Tag: <span>Emissions</span>

HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea
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HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea

HullWiper and Agemar have signed a lease agreement to meet the growing demand for safe, eco-friendly hull cleaning solutions for vessels calling in Guinea, West Africa. Agemar Guinea (Agemar Agency & Logistics) is part of global maritime consultancy and maritime logistics solutions provider, the Agemar Group. It is the latest addition to HullWiper’s growing family...

K Line trials marine biofuel on car carrier
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K Line trials marine biofuel on car carrier

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has conducted a trial use of marine biofuel on its car carrier Polaris Highway. The marine biofuel was supplied by bp and delivered to the vessel at the Dutch port of Flushing on Nov 6th, 2021. After leaving a Europe Emission Control Area, the vessel conducted the trial of the...

MAN ES readies engines for ‘future fuels’
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MAN ES readies engines for ‘future fuels’

MAN Energy Solutions (ES) has reported that by 2024 its customers will be able to use ‘future fuels’, such as ammonia, methanol and hydrogen, to power its four-stroke engines. While these fuels are not currently available on the market, their use in MAN units will be possible through the incipient start-up of green-fuel production facilities....

Wärtsilä launches power limitation solutions for EEXI compliance
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Wärtsilä launches power limitation solutions for EEXI compliance

Wärtsilä has launched a new series of power limitation solutions that enable compliance with the IMO’s energy efficiency existing ship index (EEXI) regulation. The EEXI regulation comes into effect in 2023 and stipulates the minimum energy efficiency level for existing ships already in service. Wärtsilä’s new power limitation systems allow owners to meet this requirement,...

Searoutes raises EUR 2.4M to reduce GHG emissions from shipping
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Searoutes raises EUR 2.4M to reduce GHG emissions from shipping

Marseilles-based start-up Searoutes has announced a EUR 1.3 million financing round to help shipping companies reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The round was led by WSB Beteiligungs, the venture capital firm founded by Wolf Scheder. In August this year, the start-up was awarded a grant of  EUR 1.1m from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund...

Pressure rises on IMO to rapidly cut black carbon emissions as MEPC 77 kicks off
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Pressure rises on IMO to rapidly cut black carbon emissions as MEPC 77 kicks off

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) 77th Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting kicked off this week to discuss a variety of environmental issues including the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping. One organisation, the Clean Arctic Alliance, has called on the IMO, its member states and international shipping to protect the Arctic by...

NAPA analysis shows EEXI would lead to a 6.6 per cent emissions cut
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NAPA analysis shows EEXI would lead to a 6.6 per cent emissions cut

NAPA has shared the preliminary results of its new research that explores the potential effect of The Energy Efficiency Index for Existing Ships (EEXI) on the transportation capacity, total emissions and carbon intensity of the global bulker fleet. Adopted by MARPOL in June 2021, EEXI measures and restricts CO2 emissions per transport work, purely considering...

Theyr launches voyage optimisation solution
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Theyr launches voyage optimisation solution

London-based software company Theyr has just announced the launch of its AI-based voyage optimisation solution, T-VOS, to reduce fuel consumption and emissions from ships.  Developed in collaboration with the University of Southampton and The Alan Turing Institute, T-VOS simultaneously optimises voyages for speed, fuels, time charter equivalent (TCE) and CO2 emissions. According to Theyr, benchmarking...

ZEM’s marine battery solutions set sail for Switzerland
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ZEM’s marine battery solutions set sail for Switzerland

A small historic passenger ferry on the Greifensee is set to be the first vessel in the German part of Switzerland to embark upon a sustainable journey away from fossil fuels with ZEM batteries. The fully electric propulsion has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions by around 10 tons per year. The 1933-built Heimat operates...

Eminox and KBB to deliver complete solution for marine engine emissions reduction
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Eminox and KBB to deliver complete solution for marine engine emissions reduction

Emissions control specialist Eminox and turbocharger maker Kompressorenbau Bannewitz (KBB) have announced a new collaboration to meet increasing emissions compliance requirements for marine diesel engines. The two companies will provide marine engine manufacturers and vessel operators with a fully integrated emissions control solution, from turbo to tailpipe, to deliver clean marine diesel engines. Aimed at...

MOL and Vale to study wind power
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MOL and Vale to study wind power

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced an agreement with Vale International to conduct a joint study on the installation of a Rotor Sail onboard a 200,000-ton class in-service bulk carrier to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The bulk carrier, which mainly transports iron ore for steel production, will be installed with the tall cylindrical...