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Nel, Kvaerner Pact on Green Hydrogens

2020-03-04 –Norwegian renewable energy firm Nel ASA has entered into a strategic agreement with the compatriot  engineering and construction services company Kværner. . . READ MORE

UECC and GoodFuels commence car carrier biofuel trial

2020-03-06 –Norwegian-headquartered roro operator UECC has teamed up with marine biofuel firm GoodFuels to launch a trial of GoodFuels Bio-Fuel Oil. . . READ MORE

Paper submitted to IMO stresses key advantages of wind propulsion

2020-02-28- Comoros flag has submitted a wind propulsion information paper to IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee. . . READ MORE

NYK Focuses on Ammonia as Marine Fuel

2020-02-26- Japan-based shipping giant NYK has presented its concept for using ammonia as a marine fuel or zero-emission. . . READ MORE

Fuel carriage ban comes into effect

2020-02-26- Port state control authorities began to enforce the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) fuel carriage ban yesterday, whereby ships without. . . READ MORE

New study makes the case for hydrogen-powered boxships on the transpacific by 2030

2020-03-02- Regular hydrogen-powered containership services on the transpacific could be a common sight by 2030, a new report from Washington-based non-profit. . . READ MORE

DNV GL backs LNG as a ‘pathway to carbon-neutral fuels

2019-02-20- DNV GL’s maritime boss, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, has affirmed the class society’s. . . READ MORE
Source: Seatrade Maritime News

New Wind-Assist Technology Enters Service in North Sea

2020-02-17- The 3,600dwt general cargo vessel MV Ankie has made her first voyage with two eConowind Ventifoil wings installed. . . READ MORE

Ammonia’s advantages detailed in new report

2020-02-07 –A 33-page report from class society Korean Register (KR) has highlighted the advantages of ammonia as a ship fuel, the latest in a series. . . READ MORE

CMA CGM commits to hydrogen-powered shipping

2020-02-04 –French container line CMA CGM has joined a growing group of shipowners committed to finding a hydrogen-powered solution. . . READ MORE

Hapag-Lloyd Trials B20 Fuel

2020-02-03 –Hapag-Lloyd is operating one of its ships with B20, a biofuel blend that consists of 80 percent low. . . READ MORE

GLOBAL: LNG offers a credible pathway to zero – but there will be other fuels

2019-01-29 –Branding LNG as a transitional marine fuel in shipping’s journey to decarbonisation should not be seen as a negative and the best that can be done today to move shipping towards zero carbon is to invest in LNG – this was the takeaway from many of the. . . READ MORE

Cheniere Marks 1000th LNG Cargo Shipped from U.S. Gulf Coast

2019-01-27 –Cheniere Energy has announced it has shipped its 1000th cargo of liquified natural gas from its LNG export facilities on the U.S. Gulf coast. . . READ MORE

Owners urged to prepare for March 2020 fuel carriage ban

2019-01-31 –As the 1st March deadline for the implementation of the non-compliant fuel carriage ban approaches, shipping law firm Hill Dickinson. . . READ MORE

New Study Casts Shadow on LNG Fuel’s Climate Footprint

2019-01-28 –One of the shipping industry’s great hopes for improving its environmental performance — engines powered by liquefied natural gas. . . READ MORE

IMO hails ‘relatively smooth’ start to the global sulphur cap

2019-01-22- nternational Maritime Organization secretary-general Kitack Lim has hailed the start of the global sulphur cap as a smooth, successful process. . . READ MORE

The landside challenge of decarbonisation

2019-01-22- Halving the maritime industry’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 extends far beyond ships and their propulsion systems. It means getting the right zero-carbon fuel mix ready. . . READ MORE

World’s First Carbon-Free Ammonia-Fueled Vessel Planned for 2024

2019-01-23- A new project looking to launch the world’s first ammonia-powered supply vessel has received major funding from the European Union. . . READ MORE

VLSFO sediment issue goes global

2019-01-27- Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) is warning clients that the issue of fuel instability leading to sediment formation in very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) has now gone. . . READ MORE

CMB Targets Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050

2019-01-27- Belgium-based shipping group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) announced it will invest in new technologies. . . READ MORE

Partners Developing Ammonia-fueled Tanker

2019-01-15- Maritime industry partners striving to advance shipping’s decarbonization efforts are working to develop an ammonia-fueled tanker, classification society. . . READ MORE

Florida’s Ports Lead the Way in Switch to Natural Gas

2019-01-16- Florida’s ports are leading the way in the transition to natural gas as an alternative to conventional fuel, according to a new report by the Florida Ports Council and the Florida. . . READ MORE

Low sulphur fuel found to have higher black carbon emissions than HSFO

2019-01-20- Mandated into law for less than three weeks and very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO), shipping’s new number one bunkering choice. . . READ MORE

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