanol for its inaugural journey.Interest in methanol as an alternative fuel for bunkering has grown in the shipping industry…

Ørsted Breaks Ground on FlagshipONE E-Methanol Project

May 24, 2023

Ørsted broke ground on Europe’s largest e-methanol project, FlagshipONE, on May 24.FlagshipONE will start production in 2025 and will produce 50,000 tonnes of e-methanol annually. The maritime sector is a key target for the methanol. Currently…

Report: Global South Could Produce More than Enough Green Hydrogen for Shipping

May 23, 2023

Commodities specialist Trafigura has published new research highlighting the vital role that hydrogen-based fuels will play in decarbonising shipping – and the enormous potential for countries in the Global South (Africa, Asia and South America) to produce green ammonia and green methanol…

ABS Uses Simulation and Modeling to Tackle Ammonia’s Safety Challenge

May 23, 2023

Classification society ABS said it is using advanced modeling and simulation technologies to develop emergency response methods to assist ports and crew in responding to ammonia leaks or spills.It is the first step toward a comprehensive and fast ammonia release response system…

Höegh Autoliners Announces Green Ammonia Supply Deal

May 11, 2023

Höegh Autoliners announced it is partnering with Norwegian green energy provider North Ammonia for the supply, distribution, delivery and consumption of green ammonia, a carbon free fuel produced using renewable energy.Under the deal, North…

India Eyes Green Hydrogen Bunkering at Major Ports by 2035

May 10, 2023

India has set a deadline of 2035 to establish green hydrogen bunkering and refuelling facilities at major ports in the drive to cut its carbon footprint, the shipping ministry said in guidelines issued on Wednesday.One of the world's biggest emitters of greenhouse gases…

'Hydrogen Hubs' to the Fore

May 03, 2023

The path to decarbonization is defined by partnership and fueled by government funding. This month we examine the players, partnerships, and evolution of Hydrogen Hubs in the Gulf of Mexico.The Green Shipping Challenge, organized by the United States and Norway at COP 27 held in late 2022…

Berge Bulk, ABS Examine Methanol Refit for Bulk Carrier

Apr 24, 2023

A Joint Development Project (JDP) to evaluate the feasibility of converting a bulk vessel to methanol fuel propulsion was signed by Berge Bulk CEO James Marshall and ABS Vice President of Global Sustainability Panos Koutsourakis.Per the agreement…

Alternative Maritime Power Solutions Key to Greener Ports

Apr 20, 2023

Alternative maritime power solutions are key to greener ports as the regulatory landscape increasingly favors shore power capabilities, according to a recently published whitepaper from maritime equipment manufacturer ERMA FIRST.The new whitepaper…

Port Communities are Plagued with Poor Air Quality: How Propane Can Help

Apr 20, 2023

Ports are the gateway to the American economy, bringing in 90 percent of internationally traded cargo, according to the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). The important role ports play in goods movement also brings large amounts of traffic from heavy-duty diesel vehicles…

World’s First Methanol-Fueled Containership Launched

Apr 20, 2023

The world’s first methanol-fueled containership has been launched for A.P. Moller - Maersk as the Danish shipping giant makes headway toward its goal to decarbonize its operations.“The launching was successfully completed on April 4 at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard…

Ammonia Bunkering Study Kicks Off in Savannah

Apr 06, 2023

An international group of maritime industry partners are conducting a feasibility study with the aim to establish a commercially viable green ammonia ship-to-ship (STS) bunkering network on the U.S. East Coast.The study, to be carried out at the Port of Savannah in Georgia…

Survitec Snags Cruise Contract for Nitrogen IG System

Mar 28, 2023

Maritime Protection, a brand of Survitec, won an order for a set of nitrogen systems for installation on an LNG-powered cruise ship. The scope of supply is for two nitrogen generators, feed-air compressors, valves, and control cabinets. Scheduled for delivery in 2025…

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