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Japanese Leaders Collaborate on Ammonia-Fueled Gas Carrier

Apr 14, 2023

ClassNK issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia-fueled gas carrier which has been jointly developed by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Tsuneishi Shipbuilding and Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding.Ammonia is expected to be used as a ship fuel for decarbonization since it does not emit CO2 when combusted. While still in development, some project that it will be the dominate 'alternative fuel' starting in the mid-2030s…

Planning Starts on Series of 10 Ammonia Fueled Bulk Carriers

Jan 31, 2023

WinGD and CMB.TECH announced plans to collaborate on a fleet of ammonia fuelled bulk carriers. The pair signed an agreement on the development of ammonia-fuelled two-stroke engines, aiming to install the ammonia dual-fuel X72DF engine on a series of ten x 210…

Lennerstedt Named CEO at Humphree

Dec 20, 2022

Helena Lennerstedt was appointed CEO of Humphree. She has a background in several leading positions in different companies in the Swedish industry, and for the last seven years whe has been Vice President Purchasing at Volvo Penta. She has a…

Klein Appointed Chairman, CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen

Jul 08, 2022

Dr. Holger Klein, Member of the Board of Management responsible for the Asia-Pacific region, Car Chassis Technology Division, Aftermarket and Production, will succeed Wolf-Henning Scheider as Chairman and CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG at the end of 2022…

Power Play: Volvo Penta IMO Tier III Range Expands

Jun 14, 2022

Volvo Penta has expanded its marine IMO Tier III range with new D13 solutions.This expands the range of marine commercial Volvo Penta D13 IMO III solutions for IPS-1200, IPS-1350, D13-900, and D13-1000. Each package exceeds the IMO III standards…

Schottel Expands in South Korea, Japan

Apr 28, 2022

The expansion of Schottel’s international network of subsidiaries developed further with the foundation of Schottel East Asia located near Busan. In addition to the growing market in South Korea, business development of the German propulsion expert will now also be intensified in Japan…

Wärtsilä Launches Large Bore, Medium Speed 46TS-DF Marine Engine

Apr 26, 2022

Wärtsilä launched the 46TS-DF medium-speed marine engine.The first order for this engine type was placed by Chantiers de l’Atlantique for Royal Caribbean Cruises in April 2021. The engines will be installed on their latest Oasis class ship ‘Utopia of the Seas’…

Berg Propulsion Opens Office in Istanbul

Apr 11, 2022

Berg Propulsion opened new offices in Istanbul to reinforce its presence in Turkey and the surrounding region. The operation will be led by Mustafa Müslüm, who has been appointed General Manager, Berg Propulsion Eurasia.Müslüm is familiar with the Berg Propulsion organization…

Japanese Trio Connects on Project to Reduce Methane Slip by 70%

Oct 27, 2021

As the global shipping industry is under the microscope to reduce emissions, three Japanese leaders in the maritime space: Hitachi Zosen, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.(MOL) and Yanmar Power Technology Co., Ltd. (YPT), have targeted methane slip…

Hjelland Tapped to Take the Helm at Servogear

Apr 09, 2021

Servogear announced it has seen record sales during the first quarter of 2021, and has established an order back-log of $14 million for delivery in 2021, compared to total sales of $9.1 million for the whole of 2020, driven by orders for zero…

Shipowners’ Low Carbon Fuel Options Gain Speed

Jan 13, 2021

In the next decade, we’ll see more accelerated change in shipping fuels than we’ve seen in the last century. What does this heightened diversity mean for shipowners? They must be nimbler than ever – a shift that requires work. It means greening supply chains…

Fluechem Develops New Onboard Urea Generator

Jan 12, 2021

Fluechem launched what it is calling 'a revolutionary new system' that allows shipping owners to create their own Urea solution onboard.Launched at the end of 2020, the Urea Generator by Fluechem was born out of a deep understanding of the challenges…

Marine Scrubbers: Yara Marine Plots the Path Forward, Post-COVID-19

Jul 21, 2020

Yara Marine Technologies COO Ina Reksten and Research and Development Manager Shyam Bahadur Thapa reflect on the effects of the coronavirus crisis and share their vision for a future beyond the pandemic.2020 will go down in history as the year that changed everything for many industries…

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…

Euronav Readies Fleet for IMO 2020 Start

Oct 29, 2019

Belgian tanker operator Euronav expects to complete preparations on its fleet in coming weeks ahead of tougher rules next year limiting sulphur emissions from ocean-going vessels, a company executive said on Tuesday.Ship owners must cut emissions by reducing the sulphur content in fuel to 0…

Logistics News

New Pakistan-Australia Direct Service Launched

New Pakistan-Australia Direct Service Launched

Australia and Singapore Plan Green Shipping Corridor

Australia and Singapore Plan Green Shipping Corridor

Black Sea Grain Deal Could Hinge on Ammonia Pipeline

Black Sea Grain Deal Could Hinge on Ammonia Pipeline

Inchcape Shipping Services Names Evangelidis COO

Inchcape Shipping Services Names Evangelidis COO

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