ZeroNorth established to digitalise shipping for the climate

(Jun 25 2020)

The new digital company – a spin off from Maersk Tankers – is making available the software Optimise to vessel owners and operators, supporting the industry’s drive towards more sustainable development and increased earnings.



Milestone for first LPG conversion with Isle of Man design acceptance

(Jun 25 2020)

BW LPG, the Isle of Man Ship Registry, Wärtsilä Gas Solutions, MAN Energy Solutions, and DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, celebrated the first flag acceptance of a conversion to LPG as fuel for a VLGC.



New Research Center to lead way for decarbonizing shipping

(Jun 25 2020)

A group of leading industry players are taking the next step to develop new fuel types and technologies by launching the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping.



WinGD drives sustainable dual-fuel engine performance with X-DF2.0 technology

(Jun 18 2020)

WinGD has unveiled a new technology designed to slash methane emissions and cut fuel consumption in its X-DF dual-fuel engines.



Stena Bulk is presenting a prototype of the next-generation product and chemical tanker

(Jun 11 2020)

Stena Bulk is presenting a prototype of the next-generation product and chemical tanker, the IMOFlexMAX, which will be able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 25% compared to modern product tankers.



Tanker cross Russian Arctic route without icebreaker assistance

(May 28 2020)

The sea ice along the Russian Arctic coast is quickly vanishing as temperatures in the region have been reaching record highs. By late May, a carrier had set out on the icy route without icebreaker escort.



‘e5 Consortium’ established to promote zero-emission electric vessel

(May 28 2020)

Seven companies—Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd., Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (trade name: Idemitsu Showa Shell), Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., Tokyo Electric Power Company, and Mitsubishi ...



Owners tell ABS hydrogen and ammonia are the most attractive long-term fuel options

(May 28 2020)

Two thirds have no decarbonization strategy, survey reveals.



Shipowners’ experiences of scrubbers

(May 28 2020)

A London meeting of the Clean Shipping Alliance included a shipowners panel, where representatives of Spliethoff, Grimaldi and Genco Shipping shared their experiences with scrubbers.



LNG for a VLCC delivers “strong ROI”

(May 21 2020)

A study found that running a VLCC on LNG fuel offered a better ROI than low sulphur fuel oil, but not as good a ROI as a scrubber.



Norwegian shipping climate neutral by 2050

(May 21 2020)

Shipping accounts for 2.2% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Norwegian shipowners are now taking a leading role in the fight against climate change.



Majority of marine fuel buyers anticipate price rises, but limited risk management in place

(May 21 2020)

Despite recent low bunker prices a significant proportion of marine fuel buyers still do not have any risk management strategies in place to mitigate anticipated price rises.



Maritime optimisation company DeepSea Technologies receives €3.0 million investment from ETF Partner

(May 07 2020)

DeepSea Technologies is pleased to announce the completion of a new €3.0 million investment by the London-based venture capital firm, ETF Partners, which oversees the Environmental Technology Funds.



GreenSteam – fuel efficiency advice from digital models

(Apr 30 2020)

Danish company GreenSteam builds digital models from historical data which can be used to provide advice to shipping companies about how to adjust speed and other factors to get the best fuel consumption.



Eco Marine Power commences feasibility study to install Aquarius MRE on Tanker

(Apr 30 2020)

Zero emission power and propulsion system for ships being prepared for installation.




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low carbon strategy - digital tanker market models - battery explosions - better catering onboard - challenges of ballast installations