Tag: <span>Alternative Fuels</span>

Eastern Pacific Shipping to fit carbon capture solution to pair of tankers
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Eastern Pacific Shipping to fit carbon capture solution to pair of tankers

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a definitive agreement with Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) to install carbon capture and filtering systems on tankers Pacific Cobalt and Pacific Gold, with an option to equip three more vessels. The installation of the first system is scheduled to be completed within 2022 with engineering and planning underway. The...

Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation welcomes three new partners
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Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation welcomes three new partners

The Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) has announced three new partners – the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA), the International Windship Association (IWSA) and Kpler. Since its formation in August last year, the Centre has established partnerships with key stakeholders in the maritime industry. The three new partnerships are part of GCMD’s efforts to...

BV, Vinssen and NTU Singapore to develop hydrogen fuelled vessels
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BV, Vinssen and NTU Singapore to develop hydrogen fuelled vessels

A new pilot project in Singapore that aims to demonstrate hydrogen-based power generation for marine vessels has kicked off. Bureau Veritas (BV), Vinssen and the EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy (EcoLabs) at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the goal to improve knowledge around hydrogen...

Container ship slashes emissions by 27 per cent through synthetic fuel
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Container ship slashes emissions by 27 per cent through synthetic fuel

MAN Energy Solutions has reported that the 1,036-TEU container ship, ElbBLUE – the former Wes Amelie – has reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 27 per cent by operating on a blend of climate-neutral, synthetic natural gas (SNG) and conventional liquefied natural gas (LNG), compared to LNG alone. The 1,036-TEU container ship, ElbBLUE is owned...

“K” LINE participates in feasibility study of ammonia as a marine fuel
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“K” LINE participates in feasibility study of ammonia as a marine fuel

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” LINE) has participated in a feasibility study, which has been jointly conducted since March 2021, with the aim to establish a ship-to-ship based ammonia bunkering at the Port of Singapore.  Other companies involved in the study include A.P. Moller – Maersk, Fleet Management, Keppel Offshore & Marine, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Centre...

BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships
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BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released a new rule note (NR 547) on fuel cell power systems on board ships. The rule note covers safety requirements for ships using any type of fuel cell technology, providing rules for the arrangement and installation of fuel cell power systems and the delivery of electrical energy. Over the last...

IMO makes progress on lifecycle GHG emissions guidelines
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IMO makes progress on lifecycle GHG emissions guidelines

Progress on developing draft lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) and carbon intensity guidelines for marine fuels and assessment of impacts of GHG measures has been made by an International Maritime Organisation (IMO) working group. The Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships (ISWG-GHG 11), which met remotely March 14-18, noted the urgency of...

Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system
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Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system

Wärtsilä has developed a dedicated fuel supply system for methanol, MethanolPac, as interest grows in the methanol pathway to decarbonisation. Combined with the recently introduced Wärtsilä 32 Methanol engine and the company’s retrofit and system integration capabilities, MethanolPac enables Wärtsilä to deliver methanol-capable fuel and power systems across a wide range of vessel segments. Methanol...

Longitude to support Pertamina’s low carbon shipping drive
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Longitude to support Pertamina’s low carbon shipping drive

Longitude Engineering has been tasked with supporting the Asian Development Bank with a feasibility study that aims to help PT Pertamina (Pertamina) develop a roadmap for the integration of low carbon fuels into its domestic shipping industry. Pertamina is Indonesia’s national energy company, 100 per cent owned by the Government of Indonesia. The study also...

Pacific International chooses ammonia-ready engines for newbuild containerships
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Pacific International chooses ammonia-ready engines for newbuild containerships

Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL) has ordered WinGD X92DF-2.0 dual-fuel ammonia-ready engines for its four new 14,000 TEU containerships. The vessels are being built at the Jiangnan shipyard in China. The engines will be fitted with WinGD’s latest greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reducing technology iCER (Intelligent Control by Exhaust Recycling) which delivers enhanced combustion control....