Tag: <span>Hydrogen</span>

World’s first hydrogen cargo vessel set for Paris debut
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World’s first hydrogen cargo vessel set for Paris debut

The European innovation project Flagships will deploy the world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel operating on hydrogen, plying the river Seine in Paris. Commercial operations are set to commence in 2021. The hydrogen cargo transport vessel will be owned by French inland shipowner Compagnie Fluvial de Transport (CFT), a subsidiary of the Sogestran Group. The...

£20M fund to propel green shipping launched
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£20M fund to propel green shipping launched

The UK’s Department for Transport has announced the launch of a £20 million competition to facilitate the development of hydrogen-powered vessels and e-charge points at port. The fund will be used to support the development of prototype vessels and port infrastructure that could then be rolled out widely – propelling the sector towards net zero...

Haldor Topsoe and Aquamarine to build green ammonia facility
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Haldor Topsoe and Aquamarine to build green ammonia facility

Haldor Topsoe and Aquamarine have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the purpose of building a green ammonia facility. The facility is planned to include a 100 megawatt SOEC electrolysis unit to produce green hydrogen to be converted into green ammonia. The plant is expected to be operational by 2024. Aquamarine is developing...

Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise
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Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise

The Getting to Zero Coalition’s updated Mapping of Zero Emission Pilots and Demonstration Projects uncovers emerging trends, sees a strong climb in the number of identified projects as well as increased activities in Asia. The uptake of zero emission pilots and demonstration projects is a fundamental component of the maritime industry’s transition to zero emission...

Stena unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design
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Stena unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has unveiled its concept InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier design. The zero emissions vessel is expected to come into service between 2030 and 2035, providing the right level of matured technologies are available. The InfinityMAX concept, which is designed to carry both dry and wet cargoes in modular compartments, is built...

A.P. Møller invests EUR 20M in Green Hydrogen Systems
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A.P. Møller invests EUR 20M in Green Hydrogen Systems

A.P. Møller Holding has confirmed investment of EUR 20 million in Green Hydrogen Systems to help the company accelerate its electrolyzer capacity. Nordic Alpha Partners, the major shareholder of Green Hydrogen Systems, has also agreed to invest an additional EUR 7 million, while current shareholder Norlys Holding is investing a further EUR 1 million. The...

Ammonia fuel cells for deep-sea shipping
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Ammonia fuel cells for deep-sea shipping

Interest in ammonia-powered fuel cells for the maritime sector is growing, but stakeholders have been hesitant to commit to investments in large-scale systems. Now the ShipFC project, granted funding from EU’s Research and Innovation program Horizon 2020 under its Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), is aiming to secure a place for ammonia...

Wilhelmsen awarded NOK 219M for hydrogen project
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Wilhelmsen awarded NOK 219M for hydrogen project

Wilhelmsen’s project to construct the world’s first zero emission hydrogen vessels has been awarded 219 million Norwegian kroner (MUSD 25) by the Norwegian government-owned organisation Enova. These funds will enable Wilhelmsen to further develop the technology and additional infrastructure required to support the maritime industry’s ambitions towards zero emission fuels. The Topeka project will see...

“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...

MAN Cryo announces series of hydrogen projects
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MAN Cryo announces series of hydrogen projects

MAN Cryo, the wholly-owned subsidiary of MAN Energy Solutions, has announced that it is working on a number of projects for liquid-hydrogen fuel-gas-supply systems (LH2 FGSSs) for various-sized vacuum tanks equipped with TCSs (tank connection spaces), and all relevant equipment for safety and function. The nature of the projects and owners remain, as of yet,...