Tag: Maersk

Sailing on sustainability: the comeback of wind power?
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Sailing on sustainability: the comeback of wind power?

As the shipping industry ramps up efforts to decarbonise, initial sea trials onboard a Maersk tanker fitted with Norsepower Rotor Sails indicate that wind power has the potential to play a significant role in a low carbon ocean transport system. Early results from a sea trial onboard the 109,647 DWT Maersk Pelican fitted with two...

Five ways shipping is leveraging AI for performance management
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Five ways shipping is leveraging AI for performance management

AI-assisted technologies are changing the way shipping operates, helping to shed light on vessel performance, while cutting costs and reducing risk to human lives. Shipping companies such as CMA-CGM, Maersk, and Stena Line have deployed AI-assisted technologies to gain greater insight into their ships’ performance, while both established companies and start-ups are finding new ways...

Maersk pilots battery to improve power efficiency
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Maersk pilots battery to improve power efficiency

Maersk is preparing to install a containerised 600 kWh marine battery system onboard the Maersk Cape Town as part of a trial to improve vessel performance and reliability while reducing CO2 emissions. According to Søren Toft, Maersk COO, the trial will provide greater insight into energy storage to help the Danish shipping company move towards...

Zero carbon fuels transition is an OPEX challenge, finds LR and Maersk study
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Zero carbon fuels transition is an OPEX challenge, finds LR and Maersk study

A joint study by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and A.P. Moller – Maersk assessing the transition to zero carbon fuels has found that the cost of transport will rise – not because ships themselves will require greater levels of investment but because new fuels are projected to be significantly more expensive than existing fossil solutions which...

Maersk harnesses wind power to cut fuel consumption by 8.2%
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Maersk harnesses wind power to cut fuel consumption by 8.2%

A Maersk Tankers product tanker has achieved fuel savings of 8.2 per cent in a one-year period by harnessing wind power. A joint project including Maersk Tankers, Norsepower, the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), and Shell International Trading and Shipping Company, fitted the product tanker Maersk Pelican with two Norsepower Rotor Sails in August 2018. From...

Cargill enters MR fleet into Maersk Tankers’ MR pool
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Cargill enters MR fleet into Maersk Tankers’ MR pool

Cargill and Maersk Tankers have announced a strategic partnership to reduce fuel consumption and emissions and improve flexibility for their customers. The partnership will see Cargill enter its medium range (MR) fleet into the existing Maersk Tankers MR pool, creating a new joint pool that will significantly increase the scope of its Medium Range (MR)...

Maersk confirms deal to produce IMO 2020 fuel
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Maersk confirms deal to produce IMO 2020 fuel

Maersk Oil Trading and Koole Terminals have announced the signing of an agreement to produce IMO 2020-compliant bunker fuel in Rotterdam. Production of 0.5 per cent sulphur marine fuel will take place at the Petrochemical Industrial Distillation (PID) unit, located at Koole’s Botlek site at the Port of Rotterdam. The toll distillation deal allows Maersk...

Maersk offers customers carbon-neutral transport
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Maersk offers customers carbon-neutral transport

A new and first-of-its-kind carbon neutral product is being piloted in the shipping industry by Maersk. Carbon neutral biofuel is being trialled onboard the Mette Maersk to help the shipping company deliver carbon neutral transportation for its customers. Biofuel, which is certified as a sustainable fuel by the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) body,...

Maersk partners with Dutch coalition in biofuel pilot
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Maersk partners with Dutch coalition in biofuel pilot

A group of Dutch multinationals including FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever, which are all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), are collaborating with A.P. Moller – Maersk to trial biofuels in a move to spur shipping’s decarbonisation. The pilot, using 20 per cent sustainable second-generation biofuels on a large triple-E ocean...

Maersk Supply Service completes fleet renewal programme
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Maersk Supply Service completes fleet renewal programme

Maersk Supply Service has completed its Fleet Renewal Programme with the arrival of the Starfish AHTS (anchor handling tug supply vessel) delivered Thursday February 14 from Kleven Yard. The latest arrival takes the total number of newbuild vessels delivered to ten, with 23 divested over the last three years. All vessels have been designed to...

Maersk aims for carbon neutrality by 2050
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Maersk aims for carbon neutrality by 2050

Maersk has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050 but says an acceleration in new innovations and adaption of new technology is required to meet this goal. Søren Toft, chief operating officer, A.P. Moller – Maersk said: “The only possible way to achieve the so-much-needed decarbonisation in our industry is by fully transforming to new carbon...