Tag: Asahi Tanker

Japanese shipping firms plan for zero-emission electric ships
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Japanese shipping firms plan for zero-emission electric ships

Asahi Tanker, Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed to create a strategic partnership to provide new infrastructure services to support the development and operation of electrically powered zero-emission vessels. The newly established company will be known as e5 Lab and will work to develop and promote the greater use...

Concept design and engineering completed for first pure electric tanker
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Concept design and engineering completed for first pure electric tanker

Asahi Tanker and partner Exeno-Yamamizu Corporation Tokyo have jointly developed a new domestic shipping tanker design with zero-emission electric propulsion. The vessel design and related project infrastructure development will be known as ‘e5’ which captures five core elements of sustainable shipping, including: Electrification – The ship will use electricity as its core energy source by adopting...

MOL and Asahi Tanker launch pool company
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MOL and Asahi Tanker launch pool company

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Asahi Tanker have signed an agreement to establish a pool operation company, Asahi MOL Tankers. The pool will own a fleet of about 25 vessels, which will be largely allocated to Asia and Oceania from three centres, Tokyo, Singapore, and London. The company will be led by Shigekazu Haruyama, director...