Tag: <span>Fuels</span>

FrontM and Bulugo team up to bring e-procurement onboard
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FrontM and Bulugo team up to bring e-procurement onboard

FrontM and Bulugo have teamed up to simplify the procurement of fuels and lubricants for sea-going personnel. Under the agreement, existing customers of both companies will now have access to Bulugo’s online bunker fuel and lubricants procurement platform and FrontM’s marketplace. The partnership aims to bring e-procurement directly to remote customers, simplifying the traditional marine...

Enhancing lubricants to support shipping’s shift to future fuels
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Enhancing lubricants to support shipping’s shift to future fuels

Ship operators must work alongside the companies they charge with maintaining engine condition to ensure a smooth transition to using alternative fuels, says Ian Bown, Lubrizol’s technical manager for marine engine oils. The company is currently exploring how it must adapt lubricants to protect ship engines burning alternative fuels. Shipping’s long-term environmental targets are propelling...

ABS publishes whitepaper on hydrogen as a marine fuel
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ABS publishes whitepaper on hydrogen as a marine fuel

Hydrogen is the latest alternative fuel to have its potential for the maritime industry explored by ABS in its series of sustainability whitepapers. Sustainability Whitepaper: Hydrogen as Marine Fuel explores the gas’ potential to reduce emissions from shipping, while evaluating its safety, regulatory and design implications. The report also details industry projects utilising hydrogen and...

ABS signs JDP to develop CO2 carrier designs
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ABS signs JDP to develop CO2 carrier designs

ABS, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), Korea Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (KSOE) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator have signed a JDP to develop liquefied CO2 carrier designs. Meeting ambitious international climate goals may require global CO2 emissions to fall below zero in the second half of this century, achieving what is...

Low sulphur fuel adds $20,000 to annual ship operation costs
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Low sulphur fuel adds $20,000 to annual ship operation costs

The introduction of rules last year to reduce ship sulphur emissions is resulting in a significant hike in operational expenditure for ship managers, with the use of low and very low sulphur fuel potentially resulting in system and engine damage, says Sacha Cornell, fleet manager at Norbulk Shipping.  Speaking recently during a webinar organised by trade...

Clean Planet Energy unveils marine fuels made from non-recyclable plastic waste
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Clean Planet Energy unveils marine fuels made from non-recyclable plastic waste

Clean Planet Energy has released details of two new ultra-clean fuels manufactured for all vessel types.  The products branded under the banner of Clean Planet Oceans are reportedly able to provide CO2e reductions of over 75 per cent, and significantly reduce harmful air-pollutants by up to 1,500x. Both fuels are produced using non-recyclable waste plastics...

Carnival chooses Shell Marine lubricants for 89 ships
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Carnival chooses Shell Marine lubricants for 89 ships

Shell Marine has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide marine lubricants to cruise line operator Carnival Corporation’s global fleet of 89 ships. Carnival will also offset the carbon dioxide emissions from the marine lubricants it purchases from Shell, through Shell’s nature-based carbon credits. Joris van Brussel, general manager, Shell Marine, said: “Shell Marine is...

LR launches dedicated Maritime Decarbonisation Hub
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LR launches dedicated Maritime Decarbonisation Hub

Lloyd’s Register [LR] has launched a dedicated centre of excellence to accelerate the safe, sustainable and cost-effective decarbonisation of world shipping in support of delivering greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. The Maritime Decarbonisation Hub, a joint initiative between Lloyd’s Register Group and Foundation, brings together thought leaders and subject matter experts with the skills, knowledge...

Fuel choice the essential decision in shipping’s decarbonisation
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Fuel choice the essential decision in shipping’s decarbonisation

DNV GL – Maritime has released the fourth edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050. The purpose of Maritime Forecast to 2050 is to enhance the ability of shipping stakeholders, especially shipowners, to navigate the technological, regulatory and market uncertainties in the industry, and set shipping on a pathway to decarbonisation. It is based on...

MOL invests in methanol development with NIW deal
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MOL invests in methanol development with NIW deal

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is investing in low carbon development and methanol manufacturing company Northwest Innovation Works. Under the agreement, MOL will provide and operate purpose-built next-generation ships to serve the planned methanol facility at the Port of Kalama in southwest Washington, USA. With the support of MOL, NWIW will improve its global reach to...

The carriage of methanol in bulk onboard offshore vessels
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The carriage of methanol in bulk onboard offshore vessels

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has published a joint information paper The Carriage of Methanol in Bulk Onboard Offshore Vessels. The carriage of methanol in bulk is becoming common in the offshore oil and gas industry, and although there is technical documentation on methanol handling, guidance for offshore carriage by sea is limited....