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Start-up to bring IoT emissions monitoring tool to the maritime industry
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Start-up to bring IoT emissions monitoring tool to the maritime industry

Start-up Everimpact has secured support from eight shipping conglomerates and a fresh US$1.6M seed investment to bring its carbon monitoring and measuring IoT hardware solution to the maritime industry. Everimpact’s hardware is reportedly the only IoT capable of measuring real carbon emissions on an industrial or city-scale. The solution uses data from satellites, sensors, traffic,...

ZeroNorth launches new Vessel Reporting Platform
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ZeroNorth launches new Vessel Reporting Platform

Technology company ZeroNorth has launched its new open Vessel Reporting Platform, which is designed to improve transparency and data quality, enable emissions reductions, and lower manual work at sea and on shore. The platform is aimed at solving key challenges associated with gathering accurate data from vessels and will boost data transparency. The new platform...

ZeroLab by Klaveness completes emissions monitoring project for CBH Group
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ZeroLab by Klaveness completes emissions monitoring project for CBH Group

ZeroLab by Klaveness has completed a milestone project with CBH Group, Australia’s largest co-operative and leader in the Australian grain industry, delivering its first detailed analysis of CBH’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping in 2021. The deal expands ZeroLab’s foothold in the grains industry as they continuously strive to reduce CO2 emissions from global...

Carnival teams up with Wärtsilä in fleet decarbonisation programme
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Carnival teams up with Wärtsilä in fleet decarbonisation programme

Cruise group Carnival Corporation is boosting its fleet decarbonisation efforts with the help of Wärtsila’s decarbonisation modelling service. Initially tasked with establishing an optimal decarbonisation path for the cruise ship Regal Princess, the project will expand to model solutions which could be applied to the entire Carnival fleet. Under the fleet decarbonisation programme, a digital...

Hempel links EUR 1.5 billion credit facilities to sustainability targets
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Hempel links EUR 1.5 billion credit facilities to sustainability targets

Coatings company Hempel has linked EUR 1.5 billion credit facilities to four of the company’s sustainability targets.  To help drive efforts to meet Hempel’s sustainability targets, the facility’s interest margin will be adjusted up or down, based on Hempel’s ability to meet its four sustainability goals. Hempel’s KPIs linked to its loan agreements are: Reduce...

MMHE partners with Silverstream to expand roll out of air lubrication technology
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MMHE partners with Silverstream to expand roll out of air lubrication technology

Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) has signed an agreement with maritime clean technology company Silverstream Technologies. The partnership will facilitate retrofit opportunities for Silverstream’s air lubrication technology as well as collaboration, information and knowledge sharing between the two companies. MMHE, a liquefied natural gas carrier (LNGC) repair yard in Asia, will collaborate with Silverstream...

Wärtsilä invests in Marindows to spur maritime decarbonisation in Japan
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Wärtsilä invests in Marindows to spur maritime decarbonisation in Japan

Wärtsilä Voyage has completed an investment in Marindows, a Japanese company delivering an open digital platform for Japan’s marine industry. Marindows and Wärtsilä Voyage will bring additional value to the Japanese market through their collaboration, which will include the areas of vessel optimisation and autonomy. Safer, greener, and more efficient operations are some of the...

ClassNK releases GHG emissions management tool
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ClassNK releases GHG emissions management tool

ClassNK has released ClassNK ZETA (zero emission transition accelerator), a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management tool to track accurate CO2 emissions and confirm and simulate carbon intensity indicator (CII) ratings. ClassNK ZETA is a tool for visualising CO2 emissions from ships, which is linked with the ClassNK MRV Portal supporting compliance with monitoring, reporting, and...

Oldendorff secures scrubber deal with Yara
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Oldendorff secures scrubber deal with Yara

Oldendorff Carriers has signed an agreement with Yara Marine Technologies (YMT) for the first installation of YMT’s new U-type SOx scrubbers on board two bulk carriers. The agreement follows previous contracts that have seen YMT install scrubbers and perform MARPOL compliance testing on 96 Oldendorff vessels. The contract was signed at the Nor-Shipping conference and...

NAPA, ClassNK and Marubeni to assess impact of EEXI and CII on operations
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NAPA, ClassNK and Marubeni to assess impact of EEXI and CII on operations

NAPA, ClassNK and Marubeni have confirmed a new partnership to assess the impact of voyage optimisation on reducing fuel and carbon emissions. NAPA will use its Fleet Intelligence platform to retrospectively analyse the impact of EEXI (Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index) using the actual vessel performance across Marubeni’s fleet and compare it against similar fleets....

Bernhard Schulte investigates impact of seafarer behaviour on ship emissions
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Bernhard Schulte investigates impact of seafarer behaviour on ship emissions

As part of a research and development project, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has for the first time investigated the influence of the behavioural change of individual seafarers on carbon emissions on selected ships managed by BSM Deutschland (BSMD). Teaming up with London-based clean-tech company Signol, BSM studied how individual behavioural change can lead to a...