Tag: <span>Retrofit</span>

Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation welcomes three new partners
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Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation welcomes three new partners

The Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) has announced three new partners – the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA), the International Windship Association (IWSA) and Kpler. Since its formation in August last year, the Centre has established partnerships with key stakeholders in the maritime industry. The three new partnerships are part of GCMD’s efforts to...

HAV receives preliminary approval for hydrogen-based energy system
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HAV receives preliminary approval for hydrogen-based energy system

HAV Group has been granted preliminary approval for the hydrogen-based energy system developed in the FreeCO2ast project. The approval is a major step towards the commercial use of hydrogen fuel by a commercial vessel. The Norwegian Maritime Authority has issued a statement of preliminary assessment which confirms that the alternative design is considered feasible and...

MMHE partners with Silverstream to expand roll out of air lubrication technology
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MMHE partners with Silverstream to expand roll out of air lubrication technology

Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) has signed an agreement with maritime clean technology company Silverstream Technologies. The partnership will facilitate retrofit opportunities for Silverstream’s air lubrication technology as well as collaboration, information and knowledge sharing between the two companies. MMHE, a liquefied natural gas carrier (LNGC) repair yard in Asia, will collaborate with Silverstream...

Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system
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Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system

Wärtsilä has developed a dedicated fuel supply system for methanol, MethanolPac, as interest grows in the methanol pathway to decarbonisation. Combined with the recently introduced Wärtsilä 32 Methanol engine and the company’s retrofit and system integration capabilities, MethanolPac enables Wärtsilä to deliver methanol-capable fuel and power systems across a wide range of vessel segments. Methanol...

GTT, Alwena Shipping & Zhoushan receive AiP for LNG & jumboisation retrofit concept
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GTT, Alwena Shipping & Zhoushan receive AiP for LNG & jumboisation retrofit concept

GTT, Alwena Shipping, and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (Zhoushan) shipyard, have received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from the classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) for a new concept, combining LNG retrofit and jumboisation, applied to large container ships. GTT carried out the LNG Mark III membrane tank design while its integration into the ship was...

Anglo-Eastern secures AiP for ammonia-fuelled newcastlemax
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Anglo-Eastern secures AiP for ammonia-fuelled newcastlemax

An innovative ammonia-fuelled newcastlemax bulker design from Anglo-Eastern Technical Services (AETS) has been granted approval in principle (AIP) by ABS. The dual-fuel vessel design sacrifices no cargo space by using deck-mounted IMO Type C tanks under the accommodation block on each side of the vessel. AETS has designed the system for retrofit to existing vessels...

Ro-ro fitted with Airseas wind power system
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Ro-ro fitted with Airseas wind power system

French wind propulsion tech company Airseas has completed the first installation of its automated kite Seawing on a commercial vessel chartered by Airbus and operated by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. The Seawing system has been installed on the ro-ro vessel, the Ville de Bordeaux, which transports major aircraft components between France and the United States. The...

Royston secures government funding for decarbonisation project
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Royston secures government funding for decarbonisation project

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has secured government funding for a collaborative project to examine the potential of new technologies to reduce the carbon footprint of river ferry services. The move will see the UK-based firm working in local partnership with Newcastle University and ferry operator Nexus to look at ways to decarbonise the...

Wärtsilä to launch two-stroke future fuels conversion solution
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Wärtsilä to launch two-stroke future fuels conversion solution

Wärtsilä has announced that it will commercially launch its two-stroke future fuels conversion platform during the first quarter of 2022. This innovative and patented engine combustion technology platform will enable the fast and cost-effective conversion of two-stroke main engines to operate on clean-burning future fuels. This is seen as a major step in the maritime...

Eidesvik to explore ammonia fuel cell opportunities
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Eidesvik to explore ammonia fuel cell opportunities

Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik Offshore has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aker BP and Alma, a venture under establishment by Clara Venture Labs (under name change from Prototech) to explore opportunities for utilising Alma’s proprietary fuel cell technology to accelerate the move to zero emissions shipping. Specifically, the companies will explore retrofit installation...

Grimaldi-owned company opts for Wärtsilä scrubbers
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Grimaldi-owned company opts for Wärtsilä scrubbers

Spanish company Trasmed GLE, part of the Grimaldi Group, has chosen Wärtsilä’s open-loop scrubbers for two roll-on/roll-off passenger ferries. Trasmed GLE has selected four of Wärtsilä’s I-SOx open loop scrubbers with exhaust de-plume systems for the RoPax vessels Volcan del Teide and Ciudad de Granada which operate in the Mediterranean Sea. Each vessel will have...

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...