Tag: Agreements & Partnerships

ABS and HHI team up on digitalisation and decarbonisation
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ABS and HHI team up on digitalisation and decarbonisation

ABS, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Global Service (HGS) have agreed on a framework for the exchange of Digitalisation and Decarbonisation (D&D) concepts to apply to present and future designs. This new framework will be an industry first D&D ecosystem between class, shipyard and ship service company. The new framework enables HHI, HGS and...

Cargill enters MR fleet into Maersk Tankers’ MR pool
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Cargill enters MR fleet into Maersk Tankers’ MR pool

Cargill and Maersk Tankers have announced a strategic partnership to reduce fuel consumption and emissions and improve flexibility for their customers. The partnership will see Cargill enter its medium range (MR) fleet into the existing Maersk Tankers MR pool, creating a new joint pool that will significantly increase the scope of its Medium Range (MR)...

Unifeeder and GreenSteam team up on GHG emissions reduction
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Unifeeder and GreenSteam team up on GHG emissions reduction

Pan-European feeder and shortsea operator Unifeeder and vessel-based machine learning solutions supplier GreenSteam are expanding their partnership to help deliver reductions in greenhouse (GHG) emissions from ships. The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has introduced a strategy focusing on reducing annual GHG emissions from international shipping by at least 50 per cent by 2050 compared...

MAN and Samsung sign engine digitisation agreement
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MAN and Samsung sign engine digitisation agreement

MAN Energy Solutions and Samsung Heavy Industries have signed an agreement to define a framework for the long-term strategic cooperation to develop technologies and systems for the digitisation of marine engines. The cooperation will focus on: Digitisation of marine engine solution data including auxiliary systems Data collection, diagnosis and visualisation in relation to marine engine...

Wallenius Wilhelmsen commits 42 Ro-Ros to Jotun’s hull performance system
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen commits 42 Ro-Ros to Jotun’s hull performance system

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has signed an agreement with Jotun that will see 42 of its ro-ro vessels equipped with Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) antifouling coating system. HPS combines premium SeaQuantum X200 antifouling with technical and digital solutions to accurately measure hull performance. The antifouling works to increase vessel efficiency, cut fuel costs and reduce CO2...

MOL and COSCO commit to LNG and Ethane projects
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MOL and COSCO commit to LNG and Ethane projects

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and COSCO SHIPPING Energy Transportation, a subsidiary of China COSCO Shipping Corporation, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further the joint cooperation between the two organisations for future LNG carrier projects and Ethane carrier projects. MOL and CSET have established a strong and extensive partnership for more than ten years....

UK establishes centre for maritime innovation and technology
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UK establishes centre for maritime innovation and technology

A consortium of British companies, academia and government, have established a new national centre (MarRI-UK) to provide a collaborative innovation vehicle to jointly tackle innovation and technology challenges. Based at the University of Strathclyde, with hubs to be announced across the UK, the centre’s first focus will be on Clean Maritime. MarRI-UK will focus on...

Schottel and Ulstein partner on automation and digital services
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Schottel and Ulstein partner on automation and digital services

Ship design and building services provider Ulstein and manufacturer of propulsion and steering systems Schottel have announced a new cooperation to deliver automated and digitalised services to the maritime industry. Former Ulstein subsidiary, Ulstein Blue Ctrl, will continue as an independent company under the name Blue CTRL. Both Ulstein and SCHOTTEL will own 50 per...

ABS and MARIN enter JiP to test wind propulsion technology
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ABS and MARIN enter JiP to test wind propulsion technology

ABS and MARIN have launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate transparent and validated methods to assess performance of wind-assisted shipping propulsion technologies. The JIP covers the majority of all marketed wind-assisted ship propulsors and aims to overcome barriers to the uptake of these technologies by: Improving methods for transparent performance prediction Using the...

DSME and DNV GL cooperate on maritime technology development
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DSME and DNV GL cooperate on maritime technology development

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and DNV GL have signed a framework agreement which will see them cooperate on joint development projects (JDPs) for future technologies in the shipbuilding and offshore plant industries. The agreement confirms the cooperation of DSME and DNV GL through future JDPs to develop advanced technologies to maximise the safety...

Oshima and DNV GL partner on energy efficient bulk carrier design
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Oshima and DNV GL partner on energy efficient bulk carrier design

Oshima Shipbuilding and DNV GL have signed a long-term strategic cooperation to conduct research and development together on new bulk carrier designs. The partners aim to continue the strategic cooperation through to 2030, developing and updating a road map towards the IMO zero emissions scenario, which will be gradually implemented through annual joint industry projects...