Tag: <span>Sustainable Shipping</span>

MOL and Tata Steel explore emissions reduction tech for bulk carrier
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MOL and Tata Steel explore emissions reduction tech for bulk carrier

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and its subsidiary MOL Drybulk have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tata Steel to develop and deploy a low emission bulk carrier to reduce supply chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. “The objective of the agreement is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the ocean transportation of raw materials for production...

Alfa Laval and Wallenius to develop modern wind propulsion
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Alfa Laval and Wallenius to develop modern wind propulsion

Alfa Laval and Wallenius are forming a new joint venture to develop wind power technology to reduce emissions by 90 per cent on the largest ocean-going vessels. The joint venture, AlfaWall Oceanbird, will see the companies pursue an innovative means of wind propulsion based on telescopic wing sails. Though designed for wind propulsion, the Oceanbird...

Prioritise data sharing to meet decarbonisation goals, says CSO of Odfjell
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Prioritise data sharing to meet decarbonisation goals, says CSO of Odfjell

Realising the value of high-quality data and sharing it across the global shipping industry is key to catalysing investment and meeting ambitious decarbonisation targets, says Øistein Jensen, chief sustainability officer of Odfjell. Norwegian shipping company Odfjell recently announced an ambitious goal of cutting emissions by 50 per cent by 2030 compared with 2008, committing to...

Finnlines launches first of three new hybrid ro-ro vessels
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Finnlines launches first of three new hybrid ro-ro vessels

Finnlines has launched the first of three new hybrid ro-ro vessels, marking an important milestone in Finnlines’ EUR 0.5 billion green Newbuilding Programme.  The vessel will start sailing under the Finnish flag at the turn of the year, which is highly significant in terms of Finnish sea personnel and Finland’s security of supply. In total,...

Yara partners with BARTech to offer fuel-saving WindWings solution
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Yara partners with BARTech to offer fuel-saving WindWings solution

Yara Marine Technologies has entered into a partnership with BAR Technologies (BARTech) to offer WindWings technology to shipowners globally and manage the value chain of procurement, construction, installation, service and training for WindWings in global locations. WindWings offers up to a 30 per cent reduction in fuel consumption for bulk carriers, tankers and other large...

CMA CGM invests in biomethane
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CMA CGM invests in biomethane

The CMA CGM Group is supporting the production of 12,000 tonnes of biomethane, which is equivalent to a year’s fuel consumption of two 1,400-TEU ships. The purchase of this quantity of methane will enable, from May 2021, the group’s customers to be able to select biomethane via the Act with CMA CGM+ range of services....

World’s first hydrogen cargo vessel set for Paris debut
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World’s first hydrogen cargo vessel set for Paris debut

The European innovation project Flagships will deploy the world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel operating on hydrogen, plying the river Seine in Paris. Commercial operations are set to commence in 2021. The hydrogen cargo transport vessel will be owned by French inland shipowner Compagnie Fluvial de Transport (CFT), a subsidiary of the Sogestran Group. The...

Ship propulsion: transition is in the wind
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Ship propulsion: transition is in the wind

With a lot of attention and investment going into alternative, low emission fuel development, how does the return of wind propulsion avoid becoming an ‘also ran’ technology segment? Gavin Allwright, the secretary general of the International Windship Association (IWSA) answers a series of questions facing the uptake of this technology and what is behind a...

Clean Planet Energy unveils marine fuels made from non-recyclable plastic waste
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Clean Planet Energy unveils marine fuels made from non-recyclable plastic waste

Clean Planet Energy has released details of two new ultra-clean fuels manufactured for all vessel types.  The products branded under the banner of Clean Planet Oceans are reportedly able to provide CO2e reductions of over 75 per cent, and significantly reduce harmful air-pollutants by up to 1,500x. Both fuels are produced using non-recyclable waste plastics...

Diana Shipping rolls out ABS digital sustainability solution
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Diana Shipping rolls out ABS digital sustainability solution

Diana Shipping Services (DSS) has signed an agreement with ABS to implement the ABS Environmental Monitor digital sustainability solution across 31 vessels under its management. A key part of the ABS My Digital Fleet risk management platform, ABS Environmental Monitor is a cloud-based application leveraging vessel waste stream and emissions data to provide transparent reporting...