Tag: <span>Zero Carbon</span>

WinGD engines to run on methanol by 2024 and ammonia by 2025
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WinGD engines to run on methanol by 2024 and ammonia by 2025

Swiss engine designer WinGD has announced that its engines will be able to run on methanol and ammonia from 2024 and 2025, respectively. WinGD’s multi-fuel solutions will be based on the company’s diesel-fuelled X engines and dual-fuel X-DF engines. The ability to use zero-carbon or carbon-neutral fuels such as ammonia and methanol in both of...

ABS, HHI and KSOE collaborate on green hydrogen production
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ABS, HHI and KSOE collaborate on green hydrogen production

ABS, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (KSOE) have announced two landmark joint development projects (JDPs) to develop decarbonisation technologies to support global sustainability ambitions. The JDPs address green hydrogen production and offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS), two technologies that will be critical to achieving net-zero. ABS, HHI and KSOE...

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...

LR awards AiP to Samsung’s liquefied hydrogen carrier
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LR awards AiP to Samsung’s liquefied hydrogen carrier

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted approval in principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for its 160,000 CBM liquefied hydrogen carrier, a key result from a joint development project (JDP) launched earlier this year. As part of the JDP, SHI developed the concept and basic design for the Hydrogen Cargo Containment System (Membrane Type) and...

CMAL & Strathclyde University secure £30k grant for zero carbon fuel project
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CMAL & Strathclyde University secure £30k grant for zero carbon fuel project

Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) and the University of Strathclyde have secured a £30,000 grant to fund a six-month research project to explore the technical, operational and commercial viability of using zero-carbon fuels to power ferries. The funding award is a result of a successful joint bid to the Department for Transport’s clean maritime demonstration competition...

ABS publishes guide to ammonia-fuelled vessels
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ABS publishes guide to ammonia-fuelled vessels

As the potential of ammonia to contribute to shipping’s decarbonisation objectives is increasingly recognised, ABS has moved to support its adoption with publication of guidance for the design and construction of ammonia-fueled vessels. The ABS Guide for Ammonia-Fueled Vessels sets out Classification design criteria for the arrangements, construction, installation and survey of machinery, equipment and...

ClassNK publishes guidelines for ships using alternative fuels
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ClassNK publishes guidelines for ships using alternative fuels

ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels” including updates on the safety requirements for ships using ammonia as fuel. Ammonia has captured attention as a zero carbon fuel. Appropriate safety measures are required for ammonia as it is toxic to humans and corrosive to materials, while specific international standards for the use...

Industry consortium publishes handbook for hydrogen-fuelled vessels
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Industry consortium publishes handbook for hydrogen-fuelled vessels

A consortium of 26 companies and associations, led by DNV, has launched the “Handbook for Hydrogen-fuelled Vessels” to address the uncertainties surrounding hydrogen as ship fuel. The MarHySafe joint development project (JDP) aims to create a knowledge base for safe hydrogen operations in shipping. Green hydrogen could play a crucial role in the maritime industry’s...

Berge Bulk to retrofit Yara Marine scrubbers
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Berge Bulk to retrofit Yara Marine scrubbers

Dry bulk owner Berge Bulk has chosen to retrofit more in-line scrubbers from Yara Marine Technologies. Yara Marine has already installed in-line scrubbers on about 30 of Berge Bulk’s carriers. This latest agreement will see the shipping company roll out the technology to more of its vessels to cut emissions and comply with regulatory requirements....

South Africa well placed to produce zero carbon shipping fuels, finds study
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South Africa well placed to produce zero carbon shipping fuels, finds study

A study by Ricardo and Environmental Defense Fund for the P4G Getting to Zero Coalition Partnership finds that South Africa holds an untapped opportunity to supply the global shipping industry with zero carbon fuels. The production of green hydrogen-derived fuels can help to meet decarbonisation targets and act as a catalyst for the country’s economy...