Tag: Decarbonisation

Stena Bulk introduces low-carbon shipping options
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Stena Bulk introduces low-carbon shipping options

Following Stena Bulk’s successful biofuel trial in April, the company is now introducing low-carbon shipping options for its customers. Biofuel has the potential of putting shipping on the trajectory towards IMO’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets, without having to wait for new technology and zero-carbon fuels to emerge as commercially viable options. Stena’s recent trial,...

MSC expands carbon neutral programme
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MSC expands carbon neutral programme

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has extended its MSC Carbon Neutral Programme to clients worldwide following successful roll out of the initiative to selected countries last year.   Partnering with global climate solutions provider South Pole, the programme was developed in 2019 to improve sustainability and reduce emissions throughout the MSC fleet. The programme allows shipping...

New efficient ships won’t be enough to curb CO2 emissions, say scientists
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New efficient ships won’t be enough to curb CO2 emissions, say scientists

The shipping sector ‘can’t wait’ for new, low-carbon ships to enter its fleet if it is to cut CO2 emissions in line with Paris Agreement targets, according to a University of Manchester study published in the new journal BMC Energy. While measures to cut shipping’s pollution tend to focus on new ships, new research from...

Synergy Group CEO urges shipping to accelerate decarbonisation
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Synergy Group CEO urges shipping to accelerate decarbonisation

Shipping should urgently implement a range of short-term efficiency gains to reduce carbon emissions while also embracing more radical long-term sustainability challenges if it wants to get ahead of the regulatory curve, says Captain Rajesh Unni, CEO and founder of ship manager Synergy Group. Speaking during ‘The Path To Decarbonisation’ session of the 10th Annual...

Eidesvik rolls out Yxney Maritime’s data-driven decarbonisation solution
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Eidesvik rolls out Yxney Maritime’s data-driven decarbonisation solution

Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik has signed with Yxney Maritime to start using the Maress cloud-based system for data-driven decarbonisation of vessel operations. The initial agreement is for six of the fleet´s advanced offshore vessels. The Eidesvik fleet has actively been used to test technologies such as LNG, batteries, as well as the recent announcement to install...

Equinor announces maritime climate ambitions
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Equinor announces maritime climate ambitions

Norwegian energy company Equinor has announced its decarbonisation ambitions that include halving maritime emissions in Norway by 2030 compared to 2005. The company’s decarbonisation goals are part of the company’s climate roadmap launched on 6 February 2020, which aims to ensure a competitive and resilient business model fit for long-term value creation and in line...

Finnlines continues EUR 500M green vessel programme
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Finnlines continues EUR 500M green vessel programme

Finnish ship operator Finnlines is investing EUR 500 million to deploy ultra-green vessels as part of the company’s strategy to reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions.   The new ro-ro vessels will be built with the latest technology available to ensure the lowest CO2 emissions. They will be equipped with lithium-ion battery systems that enable...

Renewable hydrogen key to Europe’s decarbonisation, say industry experts
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Renewable hydrogen key to Europe’s decarbonisation, say industry experts

Ten industry leaders and solar and wind associations have launched “Choose Renewable Hydrogen”, a joint initiative highlighting the crucial role of renewables to ensure a sound economic recovery, aligned with the European Green Deal. Signatories called on the European Commission to make the right choices for Europe’s upcoming energy system integration and hydrogen strategy, harvesting...

“K” LINE joins the International Windship Association
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“K” LINE joins the International Windship Association

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” LINE), a shipping company operating 468 large vessels has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), the member driven not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of direct wind propulsion in commercial shipping. “K” LINE joining IWSA sends a clear message to the industry and policy makers that wind...

Ammonia and hydrogen seen as most attractive future fuels, finds survey
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Ammonia and hydrogen seen as most attractive future fuels, finds survey

Shipowners see ammonia and hydrogen as the most attractive fuel options for the long term, according to an ABS survey. Nearly 60 per cent of respondents said they viewed hydrogen and ammonia as the most attractive fuel choices in the long-term. The survey of shipowners and operators registering for an ABS webinar, Pathways to Sustainable...