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Maersk trials air lubrication technology on large containership
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Maersk trials air lubrication technology on large containership

A.P. Moller – Maersk is participating in a trial to ascertain how much fuel can be saved on one of its large containerships by using air lubrication technology.  Wärtsilä and Silverstream Technologies will install Silverstream’s Air Lubrication System, the Silverstream System, on the vessel owned by A.P. Moller – Maersk. The trial will examine possible improvements...

Maersk methanol vessels to be built to ABS class
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Maersk methanol vessels to be built to ABS class

A series of eight large container vessels capable of being operated on carbon-neutral methanol ordered by Maersk, along with an option for a further four vessels, are to be built to ABS class. Several recent alternative fuel newbuild orders, including Maersk’s feeder vessel with dual engine technology, have been built to ABS class. The vessels...

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...

Maersk selects Wärtsilä hybrid energy storage solution
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Maersk selects Wärtsilä hybrid energy storage solution

Maersk Supply Service has selected Wärtsilä’s containerised hybrid battery power and energy storage system to help the company reduce the carbon intensity of its fleet by 50 per cent before the end of this decade. The order for the Wärtsilä HY system was placed in May 2021.The hybrid power conversion will be carried out on...

Environmental Defense Fund partners with Mærsk on decarbonisation research
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Environmental Defense Fund partners with Mærsk on decarbonisation research

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping formalised their collaboration by signing a Partnership Agreement. Under the Agreement, EDF becomes an official partner to the Centre, committing to a long-term strategic collaboration about the reduction of emissions from shipping. The collaboration will evolve around the development of an...

Maersk to operate world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel by 2023
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Maersk to operate world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel by 2023

A.P. Moller – Maersk is accelerating its efforts to decarbonise marine operations with plans to launch the world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel in 2023, seven years ahead of the initial 2030 ambition. All future Maersk owned new buildings will have dual fuel technology installed, enabling either carbon neutral operations or operation on standard very...

Alfa Laval joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for zero carbon shipping
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Alfa Laval joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for zero carbon shipping

Alfa Laval and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping have announced a strategic corporate partnership agreement on the development of zero carbon solutions for the maritime industry. Under the agreement, Alfa Laval becomes an official partner to the Centre. The collaboration will revolve around the development of low- and zero carbon technologies through...

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...