Tag: <span>Agreements and Partnerships</span>

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...

HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea
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HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea

HullWiper and Agemar have signed a lease agreement to meet the growing demand for safe, eco-friendly hull cleaning solutions for vessels calling in Guinea, West Africa. Agemar Guinea (Agemar Agency & Logistics) is part of global maritime consultancy and maritime logistics solutions provider, the Agemar Group. It is the latest addition to HullWiper’s growing family...

Jurong Port joins zero-emission partnership
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Jurong Port joins zero-emission partnership

The Castor Initiative, a multinational coalition consisting of MISC Berhad (MISC), Lloyd’s Register (LR), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), MAN Energy Solutions (MAN), the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Yara International (Yara), has welcomed Jurong Port to the partnership that is committed to make zero-emission shipping a reality. This announcement follows another project...

Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy sign marine energy efficiency agreement
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Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy sign marine energy efficiency agreement

Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy have signed a cooperation agreement regarding sales of marine energy efficiency solutions based on Orcan’s organic rankine cycle (ORC) technology. Orcan Energy develops and manufactures ORC solutions for the direct conversion of waste heat energy into electricity. The company’s products can be found in a variety of industries and are...

METIS adds data from Spire to enhance weather forecasting capabilities
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METIS adds data from Spire to enhance weather forecasting capabilities

METIS Cyberspace Technology has signed an agreement with data and analytics firm Spire Global. The agreement will see Spire’s weather-forecasting data and services added to METIS’ cloud-based platform to enhance weather-related functionality. Through both terrestrial and satellite data, Spire provides insight into weather patterns at each layer of the Earth’s atmosphere and across its surface...

Kongsberg Maritime teams up with Norsepower to offer wind power to shipowners
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Kongsberg Maritime teams up with Norsepower to offer wind power to shipowners

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norsepower to add wind propulsion to KM’s integrated power and propulsion systems. Under the MoU, shipowners and shipyards will be able to choose between fully integrated systems, or solutions incorporating stand-alone products. By teaming up with Norsepower, KM adds wind propulsion to its portfolio...

AqualisBraemar to acquire ship design firm OSD-IMT
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AqualisBraemar to acquire ship design firm OSD-IMT

Energy and marine consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) has entered into an agreement to acquire the UK operations of ship design and marine consultancy company OSD-IMT from Damen Shipyards Group. OSD-IMT is a specialist consultancy in ship design for newbuild, refit and conversion projects. The company operates in all key marine markets – including...

Eidesvik to explore ammonia fuel cell opportunities
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Eidesvik to explore ammonia fuel cell opportunities

Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik Offshore has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aker BP and Alma, a venture under establishment by Clara Venture Labs (under name change from Prototech) to explore opportunities for utilising Alma’s proprietary fuel cell technology to accelerate the move to zero emissions shipping. Specifically, the companies will explore retrofit installation...

Grimaldi-owned company opts for Wärtsilä scrubbers
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Grimaldi-owned company opts for Wärtsilä scrubbers

Spanish company Trasmed GLE, part of the Grimaldi Group, has chosen Wärtsilä’s open-loop scrubbers for two roll-on/roll-off passenger ferries. Trasmed GLE has selected four of Wärtsilä’s I-SOx open loop scrubbers with exhaust de-plume systems for the RoPax vessels Volcan del Teide and Ciudad de Granada which operate in the Mediterranean Sea. Each vessel will have...

Algoma chooses FuelOpt to enhance efficiency of 8 bulk carriers
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Algoma chooses FuelOpt to enhance efficiency of 8 bulk carriers

Canadian shipping company Algoma Central Corporation has signed a contract with Yara Marine Technologies to install its FuelOpt propulsion optimisation technology onboard eight further bulk carriers. This agreement comes following the successful installation of FuelOpt onboard the Algoma Conveyor in early April 2021. FuelOpt safely limits shaft power output (ShaPoLi) by allowing ship operators to...

Berg accelerates drive into electric propulsion
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Berg accelerates drive into electric propulsion

Berg Propulsion has signed a key supplier and cooperation agreement to provide systems integration capability for Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch permanent magnet (PM) and power electronics products. The cooperation creates a new and combined force offering the robustness and efficiency of propulsion systems where electric motors directly drive the propeller shaft. Berg’s integrator...

Maersk and Svitzer to develop carbon neutral methanol fuel cell tug
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Maersk and Svitzer to develop carbon neutral methanol fuel cell tug

Svitzer, an A.P. Moller – Maersk subsidiary, has signed an agreement with Robert Allan to design the world’s first fuel cell tug for harbour operations, running on green methanol. The project builds on close cooperation between Svitzer and Maersk with the aim to jointly explore the combination of methanol fuel cells, batteries, storage/handling systems, electric...