Tag: <span>Greenhouse Gases</span>

WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions
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WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions

WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that enhances energy efficiency and enables a seamless transition to new fuels, helping the shipping industry to meet ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. The WinGD solutions deploy digital vessel optimisation and battery-hybrid energy systems to improve the energy efficiency and future fuel...

Nautilus Labs and TotalEnergies expand fleet optimisation partnership
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Nautilus Labs and TotalEnergies expand fleet optimisation partnership

Nautilus Labs has expanded its project with TotalEnergies to optimise fleet performance and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from a chartered liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier fleet. The partnership with Nautilus Labs started in November 2020 and has since been expanded to the full long-term chartered fleet. TotalEnergies works with various owners and required a...

UK shipping industry demands net-zero by 2050
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UK shipping industry demands net-zero by 2050

The UK shipping industry has agreed that the international shipping sector must pursue a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050. International regulations require the global shipping industry to cut its emissions by at least 50 per cent compared to 2008 levels. But the UK Chamber of Shipping has now confirmed it wants the  International Maritime...

Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power
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Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power

Wärtsilä has introduced an upgraded version of its popular Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engine. The new version will deliver increased power output, have a reduced environmental impact, and will feature a lower fuel consumption. It will also further increase the engine’s fuel flexibility by allowing a much wider gas quality span, down to methane number (MN)...

Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels
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Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels

Methanol as a commercially and technically viable marine fuel is gaining greater traction over other alternative bunkers, including LNG, as more shipowners adopt the clean burning fuel as price spreads narrow and production ramps up. Speaking at a virtual conference last week, Greg Dolan, CEO of the Methanol Institute noted that methanol production costs will...

Norway receives $1.75M for GreenVoyage2050
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Norway receives $1.75M for GreenVoyage2050

The IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050 Project has received 14.5 million NOK (USD 1.75 million) in additional funding to continue assisting developing countries in their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships. Phase one of the Project, signed with Norway in 2019, is currently underway and is scheduled to run until May 2022. The additional funding...

WinGD ensures future-ready engine design through clean fuel toolbox
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WinGD ensures future-ready engine design through clean fuel toolbox

WinGD has outlined the extensive investments it has made in recent years to ensure readiness for next-generation shipping fuels. In a white paper titled ‘Future ready: Extending the engine research toolbox to validate clean shipping fuels’, the company details the engine research toolbox it has amassed, including sophisticated testing facilities for engines and fuel systems,...

IMO-EU maritime technology cooperation centre Network project extended
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IMO-EU maritime technology cooperation centre Network project extended

A key project to support the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping in developing countries through regional maritime technology cooperation centres has been extended to March 2022. This will allow this strategic project to continue its decarbonisation pilot projects and training and work towards financial sustainability in the longer term. The Global MTCC...

IFCHOR and ClearBlue Markets launch carbon emissions services
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IFCHOR and ClearBlue Markets launch carbon emissions services

Shipbroker IFCHOR and carbon market specialist ClearBlue Markets have partnered to offer carbon emissions advisory services to the shipping industry. IFCHOR ClearBlue Oceans will help clients navigate changing legislation, source high quality emissions offsets as well as structure and execute carbon offset projects or transactions. Through the partnership, the shipping sector will be able to...

IRClass completes biofuel sea trials
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IRClass completes biofuel sea trials

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has undertaken successful sea trials for two vessels towards use of biofuels in concurrence with the Indian flag administration. The two vessels – Ambuja Mukund and Ambuja Vaibhav, are owned by Ambuja Cements, which is a part of the global conglomerate Lafarge Holcim, a leader in building solutions. In a...