Tag: <span>Sustainability</span>

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...

GEV secures Wärtsilä AiP for pilot hydrogen vessel
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GEV secures Wärtsilä AiP for pilot hydrogen vessel

Australian energy transportation company Global Energy Ventures (GEV) has obtained approval-in-principle (AiP) from Wärtsilä for its pilot scale 430 tonne C-H2 carrier vessel. The pilot compressed hydrogen vessel is a highly functional Handymax sized gas carrier designed to advance the commercialisation of green hydrogen projects. Wärtsilä has worked in close cooperation with GEV’s ship designer...

AVEVA and ABS join forces to pursue data-driven decarbonisation
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AVEVA and ABS join forces to pursue data-driven decarbonisation

Software company AVEVA has announced a new strategic alliance with ABS to help shipbuilders, owners and operators drive improved operational performance and meet critical sustainability goals. The ABS My Digital Fleet risk management platform integrates with AVEVA’s PI System operational data management platform to ingest and normalise large quantities of sensor data received from shipping...

WinGD and HHI-EMD collaborate to develop sustainable engine technology
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WinGD and HHI-EMD collaborate to develop sustainable engine technology

Marine engine designer and power system integrator WinGD and engine builder Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Engine Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) are to strengthen their collaboration by partnering to develop environmentally sustainable two-stroke engine technology. Under a joint development agreement signed at the Kormarine 2021 exhibition in Busan last month, the two companies will together develop engine solutions...

Wärtsilä commits to carbon neutrality by 2030
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Wärtsilä commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

Wärtsilä has announced its “Set for 30” commitment to achieving ambitious climate targets. The company’s goal by 2030 is to become carbon neutral in its own operations, and to provide a product portfolio which will be ready for zero carbon fuels. Wärtsilä’s carbon neutrality target covers direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the company’s own...

Royal Van Wijhe Verf switches to biofuels to decarbonise freight
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Royal Van Wijhe Verf switches to biofuels to decarbonise freight

Royal Van Wijhe Verf, supplier of coatings and colourants, has teamed up with GoodShipping to decarbonise the company’s ocean freight of all incoming raw materials through the application of sustainable marine biofuel. Under the partnership, GoodShipping will facilitate a switch to biofuel for the Royal Van Wijhe Verf’s cargo shipments, providing the company with a...

ABS evaluates potential of carbon capture and storage
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ABS evaluates potential of carbon capture and storage

Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) is the latest decarbonisation technology to be evaluated by ABS as part of its series of sustainability guidance. The ABS Whitepaper: Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage explores the technology’s potential, gives an overview of the current technology, evaluates opportunities for utilisation of carbon and for its storage, as well...

KPI OceanConnect launches future fuels division
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KPI OceanConnect launches future fuels division

KPI OceanConnect has launched its alternative fuels and special projects division to enhance its counterparts’ ability to achieve their sustainability ambitions. Bill Wakeling, an expert in marine fuels, will lead the new offering. He will lead on all matters relating to alternative fuels and decarbonisation, as well as exploring opportunities for new ventures and projects....

METIS contributes to EU decarbonisation project
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METIS contributes to EU decarbonisation project

METIS Cyberspace Technology is contributing to an EU-backed project that will test clean energy solutions on board vessels to help achieve decarbonisation targets. The ENGIMMONIA project comprises two main areas of focus: promoting the global adoption of alternative fuels – namely ammonia – in shipping to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint; and adapting clean energy...