Tag: <span>Marine Fuels</span>

MAN ES readies engines for ‘future fuels’
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MAN ES readies engines for ‘future fuels’

MAN Energy Solutions (ES) has reported that by 2024 its customers will be able to use ‘future fuels’, such as ammonia, methanol and hydrogen, to power its four-stroke engines. While these fuels are not currently available on the market, their use in MAN units will be possible through the incipient start-up of green-fuel production facilities....

Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project
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Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project

Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik Offshore and Wärtsilä have signed a landmark cooperation agreement aimed at converting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with required fuel supply and safety system. This project will be the first of its kind ever in the world and has a provisional completion target by the...

HHI & KSOE receive AiP for ammonia-fuelled carrier
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HHI & KSOE receive AiP for ammonia-fuelled carrier

Bureau Veritas (BV) has delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) for the design and development of an ammonia carrier with ammonia-fuelled propulsion. The design was developed to ensure its compatibility with the existing infrastructure for ammonia, while also reflecting the market’s demand for...

Chemical tanker completes voyage sailing on 100 per cent biofuel
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Chemical tanker completes voyage sailing on 100 per cent biofuel

The chemical tanker Monax has successfully completed a voyage using 100 per cent sustainable marine biofuel. The news was confirmed by Stolt Tankers, its technical manager Synergy Group, investment manager Tufton, and biofuels supplier GoodFuels. The biofuel, derived from feedstocks such as used cooking oil and waste animal fats, was used on board the 20,762...

WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions
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WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions

WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that enhances energy efficiency and enables a seamless transition to new fuels, helping the shipping industry to meet ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. The WinGD solutions deploy digital vessel optimisation and battery-hybrid energy systems to improve the energy efficiency and future fuel...

ClassNK publishes guidelines for ships using alternative fuels
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ClassNK publishes guidelines for ships using alternative fuels

ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels” including updates on the safety requirements for ships using ammonia as fuel. Ammonia has captured attention as a zero carbon fuel. Appropriate safety measures are required for ammonia as it is toxic to humans and corrosive to materials, while specific international standards for the use...

Sierra Leone to impose penalties for IMO 2020 non-compliance
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Sierra Leone to impose penalties for IMO 2020 non-compliance

From 1 September 2021, shipowners and operators calling at ports in Sierra Leone risk penalties of up to USD 15,000 if they carry fuel with a sulphur content exceeding 0.5 per cent, according to international shipping association BIMCO.  The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) global sulphur cap came into force on January 1, 2020 and requires...