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

V.Group partners with Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre on maritime decarbonisation
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V.Group partners with Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre on maritime decarbonisation

Ship manager V.Group has launched a dedicated ‘Sustainability & Decarbonisation’ department and entered a strategic partnership with Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping (the Centre). Launched in 2020 as an independent, not-for-profit organisation, the Centre is undertaking intensive research and development to find practical ways to decarbonise the maritime industry through several global...

Kongsberg Digital and ABS partner on decarbonisation & digitalisation
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Kongsberg Digital and ABS partner on decarbonisation & digitalisation

Kongsberg Digital has joined forces with ABS to integrate Vessel Insight with the ABS My Digital Fleet platform to offer shipowners, ship managers and charterers seamless access to powerful analytics services. The integration aims to unlock simplified access, both on board the vessel and at shoreside, to AI-powered insights that support voyage optimisation through reduced...

FrontM and Bulugo team up to bring e-procurement onboard
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FrontM and Bulugo team up to bring e-procurement onboard

FrontM and Bulugo have teamed up to simplify the procurement of fuels and lubricants for sea-going personnel. Under the agreement, existing customers of both companies will now have access to Bulugo’s online bunker fuel and lubricants procurement platform and FrontM’s marketplace. The partnership aims to bring e-procurement directly to remote customers, simplifying the traditional marine...

Case study: Pleiades Shipping secures Alfa Laval PureSOx agreement
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Case study: Pleiades Shipping secures Alfa Laval PureSOx agreement

Family-owned Pleiades Shipping Agents S.A. is a medium-size ship owning and management company specialised in tanker trade. The company has committed to Alfa Laval’s PureSOx scrubbers with an Alfa Laval Service Agreement, which includes critical spares, sensor exchange, connectivity and more, to secure compliance with emission limits. Fuel savings Headquartered in Greece, Pleiades Shipping Agents...

MOL and Tata Steel explore emissions reduction tech for bulk carrier
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MOL and Tata Steel explore emissions reduction tech for bulk carrier

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and its subsidiary MOL Drybulk have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tata Steel to develop and deploy a low emission bulk carrier to reduce supply chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. “The objective of the agreement is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the ocean transportation of raw materials for production...

Wilhelmsen partners with Klüber to sell and distribute lubricant range
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Wilhelmsen partners with Klüber to sell and distribute lubricant range

Owners, operators, and vessel managers choosing Klüber Lubrication’s premium products will now benefit from Wilhelmsen’s maritime expertise, customer service and global distribution network. As from August 1, 2021, Wilhelmsen will begin to take over sales, logistics and consulting for Klüber Lubrication’s maritime portfolio for its sea going vessels. Initially within European countries and Southeast Asia,...

K Line joins R&D project for CO2 marine transportation
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K Line joins R&D project for CO2 marine transportation

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K LINE), Nippon Gas Line (NGL) and Ochanomizu University, Japan, have announced their participation in the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) project, “CCUS R&D and Demonstration Related Project / Large-scale CCUS Demonstration in Tomakomai / Demonstration Project on CO2 Transportation” on consignment from Engineering Advancement Association of Japan (ENAA)....

CCS and COSCO team up to support maritime decarbonisation
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CCS and COSCO team up to support maritime decarbonisation

China Classification Society and COSCO Shipping Group have signed a new agreement to support maritime decarbonisation.  Under the terms of the agreement, CCS and COSCO Shipping Group will pool resources to support China’s efforts in the fight against climate change. The organisations will leverage China’s national “carbon peak, carbon neutral” development target, international efforts to...

Wärtsilä adds Weathernews forecasting data and routing service to solutions
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Wärtsilä adds Weathernews forecasting data and routing service to solutions

Wärtsilä Voyage and Japan based Weathernews (WNI) have signed a strategic partnership agreement to integrate WNI’s weather forecasting data and Optimum Ship Routeing (OSR) service with Wärtsilä’s products and solutions. The integration is expected to increase navigational safety and support the decarbonisation efforts of shipowners and operators. By automating navigation and route planning functions with...

Wärtsilä supports zero-emission partnership
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Wärtsilä supports zero-emission partnership

Wärtsilä is supporting a co-programmed partnership between the European Commission and the Waterborne Technology Platform that aims to demonstrate zero-emission solutions for all main ship types and services before 2030. This will ultimately enable zero-emission waterborne transport before 2050. An agreement for the partnership is to be signed during the European Research and Innovation Days...

Almatech and e5 Lab partner to develop zero-emission passenger shuttle
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Almatech and e5 Lab partner to develop zero-emission passenger shuttle

e5 Lab and Almatech have partnered to promote the Zero Emission Speed Shuttle (ZESST) and enter the Japanese market. ZESST is an innovative hydrogen-fuelled, electric-powered, zero-emission passenger shuttle vessel developed by Almatech. The partnership was signed by video conference on May 19, 2021 at the Swiss Embassy in Japan and EPFL Innovation Park. Engineers at...

ABS, HHI and HGS complete decarbonisation and digitalisation JDP
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ABS, HHI and HGS complete decarbonisation and digitalisation JDP

ABS, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Global Service (HGS) have completed a landmark joint development project (JDP) exploring decarbonisation and digitalisation in the marine and offshore industries. The project covered simulation and modelling of carbon footprints of a vessel incorporating energy efficiency technologies, LNG bunkering analysis and smart technologies. The JDP included detailed simulation...