Tag: <span>Fuels</span>

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....

Seaspan opts for Alfa Laval steam solution to support IMO 2020 fuels
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Seaspan opts for Alfa Laval steam solution to support IMO 2020 fuels

Seaspan Ship Management has selected Alfa Laval to help resolve steam balance and redundancy issues connected to sulphur-compliant fuels. The solution, which is an integrated steam boiler plant comprising oil-fired steam production, waste heat recovery, advanced control and connectivity, will soon be implemented on eight Seaspan owned large container ships. Seaspan Ship Management is using...

VLSFO associated with higher black carbon emissions than HFO
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VLSFO associated with higher black carbon emissions than HFO

Three weeks after the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) global regulation on sulphur content in fuel oil entered into force, new figures indicate that very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) compliant with the new regulation, is just as detrimental to the environment as conventional heavy fuel oil (HFO). Figures submitted by Finland and Germany to the...

FinCo Fuel Group and GoodFuels join forces to accelerate renewable fuels
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FinCo Fuel Group and GoodFuels join forces to accelerate renewable fuels

FinCo Fuel Group has expanded its network with the acquisition of a majority stake in GoodNRG, holding company of renewable fuels pioneer GoodFuels. The acquisition will enable GoodFuels to tap into the complimentary sourcing, supply management and logistics expertise of the wider FinCo Fuel Group. Both parties expect to contribute to a further reduction of...

VPS launches 2020 fuels insight tool
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VPS launches 2020 fuels insight tool

Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) has launched its VLSFO Insights, a detailed monthly report covering key data and information associated with Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oils (VLSFOs). VPS is a marine fuel testing and bunker quantity surveyor and has already tested a high number VLSFO samples from bunkerings throughout 2019. VPS reports an exponential week-by-week increase...