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BV verifies GAC Bunker Fuels’ emissions calculations
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BV verifies GAC Bunker Fuels’ emissions calculations

GAC Bunker Fuels’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions calculations have been verified by Bureau Veritas (BV) UK, allowing GAC to realise its emissions and make important steps in reducing and offsetting its GHG emissions. Carbon emissions are classified into categories or “scopes”. GAC Bunker Fuels is assured for indirect emissions from electricity and air-conditioning under Scope...

IB Marine adds ChartWorld navigation data to fleet performance monitoring tool
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IB Marine adds ChartWorld navigation data to fleet performance monitoring tool

IB Marine is adding ChartWorld’s navigation data to its fleet performance monitoring solution to provide greater transparency over navigational operations and costs. The agreement will further enhance navigational data analysis of IB Marine’s cloud-based decision-support system, InfoSHIP Performance. The system is designed to collect, integrate, extract, and analyse data from any system installed onboard ships,...

RightShip launches carbon accounting reporting tool
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RightShip launches carbon accounting reporting tool

RightShip has launched an expanded and enhanced toolset for monitoring, measuring, and benchmarking shipping-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. RightShip’s Carbon Accounting Reporting Tool provides companies with a bespoke reporting tool that measures, monitors and benchmarks a company’s GHG emissions over defined periods. The expanded tool builds on its existing expertise in Carbon Accounting, supplied to...

Policy measures needed to make zero-emission shipping commercially viable
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Policy measures needed to make zero-emission shipping commercially viable

A new report launched today (January 18, 2022) indicates the urgent need for the development of policies that can close the competitiveness gap and accelerate the maritime zero-emission trajectory. For the international shipping industry to decarbonise, zero-emission fuels need to become the dominant fuel source by the 2040s. According to the report titled Closing the...

METIS adds new tools to platform to enhance decarbonisation and compliance
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METIS adds new tools to platform to enhance decarbonisation and compliance

METIS Cyberspace Technology has launched a new set of tools to help shipping companies manage their environmental impact and achieve their decarbonisation goals while ensuring compliance with industry regulations. Comprising three distinct but related applications – AER Monitoring & Analysis, CII Monitoring & Analysis and MRV & DCS Compliance Documentation and Reporting – the new...

Jiangsu chooses TMC Compressors for 15 Seaspan newbuilds
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Jiangsu chooses TMC Compressors for 15 Seaspan newbuilds

Fifteen LNG-powered 7,000 TEU container ships being built for owner and operator Seaspan will be fitted with TMC Compressors’ marine compressed air systems to improve energy efficiency of the service/control air and the SCR/EGR (selective catalytic reduction/exhaust gas recirculation) systems. The vessels are being built at Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding for Seaspan. Jiangsu awarded the...

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...

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...