Tag: Emissions

SCF cuts CO2 emissions by 30 per cent with LNG-fuelled tankers
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SCF cuts CO2 emissions by 30 per cent with LNG-fuelled tankers

Since taking delivery of the first of its ‘Green Funnel’ LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tankers in July 2018, Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has accumulated data showing that using LNG as a primary fuel for these large-capacity tankers enabled a 30 per cent reduction of CO2 emissions compared with similar vessels powered by traditional heavy fuel. This...

Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL design bulk carrier to meet IMO 2030 targets
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Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL design bulk carrier to meet IMO 2030 targets

Wärtsilä, Oshima Shipbuilding, and DNV GL have delivered the first results of their joint industry development project, which was to design a 62,000 DWT Ultramax Bulk Carrier optimised to actual operating profiles. The design also meets upcoming emissions requirements and indicates that it is possible for conventional merchant vessels to significantly reduce their emissions in...

Maersk offers customers carbon-neutral transport
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Maersk offers customers carbon-neutral transport

A new and first-of-its-kind carbon neutral product is being piloted in the shipping industry by Maersk. Carbon neutral biofuel is being trialled onboard the Mette Maersk to help the shipping company deliver carbon neutral transportation for its customers. Biofuel, which is certified as a sustainable fuel by the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) body,...

Successful data mining – the maritime sector’s golden nugget?
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Successful data mining – the maritime sector’s golden nugget?

Shervin Younessi, technical manager of Royston Power Generation, explains how real time data synchronisation and big data analytics have an essential role in monitoring vessel energy efficiencies, reducing fuel consumption and controlling emissions. With the digital evolution in the marine industry gathering pace to help tackle the challenge of new regulations and sustain more energy...

HHI and Jotun sign MoU on emission cutting paint primer
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HHI and Jotun sign MoU on emission cutting paint primer

Korean Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with paint manufacturer Jotun for the use of a new solvent-free primer that claims to reduce emissions by up to 90 per cent. The corrosion-protective primer has been in development for 13 years and reduces solvent (VOC) emissions into the air from approximately...

Norwegian shipowner secures power and propulsion contract with KONGSBERG
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Norwegian shipowner secures power and propulsion contract with KONGSBERG

A new multipurpose liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered cargo vessel for Norwegian shipowner Egil Ulvan Rederi will feature a power and propulsion system from Kongsberg Maritime to deliver fuel and energy efficient operations during voyages and while in port. The Kongsberg Maritime propulsion system features a Bergen B36:45L6PG gas engine and LNG control and safety...

Carbon Trust launches emissions reduction competition
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Carbon Trust launches emissions reduction competition

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has announced a competition to accelerate the development of technologies with the potential to reduce vessel emissions and fuel consumption. Up to £100,000 in funding will be awarded to the winning technologies, from a total funding pot of £300,000, to support technology development or demonstration. The OWA Low...

Cargill cuts transport emissions by 350,000 tonnes
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Cargill cuts transport emissions by 350,000 tonnes

Cargill has achieved a 12 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions per cargo tonne mile compared with its 2016 baseline, proving that it is on course to meet its 2020 target of 15 per cent. According to Cargill, the reduction in emissions was made possible by the company’s chartering policy. In the reporting period, Cargill...

ABB launches compact turbochargers for low-speed marine engines
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ABB launches compact turbochargers for low-speed marine engines

ABB has launched two new turbochargers optimised for small and medium bore two-stroke diesel and gas engines. The A255-L and A260-L models are smaller than previous ABB turbochargers to allow for installation in space-optimised engine rooms. The new turbochargers retain a high-power density within the smaller frame size and incorporate the latest rotor component technologies...

Nordic partnership explores the transition to cleaner marine fuels
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Nordic partnership explores the transition to cleaner marine fuels

Six leading Nordic industry companies have joined forces to create an initiative designed to cut emissions at sea. The consortium is trying to address shipping’s emissions through a new infrastructure for green fuels for ships. The Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS) program is spearheaded by Wärtsilä and consists of Aker Solutions, Equinor, DFDS,...

Rolls-Royce and ZF develop electronic monitoring system for ships
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Rolls-Royce and ZF develop electronic monitoring system for ships

ZF and Rolls-Royce are developing and testing a new electronic monitoring system for ships to help reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The Equipment Health Management System (EHMS) collects and analyses data from the MTU engines, ZF transmission systems and other key components on a vessel, taking into account additional factors, such as wind, waves...

Baltic RoPax to be powered by MAN dual-fuel package
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Baltic RoPax to be powered by MAN dual-fuel package

German ferry operator TT-Line has confirmed an order of four MAN 51/60DF engines for its 230 metre-long newbuild RoPax vessel. The order was made by Jinling Shipyard in China. The vessel will feature a complete MAN propulsion package, including propellers, a fuel-gas-supply system (FGSS), and HyProp ECO, MAN’s fuel-saving, hybrid propulsion system. The newbuilding is...