Tag: <span>Decarbonisation</span>

Industry players join forces to accelerate development of solid oxide fuel cells
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Industry players join forces to accelerate development of solid oxide fuel cells

Alfa Laval, DTU Energy, Haldor Topsoe, Svitzer and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping are entering into a joint project to accelerate the development of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology. Funded by a grant from Danish EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program), the partners will pursue a high-efficiency solution with...

Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion
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Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion

German shipowner Oldendorff Carriers has taken delivery of the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds equipped with ABB’s Azipod propulsion. The delivery saw two 1.9-MW Azipod units installed on each of the 21,500-DWT transshipment bulkers for Germany’s largest bulk carrier owner, as part of a package of electric, digital and connected solutions from ABB. The...

Rainmaking to accelerate open innovation platform to tackle decarbonisation
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Rainmaking to accelerate open innovation platform to tackle decarbonisation

Rainmaking is seeking to accelerate its cross-industry, open innovation platform to tackle maritime decarbonisation and supply chain resilience in 2021. Rainmaking Transport’s open innovation platform first set up in Singapore in early 2020, seeks to foster accelerated collaboration between major industry players, such as Vale Shipping and various technology start-ups, to develop innovative solutions that...

Hempel announces plans to double business by 2025
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Hempel announces plans to double business by 2025

An ambitious new strategy by coatings supplier Hempel aims to double the company’s revenue and positive impact by 2025. While still securing paint and coatings supply globally in a challenging COVID-19 year and developing core business areas, a new strategy on how to focus the 105-year-old company has taken shape. Now defined as within the...

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...

Inmarsat fast tracks two start-ups to boost innovation in maritime decarbonisation
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Inmarsat fast tracks two start-ups to boost innovation in maritime decarbonisation

Inmarsat has fast-tracked two innovative and established start-ups to Certified Application Provider (CAP) status as part of this year’s ‘Decarbonising Shipping’ initiative run by venture developer Rainmaking. The solutions, offered by VesselBot and PortXchange, have been accentuated by Rainmaking’s Trade and Transport Impact initiative which seeks to harness the power of start-ups and advanced technologies...

Østensjø Rederi upgrades vessels with Wärtsilä Hybrid solution
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Østensjø Rederi upgrades vessels with Wärtsilä Hybrid solution

Two offshore construction vessels owned by Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi will be retrofitted with the Wärtsilä Hybrid Upgrade solution to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The upgrading project will allow less use of the ships’ engines with correspondingly lower levels of exhaust emissions while operating in dynamic positioning (DP) mode, and will also lower...

Equinor rolls out Yxney software for data driven decarbonisation
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Equinor rolls out Yxney software for data driven decarbonisation

Norwegian energy major Equinor has signed a deal with Yxney to roll out the Maress software for data driven decarbonisation for their chartered offshore service fleet operating in Norway. Maress will be used to track the footprint and efficiency of Equinor’s chartered fleet of PSVs and AHTS´ operating on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The fleet...

“K” Line joins Japan Hydrogen Association
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“K” Line joins Japan Hydrogen Association

“K” Line has announced its participation in the “Japan Hydrogen Association” founded by and among numerous private companies who are aiming for the building and enhancement of the hydrogen society. The association will promote global cooperation in hydrogen-oriented activities as well as establishment of supply-chain of hydrogen. In pursuit of the principle in the company’s...

ZeroNorth integrates voyage optimisation software with Veson Nautical platform
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ZeroNorth integrates voyage optimisation software with Veson Nautical platform

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth and software developer Veson Nautical have signed a new strategic product partnership that will allow ZeroNorth’s vessel optimisation software, Optimise, to integrate with the Veson IMOS Platform (VIP). The integration will enable a seamless transfer of data for joint customers. The native data integration will provide VIP users with tramp ships...