Tag: <span>NYK Line</span>

WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions
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WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions

WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that enhances energy efficiency and enables a seamless transition to new fuels, helping the shipping industry to meet ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. The WinGD solutions deploy digital vessel optimisation and battery-hybrid energy systems to improve the energy efficiency and future fuel...

NYK selects WinGD hybrid energy systems for newbuilds
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NYK selects WinGD hybrid energy systems for newbuilds

NYK Line has chosen WinGD’s hybrid energy systems for four newbuild pure car and truck carriers (PCTC). The carriers will run on liquefied natural gas (LNG), with WinGD’s 7X62DF-2.1 two-stroke engines coupled with shaft generators, DC-links and battery systems. Combined with other ship design enhancements, the LNG-battery configuration is expected to cut overall CO2 equivalent...

Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia
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Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia

The Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub (LR) and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping have joined forces in a new project to develop guidance around the safe use of ammonia as a fuel to support the shipping industry’s drive towards a decarbonised future. Industry partners involved in the project include A.P. Moller-Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line and Total. Ammonia as a fuel...

NYK signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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NYK signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has signed an optimised maintenance agreement with the Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) to evaluate Wärtsilä’s Expert Insight predictive maintenance service as part of a pilot programme. The agreement was signed in January 2021 and, the programme could lead to NYK adopting the solution throughout its entire...

Joint R&D starts for practical application of ammonia-fuelled tugboat
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Joint R&D starts for practical application of ammonia-fuelled tugboat

NYK, IHI Power Systems, and ClassNK have signed a joint research and development agreement to put the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat into practical use. With the entry into force of the Paris Agreement in 2016, global momentum for decarbonisation has increased, and reducing GHG emissions has become an issue in the shipping sector. Since carbon...

Trio start R&D for use of ammonia as marine fuel
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Trio start R&D for use of ammonia as marine fuel

NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corporation, and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) have signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialisation of an ammonia-fuelled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC). The vessel would use ammonia as the main fuel, in addition to an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB). As carbon dioxide (CO2) is not emitted when...

Japanese LNG carriers opt for Wärtsilä maintenance service
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Japanese LNG carriers opt for Wärtsilä maintenance service

A joint venture between Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and JERA and a separate venture between Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and JERA have signed long-term service agreements with Wärtsilä. The agreements cover a total of four Japanese owned LNG Carriers. Wärtsilä’s Dynamic Maintenance Planning (DMP) service will be used to identify issues and maintain the...

NYK secures $81m loan for scrubbers and green projects
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NYK secures $81m loan for scrubbers and green projects

NYK has entered into a 9 billion yen (US $81 million) syndicated loan agreement to fund environmentally-friendly projects and the installation of scrubbers for the reduction of sulphur oxides (SOx) emissions and IMO 2020 compliance. NYK’s medium-term management plan includes the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives into management strategy by establishing new...

Eight low-emission vessel concept designs
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Eight low-emission vessel concept designs

The shipping industry is ramping up its efforts to decarbonise by exploring the use of alternative fuels and technologies. Last week, a study led by Lloyd’s Register revealed that by 2030 zero emission vessels need to be entering the world fleet if the industry is to come close to achieving the IMO 2050 GHG emissions...

Japanese companies launch LNG bunkering business
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Japanese companies launch LNG bunkering business

“K” Line, Chubu Electric Power, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line have announced a joint liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering business in Japan. The companies have established two joint ventures as the first part of developing the LNG bunkering business, which will be focused in the Chubu (central region) of Japan. Venture 1, the bunkering business,...