Tag: <span>Newbuilds</span>

Algoma chooses FuelOpt to enhance efficiency of 8 bulk carriers
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Algoma chooses FuelOpt to enhance efficiency of 8 bulk carriers

Canadian shipping company Algoma Central Corporation has signed a contract with Yara Marine Technologies to install its FuelOpt propulsion optimisation technology onboard eight further bulk carriers. This agreement comes following the successful installation of FuelOpt onboard the Algoma Conveyor in early April 2021. FuelOpt safely limits shaft power output (ShaPoLi) by allowing ship operators to...

Maersk and Svitzer to develop carbon neutral methanol fuel cell tug
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Maersk and Svitzer to develop carbon neutral methanol fuel cell tug

Svitzer, an A.P. Moller – Maersk subsidiary, has signed an agreement with Robert Allan to design the world’s first fuel cell tug for harbour operations, running on green methanol. The project builds on close cooperation between Svitzer and Maersk with the aim to jointly explore the combination of methanol fuel cells, batteries, storage/handling systems, electric...

Marsoft’s GreenScreen recognised by Gold Standard
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Marsoft’s GreenScreen recognised by Gold Standard

Marsoft has announced that the Gold Standard – the pre-eminent global carbon registry – has accepted Marsoft’s GreenScreen-based methodology as the basis for issuing carbon credits for investments that reduce CO2 emissions from ships. Marsoft’s GreenScreen retrofit evaluation platform, developed in collaboration with the MIT Sea Grant Design Lab, provides an accurate assessment of the...

WinGD and HHI-EMD collaborate to develop sustainable engine technology
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WinGD and HHI-EMD collaborate to develop sustainable engine technology

Marine engine designer and power system integrator WinGD and engine builder Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Engine Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) are to strengthen their collaboration by partnering to develop environmentally sustainable two-stroke engine technology. Under a joint development agreement signed at the Kormarine 2021 exhibition in Busan last month, the two companies will together develop engine solutions...

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...

Carnival opts for air lubrication tech for new cruise liner
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Carnival opts for air lubrication tech for new cruise liner

Carnival Corporation has committed to installing Silverstream Technologies’ fuel-saving air lubrication system to its Excel-class cruise ship, currently known as hull S717. The technology is expected to deliver fuel and emissions savings of more than 5 per cent and the order has been placed by or from Meyer Werft shipyard with the 344m vessel set...

Deltamarin and GTT receive AiP for LNG-fuelled Aframax design
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Deltamarin and GTT receive AiP for LNG-fuelled Aframax design

Deltamarin and GTT have received Approval in Principle (AiP) from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled Aframax tanker design. The new design provides increased autonomy while also reducing carbon emissions, providing greener and more efficient solutions for the industry. The vessel will meet the current and future environmental...

Wärtsilä and SHI collaborate on ammonia-fuelled newbuilds
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Wärtsilä and SHI collaborate on ammonia-fuelled newbuilds

Wärtsilä and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) have signed a joint development programme (JDP) agreement aimed at developing ammonia-fuelled vessels with four-stroke auxiliary engines available for future newbuild projects. Wärtsilä has already successfully tested an engine running with a fuel mix containing 70 per cent ammonia. The company anticipates having an engine concept capable of operating...

MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology
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MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has opted to fit more than 30 air lubrication systems from Silverstream Technologies to existing orders of newbuild large container ships. The installations are expected to reduce carbon emissions by 1.6 million tonnes and save over EUR 257.5 million over the vessels’ lifecycles of approximately 25 years. The order relates to...

Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier
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Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier

Wärtsilä, ABS, and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) are teaming up to develop a flexible, future-proof, and modular liquified natural gas (LNG) Carrier (LNGC) vessel concept. The design of the multi-fuel electric vessel is intended to deliver immediate CO2 savings, and to be ready for the adoption of future decarbonisation technologies to support the marine industry’s ambitions...