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Sterling PBES launches ‘Microgrid in a box’
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Sterling PBES launches ‘Microgrid in a box’

Energy Storage System (ESS) specialist Sterling PBES has announced the launch of CanPower, an all-encompassing ESS ‘Microgrid in a Box’ that can add energy storage to virtually any vessel without the need for complex design and build times. ESS are becoming increasingly popular as a way to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and meet...

Canadian Coast Guard rolls out Wärtsilä solutions
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Canadian Coast Guard rolls out Wärtsilä solutions

Wärtsilä has won a contract for the delivery and integration engineering of two Retractable Thrusters and a Dynamic Positioning (DP) system for the CCGS Amundsen, a Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Icebreaker. Wärtsilä was able to meet the CCG’s challenging requirements for build quality and fitting the equipment in the existing space of the 98 metres...

Grovfjord Mek. Verksted wins contract to build robot ships for Ocean Infinity
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Grovfjord Mek. Verksted wins contract to build robot ships for Ocean Infinity

Norwegian manufacturer Grovfjord Mek. Verksted (GMV) will build an Armada of large, cutting-edge robot ships for Ocean Infinity, the marine robotics company. The fleet of ultra low emission marine robots will be deployed from shorelines across the globe. Ocean Infinity appointed GMV to build its initial fleet of up to 13 vessels capable of wholly robotic...

TECO to boost shipping’s decarbonisation with marine hydrogen fuel cell
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TECO to boost shipping’s decarbonisation with marine hydrogen fuel cell

Marine engineering and equipment development company TECO 2030 and engineering firm AVL List have announced plans to develop a hydrogen fuel cell system specifically designed for heavy-duty marine applications. The companies have been working to develop the TECO Marine Fuel Cell, with the aim to market the first proton-exchange membrane fuel cell system specifically designed...

Dual-fuel engine shows potential to cut emissions by 85 per cent
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Dual-fuel engine shows potential to cut emissions by 85 per cent

A new engine capable of reducing CO2 emissions by up to 85 per cent by injecting and burning hydrogen has been launched by BeHydro, a joint venture between engine producer ABC and shipping firm CMB. Over the past three years BeHydro has developed, produced and extensively tested a dual fuel (diesel-hydrogen) engine with a capacity...

Marine battery wins DNV GL approval
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Marine battery wins DNV GL approval

A battery system for efficient fuel consumption in shipping EASy Marine has now been approved for operation by classification society DNV GL. EASy Mari, developed by German battery developer EAS, adapts flexibly to limited space conditions, increases safety on the water and reduces emissions. The modular space concept of the battery system enables almost every...

Shanghai Ming Wah rolls out ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT after fuel savings
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Shanghai Ming Wah rolls out ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT after fuel savings

Vessel operator Shanghai Ming Wah Shipping has rolled out ABB’s engine diagnostics software ABB AbilityTekomar XPERT across 12 of its bulk carriers. The fleetwide deployment follows a trial on two ships which started in February 2019 and an initial order covering four vessels in June 2019. The order for the remaining eight vessels was received...

Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion
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Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion

A new ferry operated by Wasaline has been fitted with ABB Azipod propulsion to ensure sustainable performance and achieve up to four days of annual time savings due to operational efficiency. The 150-metre vessel, Aurora Botnia, will run on low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will benefit from greater environmental and efficiency gains due to...

Chinese hybrid-electric vessel powered by ABB technology
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Chinese hybrid-electric vessel powered by ABB technology

The newbuilt vessel, Shenhai 01, features a full scope of ABB’s electric, digital and connected solutions that help support sustainable operations and enhance safety and efficiency. The first Chinese-built hybrid emergency rescue vessel is powered by ABB’s bridge-to-propeller technologies, including Azipod electric propulsion, energy storage system and state-of-the-art automation and control solutions that further optimise...

LNG retrofits: The time is now
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LNG retrofits: The time is now

LNG as fuel has long been considered the industry’s last, best hope to meet the IMO’s ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. So why aren’t we seeing more LNG retrofits on existing tonnage? In April 2018, MEPC 72 adopted resolution MEPC.304(72) on the Initial IMO Strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas...

Konsgberg to deliver Shell’s draft and trim optimisation software
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Konsgberg to deliver Shell’s draft and trim optimisation software

Kongsberg Maritime has signed an agreement with Shell International Trading and Shipping Company, to deliver Shell’s patented draft and trim optimisation software, Just Add Water System (JAWS). Kongsberg Maritime will deliver the software through its digital solution, including JAWS as an application in the K-IMS suite; a portfolio of specialised applications to support complex operations....

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding completes 22 scrubber retrofits
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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding completes 22 scrubber retrofits

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding’s marine sulphur oxides (SOx) scrubbers have been successfully installed on 22 ships across three ship types during the last 8 months. The DIA-SOx scrubbers have been installed as scheduled despite COVID-19 restrictions. Remote commissioning conducted via close communication and cooperation with the engineers of its local partners in China and Singapore respectively enabled...