Tag: <span>CO2</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...

Start-up zero44 to help shipping companies manage CO2 emissions
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Start-up zero44 to help shipping companies manage CO2 emissions

Flagship Founders has launched its third start-up, zero44, which aims to help shipping companies, ship managers and charterers monitor and control their fleets’ CO2 emissions. From January 1, 2023, shipping companies will have to monitor and report their carbon emissions as part of the IMO’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) rating scheme, and by 2050, the...

Vessel CO2 measurement system awarded KR type approval
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Vessel CO2 measurement system awarded KR type approval

The Korean Register (KR) has awarded Singapore-based Marine Technology Solutions a type approval certificate for its direct and continuous CO2 emission measurement system, Carbon Lens. The type approval certificate, which was awarded based on the IMO’s NOx Technical Code and Guidelines from KR, is the first of its kind to be awarded to a manufacturer....

Joining forces to tackle biofouling
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Joining forces to tackle biofouling

A new international effort initiated by environmental NGO Bellona and supported by Jotun and other companies in the maritime industry, aims to develop an industry standard for proactive hull cleaning to tackle the global biofouling issue. The build-up of marine life on ships’ hulls, known as biofouling, is an age-old problem for ship operators and...

ClassNK releases GHG emissions management tool
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ClassNK releases GHG emissions management tool

ClassNK has released ClassNK ZETA (zero emission transition accelerator), a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management tool to track accurate CO2 emissions and confirm and simulate carbon intensity indicator (CII) ratings. ClassNK ZETA is a tool for visualising CO2 emissions from ships, which is linked with the ClassNK MRV Portal supporting compliance with monitoring, reporting, and...

Bernhard Schulte investigates impact of seafarer behaviour on ship emissions
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Bernhard Schulte investigates impact of seafarer behaviour on ship emissions

As part of a research and development project, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has for the first time investigated the influence of the behavioural change of individual seafarers on carbon emissions on selected ships managed by BSM Deutschland (BSMD). Teaming up with London-based clean-tech company Signol, BSM studied how individual behavioural change can lead to a...

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...

Bellona launches clean hull initiative
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Bellona launches clean hull initiative

Bellona launched its Clean Hull Initiative (CHI) at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo today (April 6). The event saw keynote speeches ramming home the urgent need to shake up regulations and encourage technology measures to nip biofouling in the bud. In addition to its members, Bellona invited relevant stakeholders in both the private and...

Foreship technical review leads ship battery power inland
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Foreship technical review leads ship battery power inland

The use of batteries as a main source of propulsion power for inland and coastal ships has passed a significant milestone, after Foreship delivered its ship applicability type technical report to partners of the EU-funded research and innovation Current Direct project. The naval architecture and marine engineering firm is developing specifications and requirements for the...

New shaft generator boosts energy efficiency by 4 per cent
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New shaft generator boosts energy efficiency by 4 per cent

The latest in-line shaft generator from ABB will enable ship operators to benefit from the efficiency, performance and reliability advantages of permanent magnet technology. The new generator brings flexibility and ease of installation to a wide range of vessels including bulk carriers, container carriers, liquid natural gas tankers and ferries transporting passengers and cars. The...