Tag: <span>Emissions</span>

CSA hits back at comments describing scrubber wash water as ‘acidic sludge’
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CSA hits back at comments describing scrubber wash water as ‘acidic sludge’

Following the release of a report by environmental group ICCT, the Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) has expressed its concerns around the wrong perception of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (scrubbers) and wash water discharges portrayed in the publication. “We welcome all scientific inquiries on Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems that are objective and well-researched. However, in the...

ChartWorld and ZeroNorth enter joint solution partner agreement
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ChartWorld and ZeroNorth enter joint solution partner agreement

ChartWorld and ZeroNorth have entered into a Joint Solution Partner Agreement, enabling ChartWorld to license access to its route network, port database, and navigational safety systems, complementing ZeroNorth’s vessel optimisation platform. Oliver Schwarz, ChartWorld’s director of business development, said: “ChartWorld focusses our process and system development on the shortest, safe and compliant route. This agreement is...

Prioritise data sharing to meet decarbonisation goals, says CSO of Odfjell
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Prioritise data sharing to meet decarbonisation goals, says CSO of Odfjell

Realising the value of high-quality data and sharing it across the global shipping industry is key to catalysing investment and meeting ambitious decarbonisation targets, says Øistein Jensen, chief sustainability officer of Odfjell. Norwegian shipping company Odfjell recently announced an ambitious goal of cutting emissions by 50 per cent by 2030 compared with 2008, committing to...

IMO and Germany collaborate to cut maritime emissions in Asia
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IMO and Germany collaborate to cut maritime emissions in Asia

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany (BMU) have signed an agreement to undertake the preparatory activities leading to the development of a project proposal to reduce maritime transport emissions in East and Southeast Asian countries. The project is supported through the International...

Wärtsilä introduces engine and SCR package to meet China’s new emission standard
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Wärtsilä introduces engine and SCR package to meet China’s new emission standard

Wärtsilä has announced plans to introduce a combined engine plus selective catalytic reduction (SCR) packaged product aimed at complying with China’s Stage II marine engine emission standard, which enters into force in July 2021. The standard will apply to inland waterway, coastal, river-sea, channel and fishing vessels operating in most rivers and around the country’s...

Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia
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Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia

The Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub (LR) and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping have joined forces in a new project to develop guidance around the safe use of ammonia as a fuel to support the shipping industry’s drive towards a decarbonised future. Industry partners involved in the project include A.P. Moller-Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line and Total. Ammonia as a fuel...

Yara partners with BARTech to offer fuel-saving WindWings solution
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Yara partners with BARTech to offer fuel-saving WindWings solution

Yara Marine Technologies has entered into a partnership with BAR Technologies (BARTech) to offer WindWings technology to shipowners globally and manage the value chain of procurement, construction, installation, service and training for WindWings in global locations. WindWings offers up to a 30 per cent reduction in fuel consumption for bulk carriers, tankers and other large...

LNG carrier achieves 6.6 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system
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LNG carrier achieves 6.6 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system

Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system has achieved 6.6 per cent fuel savings onboard a Shell-chartered LNG carrier.  The 170,000 cbm Methane Patricia Camila carried out normal operations and the technology was tested at various speeds to calculate fuel and emissions savings. The System was successfully retrofitted on the 2010-built LNGC during its October 2020 planned dry...