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ICS and IRENA join forces to support shipping’s decarbonisation
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ICS and IRENA join forces to support shipping’s decarbonisation

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has signed a partnership agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to support the decarbonisation of the shipping sector and its role in the transition towards a global energy sector based on renewables. Signed during a meeting between the heads of the two organisations at the Twelfth Session...

Ørsted joins Liquid Wind’s e-methanol project
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Ørsted joins Liquid Wind’s e-methanol project

Renewable energy company Ørsted will acquire a 45 per cent ownership share of Liquid Wind’s FlagshipONE e-methanol project. FlagshipONE is a late-stage development project and aims to become the world’s first large-scale sustainable e-methanol project. Liquid Wind plans to establish a series of facilities across Sweden to decarbonise the maritime sector, of which FlagshipONE will...

Maersk aims for net zero emissions by 2040
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Maersk aims for net zero emissions by 2040

A.P. Moller – Maersk has accelerated its net zero emission targets to 2040, a decade earlier than the shipping company set out to do in 2018. The new emissions targets are expected to align the company with the Net Zero criteria of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) pathway to limit global warming to 1.5°C....

Collaboration essential to shipping’s decarbonisation, agree industry leaders
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Collaboration essential to shipping’s decarbonisation, agree industry leaders

Decarbonisation is an ongoing challenge for the international shipping industry and one question raised by DNV’s online conference this week was how maritime companies are breaking down silos and setting aside competition to build a more sustainable future for shipping.  Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO, DNV Maritime stressed that decarbonisation is a task that no one player,...

Navis Engineering to offer KVH Watch Cloud Connect
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Navis Engineering to offer KVH Watch Cloud Connect

Navis Engineering, a maritime dynamic positioning (DP) control system manufacturer, has joined the KVH Watch solution partner programme. Navis will offer KVH Watch Cloud Connect services to deliver a remote monitoring solution for its DP and joystick maneuvering control systems. KVH Cloud Connect is a service designed to address the complexity of managing data from...

Opsealog and Identec team up to optimise support vessel operations
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Opsealog and Identec team up to optimise support vessel operations

French performance management company Opsealog and Austrian wireless solutions provider Identec Solutions have announced a partnership to enhance their services to the offshore oil and gas sector. This will help companies further optimise the operations of their support fleets, reducing their emissions and maximising safety and security in harsh environments. The partnership combines Identec Solutions’...

OneOcean adds environmental planner to voyage planning platform
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OneOcean adds environmental planner to voyage planning platform

OneOcean Group has expanded its platform capability to include a new and unique environmental planner, which uses a dynamic timeline to provide a real-time look ahead at the environmental rules and restrictions in force during a voyage. Navigational and environmental planning can be done in a simple integrated workflow. With the addition of the advanced...

ABS publishes guide for methanol-fuelled vessels
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ABS publishes guide for methanol-fuelled vessels

ABS has published its Guide for Methanol and Ethanol Fuelled Vessels. The Guide sets out classification criteria for the arrangements, construction, installation and survey of machinery, equipment and systems for vessels operating with methanol or ethanol as fuel with a focus on minimising risks to the vessel, crew and environment. Methanol is widely regarded as...

Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS
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Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS

Shift Clean Energy (Shift) has received certification from Bureau Veritas (BV) for its clean energy storage solution (ESS). This is the second major certification Shift has received for its ESS. BV’s marine and offshore division has approved Shift’s lithium-ion battery-based ESS use in fully electric or hybrid vessels as well as on land uses. The...

Nakilat partners with ABS to develop decarbonisation strategy
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Nakilat partners with ABS to develop decarbonisation strategy

LNG shipping operator Nakilat has partnered with ABS to develop a new decarbonisation strategy. Over the past months, Nakilat’s project team has worked closely with ABS sustainability specialists to map out decarbonisation pathways for the company’s fleet of 69 LNG carriers and four Very Large LPG Gas Carriers. The project will ultimately see Nakilat’s vessels...

USC Barnkrug digitises operations with Kaiko Systems
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USC Barnkrug digitises operations with Kaiko Systems

Ship management company USC Barnkrug has chosen to roll out Kaiko Systems’ solution to improve data collection and analysis across its fleet of 27 feeder containerships. After a successful trial phase, the ship management company decided to roll out the solution across its entire fleet. This process has already begun and will be completed in...

ZeroNorth acquires bunker market platform ClearLynx
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ZeroNorth acquires bunker market platform ClearLynx

Technology company ZeroNorth has announced the acquisition of ClearLynx, an online platform for the bunker fuel market. Adding ClearLynx to the ZeroNorth platform will provide shipowners and operators with an integrated and end-to-end solution for the cost and environmentally efficient optimisation of bunker fuel, from initial enquiry through to supply. ZeroNorth users will be able...