Tag: <span>Alfa Laval</span>

Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute
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Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute

Alfa Laval has become a member of the Methanol Institute, a global trade association for the methanol industry that represents methanol producers, distributors and technology companies. The Methanol Institute works to protect existing markets for methanol while promoting the growth of emerging energy markets. One key area of growth is the marine industry, where the...

ABS grants Alfa Laval AIP for firing boilers with methanol
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ABS grants Alfa Laval AIP for firing boilers with methanol

ABS has granted Alfa Laval the first marine approval for operating boilers on methanol. Alfa Laval received an approval in principle (AIP) on 4 November 2021, based on extensive solution testing at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre. Methanol, which is liquid at ambient temperatures and carbon-neutral if produced from green sources, is the...

Alfa Laval and Wallenius finalise wind power joint venture
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Alfa Laval and Wallenius finalise wind power joint venture

Alfa Laval and Wallenius have finalised the 50/50 joint venture that will take the Oceanbird wind power solutions from concept to reality. Through the joint venture, formally named AlfaWall Oceanbird, the two companies will intensify the development of Oceanbird wind power technology. Conceived by Wallenius, the system for vessel propulsion uses wing sails that have...

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...

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...

Alfa Laval invests in air lubrication technology
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Alfa Laval invests in air lubrication technology

Having acquired a minority stake in Marine Performance Systems, a Rotterdam-based maritime technology company, Alfa Laval is pursuing efforts to make air lubrication technology a commercial reality in the maritime sector.  Air lubrication involves using bubbles to reduce friction between the vessel and the water. The more friction between the vessel and the water, the...

NMRI and Alfa Laval capture CO2 using scrubber
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NMRI and Alfa Laval capture CO2 using scrubber

Japan’s National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI) and Alfa Laval have succeeded in onboard CO2 capture testing using an exhaust gas cleaning system, also known as a marine scrubber.  One of the opportunities to decarbonise shipping is carbon capture and storage (CCS). The recent testing performed by Alfa Laval and NMRI provided real-world validation of results achieved...

Alfa Laval and Wallenius to develop modern wind propulsion
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Alfa Laval and Wallenius to develop modern wind propulsion

Alfa Laval and Wallenius are forming a new joint venture to develop wind power technology to reduce emissions by 90 per cent on the largest ocean-going vessels. The joint venture, AlfaWall Oceanbird, will see the companies pursue an innovative means of wind propulsion based on telescopic wing sails. Though designed for wind propulsion, the Oceanbird...

Alfa Laval acquires StormGeo
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Alfa Laval acquires StormGeo

Alfa Laval is to acquire StormGeo for NOK 3,630M (USD 442M) on a debt and cash free basis to accelerate its digital services offering and to add an additional tool to its decarbonising offering. Closing is expected during Q2 2021, subject to customary conditions. StormGeo will become part of Alfa Laval’s Marine Business Division. “The...

Methanol fuel cell system is prepared for test installation phase
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Methanol fuel cell system is prepared for test installation phase

A new fuel cell system based on high-temperature proton exchange membrane (HTPEM) technology from Blue World Technologies is being constructed for testing at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark. The test installation, which will use methanol as fuel, will explore the technology’s potential as a source of marine auxiliary power. Funded...

Alfa Laval begins large-scale methanol testing
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Alfa Laval begins large-scale methanol testing

Major tests of methanol as a marine fuel will soon begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark. Working closely with MAN Energy Solutions and other partners, Alfa Laval will explore the possibility of running the centre’s four-stroke, 2 MW diesel engine on methanol – without modifications or another pilot fuel....

Alfa Laval joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for zero carbon shipping
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Alfa Laval joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for zero carbon shipping

Alfa Laval and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping have announced a strategic corporate partnership agreement on the development of zero carbon solutions for the maritime industry. Under the agreement, Alfa Laval becomes an official partner to the Centre. The collaboration will revolve around the development of low- and zero carbon technologies through...