Tag: <span>Methanol</span>

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...

Caterpillar joins Green Maritime Methanol consortium
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Caterpillar joins Green Maritime Methanol consortium

Caterpillar Marine has joined the Green Maritime Methanol consortium (GMM), to work with other companies in the maritime industry to streamline adoption of methanol as a maritime transport fuel. Green methanol, an important candidate as a future fuel for the shipping industry, can be produced in a sustainable way, is easily stored on board ships,...

Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system
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Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system

Wärtsilä has developed a dedicated fuel supply system for methanol, MethanolPac, as interest grows in the methanol pathway to decarbonisation. Combined with the recently introduced Wärtsilä 32 Methanol engine and the company’s retrofit and system integration capabilities, MethanolPac enables Wärtsilä to deliver methanol-capable fuel and power systems across a wide range of vessel segments. Methanol...

Deltamarin secures engineering deal for Höegh zero-carbon ready PCTCs
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Deltamarin secures engineering deal for Höegh zero-carbon ready PCTCs

Deltamarin has signed an agreement with China Merchants Industry (Jiangsu) for the design and engineering of the new series of Höegh Autoliners Aurora class pure car & truck carriers (PCTCs). The Aurora class ships are expected to be the world’s largest and most environmentally friendly car carriers ever built. The ships will be powered by...

Wärtsilä hits methanol milestone with first newbuild engine order
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Wärtsilä hits methanol milestone with first newbuild engine order

Van Oord has ordered five methanol-fuelled engines from Wärtsilä for its newbuild offshore wind installation vessel.  The order includes five Wärtsilä 32 engines capable of operating with methanol, the methanol fuel supply system, and a package of thrusters. The order was placed in November 2021, with delivery of the equipment scheduled for early 2023. “We...

MPC Capital orders four methanol-ready container ships
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MPC Capital orders four methanol-ready container ships

Hamburg-based asset and investment manager MPC Capital has ordered four 5,500 TEU newbuild container ships that will feature an eco-design to reduce fuel consumption by 40 per cent compared to the existing fleet. The vessels will also be built for conversion to green methanol to facilitate carbon neutral operations.  The vessels are being built at...

ABS, SDTR and SDARI design methanol-fuelled bulker
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ABS, SDTR and SDARI design methanol-fuelled bulker

An innovative methanol-fuelled bulk carrier has been designed in a joint development project (JDP) between ABS, SDTR Marine (SDTR) and the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI). SDTR supplied key operational data and SDARI developed the design with ABS support and review. ABS also provided an analysis of methanol as fuel market outlook,...

Ørsted joins Liquid Wind’s e-methanol project
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Ørsted joins Liquid Wind’s e-methanol project

Renewable energy company Ørsted will acquire a 45 per cent ownership share of Liquid Wind’s FlagshipONE e-methanol project. FlagshipONE is a late-stage development project and aims to become the world’s first large-scale sustainable e-methanol project. Liquid Wind plans to establish a series of facilities across Sweden to decarbonise the maritime sector, of which FlagshipONE will...

ABS publishes guide for methanol-fuelled vessels
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ABS publishes guide for methanol-fuelled vessels

ABS has published its Guide for Methanol and Ethanol Fuelled Vessels. The Guide sets out classification criteria for the arrangements, construction, installation and survey of machinery, equipment and systems for vessels operating with methanol or ethanol as fuel with a focus on minimising risks to the vessel, crew and environment. Methanol is widely regarded as...

Rolls-Royce to launch methanol-compatible engines
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Rolls-Royce to launch methanol-compatible engines

Rolls-Royce is currently working on developing new high-speed four-stroke engines for use with methanol. The new engines, which are based on proven mtu technologies, are planned to be available to customers as soon as possible for use in commercial ships and yachts. Methanol can be produced in a CO2-neutral manner in the power-to-X process, in...

LR launches framework to compare fuel transition pathways
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LR launches framework to compare fuel transition pathways

The Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub has launched ‘First movers in Shipping’s Decarbonisation – a framework for getting started’, a methodology that enables a detailed comparison of different fuel transition pathways regardless of vessel type or trade route. The framework evaluates the entire supply chain, from fuel production to usage onboard vessels, and can...