Tag: <span>Renewable Energy</span>

Tharsis fits eConowind wind-assisted solution to cargo ship
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Tharsis fits eConowind wind-assisted solution to cargo ship

Netherlands-based eConowind and Tharsis Sea-River Shipping have announced a collaboration to install two 3x9m eConowind TwinFoil units on the 2,364 DWT diesel- electric general cargo vessel, MV Tharsis. The wind-assisted solution from eConowind helps to reduce fuel consumption by using the power of the wind to boost propulsion. The TwinFoil is a wing with a...

Wallenius Marine Joins the International Windship Association
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Wallenius Marine Joins the International Windship Association

Swedish shipping company Wallenius Marine has joined the the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that brings together over 130 members from across the industry to promote and help facilitate the uptake of wind propulsion for commercial shipping. The announcement follows last month’s news which saw the unveiling of Wallenius Marine’s newly designed wind-powered...

Odfjell pilots new fuel cell solution
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Odfjell pilots new fuel cell solution

A new fuel cell project run by partners from shipping, R&D, and oil & gas will see a pilot system that can use different types of fuel tested at the Sustainable Energy catapult centre in Norway before installation onboard one of Odfjell’s newest chemical tankers for a trial period. The new technology opens for many...

BV calls on shipping industry to marry pragmatism with decarbonisation ambitions
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BV calls on shipping industry to marry pragmatism with decarbonisation ambitions

The president of the marine & offshore division of Bureau Veritas (BV) has spoken about the need for the shipping industry to be both pragmatic and ambitious in securing its future: a future in which shipping meets its decarbonisation targets, is more transparent, is better understood outside the sector, and keeps raising standards. Speaking on...

Reygar signs agreement with Ørsted to deliver BareFLEET monitoring
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Reygar signs agreement with Ørsted to deliver BareFLEET monitoring

Ørsted, developer and builder of offshore wind farms, has selected Reygar’s BareFLEET remote monitoring and reporting platform to track and analyse the performance of its chartered fleet of Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) operating across wind farms in Europe. Reygar provides advanced vessel performance monitoring systems to the offshore renewable energy sector. Ørsted has 9.9 GW...

First full-scale ammonia engine test announced
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First full-scale ammonia engine test announced

Knutsen OAS Shipping, Wärtsilä, Repsol, and the Sustainable Energy Catapult Centre have announced plans to commence the world’s first long term, full-scale, testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine. The testing is made possible by a 20 MNOK grant from the Norwegian Research Council through the DEMO 2000 programme. Ammonia...

Ulstein maps road to hydrogen-powered future
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Ulstein maps road to hydrogen-powered future

Ship designer Ulstein has revealed its vision towards a marine hydrogen future, following the introduction of its first hydrogen fuelled, zero emission design in 2019, which showed that zero emission ships can be realised with today’s off-the-shelf technology. The ULSTEIN SX190, a zero emission DP2 construction support vessel is Ulstein’s first hydrogen powered offshore vessel....

Renewable hydrogen key to Europe’s decarbonisation, say industry experts
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Renewable hydrogen key to Europe’s decarbonisation, say industry experts

Ten industry leaders and solar and wind associations have launched “Choose Renewable Hydrogen”, a joint initiative highlighting the crucial role of renewables to ensure a sound economic recovery, aligned with the European Green Deal. Signatories called on the European Commission to make the right choices for Europe’s upcoming energy system integration and hydrogen strategy, harvesting...

Stena Bulk reports successful biofuel trial
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Stena Bulk reports successful biofuel trial

Stena Bulk and GoodFuels’ trial of marine biofuel has been a success, the companies have confirmed. Stena’s tanker received the first delivery of biofuel oil (BFO) during its recent call at the Port of Rotterdam. The fuel, which GoodFuels launched in 2018, reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 83 per cent and substantially reduces emissions of...