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The Shipping Industry Embraces Battery Power

May 21, 2021

The past decade has seen tight restrictions on emissions from vessels, notably with a 2015 move to a .10% sulfur maximum in Emission Control Areas (ECA) in North America and in northern Europe. As the International Maritime Organization (IMO) now shapes shipping’s decarbonization future, shipowners are looking at transitions away from fossil fuels. Among the myriad of alternatives are lithium ion batteries and some early forays into hydrogen fuel cells…

Ammonia Fuel Cells for Deep-Sea Shipping: A Key Piece of the Zero-emissions Puzzle

Dec 16, 2020

Interest in ammonia-powered fuel cells for the maritime sector is growing, but stakeholders have been hesitant to commit to investments in large-scale systems. Now the ShipFC project is aiming to secure a place for ammonia in the future of deep-sea shipping…

Did You Know?: 47% of all Newbuild Dry Bulkers Sport Scrubbers

Dec 03, 2020

We have known it all along; the bigger the bunker fuel consumption of the ship, the more likely it is that shipowners will choose an SOx scrubber as the tool to comply with the IMO 2020 sulfur cap.Whiles only three Handysize bulkers in total…

IMO2020: Low Sulfur Fuel Potential Pitfalls

Jan 31, 2020

(This is excerpted from Maritime Reporter & Engineering News' January 2020 'The Path to Zero' column.)Are the world’s ships’ engines ready for IMO compliant very low sulfur fuel?  That’s a wide open question as ship owners step to the end of the preparatory gang-plank on January 1…

IMO 2020: U.S. Restricts the Use of Certain Fuels in Scrubber Vessels

Jan 06, 2020

With the January 1 implementation of IMO 2020, which requires dramatic reductions in the sulfur content of emissions from ocean-going vessels, the United States government issued a new rule that it asserts actually facilitates the distribution of compliant fuel…

IMO2020: 4 Tips to Using Methanol as Fuel

Dec 31, 2019

Lessons learned on designing, building & operating with methanol as fuel.Generally averse to technological risk, maritime professionals lean on lessons learned, when available, to make future decisions. According to Fredrik Stübner, Director Ship Management…

IMO2020: Methanol Proves Promising

Dec 31, 2019

When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2019, the maritime world enters a bold new era of emission reduction. With its growing fleet of methanol fueled ship and more than 60,000 hours of operating experience under its belt, Waterfront Shipping Company has a five-year headstart…

BIMCO Offers Bunker Fuel Price Monitoring

Oct 10, 2019

BIMCO has developed a monitoring service for bunker prices, with data provided by MABUX, which is now available to all BIMCO members. The new interactive graphs allow price fluctuations in the major bunkering hubs of Singapore and Rotterdam to be tracked…

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New Pakistan-Australia Direct Service Launched

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Inchcape Shipping Services Names Evangelidis COO

Inchcape Shipping Services Names Evangelidis COO

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