Environment

  • Design Approval for Large Dedicated CO2 Carriers...

    Efforts are continuing to develop a new, dedicated shipping operation that will play a key role in the proposed carbon capture storage and reuse projects currently proposed to help large industrial companies meet the goals to reduce harmful CO2 emissions. A Danish startup company, Dan-Unity CO2, reports that it has received design approvals from the American Bureau of Shipping for what may become the first dedicated CO2 carrier.

     

  • WinGD Expects Methanol and Ammonia-Fueled Engines...

    Swiss engine designer WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) has become the latest major engine manufacturer to provide its timeframe for the expected introduction of methanol and ammonia engines. The company reports that it is making strong progress, projecting that methanol-fueled engines will be available by 2024 and ammonia will follow a year later in 2025.

     

  • Kongsberg Maritime and Norsepower MOU agreement...

    Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, Norsepower Oy Ltd. The collaboration between these industry leaders will facilitate the addition of wind propulsion to KM’s integrated power and propulsion systems.
     

  • Finnlines Launches Third "Eco" Hybrid...

    Finnlines is set to take delivery of its third hybrid ro-ro vessel, Finneco III, recently launched at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Jiangsu). The new carrier is part of Finnlines’ ongoing $560 million newbuilding program.

     

  • MSC to Test Wartsila Retrofit Engine Conversion...

    After successful tests working alongside MSC, Wartsila is preparing for the commercial launch of a future fuel conversion solution that they believe could be a critical piece of the industry need to address existing vessels as part of the effort to reduce and eliminate carbon emissions. After the commercial launch in the first quarter of next year, Wartsila anticipates that the first commercial conversion project will be completed by mid-2023.

     

  • McDermott, Shell in MoU to Decarbonize...

    Offshore installation and construction company McDermott has signed a memorandum of understanding with Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd (Shell), a subsidiary of Shell, to collaborate on decarbonizing construction. 

     

  • One Sea: Autonomous Shipping Has Clear...

    With the need for action on climate change becoming increasingly urgent, the maritime industry could make good use of autonomous technology to support its decarbonization efforts, advises One Sea, the open alliance leading the way towards autonomous shipping.

     

  • Japan Funds Project for Ammonia-Fueled Engine by...

    A consortium of Japanese companies announced that with the backing of Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) they are beginning an effort to launch Japan’s first domestically produced ammonia-fueled engine by 2024 with a second larger application in 2026. The companies working with ClassNK are targeting the development of an internationally competitive ammonia-fueled vessel before other countries, and hope to lead the development of safety guidelines, laws and regulations related to ammonia-fueled vessels.

     

  • Fuel Cells, Batteries, and LNG Will Power...

    Silversea Cruises, an ultra-luxury brand owned by the Royal Caribbean Group, will introduce its next generation cruise ship in the summer of 2023, becoming possibly the first large-scale installation of hydrogen fuel cells for cruise ships. The first of three cruise ships to be built for the brand at Meyer Werft in Germany, the ships will feature a hybrid power plant combining the hydrogen fuel cells with batteries and dual-fuel engines using LNG.

     

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WinGD Expects Methanol and Ammonia-Fueled Engines By 2024 and 2025

Swiss engine designer WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) has become the latest major engine manufacturer to provide its timeframe for the expected introduction of methanol and ammonia engines. The company reports that it is making strong progress, projecting that methanol-fueled engines will be available by 2024 and ammonia will follow a year later in 2025.

 
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Design Approval for Large Dedicated CO2 Carriers from ABS

Efforts are continuing to develop a new, dedicated shipping operation that will play a key role in the proposed carbon capture storage and reuse projects currently proposed to help large industrial companies meet the goals to reduce harmful CO2 emissions. A Danish startup company, Dan-Unity CO2, reports that it has received design approvals from the American Bureau of Shipping for what may become the first dedicated CO2 carrier.

 
English

Finnlines Launches Third "Eco" Hybrid Ro-Ro in China

Finnlines is set to take delivery of its third hybrid ro-ro vessel, Finneco III, recently launched at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Jiangsu). The new carrier is part of Finnlines’ ongoing $560 million newbuilding program.

 
English

MSC to Test Wartsila Retrofit Engine Conversion for Clean Future Fuels

After successful tests working alongside MSC, Wartsila is preparing for the commercial launch of a future fuel conversion solution that they believe could be a critical piece of the industry need to address existing vessels as part of the effort to reduce and eliminate carbon emissions. After the commercial launch in the first quarter of next year, Wartsila anticipates that the first commercial conversion project will be completed by mid-2023.

 
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