Tag: <span>Maritime Industry</span>

Voyager Worldwide adds vessel tracking and alerts to Fleet Insight service
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Voyager Worldwide adds vessel tracking and alerts to Fleet Insight service

Maritime navigation specialist Voyager Worldwide has upgraded its Voyager Fleet Insight web software to make it easier to monitor voyage status. The new version of Voyager Fleet Insight version features a host of enhancements to simplify and streamline core ship management tasks, including improved voyage tracking features and new alerts, the ability to manage office...

Eastern Pacific Shipping to fit carbon capture solution to pair of tankers
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Eastern Pacific Shipping to fit carbon capture solution to pair of tankers

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a definitive agreement with Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) to install carbon capture and filtering systems on tankers Pacific Cobalt and Pacific Gold, with an option to equip three more vessels. The installation of the first system is scheduled to be completed within 2022 with engineering and planning underway. The...

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....

BlueStor unveils floating organic flow battery design
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BlueStor unveils floating organic flow battery design

BlueStor, a project created by MSE International and funded by BEIS under its longer duration energy storage (LODES) competition, has produced detailed plans for developing the UK’s first floating organic flow battery for decarbonised port energy storage and shore power for two cruise ships. The current phase of the BlueStor project has been a feasibility...

Joining forces to tackle biofouling
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Joining forces to tackle biofouling

A new international effort initiated by environmental NGO Bellona and supported by Jotun and other companies in the maritime industry, aims to develop an industry standard for proactive hull cleaning to tackle the global biofouling issue. The build-up of marine life on ships’ hulls, known as biofouling, is an age-old problem for ship operators and...

Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation welcomes three new partners
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Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation welcomes three new partners

The Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) has announced three new partners – the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA), the International Windship Association (IWSA) and Kpler. Since its formation in August last year, the Centre has established partnerships with key stakeholders in the maritime industry. The three new partnerships are part of GCMD’s efforts to...

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...

Eastaway chooses Wärtsilä solutions for EEXI compliance
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Eastaway chooses Wärtsilä solutions for EEXI compliance

Eastaway Ship Management has selected Wärtsilä’s Power Limitation Solutions for six ships to improve the vessels’ energy efficiency existing ship index (EEXI) rating in line with requirements coming into force in 2023. Wärtsilä will provide its new Wärtsilä Shaft Power Limitation (ShaPoLi), together with a propulsion system control upgrade for six container vessels equipped with...

Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute
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Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute

Alfa Laval has become a member of the Methanol Institute, a global trade association for the methanol industry that represents methanol producers, distributors and technology companies. The Methanol Institute works to protect existing markets for methanol while promoting the growth of emerging energy markets. One key area of growth is the marine industry, where the...

Methanol to hydrogen generator secures AiP from LR
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Methanol to hydrogen generator secures AiP from LR

Renewable energy company e1 Marine has secure approval in principle (AiP) for its M-series methanol to hydrogen generator from Lloyd’s Register (LR). The AiP represents an important landmark for demonstrating the compliance of e1 Marine’s technology with all applicable regulations, codes and standards. This will act as a spring board for enabling the demonstration of...