<span>Propulsion and future fuels</span>

Eminox and KBB to deliver complete solution for marine engine emissions reduction
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Eminox and KBB to deliver complete solution for marine engine emissions reduction

Emissions control specialist Eminox and turbocharger maker Kompressorenbau Bannewitz (KBB) have announced a new collaboration to meet increasing emissions compliance requirements for marine diesel engines. The two companies will provide marine engine manufacturers and vessel operators with a fully integrated emissions control solution, from turbo to tailpipe, to deliver clean marine diesel engines. Aimed at...

MOL and Vale to study wind power
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MOL and Vale to study wind power

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced an agreement with Vale International to conduct a joint study on the installation of a Rotor Sail onboard a 200,000-ton class in-service bulk carrier to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The bulk carrier, which mainly transports iron ore for steel production, will be installed with the tall cylindrical...

Swedish funding to support electrification of LNG/LBG vessels
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Swedish funding to support electrification of LNG/LBG vessels

Helios Nordic Energy together with partners Gotland Tech Development, METS Technology and ABB, has been granted financial support from the Swedish Energy Agency via the Energy Pilot Gotland programme to investigate how Destination Gotland’s two LNG/LBG vessels could receive increased electrification. The project will aim to decrease the ferries’ carbon emissions by 10 per cent...

ABB and Hyundai offer engine optimisation to cut ship emissions
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ABB and Hyundai offer engine optimisation to cut ship emissions

Hyundai Global Service (HGS), the aftercare division of shipbuilder and engine maker Hyundai Heavy Industries, has teamed up with ABB Turbocharging to offer an engine part-load optimisation (EPLO) service for shipowners seeking to cut emissions in line with the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) requirements. Ahead of the entry into force of the Energy Efficiency Existing...

Japanese companies team up to develop ammonia-fuelled ships
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Japanese companies team up to develop ammonia-fuelled ships

NYK Line, Japan Engine Corporation, IHI Power Systems, and Nihon have been approved by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) to participate in a demonstration project that will see the commercialisation of vessels equipped with a domestically produced ammonia-fuelled engine. The demonstration project forms part of the Green Innovation Fund project, a...

Sterling PlanB rebrands and launches new energy supply service
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Sterling PlanB rebrands and launches new energy supply service

Marine battery company Sterling PlanB Energy Solutions (SPBES) has changed its name to Shift and at the same time launched a one-of-a-kind, new pay-as-you-go energy supply service called PwrSwäp. PwrSwäp is a cost-effective way for any customer to electrify their site, be it maritime or on land. Its practical, pay-as-you-go service gives customers a clean...

LR awards AiP to Samsung’s liquefied hydrogen carrier
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LR awards AiP to Samsung’s liquefied hydrogen carrier

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted approval in principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for its 160,000 CBM liquefied hydrogen carrier, a key result from a joint development project (JDP) launched earlier this year. As part of the JDP, SHI developed the concept and basic design for the Hydrogen Cargo Containment System (Membrane Type) and...

MAN ES to keep Mitsui and MOL updated on ammonia-powered engine development
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MAN ES to keep Mitsui and MOL updated on ammonia-powered engine development

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mitsui E&S Machinery (MES-M) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) regarding the low-speed, ammonia-fueled main engine that MAN Energy Solutions is currently developing. The MoU provides for keeping MOL and MES-M updated on MAN Energy Solutions’ progress in this regard, with the ultimate intention of...

Stena and Proman to pursue methanol development
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Stena and Proman to pursue methanol development

Stena and methanol producer Proman have committed to jointly develop a retrofit & supply solution, enabling both Stena’s vessels as well as third party vessels to experience the immediate environmental benefits and greenhouse gas emission reductions delivered by methanol. By switching to this fuel, methanol-powered vessels can lead the transition to a lower carbon future...