Tag: <span>Sustainable Shipping</span>

Dutch company, Port-Liner, to launch zero emissions barges
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Dutch company, Port-Liner, to launch zero emissions barges

The Loadstar has reported that Dutch company Port-Liner is to build two fully electric barges to operate in the Netherlands. The battery powered barges will be capable of carrying 280 containers, and according to the Loadstar, the first 6 barges are expected to remove 23,000 trucks from Netherlands roads per annum, replacing them with zero...

SEA\LNG welcomes Societe Generale as first financial institution
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SEA\LNG welcomes Societe Generale as first financial institution

An industry coalition that is driving the adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, known as SEA\LNG, has announced the addition of the first financial institution to the coalition, Societe Generale. The financial institution will bring its financial perspective on LNG to the coalition and assist with developing frameworks to support uptake...

The Switch calls for industry to combine advancing technologies for true sustainability
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The Switch calls for industry to combine advancing technologies for true sustainability

The maritime industry needs to adopt a realistic approach and utilise a range of technological advancements to meet the challenges of sustainable shipping, says The Switch, a Finnish headquartered firm that works with electrical drive train technology for renewable and industrial applications. While there are many ways to increase the sustainability of shipping, there is...