Svanehøj to supply pumps for Northern Lights CO2 carriers

(May 05 2022)

The Danish marine pumps specialist has been awarded a contract to supply pump systems for two CO2 carriers that will transport liquid CO2 to the Northern Lights storage facilities in Norway.



New biofuels partnerships and first supply in the Middle East

(May 05 2022)

Oil and shipping group, Monjasa, has successfully completed its first blending and supply of marine biofuels in the UAE.



Tunisia: Sunken tanker contained no fuel.

(Apr 29 2022)

A commercial tanker that sank off the Tunisian coast and and was believed to be holding 750 tons of diesel fuel in fact held no fuel at all, according to Tunisian naval officials.



Furetank implements innovative systems protecting underwater environment

(Apr 29 2022)

Many onboard and underwater systems are traditionally based on chemicals that are inevitably released to the oceans to some extent. With the VINGA vessel series, Furetank has taken several innovative measures in order to leave harmful substances behi...



GSI begins sea trials of first dual-fuel methanol powered tanker built in China

(Apr 29 2022)

Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) is reinforcing its position as a leader in building alternative fuelled ships as it begins sea trials of the Stena Pro Patria, the first methanol powered dual-fuel tanker constructed in China.



Update on MPA’s preliminary findings on reported bunker fuel contamination in Singapore Port

(Apr 21 2022)

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was notified on 14 March 2022 that a number of ships had been supplied with High Sulphur Fuel Oil (HSFO) containing high concentration levels of Chlorinated Organic Compounds (COC) (1,2-Dichloroethan...



Has the rush to order LNG fuelled bulk carriers run its course?

(Apr 21 2022)

Latest MSI quarterly report points to decline in new gas fuel orders as Methanol and Ammonia options gather momentum and longer term risks are weighed.



The MOL Group and The Trafigura Group sign a MOU to establish a biodiesel fuel supply system

(Apr 21 2022)

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., its wholly-owned company MOL Chemical Tankers Pte. Ltd. (MOLCT), leading commodity trading company Trafigura Pte Ltd., and its vessel fuel supply joint-venture company TFG Marine Pte Ltd, have signed a Memorandum of Underst...



Japan's Asahi Tanker ship fuelling with world's first electric tanker

(Apr 21 2022)

Japan’s Asahi Tanker said it will start using the world’s first electric-powered tanker for ship fuelling, known as bunkering, later this month in an effort to cut carbon emissions.



Six companies strategic alliance to develop Japan's first methanol-fueled domestic tanker

(Mar 17 2022)

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., MOL Coastal Shipping, Ltd., Tabuchi Kaiun Co., Ltd., Niihama Kaiun Co., Ltd., Murakami Hide Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., and The Hanshin Diesel Works, Ltd. have agreed to form a strategic alliance aimed at reducing environmental...



Exxon Valdez anniversary webinar

(Mar 17 2022)

Webinar Invitation.



Understanding the biofuels opportunity

(Mar 17 2022)

Biofuels offer the potential of a zero carbon fuel which can be dropped into current ship fuel systems without any changes. There’s a bit more to it, but it is something shipowners can consider, we heard at an ABS webinar.



Airseas – kite that saves an average 20% fuel and emissions

(Mar 17 2022)

Airseas of Nantes, France, is developing 1000m2 kites for ships, flying at an altitude of 300m, which, it says, can save 20 per cent of fuel costs and are suitable for tankers.



ME-GI engines power liquid-co2 carriers in carbon-transport-and-storage project

(Mar 10 2022)

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. has ordered 2 × MAN B&W 7S35ME-GI dual-fuel engines in connection with the construction of two 7,500 cubic-metre, liquid CO2 carriers for Northern Lights, the joint venture between Equinor, Shell and TotalEnergie...



China delivers world’s first dual fuel LNG powered VLCC

(Mar 03 2022)

The world’s first LNG dual-fuel VLCC the YUAN RUI YANG was delivered February 28 at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) for shipping giant COSCO, the vessel is classed by China Classification Society (CCS).




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