Tag: <span>Publication</span>

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...

ABS publishes guide to ammonia-fuelled vessels
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ABS publishes guide to ammonia-fuelled vessels

As the potential of ammonia to contribute to shipping’s decarbonisation objectives is increasingly recognised, ABS has moved to support its adoption with publication of guidance for the design and construction of ammonia-fueled vessels. The ABS Guide for Ammonia-Fueled Vessels sets out Classification design criteria for the arrangements, construction, installation and survey of machinery, equipment and...

ClassNK addresses common issues around VLSFO use in new poster
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ClassNK addresses common issues around VLSFO use in new poster

ClassNK has published an onboard poster for ships titled “Issues after starting to use VLSFO,” which outlines common main engine issues and recommended countermeasures when using very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) that complies with SOx regulations. After the enforcement of regulations to limit sulphur content in marine fuel oil to 0.5 per cent or...

SGMF advances LNG safety standards with new guidance
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SGMF advances LNG safety standards with new guidance

The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) has published two new guidelines to improve the safety of LNG-fuelled ships. The documents are intended to assist greater standardisation in crew competency and vessel design. SGMF’s ‘Operation of ships with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) – competency and assessment guidelines’ defines the skills required for any...