Tag: <span>IMO</span>

Vessel CO2 measurement system awarded KR type approval
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Vessel CO2 measurement system awarded KR type approval

The Korean Register (KR) has awarded Singapore-based Marine Technology Solutions a type approval certificate for its direct and continuous CO2 emission measurement system, Carbon Lens. The type approval certificate, which was awarded based on the IMO’s NOx Technical Code and Guidelines from KR, is the first of its kind to be awarded to a manufacturer....

HAV receives preliminary approval for hydrogen-based energy system
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HAV receives preliminary approval for hydrogen-based energy system

HAV Group has been granted preliminary approval for the hydrogen-based energy system developed in the FreeCO2ast project. The approval is a major step towards the commercial use of hydrogen fuel by a commercial vessel. The Norwegian Maritime Authority has issued a statement of preliminary assessment which confirms that the alternative design is considered feasible and...

Carnival teams up with Wärtsilä in fleet decarbonisation programme
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Carnival teams up with Wärtsilä in fleet decarbonisation programme

Cruise group Carnival Corporation is boosting its fleet decarbonisation efforts with the help of Wärtsila’s decarbonisation modelling service. Initially tasked with establishing an optimal decarbonisation path for the cruise ship Regal Princess, the project will expand to model solutions which could be applied to the entire Carnival fleet. Under the fleet decarbonisation programme, a digital...

ABB tech chosen for new hybrid-electric ferries
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ABB tech chosen for new hybrid-electric ferries

ABB has secured a large order from the Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shiprepair Yard to supply integrated power, automation and propulsion solutions to three large passenger and car ferries to operate in the Baltic Sea. The 195-metre-long ferries will each have capacity for up to 400 passengers and 200 trucks and will be delivered to the...

“K” LINE participates in feasibility study of ammonia as a marine fuel
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“K” LINE participates in feasibility study of ammonia as a marine fuel

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” LINE) has participated in a feasibility study, which has been jointly conducted since March 2021, with the aim to establish a ship-to-ship based ammonia bunkering at the Port of Singapore.  Other companies involved in the study include A.P. Moller – Maersk, Fleet Management, Keppel Offshore & Marine, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Centre...

Bellona launches clean hull initiative
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Bellona launches clean hull initiative

Bellona launched its Clean Hull Initiative (CHI) at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo today (April 6). The event saw keynote speeches ramming home the urgent need to shake up regulations and encourage technology measures to nip biofouling in the bud. In addition to its members, Bellona invited relevant stakeholders in both the private and...

Ballard secures DNV type approval for marine fuel cell module
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Ballard secures DNV type approval for marine fuel cell module

Ballard Power Systems has received Europe’s industry first type approval by DNV for its marine fuel cell module FCwave. The type approval marks an important step in commercialising Ballard’s fuel cell technology for marine applications and is key to including fuel cells as part of zero-emission solutions for the marine industry. The type approval process...

New shaft generator boosts energy efficiency by 4 per cent
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New shaft generator boosts energy efficiency by 4 per cent

The latest in-line shaft generator from ABB will enable ship operators to benefit from the efficiency, performance and reliability advantages of permanent magnet technology. The new generator brings flexibility and ease of installation to a wide range of vessels including bulk carriers, container carriers, liquid natural gas tankers and ferries transporting passengers and cars. The...

IMO makes progress on lifecycle GHG emissions guidelines
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IMO makes progress on lifecycle GHG emissions guidelines

Progress on developing draft lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) and carbon intensity guidelines for marine fuels and assessment of impacts of GHG measures has been made by an International Maritime Organisation (IMO) working group. The Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships (ISWG-GHG 11), which met remotely March 14-18, noted the urgency of...

TotalEnergies completes first marine bio-VLSFO bunker delivery
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TotalEnergies completes first marine bio-VLSFO bunker delivery

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels has carried out its first marine bio-VLSFO (very low sulphur fuel oil) bunker delivery in Singapore’s port waters, as part of a biofuel trial recently completed by NYK Line and Anglo American. During the operation, a B10 biofuel blend that composed of VLSFO blended with 10 per cent second-generation, waste-based and ISCC-certified...

Fully electric ferry completes trip with seawater lubricated propeller shaft
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Fully electric ferry completes trip with seawater lubricated propeller shaft

The southern hemisphere’s first fully electric, carbon fibre commuter ferry has successfully completed its inaugural round trip with a Thordon seawater lubricated propeller shaft arrangement supplied by New Zealand’s Henley Engineering. Ika Rere, Mãori for flying fish, joined the East by West fleet in December operating the company’s Wellington to Eastbourne route. Commenting on the...