Tag: <span>Renewable Energy</span>

LR accepted as renewable energy certification body (RECB)
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LR accepted as renewable energy certification body (RECB)

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been accepted as the world’s first renewable energy certification body (RECB) for marine energy by the international electrotechnical commission’s renewable energy system, (IECRE). IECRE operates the global conformity assessment system in the three electrically producing renewable energy sectors: solar photovoltaic (PV) energy, wind energy, and marine energy. With IECRE recognition as...

ABS evaluates latest battery technologies
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ABS evaluates latest battery technologies

The potential of emerging battery technologies to contribute to the decarbonisation of shipping is explored in the latest sustainability technology guidance from ABS. Emerging Battery Technologies in the Maritime Industry covers the different technologies relevant to maritime applications, giving pros and cons for each and analysing their maturity compared to today’s lithium-ion batteries. Battery technologies...

Sterling PlanB rebrands and launches new energy supply service
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Sterling PlanB rebrands and launches new energy supply service

Marine battery company Sterling PlanB Energy Solutions (SPBES) has changed its name to Shift and at the same time launched a one-of-a-kind, new pay-as-you-go energy supply service called PwrSwäp. PwrSwäp is a cost-effective way for any customer to electrify their site, be it maritime or on land. Its practical, pay-as-you-go service gives customers a clean...

First renderings completed for hydrogen-powered ferry
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First renderings completed for hydrogen-powered ferry

The first renderings of the Scottish-led Hyseas III project, which aims to build Europe’s first sea-going ferry powered by hydrogen fuel cells, have been completed. The drawings show what the vessel, which will store energy from renewable sources, is likely to look like. As a double-ended sea-going passenger and car ferry, it will have capacity for...

Port of Corpus Christi signs MoU with Howard to produce hydrogen
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Port of Corpus Christi signs MoU with Howard to produce hydrogen

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority and Howard Midstream Energy Partners have formed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to convert Howard’s Javelina refinery services facility into the region’s first carbon-neutral hydrogen production facility. Howard’s Javelina facility is positioned in the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, with pipeline connectivity to all six of the local refineries....

Wind propulsion stakeholders call for action to remove barriers to uptake
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Wind propulsion stakeholders call for action to remove barriers to uptake

A new report from a group of over 40 experts and key stakeholders has called on industry stakeholders to work more closely together to reduce or eliminate the remaining barriers that continue to challenge the scaling of wind propulsion in commercial shipping. The 40 experts came together for a three-hour workshop to identify the strategy...

Berge Bulk begins solar power pilot
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Berge Bulk begins solar power pilot

Shipping line Berge Bulk announced this week that it has launched a pilot test on its vessel, Berge K2, to trial the maritime application of solar technology. This test installation produces ~100 kilowatts of electrical power, which is fed into the main electrical grid on the ship to supplement the ship’s diesel alternators. Through the...

Longchamp partners with Neoline for greener sailing
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Longchamp partners with Neoline for greener sailing

Longchamp has signed up to Neoline’s maritime transport service that uses sail-powered vessels to transport goods. The partnership will enable Longchamp to cut emissions on its transatlantic shipping route. Neoline’s sail solution allows cargo ships to achieve a commercial speed of 11 knots, propelling ships by the wind with 4200m² of sails to reduce emissions...

GoodFuels to push sustainable biofuels development with ZERO partnership
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GoodFuels to push sustainable biofuels development with ZERO partnership

Marine biofuels supplier GoodFuels and Norwegian environmental non-profit organisation ZERO have announced a new partnership to accelerate the shift to a renewable transport sector, with a special focus on sustainable biofuels for the maritime industry. As one of the means of achieving this dynamic shift, they will collaborate on establishing framework conditions for sustainable biofuels...

South Africa well placed to produce zero carbon shipping fuels, finds study
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South Africa well placed to produce zero carbon shipping fuels, finds study

A study by Ricardo and Environmental Defense Fund for the P4G Getting to Zero Coalition Partnership finds that South Africa holds an untapped opportunity to supply the global shipping industry with zero carbon fuels. The production of green hydrogen-derived fuels can help to meet decarbonisation targets and act as a catalyst for the country’s economy...