<span>Operations and Management</span>

Langh Tech conducts carbon capture research
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Langh Tech conducts carbon capture research

Technology firm Langh Tech has started researching the possibility of carbon capture on board vessels. The first tests have been successfully performed on board one of the vessels in sister company Langh Ship’s fleet, utilising the existing Langh Tech hybrid scrubber installed on board. Langh Tech has conducted several preliminary tests of capturing CO2 emitted...

EU ETS must be refined to catalyse shipping’s uptake of zero-emission fuels
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EU ETS must be refined to catalyse shipping’s uptake of zero-emission fuels

A new report by the University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) for the Environment Defense Fund Europe (EDF Europe) stresses the need to refine the design of the EU Emission Trading System’s (ETS) inclusion of shipping to effectively reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from maritime shipping and advance zero-carbon alternative fuels. Reforms to its design such...

LR launches framework to compare fuel transition pathways
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LR launches framework to compare fuel transition pathways

The Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub has launched ‘First movers in Shipping’s Decarbonisation – a framework for getting started’, a methodology that enables a detailed comparison of different fuel transition pathways regardless of vessel type or trade route. The framework evaluates the entire supply chain, from fuel production to usage onboard vessels, and can...

Danelec acquires KYMA to enhance digital data collection services
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Danelec acquires KYMA to enhance digital data collection services

Danelec Marine, a Denmark-based company that designs and develops maritime hardware and software for data collection and safety, has signed an agreement to acquire KYMA, the Norway-based specialist in digital ship performance monitoring. The combined company will reportedly be the world’s largest maritime data collection solutions provider, with over 10,000 ships using its solutions globally...

Delta Energy and Bunker Connect announce joint venture
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Delta Energy and Bunker Connect announce joint venture

Digital bunker solution and broker Bunker Connect International and bunker suppliers and traders Delta Energy Fuel Supply & Trading have announced a new joint venture partnership: Delta Connect DMCC, which will see the further development and expansion of the Bunker Connect digital bunker platform. The next step is to take the digital platform global to increase...

BV and MolyWorks partner on green solutions
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BV and MolyWorks partner on green solutions

Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Singapore (BV M&O) and MolyWorks Materials Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting additive manufacturing through several initiatives that will support innovation, decarbonisation and sustainability in the maritime, offshore, and renewable energy sectors. The signing ceremony took place at the Singapore BV M&O Office and was...

PROW Capital launches green shipping fund to accelerate decarbonisation
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PROW Capital launches green shipping fund to accelerate decarbonisation

PROW Capital has announced the launch of the green shipping fund (GSF), a EUR 420 million debt fund that provides credit to shipowners for investments in new and existing vessels or retrofits that demonstrate measurable emissions reductions. The funding of GSF has been structured and arranged in close cooperation with Banco Santander and supported by...

Royston secures government funding for decarbonisation project
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Royston secures government funding for decarbonisation project

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has secured government funding for a collaborative project to examine the potential of new technologies to reduce the carbon footprint of river ferry services. The move will see the UK-based firm working in local partnership with Newcastle University and ferry operator Nexus to look at ways to decarbonise the...

New AI-driven voyage optimisation solution launches
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New AI-driven voyage optimisation solution launches

A new voyage optimisation solution that uses the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) to improve fuel savings of at least 5 per cent has been launched as the result of a collaboration between the University of Southampton, the Alan Turing Institute, and Theyr. The solution ‘T-VOS’ is the first multi-objective genetic-algorithm AI-based voyage optimisation...

LR accepted as renewable energy certification body (RECB)
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LR accepted as renewable energy certification body (RECB)

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been accepted as the world’s first renewable energy certification body (RECB) for marine energy by the international electrotechnical commission’s renewable energy system, (IECRE). IECRE operates the global conformity assessment system in the three electrically producing renewable energy sectors: solar photovoltaic (PV) energy, wind energy, and marine energy. With IECRE recognition as...

Høglund to supply hybrid-electric system for Tipco carriers
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Høglund to supply hybrid-electric system for Tipco carriers

Integrated automation and energy specialist Høglund has been commissioned to supply advanced, fully integrated hybrid, automation, and digital solutions to two newbuild asphalt carriers owned by Continental Bitumen and managed & operated by Tipco Asphalt. The hybrid electric system will be integrated into, monitored, and controlled by Høglund’s IAS (Integrated Automation System) and PMS (Power...