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GLOBAL: TRAFIGURA AND YARA TEAM UP ON AMMONIA FUEL OPPORTUNITIES

2021-06-07– Commodity trader Trafigura and ammonia specialist Yara have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together. . . READ MORE
Source: BUNKERSPOT

GLOBAL: UECC TO COMMIT TO SUSTAINABLE BIOFUELS FOR REST OF THE YEAR

2021-06-08– United European Car Carriers has more than 12 months’ experience trialling biofuels, using over 6,000. . . READ MORE
Source: BUNKERSPOT

‘Green’ hydrogen to be cheaper than ‘blue’ by 2030, new analysis shows

2021-05-10– Although blue hydrogen (made from fossil fuels) is currently cheaper than ‘green’ hydrogen. . . READ MORE

Canadian researchers tout nuclear-renewable hybrid solution for shipping

2021-05-12- A team of researchers from Ontario Tech University in Oshawa, Canada, claims that a small-scale nuclear reactor used. . . READ MORE

Conflict at the top for LNG in the race for decarbonisation

2021-05-13- The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has sounded the gun in the race for decarbonisation , but there’s currently a debate raging at the starting line. . . READ MORE

Can Hydrogen Replace LNG? Race Is On To Pioneer The Shipping Of Hydrogen

2021-05-12- Hydrogen is touted as an inevitable green fuel of the future. Tell that to the people. . . READ MORE

325,000 dwt giant bulker gets the wind rotor treatment, Vale keen on further sail investments

2021-05-14- The largest ship to date has had wind propulsion kit fixed to its deck. Pan Ocean’s 325,000 dwt Sea Zhoushan very large ore carrier newbuild. . . READ MORE

Modular Molten Salt Nuclear Power for Maritime Propulsion

2021-05-14- Evolving modern modular molten salt nuclear technology incurs comparatively lower cost while using a zero-pressure reactor and lower non-weapons. . . READ MORE

Nuclear power proponents heartened by Biden’s GHG targets

2021-04-23- Nuclear power lobbyists are hopeful of big breakthroughs following president Joe Biden’s new greenhouse gas cut targets announced yesterday. . . READ MORE

MAN Study: “We May Have to Discuss a Ban of Fossil Fuels”

2021-04-21- Propulsion and energy system company MAN Energy Solutions has commissioned a new independent study on decarbonizing. . . READ MORE

New value chain analysis from ABS clarifies the future fuels debate

2021-04-22- American class society ABS has published a 76-page lifecycle, or value chain, analysis of the greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint. . . READ MORE

Hydrogen will be the dominant fuel but LNG is the bridge, says Shell boss

2021-04-22- Hydrogen is likely to be the dominant fuel for international shipping, with LNG playing a vital role in the interim. . . READ MORE
Source: SHIP Management International

China Takes Steps in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Development

2021-04-29- China took a step forward in the race to develop commercial hydrogen technology for the shipping industry. . . READ MORE

Nuclear Transport Solutions formally launched in the UK

2021-04-21- The UK state-owned Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has officially launched a new nuclear transport organisation. . . READ MORE

CMA CGM opts for biomethane

2021-04-09- CMA CGM is rolling out the first liner offering based on biomethane in May this year. The French containerline giant said Thursday it will be investing in 12,000 tonnes. . . READ MORE

Norwegians set out to launch ammonia-fuelled dry bulk fleet by 2024

2021-03-30- Ammonia fuel specialist Amon Maritime has teamed up with two Norwegian shipowners – Navigare Logistics and Mosvolds Rederi. . . READ MORE

AMERICAS: CANADA STEAMSHIP LINES TO TRIAL BIODIESEL ON HALF ITS FLEET

2021-03-23- Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) President and CEO Louis Martel has said that the company will be testing second generation. . . READ MORE
Source: BUNKERSPOT

GLOBAL: CLEAN PLANET ENERGY UNVEILS MARINE FUELS MADE FROM PLASTIC WASTE

2021-03-23- Clean Planet Energy (CPE) has introduced two new ‘ultra-clean’ marine fuels that are made from non-recyclable plastic waste. . . READ MORE
Source: BUNKERSPOT

Norwegian collaboration aims to launch ammonia-fueled ships by 2024

2021-03-30- Amon Maritime has collaborated with Navigare Logistics and Mosvolds Rederi, to create a zero emissions dry bulk shipping company. . . READ MORE

GLOBAL: ARDMORE SHIPPING FORMS JV TO DRIVE METHANOL-TO-HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGY

2021-03-16– Ardmore Shipping has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Element 1 Corp. (e1) and Maritime Partners to establish a joint. . . READ MORE
Source: BUNKERSPOT

Ammonia projects gaining ground in search for zero carbon shipping

2021-03-17– A mapping of zero emission pilot and demonstration projects being undertaken in the shipping industry shows a major. . . READ MORE
Source: Seatrade Maritime

Ships born again with ‘smoothie’ fuel

2021-03-19– In a 12-month trial, United European Car Carriers (UECC) replaced conventional fuel with biofuel onboard the 20-year-old, 140 m long. . . READ MORE

From pipeline to pipe dream: why there’s no such thing as shipping carbon-neutral LNG

2021-03-22– So-called carbon-neutral liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the new kid on the block when it comes to fake climate credentials. The number of deals. . . READ MORE

Shipping decarbonization requires 5% zero emission fuels by 2030, study reveals

2021-03-09– A study conducted by UMAS for Getting to Zero Coalition suggests that zero emission fuels need to make up 5%. . . READ MORE

Inland boxship to be running on hydrogen by year-end

2021-03-04– An inland container vessel will be running exclusively on hydrogen power by the end of this year. . . READ MORE

European shipping players call on EU to promote green hydrogen and ammonia as marine fuel

2021-03-05– Several European shipping industry players and environmentalists have jointly sent an open letter to the European Commission to use the FuelEU Maritime. . . READ MORE

Coalition for the Energy of the Future: 7 emission-reduction projects for 2021

2021-02-23-The Coalition for the Energy of the Future, gathering transport, energy and other companies from around the world. . . READ MORE

Maersk invests in Danish green ammonia production plant

2021-02-24 – Having made waves with its announcement of a first methanol-fuelled boxship last week, Maersk is turning its attention to another of its favoured fuels of the future: ammonia. . . READ MORE

GLOBAL: STERLING PLANB SECURES TYPE APPROVAL CERTIFICATION FOR PREVENTING THERMAL RUNAWAY

2021-03-02 – Marine and industrial energy storage expert Sterling PlanB (SPBES) has announced that it is now fully certified under new. . . READ MORE
Source: BUNKERSPOT

‘Transitional fuels are capturing the regulatory agenda and incentives’: Maersk

2021-02-26 – Maersk is ramping up its anti-LNG message in a bid to get regulators and banks more onside to its own decarbonisation agenda. . . READ MORE

The great contenders: The case for hydrogen and ammonia as bunker fuels

2021-02-14- The debate around the use of hydrogen and ammonia as future marine fuels is growing, but we still need answers to questions on issues such as availability. . . READ MORE
Source: ship.energy Maersk will operate the world’s first carbon neutral containership by 2023 in big methanol breakthrough

2021-02-17- Maersk today officially fast-tracked its decarbonisation plans, with a methanol-fuelled 2,000 teu feeder vessel set to be ordered this year. . . READ MORE

Is nuclear power the future of shipping?

2021-02-01 – The need for further decarbonization is getting bigger and bigger, and the answer may be lying on a rather controversial solution: nuclear power. . . READ MORE

GLOBAL: SSI PUBLISHES SUSTAINABILITY PRINCIPLES FOR MARINE FUELS

2021-02-09 – A new white paper from the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) sets out 13 sustainability issues and principles surrounding low. . . READ MORE
Source: BUNKERSPOT

Getting to zero: taking a reality check on carbon reduction ambitions

2021-01-13– New research from Channoil Consulting, in association with Gibson Shipbrokers, suggests that the short-term outlook for shipping could be a ‘lower carbon’. . . READ MORE
Source: ship.energy

Amazon Invests in Cleaner Fuel for Shipping

2021-01-26 – Amazon’s climate pledge fund has joined Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and three venture-capital partners in a funding round for Infinium Holdings. . . READ MORE

Is nuclear power the future of shipping?

2021-01-02 – In 2019 everyone in shipping was waiting for 2020 and the introduction of the 2020 sulphur cap. . . READ MORE

Project to Develop and Produce Large-Scale Maritime Fuel Cells by 2024

2021-01-02– A new project is launching in Norway to start the development and production of sustainable, large-scale maritime-certified hydrogen fuel cell systems. . . READ MORE

New report focuses on ammonia’s potential role in the maritime industry

2021-02-02 – The Ammonia Report, published by Carbon Neutral Consulting, reviews the range of shipping’s future fuel choices, identifies ammonia as ‘a potentially well-qualified. . . READ MORE
Source: ship.energy

MSC joins the Hydrogen Council

2021-01-13 – The world’s second largest container shipping line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has joined the Hydrogen Council, which seeks to develop hydrogen fuel solutions, as a steering member. . . READ MORE
Source: Seatrade Maritime News

Siemens gears up for green hydrogen production

2021-01-14 – Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy are joining forces, combining their ongoing wind-to-hydrogen developments in the pursuit of making green hydrogen. . . READ MORE

Solid oxide fuel cell project launched to help decarbonise shipping

2021-01-19 – A joint industry project has been formed to pursue the development of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology to support the maritime industry’s decarbonisation goal. . . READ MORE
Source: Seatrade Maritime News

GLOBAL: ABS CLASSES ‘WORLD’S FIRST AMMONIA-READY VESSEL’

2021-01-19 – ABS has told Bunkerspot that it has classed a Suezmax tanker ordered by Avin International that is set to be ‘the first ammonia-fuel ready vessel in the world’. . . READ MORE
Source: BUNKERSPOT

Global: Carnival Takes Delivery of LNG-Powered Mardi Gras

2020-12-21- Finland-based shipbuilder Meyer Turku has delivered the LNG-powered cruise ship Mardi Gras to Carnival Cruise Line. . . READ MORE
Source: BUNKERSPOT

A.P. Moller Holding Among Investors in Danish Green Hydrogen Startup’s $34 Million Fund Raise

2020-12-18- Danish electrolyzer startup Green Hydrogen Systems A/S raised 28 million euros ($34.3 million) to scale up production of the technology. . . READ MORE

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