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Battery-Electric Surge: ESS Scales Up in Maritime

Aug 16, 2022

Ask the right government department in any G7 state and you’ll find funding to put battery power for your vessel. Beyond funds, new battery makers and system integrators are ironing out safety issues, and a growing number of giga-sized cell factories offer hope that costs will fall for marine energy storage, as ESS choice grows. Efforts are also underway to recycle rare earth elements and to augment or greenify staggeringly high plant electricity inputs…

CII – Time for a Rethink?

Jul 25, 2023

Without a radical new approach, BIMCO’s CII Operations Clause will remain a worthy but vain attempt to reconcile shipping’s environmental and commercial imperatives,Legal and contractual disputes lie ahead for shipping unless it finds a better…

Take a Hyke: Swarm Tech for Ferries

Feb 24, 2023

Apps, big data, tech, software and cutting-edge innovation were hallmarks at last year’s Sea Tech conference in Brest, France. During one session, for example, on electronic charting, the speakers made reference to “data as fuel.” For vessel operations…

Glosten, ABB Debut Methanol-Hybrid Tug Design

Sep 22, 2022

Glosten and ABB have teamed to develop a methanol-hybrid ship assist tug design. The 'SA-100' is a 100-ft. ASD harbor tug—designed to measure under 100 grt—is propelled by two methanol compatible CAT 3512E gensets powering electrically driven L-drives…

COSCO SHIPPING Lines Takes First Bunkering of Marine Biofuel

Aug 25, 2022

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels completed the first refuelling of a COSCO Shipping Lines containership with marine biofuel, marking TotalEnergies’ first biofuel bunkering operation for a containership in Singapore.On July 11, 2022, the 4,250 TEU…

Stena Line Reports 11% cut in Carbon Emissions

Aug 24, 2022

Stena Line says that it has decreased the carbon emissions by 11% per ton of cargo carried over each nautical mile, plus a reduction of 4% total ship emissions compared to pre-Covid operations. According to the company, the main contributor…

Energy Efficiency Indices: What You Need to Know

Aug 19, 2022

Decarbonization is the greatest challenge facing the shipping industry today.The effort to reduce emissions and environmental impact extends to all sectors and players and will leave no one in the industry unaffected.The IMO’s effort to decarbonise shipping is a numbers game…

Jurong Port, MHI and JERA Explore Plan to Build Ammonia Power Plant in Singapore

Aug 19, 2022

A consortium of Singapore and Japanese companies have signed an initial agreement to build a power plant fuelled only by ammonia in the city state.Singapore's Jurong Port, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific (MHI-AP) and JERA plan to build…

Ammonia Marine Fuel Study Gets $6.7 Million Grant

Jun 29, 2022

A group of academic and industrial partners were awarded a $6.7 million grant by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to accelerate understanding, technologies and policies relating to the use of ammonia as a sustainable fuel…

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…

2050 Not Achievable Without Carbon Capture, says ABS' Wiernicki

Jun 10, 2022

“Carbon capture is going to be a key transformational technology for shipping to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. It will be critical to addressing the challenge before us, which is the sheer gradient of the curve. At the moment we can only see the outline of a solution to get us to 2050…

Tech Feature: Next-Generation Maritime Electrical Solutions Today

May 17, 2022

Asbjørn Halsebakke of Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch discusses the application in maritime for the company’s new generation DC-Hub with its unique Electronic DC Breaker (EDCB) and Electronic Bus Link (EBL).Your company is starting to talk about its new generation DC-Hub…

Hybrid-electric Biomass Fuel Carrier to get ABB Propulsion

Apr 19, 2022

One of its most significant initiatives in the Japanese shipping industry's push toward net zero is e5 Lab Inc., a consortium comprising Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd., Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corporation…

ClassNK Releases GHG Emissions Management Tool

Apr 15, 2022

ClassNK released 'ClassNK ZETA (Zero Emission Transition Accelerator)', a GHG emissions management tool to track accurate CO2 emissions and confirm and simulate CII ratings.While the shift toward a zero-emission society has accelerated around the world…

Hurtigruten Plans First Emissions Free Ship by 2030

Mar 31, 2022

Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express partners with SINTEF to create zero emission ships for the Norwegian coast by 2030.Since 1893, Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express has carried local passengers, goods, and tourists between 34 ports. The…

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