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40 per cent of energy used in U.S. shipping fleet can be zero emissions, finds report
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40 per cent of energy used in U.S. shipping fleet can be zero emissions, finds report

More than 40 per cent of the energy used by the U.S. shipping fleet could be replaced with zero emissions solutions this decade, giving the U.S. enormous potential to lead shipping’s decarbonisation, finds a new report. The report by the University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS), commissioned by The Ocean Conservancy titled “The Maritime Fleet of...

Inmarsat and Thetius explore impact of digital tech on shipping’s decarbonisation
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Inmarsat and Thetius explore impact of digital tech on shipping’s decarbonisation

Inmarsat has published a new decarbonisation report exploring the impact digital technology can make on shipping’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Compiled by maritime innovation consultancy Thetius, and sponsored by the Inmarsat Research Programme, The Optimal Route – The Why and How of Digital Decarbonisation in Shipping provides evidence that digital optimisation offers a key strategy...

Kongsberg Digital introduces Vessel Insight Access
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Kongsberg Digital introduces Vessel Insight Access

Kongsberg Digital has launched Vessel Insight Access to make it easier for ships and shipowners to embrace digitalisation and benefit from Vessel Insight without the need of additional hardware onboard. Vessel Insight Access is quick to install, immediately ready for use and provides an intuitive user interface. Vessel Insight Access is especially suited for crew...

WinGD X-DF2.0 engine achieves 8 per cent fuel savings
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WinGD X-DF2.0 engine achieves 8 per cent fuel savings

Swiss engine designer, WinGD has confirmed that the performance of its X-DF2.0 engine technology has surpassed initial expectations in terms of fuel savings achieved. Optimised engine settings on WinGD’s X-DF2.0 second-generation dual-fuel engine platform have achieved fuel savings of up to 8 per cent in gas mode and up to 6 per cent in diesel...

FuelTrust to help Isle of Man Ship Registry validate vessels for Green Ship scheme
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FuelTrust to help Isle of Man Ship Registry validate vessels for Green Ship scheme

FuelTrust and the Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enabling IOMSR to use FuelTrust’s fuels and emissions digital technology to validate vessels for the flag’s Green Ship scheme. In addition, the MoU will facilitate the duo to collaborate on further projects to incentivise and enable emissions reductions. The...

DNV’s Veracity to help BHP achieve decarbonisation targets
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DNV’s Veracity to help BHP achieve decarbonisation targets

DNV’s independent cloud platform, Veracity, has been chosen by BHP to enable the company to make timely and accurate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting, management and insights for its chartered vessels. The project aims to support BHP in its ongoing efforts to see Scope 3 GHG emissions from its chartered vessels reduced. Commodity producers and...

CII simulator enables VPS to optimise vessel operation and CII rating
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CII simulator enables VPS to optimise vessel operation and CII rating

In view of the global fight against climate change and in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 13, the shipping world is taking urgent actions to combat climate change and its impacts. The requirements for transparency of operational emissions and action-taking on energy efficiency and CO2 reduction will only increase going forward, in terms...