Tag: <span>IMO</span>

Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels
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Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels

Methanol as a commercially and technically viable marine fuel is gaining greater traction over other alternative bunkers, including LNG, as more shipowners adopt the clean burning fuel as price spreads narrow and production ramps up. Speaking at a virtual conference last week, Greg Dolan, CEO of the Methanol Institute noted that methanol production costs will...

KPI OceanConnect launches future fuels division
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KPI OceanConnect launches future fuels division

KPI OceanConnect has launched its alternative fuels and special projects division to enhance its counterparts’ ability to achieve their sustainability ambitions. Bill Wakeling, an expert in marine fuels, will lead the new offering. He will lead on all matters relating to alternative fuels and decarbonisation, as well as exploring opportunities for new ventures and projects....

New cloud-based mooring analysis tool launches
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New cloud-based mooring analysis tool launches

Shipmoor, a new ship mooring tool that performs static and dynamic ship mooring analyses in a rapid, user friendly and intuitive manner, has been launched by HR Wallingford and Witherbys. Created to make the assessment of mooring an LNG carrier a straightforward and user driven process, Shipmoor uses the power of cloud- based servers to undertake...

BV launches platform to help operators meet IMO carbon intensity requirements
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BV launches platform to help operators meet IMO carbon intensity requirements

Bureau Veritas (BV) has introduced an online platform, VeriSTAR Green, to enable all shipowners to assess their compliance with EEXI and CII regulations. This tool is accessible from the Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore website. In line with the 2050 International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ambition to take action to combat climate change and its impacts,...

South Africa well placed to produce zero carbon shipping fuels, finds study
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South Africa well placed to produce zero carbon shipping fuels, finds study

A study by Ricardo and Environmental Defense Fund for the P4G Getting to Zero Coalition Partnership finds that South Africa holds an untapped opportunity to supply the global shipping industry with zero carbon fuels. The production of green hydrogen-derived fuels can help to meet decarbonisation targets and act as a catalyst for the country’s economy...

DNV launches new digital EEXI Calculator
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DNV launches new digital EEXI Calculator

DNV has launched a new digital tool to support customers in ensuring their compliance with the upcoming Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI). The EEXI regulation is a medium-term component of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) roadmap towards reducing global shipping’s carbon intensity by at least 40 per cent over the next decade, using 2008...

MEPC 76 concludes with measures on reducing GHG emissions adopted
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MEPC 76 concludes with measures on reducing GHG emissions adopted

This week, members of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) concluded the 76th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), and agreed to start considering measures that would directly address shipping’s carbon emissions and support the deployment of sustainable alternative fuels. The Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands proposed a $100/mt global carbon price for the shipping...

Ecotoxicity study dispels myths about open-loop scrubbers
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Ecotoxicity study dispels myths about open-loop scrubbers

A new study by the Danish Hydraulics Institute (DHI) shows that in a standard OECD port environment and in a high-traffic seaway that the operation of open loop exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers) does not harm the marine environment. DHI is an independent, international research organisation headquartered in Denmark that has special competence in the...

Norway receives $1.75M for GreenVoyage2050
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Norway receives $1.75M for GreenVoyage2050

The IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050 Project has received 14.5 million NOK (USD 1.75 million) in additional funding to continue assisting developing countries in their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships. Phase one of the Project, signed with Norway in 2019, is currently underway and is scheduled to run until May 2022. The additional funding...

DNV launches new Compliance Planner tool
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DNV launches new Compliance Planner tool

DNV has launched Compliance Planner – a new digital tool that enables DNV customers to easily track the requirements and deadlines of legislation for both individual vessels and entire fleets. Compliance Planner presents a full overview of the requirements facing any vessel, or fleet, the requirements already met, those still to be fulfilled, and a...

ScanReach adds real-time fuel data to wireless IoT platform
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ScanReach adds real-time fuel data to wireless IoT platform

Reports show typical savings around 5 per cent, and in some cases up to 10 per cent fuel savings could be achieved simply by giving the bridge team real-time fuel consumption data, said Jacob Grieg Eide, chief business officer of ScanReach. The Norwegian company has developed the world´s first wireless IoT platform that provides needed...