Tag: <span>Decarbonisation</span>

Solvang to retrofit carbon capture and storage system on ethylene carrier
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Solvang to retrofit carbon capture and storage system on ethylene carrier

Norwegian shipping company Solvang has together with Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment agreed on a full-scale pilot retrofit installation of a carbon capture and storage (CCS) system on one of Solvang’s ethylene carriers, the 21,000-cbm Clipper Eos. Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment designs the retrofitted unit while it also completes a land-based 1MW test system at its Moss headquarters...

IMO mandate may be too slow to reduce GHG emissions, warns RightShip
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IMO mandate may be too slow to reduce GHG emissions, warns RightShip

RightShip has argued that the IMO’s Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions slated for 2023 may be too slow to enforce change by only factoring in operational considerations, missing out on the crucial emissions reduction capabilities of the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI). RightShip’s...

ECSA supports uptake of clean fuels but fears enforcement loopholes
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ECSA supports uptake of clean fuels but fears enforcement loopholes

The European Community Shipowners Association (ECSA) has published its position paper on the FuelEU Maritime proposal, which aims to foster the uptake of cleaner fuels in shipping. ECSA supports the objective but notes that the proposal may become a missed opportunity due to the use of documents provided by non-EU fuel suppliers to calculate carbon...

Royal Van Wijhe Verf switches to biofuels to decarbonise freight
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Royal Van Wijhe Verf switches to biofuels to decarbonise freight

Royal Van Wijhe Verf, supplier of coatings and colourants, has teamed up with GoodShipping to decarbonise the company’s ocean freight of all incoming raw materials through the application of sustainable marine biofuel. Under the partnership, GoodShipping will facilitate a switch to biofuel for the Royal Van Wijhe Verf’s cargo shipments, providing the company with a...

Decarbonisation likely your best business strategy, says ABS president
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Decarbonisation likely your best business strategy, says ABS president

Such is the scale of industry disruption from decarbonisation that a decarbonisation strategy likely is now the best business strategy for shipowners, noted Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS chairman, president, and CEO in a keynote speech to open North American Shipping Week. “Already today, it’s not enough to have a decarbonisation strategy for your business. No,...

Scandlines to install Rotor Sail on second hybrid ferry
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Scandlines to install Rotor Sail on second hybrid ferry

Scandlines has chosen to install the Norsepower Rotor Sail onboard its hybrid ferry Berlin following a 5 per cent CO2 emissions reduction from installation onboard the Berlin’s sister ship last year. The Norsepower Rotor Sail was installed onboard its 2016-built hybrid ferry, Copenhagen, in 2020. Following a year of data collection and proven savings in...

CMAL & Strathclyde University secure £30k grant for zero carbon fuel project
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CMAL & Strathclyde University secure £30k grant for zero carbon fuel project

Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) and the University of Strathclyde have secured a £30,000 grant to fund a six-month research project to explore the technical, operational and commercial viability of using zero-carbon fuels to power ferries. The funding award is a result of a successful joint bid to the Department for Transport’s clean maritime demonstration competition...

Unifeeder bunkers GoodFuels’ biofuel
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Unifeeder bunkers GoodFuels’ biofuel

GoodFuels and Unifeeder have together completed their first bunkering of sustainable marine biofuel in the Port of Rotterdam. Under this new partnership, the shortsea container ship Elbsummer was bunkered with a blend of marine biofuel produced from 100 per cent sustainable feedstock and marine gasoil (MGO) before starting its journey towards Helsinki, Finland. This is...

Kongsberg Digital and ABS partner on decarbonisation & digitalisation
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Kongsberg Digital and ABS partner on decarbonisation & digitalisation

Kongsberg Digital has joined forces with ABS to integrate Vessel Insight with the ABS My Digital Fleet platform to offer shipowners, ship managers and charterers seamless access to powerful analytics services. The integration aims to unlock simplified access, both on board the vessel and at shoreside, to AI-powered insights that support voyage optimisation through reduced...

Wärtsilä shaft generator systems to deliver fuel savings for LNG carriers
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Wärtsilä shaft generator systems to deliver fuel savings for LNG carriers

Wärtsilä has been chosen to supply four shaft generator systems to provide power take-off from the main engines for two LNG carrier vessels managed by Capital Gas Ship Management. Power take-off enables the main engine to generate electricity for onboard use, thereby reducing fuel consumption, lowering emission levels, and improving both the vessels Energy Efficiency...

Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project
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Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project

Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik Offshore and Wärtsilä have signed a landmark cooperation agreement aimed at converting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with required fuel supply and safety system. This project will be the first of its kind ever in the world and has a provisional completion target by the...

U-Ming opts for Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions for newbuild bulker
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U-Ming opts for Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions for newbuild bulker

U-Ming, SWS and Jotun have signed commercial agreement for Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions (HSS) to be used onboard U-Ming’s dual fuel bulk carrier.  Jotun’s HSS combines the Hull Skater, an underwater robotic device with hull inspection and cleaning capabilities, and SeaQuantum Skate, a purpose developed antifouling coating. The solution will be fitted on one of...