Tag: <span>CO2</span>

Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system
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Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system

Grimaldi Group’s newbuild ro-ro vessel Eco Valencia has achieved fuel savings of 5.1 per cent during a trial of Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system. The vessel has been trialling Silverstream’s system in the Mediterranean with comprehensive testing at various vessel speeds and across a range of sea states to calculate and prove fuel and emissions...

Exmar ammonia-fuelled gas carrier obtains LR approval
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Exmar ammonia-fuelled gas carrier obtains LR approval

Belgium-based shipping company Exmar has been awarded an Approval in Principle by Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its ammonia (NH3) fuelled 40,000 m3 Midsize Gas Carrier (MGC). This marks a significant milestone for the progression of alternative fuels in shipping. The Novel Technology Evaluation included an overall examination of fundamental aspects of the design and compliance...

Shipping CO2 emissions down 1 per cent in 2020
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Shipping CO2 emissions down 1 per cent in 2020

Global shipping CO2 emissions decreased 1 per cent last year as the Coronavirus pandemic curtailed 2020 shipping activity, according to maritime data provider Marine Benchmark. CO2 emissions among the ‘Big-3’ – tankers, bulkers and containers – actually increased 1.2 per cent, with a 2.4 per cent decline in container emissions offset by growth in the...

Windship Technology unveils zero emission ‘Tesla of the Seas’
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Windship Technology unveils zero emission ‘Tesla of the Seas’

Windship Technology, a British company with a whole-ship solution to tackle the CO2 emissions of the shipping industry, has unveiled a new triple-wing rig design to facilitate zero emission propulsion. The company also announced an investment partnership with DNV to assess and classify Windship Technology’s whole-ship design. Starting from a clean drawing board, technical director...

Signal launches CO2 emissions tool
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Signal launches CO2 emissions tool

Tanker and dry bulk market participants are now able to assess the CO2 impact when chartering ships optimally positioned for their cargo, thanks to a new update on the Signal Ocean platform. The service is used by shipowners, traders and oil majors who control around half of the world’s crude oil spot tonnage and cargoes...

Volkswagen Group selects GoodFuels to run fossil-free operations
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Volkswagen Group selects GoodFuels to run fossil-free operations

Marine biofuels supplier GoodFuels and car manufacturer Volkswagen Group have successfully started their partnership in supplying GoodFuels’ advanced Bio-Fuel Oil (MR1-100 or BFO) at Vlissingen, the Netherlands. This marks another major step for sustainable shipping in the car carrier segment. The Depth RoRo carrier Patara was bunkered with 100 per cent GoodFuels’ Bio-Fuel Oil, which...

French start-up launches tool to help shippers choose the greenest services
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French start-up launches tool to help shippers choose the greenest services

Using actual route data and vessel characteristics obtained from AIS (Automated Identification Systems) data, Searoutes is providing CO2 emission calculations that accurately match the services operated by the carriers. The tool is being used by shippers to help them choose the services that emit the least CO2 and optimise their transport policy. In the framework...

Høglund and HB Hunte develop tank concept for LPG and CO2 transportation
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Høglund and HB Hunte develop tank concept for LPG and CO2 transportation

Automation, gas and system integration specialist, Høglund Marine Solutions, in collaboration with Oldenburg-based HB Hunte Engineering, has developed a breakthrough tank concept for LPG and CO2 transportation, based on existing, proven technology. The new system more than doubles current vessel cargo capacity to transport liquefied CO2, representing a vital step forward in the development of...

Nine Japanese companies come together to launch carbon recycling working group
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Nine Japanese companies come together to launch carbon recycling working group

Nine Japanese companies have joined together to start the ship carbon recycling Working Group (WG) formed within Japan’s Carbon Capture & Reuse (CCR) Study Group. Participating members are EX Research Institute, Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Japan Marine United Corporation, JFE Steel Corporation, JGC Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK), Nippon Steel Corporation, and Sanoyas...

Dutch shipowner takes delivery of Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion solution
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Dutch shipowner takes delivery of Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion solution

Netherlands-based shipowner Acta Marine has appointed Wärtsilä to provide hybrid propulsion capability for a new offshore wind construction support vessel. The ‘Acta Centaurus’, a DP2 walk-to-work construction support vessel will feature a hybrid drive, batteries, and an energy management system to improve fuel efficiency at a more optimised load. According to Wärtsilä, CO2 reduction of...

Cargill cuts transport emissions by 350,000 tonnes
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Cargill cuts transport emissions by 350,000 tonnes

Cargill has achieved a 12 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions per cargo tonne mile compared with its 2016 baseline, proving that it is on course to meet its 2020 target of 15 per cent. According to Cargill, the reduction in emissions was made possible by the company’s chartering policy. In the reporting period, Cargill...