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  • Cruise Leaders Highlight Sustainability Efforts

    As the United Nations marks “Climate Week,” meant to focus attention on the global challenges, companies from across the cruise industry are highlighting their efforts to contribute to the shipping industry’s goal to reduce its emissions and enhance sustainability. Royal Caribbean Group published its annual sustainability report, providing a comprehensive update on the company's efforts, while the cruise division of MSC Group reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by pledging to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in its cruise marine operation by 2050.

     

  • SEA-LNG: Orders for Dual-Fuel LNG Vessels...

    SEA-LNG, the Industry coalition established to promote the advancement of LNG, issued an analysis of the new ship construction orders as an opportunity to focus on the growth in LNG-fueled vessels. The group is highlighting 2021 as a banner year for new LNG dual-fuel vessel orders saying that the deep-sea sectors of the maritime industry are increasingly ordering dual-fuel newbuilds as a near-term solution and to protect their investments.

     

  • Ammonia bunkering technology company Azane Fuel...

    Azane Fuel Solutions’ first project “Ammonia Fuel Bunkering Network”, which will build a green ammonia bunkering terminal, have received confirmation that it will be granted NOK 89 million (EUR 8,600,000) through the Norwegian Green Platform Initiative. This was announced by Minister of Climate and Environment in Norway, Mr. Sveinung Rotevatn in Florø, Norway.

     

  • EU Regulators highlight shipping's share of...

    A new report from Europe's environmental regulators finds that shipping is among the EU's leading sources of greenhouse gas emissions, suggesting a need to accelerate the industry's decarbonization effort.

     

  • EU Regulators highlight shipping's share of...

    A new report from Europe's environmental regulators finds that shipping is among the EU's leading sources of greenhouse gas emissions, suggesting a need to accelerate the industry's decarbonization effort.

     

  • First ferries in Denmark to sail entirely on...

    As the maritime industry continues to take steps toward decarbonization, the ferry segment has been one of the pioneers demonstrating new approach. The belief is that ferries can serve as a proving ground and model to help the expansion of decarbonization strategies.

     

  • KSOE and POSCO enter race to design LCO2 carrier

    A consortium of South Korean companies is the latest to announce plans to develop a liquified CO2 carrier vessel that could play a critical role in the global carbon capture and storage process proposed as part of the efforts to achieve decarbonization. The project will be led by South Korean steel company POSCO working in conduction with Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore and the Hyundai Mipo shipyard owned by KSOE. Lloyd’s will act as the class society for the project.

     

  • MAN is optimistic for methanol as industry...

    Following the news that Maersk has ordered the first large dual-fuel containerships that it plans to operate on methanol, the industry is questioning if this will spur the rapid adoption of the alternative fuel. Leading engine manufacturer MAN is forecasting that others will quickly follow Maersk's lead while a leading methanol industry group used the opportunity to advocate for a change in how emissions are calculated to accelerate maritime decarbonization and support the adoption of methanol.

     

  • Port reaches milestone at Long Beach Container...

    The Port of Long Beach ushered in the next era of environmentally sustainable operations today with the completion of the Long Beach Container Terminal at Middle Harbor, one of the most technologically advanced cargo facilities in the world.

     

  • Port of New Orleans and CLEANCOR sign MOU to...

    Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and CLEANCOR Energy Solutions LLC (CLEANCOR), a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (SEACOR), signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on August 17, 2021, to collaborate on ways to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling solutions to ship owners and operators within Port NOLA’s jurisdiction that would benefit from reduced environmental emissions.

     

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Cruise Leaders Highlight Sustainability Efforts

As the United Nations marks “Climate Week,” meant to focus attention on the global challenges, companies from across the cruise industry are highlighting their efforts to contribute to the shipping industry’s goal to reduce its emissions and enhance sustainability. Royal Caribbean Group published its annual sustainability report, providing a comprehensive update on the company's efforts, while the cruise division of MSC Group reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by pledging to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in its cruise marine operation by 2050.

 
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SEA-LNG: Orders for Dual-Fuel LNG Vessels Accelerating in 2021

SEA-LNG, the Industry coalition established to promote the advancement of LNG, issued an analysis of the new ship construction orders as an opportunity to focus on the growth in LNG-fueled vessels. The group is highlighting 2021 as a banner year for new LNG dual-fuel vessel orders saying that the deep-sea sectors of the maritime industry are increasingly ordering dual-fuel newbuilds as a near-term solution and to protect their investments.

 
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Ammonia bunkering technology company Azane Fuel Solutions and project partners receives public funding for World’s first green ammonia bunkering terminal

Azane Fuel Solutions’ first project “Ammonia Fuel Bunkering Network”, which will build a green ammonia bunkering terminal, have received confirmation that it will be granted NOK 89 million (EUR 8,600,000) through the Norwegian Green Platform Initiative. This was announced by Minister of Climate and Environment in Norway, Mr. Sveinung Rotevatn in Florø, Norway.

 
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First ferries in Denmark to sail entirely on biodiesel

As the maritime industry continues to take steps toward decarbonization, the ferry segment has been one of the pioneers demonstrating new approach. The belief is that ferries can serve as a proving ground and model to help the expansion of decarbonization strategies.

 
English

KSOE and POSCO enter race to design LCO2 carrier

A consortium of South Korean companies is the latest to announce plans to develop a liquified CO2 carrier vessel that could play a critical role in the global carbon capture and storage process proposed as part of the efforts to achieve decarbonization. The project will be led by South Korean steel company POSCO working in conduction with Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore and the Hyundai Mipo shipyard owned by KSOE. Lloyd’s will act as the class society for the project.

 
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