Tag: <span>Sustainable Shipping</span>

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...

Sustainability as a new operational and commercial priority for shipping
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Sustainability as a new operational and commercial priority for shipping

2020 will be remembered as a year of momentous change in the shipping industry. Notwithstanding the economic shockwaves caused by COVID-19, the pandemic has showcased shipping’s ability to adapt at a remarkable pace, writes Noah Silberschmidt, CEO of Silverstream Technologies.  The speed of reconfiguration of our operations that we have seen across 2020 – and...

Scorpio Bulkers changes name to reflect transition to renewable energy
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Scorpio Bulkers changes name to reflect transition to renewable energy

Scorpio Bulkers has announced plans to change its name to Eneti Inc. The name change highlights Scorpio Bulkers’ transition from dry bulk commodity transportation towards marine-based renewable energy including investing in the next generation of wind turbine installation vessels. The company intends to sell or have commitments to sell its remaining wholly-owned or finance leased dry...

Wind technologies for cleaner shipping
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Wind technologies for cleaner shipping

A policy brief released by the EU Interreg North Sea Region Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion (WASP) project shows the potential of wind power to cut ship emissions and reduce fuel consumption and outlines some of the current barriers to uptake. Modern wind technologies such as rotors, suction wings, sails, kites, and more can provide a...

CMA CGM launches new services to help customers decarbonise
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CMA CGM launches new services to help customers decarbonise

The CMA CGM Group has launched a new array of solutions designed to help its customers lighten their environmental footprint and make their cargo carbon neutral. The suite is known as ACT with CMA CGM+.  Available throughout all the Group’s shipping subsidiaries, this new offering consists of four services, enabling its customers to analyse their...

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...

Wärtsilä selected to power P&O ‘super ferries’
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Wärtsilä selected to power P&O ‘super ferries’

British ferry operator P&O Ferries has chosen Wärtsilä to power its new series of ‘super ferries’ that will benefit from a high level of fuel efficiency and reduced exhaust gas emissions. The contract is for two vessels, and the order was signed in Q1 2020. The vessels will be powered by the Wärtsilä 31 engine,...

ABB to power new low emission P&O ferries
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ABB to power new low emission P&O ferries

ABB has won a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International to supply a full scope of integrated solutions that will reportedly cut fuel consumption by 40 per cent on two new P&O Ferries’ vessels. The hybrid propulsion solution, using electric power from 8.8MWh batteries and diesel generators, will cut fuel consumption and emissions on P&O Ferries’...