Tag: <span>CO2</span>

Weathernews’ carbon monitoring service wins ClassNK approval
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Weathernews’ carbon monitoring service wins ClassNK approval

ClassNK has formally endorsed Weathernews’ (WNI) innovative Carbon Intensity Monitoring (CIM) service to monitor and visualise CO2 emissions from ships. CIM was launched in April this year and is now fully operational. In June 2021, the IMO adopted a new fuel performance rating system to help meet greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets from shipping. Starting...

Chemical tanker completes voyage sailing on 100 per cent biofuel
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Chemical tanker completes voyage sailing on 100 per cent biofuel

The chemical tanker Monax has successfully completed a voyage using 100 per cent sustainable marine biofuel. The news was confirmed by Stolt Tankers, its technical manager Synergy Group, investment manager Tufton, and biofuels supplier GoodFuels. The biofuel, derived from feedstocks such as used cooking oil and waste animal fats, was used on board the 20,762...

WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions
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WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions

WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that enhances energy efficiency and enables a seamless transition to new fuels, helping the shipping industry to meet ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. The WinGD solutions deploy digital vessel optimisation and battery-hybrid energy systems to improve the energy efficiency and future fuel...

Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier
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Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier

Wärtsilä, ABS, and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) are teaming up to develop a flexible, future-proof, and modular liquified natural gas (LNG) Carrier (LNGC) vessel concept. The design of the multi-fuel electric vessel is intended to deliver immediate CO2 savings, and to be ready for the adoption of future decarbonisation technologies to support the marine industry’s ambitions...

Wärtsilä enables zero emission operations with replaceable battery solution
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Wärtsilä enables zero emission operations with replaceable battery solution

Wärtsilä has developed and delivered a mobile battery container solution that will enable inland waterway vessels to operate with zero emissions. The first order, comprising three units, was placed by ZES (Zero Emission Services), a Netherlands based company founded in 2020 by ING Bank, energy and technical service provider Engie, the Port of Rotterdam, and...

Maersk methanol vessels to be built to ABS class
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Maersk methanol vessels to be built to ABS class

A series of eight large container vessels capable of being operated on carbon-neutral methanol ordered by Maersk, along with an option for a further four vessels, are to be built to ABS class. Several recent alternative fuel newbuild orders, including Maersk’s feeder vessel with dual engine technology, have been built to ABS class. The vessels...

K Line agrees time charter of LPG fuelled VLGC
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K Line agrees time charter of LPG fuelled VLGC

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has reached an agreement with GYXIS Corporation to enter into a time charter contract for a new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuelled very large gas carrier (VLGC) for LPG/ammonia transport. The Kawasaki Heavy Industries built 86,700 cubic metre vessel will be equipped with LPG dual fuel system and reduce the...

Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power
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Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power

Wärtsilä has introduced an upgraded version of its popular Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engine. The new version will deliver increased power output, have a reduced environmental impact, and will feature a lower fuel consumption. It will also further increase the engine’s fuel flexibility by allowing a much wider gas quality span, down to methane number (MN)...

Baltic Exchange adds CO2 emissions data to dry bulk routes
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Baltic Exchange adds CO2 emissions data to dry bulk routes

To support the shipping industry’s decarbonisation drive, the Baltic Exchange has calculated a set of indicative CO2 emissions figures and Energy Efficiency Operating Indicator (EEOI) reference values. Initially these cover the standard Baltic vessels trading on the various dry bulk routes for which we provide spot freight assessments.  Over time, it is hoped that this...

CO2 capture plant installed onboard coal carrier
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CO2 capture plant installed onboard coal carrier

A small CO2 capture plant has been installed onboard the coal carrier Corona Utility, operated by K Line for Tohoku Electric Power. The installation took place at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Yokohama Works (MHI Yokohama). The installation is part of a joint project between K Line, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding and Class NK to develop a CO2 capture...

ABS evaluates potential of carbon capture and storage
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ABS evaluates potential of carbon capture and storage

Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) is the latest decarbonisation technology to be evaluated by ABS as part of its series of sustainability guidance. The ABS Whitepaper: Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage explores the technology’s potential, gives an overview of the current technology, evaluates opportunities for utilisation of carbon and for its storage, as well...

Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels
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Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels

Methanol as a commercially and technically viable marine fuel is gaining greater traction over other alternative bunkers, including LNG, as more shipowners adopt the clean burning fuel as price spreads narrow and production ramps up. Speaking at a virtual conference last week, Greg Dolan, CEO of the Methanol Institute noted that methanol production costs will...