SEA-LNG Chairman explains why LNG is the “only viable fuel” to reduce shipping’s GHG footprint

(Sep 03 2020)

Peter Keller, Chairman of SEA-LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition advocating for LNG as a marine fuel throughout the entire value chain, has published a new report which offers an in-depth insight into LNG as a marine fuel and its clear pathway ...



LGM signed contract for supply of LNG fuel gas supply system to two DWT dual fuelled chemical tanker

(Sep 03 2020)

Gloryholder Liquefied Gas Machinery (DL)Co., Ltd. (LGM) has signed a contract to design and supply LNG fuel gas supply system for two 13,000 DWT chemical tankers with Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Company Limited (YZJ).



The Nautical Institute Foundation – a new charity to support global maritime safety and education

(Sep 03 2020)

The Nautical Institute (NI) is proud to announce the formal launch of The Nautical Institute Foundation, a new charitable initiative that will allow the NI to extend the scope and reach of its current activities.



Lean Marine – automated tools to manage fuel consumption

(Sep 03 2020)

Lean Marine of Gothenburg, Sweden, makes an automated digital device which runs on the ship’s bridge, to ensure that the vessel never uses more fuel than planned , and to automatically adjust the propeller pitch.



The CEO’s perspective

(Sep 03 2020)

Mikael Laurin, CEO of Lean Marine, was formerly a customer, as CEO of Laurin Maritime from 2004 to 2018, a company which managed a fleet of sixteen 45-50,000 dwt IMO II / III chemical class ships. He is currently a board member of Team Tankers Intern...



Houthis to blame if ‘leaking’ FSO Safer tanker sinks, says government

(Sep 03 2020)

Officials blame Houthi rebels for failing to maintain the tanker and blocking UN engineers.



Legal dispute over oil tanker terminal settled in Texas

(Sep 03 2020)

A bitter fight between the city of Port Aransas and the Port of Corpus Christi over plans to bring increased industrial development to Harbor Island has been settled.



Cargill & ZeroNorth enter partnership to accelerate use of digital solutions that decarbonise

(Sep 03 2020)

Cargill invests in ZeroNorth and commits its entire operated fleet to using the Optimise software to reduce CO2 emissions through digital technology.



Bio / synthetic LNG “viable” for ships – CE Delft

(Aug 27 2020)

It would be possible to make enough bio and synthetic LNG to power all ships, at costs similar to those of other low and zero carbon fuels, a study by CE Delft finds.



Houthi intransigence changes UN plan for Safer tanker

(Aug 27 2020)

The intransigence of the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen is preventing United Nations efforts to assess and repair the eroding Safer oil tanker.



Chevron Marine Lubricants takes temperature of 2020 fuel switch

(Aug 20 2020)

After over half a year of low-sulphur fuel operations for international shipping, Chevron Marine Lubricants has distilled its experiences of working with new fuels and lubricants into a new whitepaper published last Monday.



Yemen: SAFER oil tanker

(Aug 13 2020)

Briefing highlights from the UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs.



Stena Bulk and GoodFuels successfully complete trial of sustainable marine biofuel

(Aug 13 2020)

Leading tanker owner Stena Bulk and GoodFuels, the advanced biofuels pioneer and supplier for the global shipping industry, successfully complete a trial of Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO)-equivalent Bio-Fuel Oil (BFO) on Stena Immortal.



Silverstream secures further orders for air lubrication technology on eight newbuild LNG carriers

(Aug 06 2020)

Pioneering clean technology company Silverstream Technologies announced that it has secured another new deal to install its market-leading air lubrication technology, the Silverstream® System, onboard eight newbuild LNG carriers being constructed at ...



Coalition forces release detained oil tanker

(Aug 06 2020)

Houthi rebel group announce that coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia have released an oil tanker detained for nearly four months.




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