Tag: Zero Emissions

Ulstein maps road to hydrogen-powered future
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Ulstein maps road to hydrogen-powered future

Ship designer Ulstein has revealed its vision towards a marine hydrogen future, following the introduction of its first hydrogen fuelled, zero emission design in 2019, which showed that zero emission ships can be realised with today’s off-the-shelf technology. The ULSTEIN SX190, a zero emission DP2 construction support vessel is Ulstein’s first hydrogen powered offshore vessel....

Wärtsilä to design and equip two zero-emissions battery powered ferries
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Wärtsilä to design and equip two zero-emissions battery powered ferries

Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to design and equip two new zero-emissions ferries for Norwegian operator Boreal Sjö at Holland Shipyards in the Netherlands. The Wärtsilä ship design is tailored to the operating and route profiles of the two double-ended shuttle ferries. Included in the design concept is the optimisation of energy consumption. In...

e5 Consortium established to promote zero-emission electric vessel
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e5 Consortium established to promote zero-emission electric vessel

Seven companies have announced the establishment of the “e5 Consortium,” with the goal of establishing new ocean shipping infrastructure services through various initiatives to develop, realise, and commercialise zero-emission electric vessels. The seven companies include Asahi Tanker, Idemitsu Kosan, Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, Tokyo Electric Power Company,...

New project to assess flow batteries for zero-emission shipping
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New project to assess flow batteries for zero-emission shipping

A new project, FLO-MAR, has successfully attracted funding from MarRI-UK’s Clean Maritime Call to assess the feasibility of using innovative flow batteries in vessels to enable zero-emission marine propulsion and auxiliary power. Four UK organisations will be working together on the project to investigate how the design of electric and hybrid ships, from ferries through...

EMP commences feasibility study on tanker to install zero emissions power solution
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EMP commences feasibility study on tanker to install zero emissions power solution

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has commenced a feasibility study for the installation of its Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (Aquarius MRE) solution onto an LR2 tanker. The study is being undertaken in co-operation with the shipowner and will investigate how various technologies can reduce fuel consumption and emissions onboard the vessel. The LR2 Tanker selected for...

Finnlines chooses SeaQuest to supervise construction of zero emission ro-ros
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Finnlines chooses SeaQuest to supervise construction of zero emission ro-ros

SeaQuest Marine Project Management has been chosen for construction supervision job for three Green 5th Generation zero emission NB Ro-Ro vessels for Finnish shipping company Finnlines. The order for the vessels was placed by Finnlines, which is part of the Grimaldi Group, with the Jinling Shipyard in China back in 2018. The vessels, whose basic...

LR and UMAS publish zero-carbon fuels study
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LR and UMAS publish zero-carbon fuels study

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have published their latest assessment of the current and future fuels available to shipping to help define the optimum solutions as the maritime industry seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Building on previous research already undertaken by LR and UMAS into Zero-Emission Vessels (ZEVs) and...

Belgium shipowner pledges zero carbon fleet by 2050
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Belgium shipowner pledges zero carbon fleet by 2050

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB), one of the oldest Antwerp shipowners, has announced its long-term CO2 reduction strategy, which includes offsetting all carbon emissions from its operations from 2020 and investing into new technologies to operate a zero-carbon fleet by 2050. CMB has been supporting certified climate projects in developing countries and acquiring high quality Voluntary...

Alfa Laval joins Getting to Zero Coalition
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Alfa Laval joins Getting to Zero Coalition

Alfa Laval has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, a coordinated effort to fight climate change by introducing zero-emission vessels by the year 2030. The 2030 goal is key to decarbonising the global shipping industry and reaching the International Maritime Organization (IMO) target of cutting vessel-related greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 per cent...

Shipping’s decarbonisation to cost over $1 trillion
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Shipping’s decarbonisation to cost over $1 trillion

At least $1 trillion of capital investment in land-based and ship-related infrastructure is required to halve international shipping’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the IMO’s 2050 target. A new study by UMAS* and the Energy Transitions Commission for the Getting to Zero Coalition has found that an investment of up to $1.9 trillion over the...

The year that shipping got smart?
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The year that shipping got smart?

The past year has been dominated by news of weakening economies, rising geopolitical tensions and increased uncertainty about global trade. Stir in the latest climate science and the urgency of investing in a brighter future is clear. Amidst the seeming chaos there is opportunity for those with the vision to tackle today’s problems. Newly appointed...

ABB delivers zero-emission technology recommendations to US Congress
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ABB delivers zero-emission technology recommendations to US Congress

ABB Marine & Ports has delivered a testimony to the US House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure about the role of marine technologies in cutting global shipping emissions. ABB presented a comprehensive approach to reducing marine emissions at a hearing in front the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. The hearing on...