Tag: <span>Methanol</span>

ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker
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ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a methanol dual-fueled tanker developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering. The Society confirmed the design’s compliance with the IMO’s “Interim Guidelines for the Safety of Ships using Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol as fuels” published in December 2020, and the “Guidelines for Ships Using...

Liquid Wind joins Methanol Institute
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Liquid Wind joins Methanol Institute

Liquid Wind has joined The Methanol Institute (MI). Liquid Wind is a Power-to-Fuel company committed to significantly reducing carbon emissions from shipping and transportation. Based in Gothenburg, Sweden, the company develops, finances, builds and manages facilities to produce renewable methanol. Each facility will combine captured biogenic carbon dioxide with renewable electricity in the form of...

Alfa Laval begins large-scale methanol testing
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Alfa Laval begins large-scale methanol testing

Major tests of methanol as a marine fuel will soon begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark. Working closely with MAN Energy Solutions and other partners, Alfa Laval will explore the possibility of running the centre’s four-stroke, 2 MW diesel engine on methanol – without modifications or another pilot fuel....

EPS, OCI, and MAN partner to adopt methanol & ammonia as marine fuel
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EPS, OCI, and MAN partner to adopt methanol & ammonia as marine fuel

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with OCI N.V. (OCI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) to develop methanol and ammonia as marine fuels to aide in industry-wide decarbonisation and environmental preservation efforts. The partnership involves using select conventional vessels from EPS’ existing tanker fleet that use MAN engines to be...

ABS publishes guidance on methanol as a marine fuel
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ABS publishes guidance on methanol as a marine fuel

ABS has published guidance on methanol as a marine fuel, evaluating the challenges in design and operation of methanol-fuelled vessels. The latest in an ongoing series of ABS sustainability focused whitepapers examining different fuel options for the marine industry, Methanol as Marine Fuel provides information for shipowners considering methanol as an option in both the...

Blue World closes EUR 6M investment round for fuel cell tech
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Blue World closes EUR 6M investment round for fuel cell tech

The methanol fuel cell developer and manufacturer, Blue World Technologies, has closed an investment round with an investment of more than EUR 6 million and has been handed the keys for a new production site for January 1, 2021. At the end of November, Blue World Technologies announced the opening of an investment round. It...

Methanol Institute urges maritime community to reduce pollution in Polar regions
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Methanol Institute urges maritime community to reduce pollution in Polar regions

The Methanol Institute is urging the maritime community to take action to mitigate pollution and emissions risk in Polar regions by adopting methanol as marine fuel, applying safe bunkering guidelines developed by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN). Facilitated by the Safe Maritime Operations under Extreme Conditions: the Arctic Case (SEDNA), which advocates for an...

Blue World Technologies invites smaller investors to join green tech adventure
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Blue World Technologies invites smaller investors to join green tech adventure

Blue World Technologies is inviting investors to join its fuel cell technology project. It has so far received commitments of more than 3 million EUR from European investors, with several of these investors having a history of investing in fuel cell technology. Smaller investors are also invited to join this unique investment opportunity. As the...

Stena Bulk adds another methanol-powered vessel to fleet
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Stena Bulk adds another methanol-powered vessel to fleet

Stena Bulk has finalised an agreement to build an additional methanol-powered vessel under its joint venture partnership.  The methanol-powered Stena Prosperous will join the Stena ProPatria and the Stena ProMare in the Proman Stena fleet in H2 2022. Each vessel will use 12,500 tonnes per annum of methanol as a marine fuel, significantly reducing emissions...