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Singapore Port Authority Seeks Proposals for Fully Electric Harbor Craft

Jul 11, 2023

Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has issued an expression of interest (EOI) calling for proposals to design and promote the use of fully electric harbor craft in Singapore, it said in a statement on Tuesday.The EOI document is a…

MPA Calls for Electric Harbor Craft Proposals

Jul 10, 2023

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has issued an Expression of Interest inviting interested parties to submit proposals to design and promote the adoption of full-electric harbour craft in Singapore.The Ministry of Transport announced this year that the harbour craft…

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…

Canada's First LNG Terminal in 'Encouraging' Talks with British Columbia on Electrification

Jul 06, 2023

The CEO of LNG Canada, the Shell-led liquefied natural gas export project in British Columbia, said on Thursday discussions with the province about electrifying a second phase of the terminal have been 'encouraging' but building new power transmission infrastructure remains a long way off…

Cavotec Shore Power in First for European Tanker

Jul 05, 2023

The Swedish port of Gävle recently became one of the first in the world to successfully connect a tanker vessel to a shoreside electricity system. The shore power connection solution was provided by Cavotec.The system, based on new standards drawn up in co-operation with other ports and operators…

Ports of Stockholm Boosts Solar Electricity Production

Jul 05, 2023

Ports of Stockholm announced it is building six new rooftop solar cell systems that will increase the company's own solar electricity production by 55%.The Swedish port said it has taken an investment decision in June to increase the company's own production of solar electricity…

Ports Have Vital Role in Fight Against Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Jun 30, 2023

The shipping industry is undergoing a transformative shift toward sustainability and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to adopt its revised greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy next week. There is also increasing pressure from environmental…

Ports of Los Angeles and Nagoya Expand Cooperation

Jun 29, 2023

Officials from the ports of Los Angeles and Nagoya, Japan, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to broaden cooperation on key sustainability and operational efficiency initiatives, including port community systems and digital supply chain information sharing…

LNG Bunker Carrier Paolina Cosulich Launched

Jun 28, 2023

Fratelli Cosulich Bunkers (S) Pte Ltd. christened and launched its second Small Scale LNG carrier - the Paolina Cosulich - at the CIMC SOE shipyard in China.The event  was attended by Diana Mok - Managing Director at Fratelli Cosulich Bunkers (S) Pte Ltd…

Engine Air Compression System Boosts Fuel Efficiency 3-6%

Jun 28, 2023

NYK will install a variable compression ratio system (VCR system) on two large LNG-fueled coal carriers to be built at Oshima Shipbuilding. The vessels are scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2025, and NYK reports this will be the first time for VCR systems to be installed on vessels…

AiP for Aurelia's Bulk Carrier "Green Retrofit" Solution

Jun 27, 2023

RINA awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a green retrofit package solution designed by Aurelia, in partnership with Econowind, Wattlab and Vertom, aimed to meet CO2 reduction targets in compliance with CII. The retrofit package can be…

Canada Clamps Down on Cruise Liners Dumping Sewage

Jun 26, 2023

Canada on Friday banned cruise ships from dumping sewage and dirty water close to shore, and said it would impose fines of up to C$250,000 ($190,000) for offending vessels.A range of anti-pollution measures introduced on a voluntary basis in April 2022 will become obligatory with immediate effect…

Yara Clean Ammonia, Bunker Holding Team on Ammonia

Jun 23, 2023

Yara Clean Ammonia (YCA) and Bunker Holding Group signed an MoU establishing the intention to collaborate to accelerate the development of the market for ammonia as a shipping fuel. This agreement connects two key elements of the supply chain…

Bilbao and Amsterdam Ports Sign Green Hydrogen Corridor Agreement

Jun 15, 2023

The ports of Bilbao and Amsterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of a renewable hydrogen corridor between Spain and the Netherlands.The MoU was signed together with the Energy Agency of the Basque Government (EVE)…

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