Tag: <span>Maritime Industry</span>

USC Barnkrug digitises operations with Kaiko Systems
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USC Barnkrug digitises operations with Kaiko Systems

Ship management company USC Barnkrug has chosen to roll out Kaiko Systems’ solution to improve data collection and analysis across its fleet of 27 feeder containerships. After a successful trial phase, the ship management company decided to roll out the solution across its entire fleet. This process has already begun and will be completed in...

OneLearn launches bunkering course
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OneLearn launches bunkering course

OneLearn Global has launched a new best-practice bunkering course to improve crew safety and cut the risk of costly, litigious disputes. The Safe Bunkering programme covers how and how not to receive and store bunker fuels. Issues can arise if vessels’ bunkers are not initially kept separate from previous bunker liftings or when stored at...

MTF framework to assess decarbonisation technologies
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MTF framework to assess decarbonisation technologies

The Maritime Technologies Forum (MTF) has unveiled a framework designed to empower decision-makers in shipping to holistically assess and compare decarbonisation technologies and low to zero-emission energy carriers. The current phase sets out the areas for assessment and comparison and will be built on in the second phase to identify optimal assessment methodologies. The MTF...

Stena Bulk shares results of carbon capture study
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Stena Bulk shares results of carbon capture study

Stena Bulk has announced the results of a recent partnership with the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) to study and explore the potential of capturing carbon at the point of exhaust from large commercial vessels. Stationary carbon capture & storage (CCS) technologies onboard ships could be an important solution in the maritime sector’s race...

Kokam and Shift Clean Energy team up to develop marine batteries
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Kokam and Shift Clean Energy team up to develop marine batteries

Climate action leader Shift Clean Energy has partnered with lithium-ion battery cell manufacturer Kokam to help drive the transition from diesel to electricity in marine applications. Specifically designed for commercial and industrial applications, Shift’s battery design with Kokam battery cells delivers a robust industrial Energy Storage Solution (ESS). Kokam’s field-proven high-performance battery cells ensure less...

Ro-ro fitted with Airseas wind power system
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Ro-ro fitted with Airseas wind power system

French wind propulsion tech company Airseas has completed the first installation of its automated kite Seawing on a commercial vessel chartered by Airbus and operated by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. The Seawing system has been installed on the ro-ro vessel, the Ville de Bordeaux, which transports major aircraft components between France and the United States. The...

Future Proof Shipping secures hydrogen supply to power container ship
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Future Proof Shipping secures hydrogen supply to power container ship

Future Proof Shipping (FPS) has signed a long-term agreement with Air Liquide (AL) for the supply of carbon-free hydrogen to its inland container vessel, FPS Maas, which is transporting containers between the Netherlands and Belgium. As part of the agreement, Air Liquide will supply carbon-free hydrogen through specially designed multi-modal hydrogen storage suited for inland...

ABS grants Alfa Laval AIP for firing boilers with methanol
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ABS grants Alfa Laval AIP for firing boilers with methanol

ABS has granted Alfa Laval the first marine approval for operating boilers on methanol. Alfa Laval received an approval in principle (AIP) on 4 November 2021, based on extensive solution testing at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre. Methanol, which is liquid at ambient temperatures and carbon-neutral if produced from green sources, is the...

Royston secures government funding for decarbonisation project
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Royston secures government funding for decarbonisation project

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has secured government funding for a collaborative project to examine the potential of new technologies to reduce the carbon footprint of river ferry services. The move will see the UK-based firm working in local partnership with Newcastle University and ferry operator Nexus to look at ways to decarbonise the...

World’s first full scale hydrogen-based propulsion system launches
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World’s first full scale hydrogen-based propulsion system launches

Kongsberg Maritime has celebrated a world first by testing and verifying a full-scale, full-size, zero-emissions drivetrain powered by hydrogen fuel cells designed for ships and ferries. The project demonstrates that the technology is now mature for using hydrogen (H2) as an energy carrier. The program is the third and final part of the EU funded project...

HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea
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HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea

HullWiper and Agemar have signed a lease agreement to meet the growing demand for safe, eco-friendly hull cleaning solutions for vessels calling in Guinea, West Africa. Agemar Guinea (Agemar Agency & Logistics) is part of global maritime consultancy and maritime logistics solutions provider, the Agemar Group. It is the latest addition to HullWiper’s growing family...