Tag: <span>Hydrogen</span>

First renderings completed for hydrogen-powered ferry
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First renderings completed for hydrogen-powered ferry

The first renderings of the Scottish-led Hyseas III project, which aims to build Europe’s first sea-going ferry powered by hydrogen fuel cells, have been completed. The drawings show what the vessel, which will store energy from renewable sources, is likely to look like. As a double-ended sea-going passenger and car ferry, it will have capacity for...

MarRI-UK announces £1.3m grant to develop national hydrogen network
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MarRI-UK announces £1.3m grant to develop national hydrogen network

A consortium comprising eight organisations has been awarded £1.3m as part of the Smart Maritime Land Operations Call to develop a national hydrogen highway network, integrating land, sea and port.  The consortium includes one Port, two SMEs, three higher education institutes, and two research technology organisations, along with other supporting organisations, and is being led...

CMAL & Strathclyde University secure £30k grant for zero carbon fuel project
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CMAL & Strathclyde University secure £30k grant for zero carbon fuel project

Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) and the University of Strathclyde have secured a £30,000 grant to fund a six-month research project to explore the technical, operational and commercial viability of using zero-carbon fuels to power ferries. The funding award is a result of a successful joint bid to the Department for Transport’s clean maritime demonstration competition...

Navigator Gas awarded DNV AiP for ammonia-fuelled gas carrier
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Navigator Gas awarded DNV AiP for ammonia-fuelled gas carrier

Navigator Gas has been awarded a new Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia-fuelled gas carrier design from DNV. An industrywide consortium, including MAN Energy solutions, Babcock International, and the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), has collaborated with Navigator Gas to achieve the Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV. The new gas carrier design has been...

University of Portsmouth wins £1.5M to develop green hydrogen energy system
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University of Portsmouth wins £1.5M to develop green hydrogen energy system

A project led by the University of Portsmouth has been awarded £1.5 million to help develop and demonstrate a green hydrogen energy system within Portsmouth International Port. The Shipping, Hydrogen & Port Ecosystems UK (SHAPE UK) project was named as one of the winning projects of the £23 million Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, funded by the Department for Transport,...

SEA-KIT wins funding for zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell
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SEA-KIT wins funding for zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell

SEA-KIT International, designer and builder of Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs), has won funding to install an innovative PCB-based hydrogen fuel cell, engineered by project partner Bramble Energy, on its 12m USV Maxlimer to demonstrate zero emission maritime operations. SEA-KIT secured the grant through the recent Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) – Strand 2. The project,...

K Line agrees time charter of LPG fuelled VLGC
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K Line agrees time charter of LPG fuelled VLGC

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has reached an agreement with GYXIS Corporation to enter into a time charter contract for a new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuelled very large gas carrier (VLGC) for LPG/ammonia transport. The Kawasaki Heavy Industries built 86,700 cubic metre vessel will be equipped with LPG dual fuel system and reduce the...

IUMI calls for mandatory requirements around green fuels
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IUMI calls for mandatory requirements around green fuels

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) fully supports the shipping industry’s move to decarbonisation but recognises that adequate risk management provision must be in place to underpin the transition. New fuel types such as ammonia and hydrogen are being promoted and their use will need to be properly managed and insured – and this...

Norwegian trio to boost green ammonia production
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Norwegian trio to boost green ammonia production

Aker, Yara and Statkraft have established a new company with the aim of electrifying and decarbonising the ammonia plant at Herøya to enable large-scale green ammonia production. HEGRA, which is short for HErøya GReen Ammonia is co-owned by the three companies, each owning one third. The aim is to create a new industry in Norway...

Port of Corpus Christi signs MoU with Howard to produce hydrogen
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Port of Corpus Christi signs MoU with Howard to produce hydrogen

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority and Howard Midstream Energy Partners have formed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to convert Howard’s Javelina refinery services facility into the region’s first carbon-neutral hydrogen production facility. Howard’s Javelina facility is positioned in the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, with pipeline connectivity to all six of the local refineries....

Hydrogen-powered vessel launches in Japan
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Hydrogen-powered vessel launches in Japan

Belgian shipping and logistics company Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) and Japanese shipbuilder Tsuneishi have launched a hydrogen-powered passenger ferry called HydroBingo . The vessel is reportedly the world’s first hydrogen-powered ferry. The 80-passenger 19 gross tonne ferry has been operational since mid-July 2021 in the Japanese inland sea. HydroBingo features dual fuel hydrogen-diesel internal combustion...

Japanese trio launch new company to develop hydrogen-fuelled engines
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Japanese trio launch new company to develop hydrogen-fuelled engines

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Yanmar Power Technology, and Japan Engine Corporation have concluded a joint venture contract for combined investment, and announced the joint establishment of a new company HyEng Corporation to develop marine hydrogen-fuelled engines.  With the establishment of HyEng Corporation, the three companies will further advance their joint development activities and accelerate their drive...