<span>Operations and Management</span>

Green corridors to boost transition to zero-emission shipping
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Green corridors to boost transition to zero-emission shipping

A new study produced for the Getting to Zero Coalition ‘The Next Wave: Green Corridors’ , shows that developing Green Corridors can reduce the complexity of transitioning to zero-emission fuels and vessels in an effort to achieve full decarbonisation of the shipping sector by 2050.  In 2020, the Getting to Zero Coalition – a partnership...

iconsys launches new shore-to-ship power solution
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iconsys launches new shore-to-ship power solution

UK automation solutions provider and systems integrator iconsys has launched a new shore-to-ship power solution, named iconvert. iconvert is a fully integrated product that offers unlimited flexibility of voltage and frequency. It can be equipped with batteries to form a microgrid, limiting demand on the grid. iconvert provides fully flexible vessel connectivity solutions and is...

Shipping a critical enabler in transition to low carbon operations, says ABS chairman
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Shipping a critical enabler in transition to low carbon operations, says ABS chairman

Shipping is the critical enabler in the world’s transition to low carbon operations and needs Government support to ensure it is at the front of the queue for next-generation fuels, Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS chairman, president and CEO, told delegates at COP26. “Governments will have a pretty significant role in this, but shipping is going...

K Line aims to achieve net-zero GHG emissions by 2050
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K Line aims to achieve net-zero GHG emissions by 2050

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has announced it is raising its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target to net-zero by 2050. It is revised targets, K Line states that it aims to improve CO2 emission efficiency by 50 per cent by 2030 compared to 2008, exceeding the 40 per cent target set by the International...

First Movers Coalition launches with 2030 commitment to zero-carbon shipping
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First Movers Coalition launches with 2030 commitment to zero-carbon shipping

The World Economic Forum, in partnership with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, announced the First Movers Coalition, a new platform for companies to make purchasing commitments that create new market demand for low and zero carbon fuels and technologies. Among the eight “harder-to-abate” sectors addressed by the First Movers Coalition, an ambitious...

Fjord1 signs fleet agreement with VesselMan
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Fjord1 signs fleet agreement with VesselMan

Fjord1 has signed a fleet agreement with VesselMan to improve project planning and execution of technical projects. VesselMan turns manual processes into a digital format, facilitating the collection of all phases of a project in one place. VesselMan provides the vessel manager with a comprehensive overview of all planned yard activities, helping the manager to...

Marsoft’s GreenScreen recognised by Gold Standard
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Marsoft’s GreenScreen recognised by Gold Standard

Marsoft has announced that the Gold Standard – the pre-eminent global carbon registry – has accepted Marsoft’s GreenScreen-based methodology as the basis for issuing carbon credits for investments that reduce CO2 emissions from ships. Marsoft’s GreenScreen retrofit evaluation platform, developed in collaboration with the MIT Sea Grant Design Lab, provides an accurate assessment of the...

AVEVA and ABS join forces to pursue data-driven decarbonisation
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AVEVA and ABS join forces to pursue data-driven decarbonisation

Software company AVEVA has announced a new strategic alliance with ABS to help shipbuilders, owners and operators drive improved operational performance and meet critical sustainability goals. The ABS My Digital Fleet risk management platform integrates with AVEVA’s PI System operational data management platform to ingest and normalise large quantities of sensor data received from shipping...

Swiss tech start-up secures $10m investment to decarbonise shipping
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Swiss tech start-up secures $10m investment to decarbonise shipping

Swiss climate tech start-up Daphne Technology has attracted another round of investors including Shell Ventures, Trafigura, AET, and Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures. The US $10.92 million investment will help the start-up to continue leveraging innovative technology to remove greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the combustion gas of any fuel type. Daphne Technology’s plug-and-play solution breaks...

Transition to zero emissions is complex but can be done through coordinated action
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Transition to zero emissions is complex but can be done through coordinated action

A new report by the University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) for The Getting to Zero Coalition and funded by the Mission Possible Partnership, provides a comprehensive study of the actions that governments, industry, and international bodies must take to deliver on a transition to zero emissions by 2050. The report, titled ‘Strategy for the Transition...

WinGD invests in training as gas-fuelled fleet grows
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WinGD invests in training as gas-fuelled fleet grows

Marine low-speed engine developer WinGD has strengthened its training capabilities as the number of gas-fuelled vessels on order surges. Among the investments, the company has expanded its network of training locations and added new online tools, making it even easier for ship operators to give their crews the skills they need. According to DNV’s Alternative...

Wärtsilä commits to carbon neutrality by 2030
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Wärtsilä commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

Wärtsilä has announced its “Set for 30” commitment to achieving ambitious climate targets. The company’s goal by 2030 is to become carbon neutral in its own operations, and to provide a product portfolio which will be ready for zero carbon fuels. Wärtsilä’s carbon neutrality target covers direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the company’s own...