Tag: <span>Sulphur fuel</span>

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...

Maersk methanol vessels to be built to ABS class
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Maersk methanol vessels to be built to ABS class

A series of eight large container vessels capable of being operated on carbon-neutral methanol ordered by Maersk, along with an option for a further four vessels, are to be built to ABS class. Several recent alternative fuel newbuild orders, including Maersk’s feeder vessel with dual engine technology, have been built to ABS class. The vessels...

MSC and Shell collaborate to accelerate shipping’s decarbonisation
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MSC and Shell collaborate to accelerate shipping’s decarbonisation

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Shell International Petroleum Company have agreed to work closely together to help accelerate the decarbonisation of the global shipping sector. The long-term memorandum of understanding will help MSC and Shell to play enhanced roles in the energy transformation of shipping, as developers and early adopters of innovative technologies and...

Scrubbers shown to have lower climate impact than low-sulphur fuel
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Scrubbers shown to have lower climate impact than low-sulphur fuel

A recent report by independent research and consultancy organisation CE Delft on the climate impact of marine scrubbers has found that the environmental impact of the technology could be less than that of low-sulphur marine fuel. The study compares the results to the use of low-sulphur marine fuels and is made from a well-to-wake perspective...

Chevron discusses 2020 fuel experiences
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Chevron discusses 2020 fuel experiences

After over half a year of low-sulphur fuel operations for international shipping, Chevron Marine Lubricants has distilled its experiences of working with new fuels and lubricants into a new whitepaper published today. ‘Taking the Temperature of the 2020 fuel sulphur switch’ includes findings based on work with ship operators worldwide to manage the transition from...