Tag: <span>IMO</span>

IMO and Germany collaborate to cut maritime emissions in Asia
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IMO and Germany collaborate to cut maritime emissions in Asia

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany (BMU) have signed an agreement to undertake the preparatory activities leading to the development of a project proposal to reduce maritime transport emissions in East and Southeast Asian countries. The project is supported through the International...

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...

FuelOpt: a smart way to derate engine power output and meet EEXI requirements
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FuelOpt: a smart way to derate engine power output and meet EEXI requirements

Swedish propulsion optimisation expert Lean Marine is helping shipowners to comply with the recently introduced IMO Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) with its FuelOpt technology. FuelOpt has been on the market for almost a decade and works by limiting the shaft power output of a vessel without compromising safety in emergency situations that require...

ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker
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ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a methanol dual-fueled tanker developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering. The Society confirmed the design’s compliance with the IMO’s “Interim Guidelines for the Safety of Ships using Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol as fuels” published in December 2020, and the “Guidelines for Ships Using...

WinGD offers four new options of its X72DF dual-fuel engine
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WinGD offers four new options of its X72DF dual-fuel engine

Marine engine and technology developer WinGD has updated its X72DF dual-fuel engine platform with an offer of four versions to provide ship design flexibility while helping owners reduce installed power and emissions. The X72DF is the best-selling engine in WinGD’s portfolio and accounted for every low-speed engine ordered for a newbuild LNG carrier in 2020....

IMO highlights pathways to shipping’s decarbonisation
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IMO highlights pathways to shipping’s decarbonisation

Various low- and zero-carbon marine fuels will allow shipping to meet its emissions targets, but more work is needed to address availability, safety and other issues, says the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The state-of-play of low and zero-carbon fuel options to ensure shipping’s path to decarbonisation was set out in an online symposium hosted by...

Windship Technology unveils zero emission ‘Tesla of the Seas’
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Windship Technology unveils zero emission ‘Tesla of the Seas’

Windship Technology, a British company with a whole-ship solution to tackle the CO2 emissions of the shipping industry, has unveiled a new triple-wing rig design to facilitate zero emission propulsion. The company also announced an investment partnership with DNV to assess and classify Windship Technology’s whole-ship design. Starting from a clean drawing board, technical director...

ABS launches digital solution for sustainable marine operations
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ABS launches digital solution for sustainable marine operations

ABS has launched the Environmental Monitor as part of its My Digital Fleet risk management platform. ABS Environmental Monitor is a comprehensive digital sustainability solution to help shipowners achieve their sustainability goals by leveraging multiple data sources, including vessel routing, waste stream, operations, and emissions data, to provide transparent reporting. ABS Environmental Monitor aims to:...

IMO MEPC approves amendments to cut ship emissions
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IMO MEPC approves amendments to cut ship emissions

This week, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved draft new mandatory regulations to cut the carbon intensity of existing ships. A virtual meeting held from 16-20 November 2020 discussed the amendments to the MARPOL[1] convention, which would require ships to combine a technical and an operational approach to reduce their...

UN’s shipping agency must not backtrack on its own climate plan
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UN’s shipping agency must not backtrack on its own climate plan

A joint NGO statement ahead of decision-time climate talks at the UN’s International Maritime Organisation (IMO) next week has been published. It states that member countries of the IMO must not backtrack on their own commitments to urgently decarbonise the shipping sector.  The Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting (MEPC75) takes place from 16-20 November. It...