Tag: <span>IMO</span>

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...

Pilot LNG and GAC sign LNG supply agreement
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Pilot LNG and GAC sign LNG supply agreement

Texas-based Pilot LNG (Pilot) has laid the foundation for a partnership with GAC Bunker Fuels (GAC) for the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel from its proposed Galveston LNG Bunker Port terminal project. This will be the first dedicated LNG bunker terminal in the region. The two companies have executed a...

EEXI would only cut shipping emissions by 1.8%, finds study
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EEXI would only cut shipping emissions by 1.8%, finds study

A new working paper by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has found that the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI), designed to reduce fuel use and CO2 emissions, would only affect shipping emissions by between 0.8 per cent and 1.8 per cent by 2030. In the working paper, authors...

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 AiP to ammonia-fuelled ultra-large container ship
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​LR awards AiP to ammonia-fuelled ultra-large container ship

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and MAN Energy Solutions for its ammonia (NH3) fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra-large container ship design, a key result from a Joint Development Project (JDP) launched earlier this year focused on developing ammonia propulsion ships. It is the first AiP...

BIMCO pushes for international guidelines for ship/shore communication at IMO
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BIMCO pushes for international guidelines for ship/shore communication at IMO

Standardising and harmonising electronic ship/shore communication for reporting purposes is high on the agenda at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) virtual Facilitation Committee (FAL) meeting next week (FAL 44). In 2016, the IMO set out new mandatory requirements on electronic data interchange, stating that national authorities have until April 2021 to establish systems for the...

Wärtsilä joins Norwegian fuel cell project
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Wärtsilä joins Norwegian fuel cell project

Wärtsilä is supporting a new Norwegian fuel cell project that aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping and meet ambitious emissions reductions targets set by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The main partners in the project are Odfjell, a major shipping operator, Prototech, a specialist company in fuel cell technology, and Lundin, an...