Tag: <span>Greenhouse Gases</span>

BV verifies GAC Bunker Fuels’ emissions calculations
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BV verifies GAC Bunker Fuels’ emissions calculations

GAC Bunker Fuels’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions calculations have been verified by Bureau Veritas (BV) UK, allowing GAC to realise its emissions and make important steps in reducing and offsetting its GHG emissions. Carbon emissions are classified into categories or “scopes”. GAC Bunker Fuels is assured for indirect emissions from electricity and air-conditioning under Scope...

RightShip launches carbon accounting reporting tool
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RightShip launches carbon accounting reporting tool

RightShip has launched an expanded and enhanced toolset for monitoring, measuring, and benchmarking shipping-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. RightShip’s Carbon Accounting Reporting Tool provides companies with a bespoke reporting tool that measures, monitors and benchmarks a company’s GHG emissions over defined periods. The expanded tool builds on its existing expertise in Carbon Accounting, supplied to...

METIS adds new tools to platform to enhance decarbonisation and compliance
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METIS adds new tools to platform to enhance decarbonisation and compliance

METIS Cyberspace Technology has launched a new set of tools to help shipping companies manage their environmental impact and achieve their decarbonisation goals while ensuring compliance with industry regulations. Comprising three distinct but related applications – AER Monitoring & Analysis, CII Monitoring & Analysis and MRV & DCS Compliance Documentation and Reporting – the new...

IMO-Norad project to demonstrate solutions for biofouling management
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IMO-Norad project to demonstrate solutions for biofouling management

A newly signed project is set to demonstrate technical solutions for biofouling management in developing countries, address the transfer of invasive aquatic species, and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships. The TEST (Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies) Biofouling Project will run for four years (2022-2025), following an agreement signed (on 8 December) by International...

Royston secures government funding for decarbonisation project
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Royston secures government funding for decarbonisation project

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has secured government funding for a collaborative project to examine the potential of new technologies to reduce the carbon footprint of river ferry services. The move will see the UK-based firm working in local partnership with Newcastle University and ferry operator Nexus to look at ways to decarbonise the...

ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project
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ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project

ABS, NYK, the Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) and WinGD have launched a modelling and simulation project to evaluate the impact of new technologies on a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design. The joint development project (JDP) will build a detailed digital model of the vessel’s hybrid propulsion and electrical generation and distribution system to...

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...

WinGD engines to run on methanol by 2024 and ammonia by 2025
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WinGD engines to run on methanol by 2024 and ammonia by 2025

Swiss engine designer WinGD has announced that its engines will be able to run on methanol and ammonia from 2024 and 2025, respectively. WinGD’s multi-fuel solutions will be based on the company’s diesel-fuelled X engines and dual-fuel X-DF engines. The ability to use zero-carbon or carbon-neutral fuels such as ammonia and methanol in both of...

COP26 commitments mean IMO must halve shipping emissions by 2030
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COP26 commitments mean IMO must halve shipping emissions by 2030

Recent reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and developments at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow are a wake-up call that the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) cannot ignore. Countries must now build on their commitments to save the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature goal with concrete action and halve shipping...