Tag: <span>Greenhouse Gases</span>

“K” Line joins Japan Hydrogen Association
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“K” Line joins Japan Hydrogen Association

“K” Line has announced its participation in the “Japan Hydrogen Association” founded by and among numerous private companies who are aiming for the building and enhancement of the hydrogen society. The association will promote global cooperation in hydrogen-oriented activities as well as establishment of supply-chain of hydrogen. In pursuit of the principle in the company’s...

Wärtsilä 31DF engine gets power boost
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Wärtsilä 31DF engine gets power boost

The Wärtsilä 31DF dual-fuel engine is being upgraded to further increase its power output. The higher power output will be available within the same dimensions as previously, delivering greater performance within the same physical footprint. In addition, the already low level of exhaust gas emissions is being improved to heighten even further the engine’s sustainability...

Kansai Electric and e5 Lab join forces to develop pure electric vessels
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Kansai Electric and e5 Lab join forces to develop pure electric vessels

Kansai Electric Power (KEPCO) and e5 Lab have entered into a business partnership for the development and promotion of pure electric vessels “Water Urban Mobility” (EV) in the Kansai bay area. The Japanese shipping industry is facing issues such as eliminating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from vessels and the shortage of skilled seafarers. Therefore, development...

i4 insight and Greensteam collaborate to boost performance optimisation offering
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i4 insight and Greensteam collaborate to boost performance optimisation offering

Machine learning specialist GreenSteam has partnered with i4 Insight to boost vessel performance and operational efficiency for the shipowners and operators. Under the agreement, GreenSteam’s advanced machine learning technology has been integrated into the i4 Insight Platform, which allows shipowners, operators and charterers to easily access insights on performance and fuel consumption across all ships in...

Alfa Laval begins biofuel testing at Danish centre
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Alfa Laval begins biofuel testing at Danish centre

Alfa Laval’s Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark has been readied for testing with biofuels. Biofuels are one possible option for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and meeting the IMO’s target of cutting emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2050 from 2008.  The centre is also a site for collaboration with...

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...

Japan commences first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering business
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Japan commences first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering business

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has commenced its LNG bunkering business in the Chubu region through its joint venture company with JERA, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK). On October 20, the first LNG bunkering vessel in Japan, Kaguya, owned by the joint venture company made historic first Ship-to-Ship LNG fuel supply...

HMM receives 2.5 out of 5 stars for environmental reporting
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HMM receives 2.5 out of 5 stars for environmental reporting

HMM has been given 2.5 out of 5 stars for its environmental reporting by the European Gilese Foundation, despite being one of the few shipping companies showing a bold commitment to 2050 carbon neutrality.   The Foundation reports that only two companies released their Sustainability Reports for the year 2019 in February of this year:...

Greensteam and DFDS collaborate on emissions-cutting performance platform
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Greensteam and DFDS collaborate on emissions-cutting performance platform

GreenSteam, developers of vessel performance solutions, has partnered with global ferry operator DFDS to co-develop and supply an enhanced performance platform, which will empower crews to optimise operations in real-time to reduce emissions by up to 35 per cent. This partnership will contribute to DFDS’s ‘short-term tonnage adaption plan’ to use decision support systems and...

Alfa Laval and WinGD cut methane slip by 50 per cent
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Alfa Laval and WinGD cut methane slip by 50 per cent

With IMO targeting a 50 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is becoming a natural choice for shipowners in the transition to carbon-neutral fuels. Methane slip regulations are a possibility on the horizon, but Alfa Laval and global Swiss engine developer WinGD have already cooperated on a...

LR awards SHI AiP for ammonia-fuelled tanker design
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LR awards SHI AiP for ammonia-fuelled tanker design

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for its ammonia-fuelled tanker design, a key progress milestone in the joint development project LR and SHI announced with industry partners MISC Berhad and MAN Energy Solutions in January 2020. To meet the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO’s) ambitions on cutting greenhouse...