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

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...

Danelec and ioCurrents partner to help operators make sense of data
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Danelec and ioCurrents partner to help operators make sense of data

Danelec Marine has partnered with ioCurrents to help shipowners, operators and managers make better sense of data to optimise fleet performance. Danelec’s ship-to-shore data solution DanelecConnect and cloud-based infrastructure provides owners and managers access to their vessel data. ioCurrents uses machine-learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to map data gathered from onboard sensors that monitor the...

ChartWorld and ZeroNorth enter joint solution partner agreement
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ChartWorld and ZeroNorth enter joint solution partner agreement

ChartWorld and ZeroNorth have entered into a Joint Solution Partner Agreement, enabling ChartWorld to license access to its route network, port database, and navigational safety systems, complementing ZeroNorth’s vessel optimisation platform. Oliver Schwarz, ChartWorld’s director of business development, said: “ChartWorld focusses our process and system development on the shortest, safe and compliant route. This agreement is...

IMO and Germany collaborate to cut maritime emissions in Asia
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IMO and Germany collaborate to cut maritime emissions in Asia

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany (BMU) have signed an agreement to undertake the preparatory activities leading to the development of a project proposal to reduce maritime transport emissions in East and Southeast Asian countries. The project is supported through the International...

Norsepower agreement signals global installation capability for Rotor Sails
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Norsepower agreement signals global installation capability for Rotor Sails

Norsepower has signed a framework agreement with Offshore Technology Development (OTD), Keppel Offshore & Marine’s technology arm. Under the agreement, OTD will provide the initial survey, design and engineering works, and organise the equipment installation for Norsepower’s Rotor Sails. Norsepower will deliver project management, delivery, and installation supervision to support smooth installation, servicing and warranty...

ABS and Rainmaking partner to support Singapore’s decarbonisation entrepreneurs
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ABS and Rainmaking partner to support Singapore’s decarbonisation entrepreneurs

ABS and Rainmaking have collaborated to support entrepreneurs with maritime decarbonisation technologies. ABS’ marine and offshore industry experience combined with Rainmaking’s register of decarbonisation focused start-ups will allow rapid testing and development of transformational technologies with the potential to reduce CO2 emissions. The program will identify technology start-ups and deliver scalable pilots and ventures through...