Tag: Zero Emissions

Maersk aims for carbon neutrality by 2050
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Maersk aims for carbon neutrality by 2050

Maersk has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050 but says an acceleration in new innovations and adaption of new technology is required to meet this goal. Søren Toft, chief operating officer, A.P. Moller – Maersk said: “The only possible way to achieve the so-much-needed decarbonisation in our industry is by fully transforming to new carbon...

Norden trials GoodFuels drop-in biofuel
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Norden trials GoodFuels drop-in biofuel

Tanker owner and operator, Norden, and GoodFuels Marine have completed trials of zero emission marine biofuel. The ‘drop-in’ heavy fuel oil (HFO)-equivalent marine biofuel has been developed following three years of research and development with partners Royal Dutch Boskalis and Wärtsilä. The biofuel delivers near zero emissions of carbon and sulphur oxides (SOx) without any...

Decarbonisation by 2050 is possible, finds report
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Decarbonisation by 2050 is possible, finds report

CO2 emissions from transport including shipping could reach zero by 2050 without radical changes in technology, finds a new report by The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC). According to the report, Mission Possible, which draws upon a set of analyses carried out by Material Economics, McKinsey & Company, University Maritime Advisory Services and SYSTEMIQ, reducing demand...

The Fjords announces new zero emission vessel
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The Fjords announces new zero emission vessel

The Fjords is to add another all-electric, zero emission passenger vessel to its fleet. The Legacy of The Fjords is under construction at Brødrene Aa and will join the hybrid Vision of The Fjords and all-electric Future of The Fjords once complete. Legacy of The Fjords will employ a specially constructed Power Dock, an innovative,...

Construction of Golden Gate zero emission vessel begins
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Construction of Golden Gate zero emission vessel begins

Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (GGZEM) has begun constructing a hydrogen fuel cell boat that aims to demonstrate the advantages of hydrogen fuel cells for the maritime industry. Water-Go-Round is a 70-foot catamaran first-of-its-kind hydrogen fuel cell boat, being built by Bay Ship & Yacht of Alemeda. Once launched, the vessel will operate for three...

Batteries to power Havila newbuilds
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Batteries to power Havila newbuilds

Havila Kystruten has selected Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) and Norwegian Control Systems (NCS) to supply its four newbuild vessels with hybrid electric propulsion and control systems. The delivery includes an energy storage system, which contains batteries with a capacity per vessel of 6,100kWh, more than double that of the biggest battery-operated ferries. The delivery also...

H2 Industries and LR developing standards for all-electric vessels
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H2 Industries and LR developing standards for all-electric vessels

H2-Industries and LR are working together to develop all-electric vessels powered by emission-free Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology. The project partners are currently seeking approval for the use of LOHC technology on-board ships. This covers the refuelling of ships with LOHC, the storage of the energy carrier on board as well as the process...

What does the future hold for the Maritime industry?
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What does the future hold for the Maritime industry?

By Bilal Ahmed, Business Consultant – Marine at Charlton Morris Shipping is a vital part of global trade. It has always, and continues to be, the most cost-effective way of transporting cargo around the world. Being such an integral part of global trade means that adoption of new technologies is not something the industry takes lightly....

Eco Marine Power launches hybrid battery packs
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Eco Marine Power launches hybrid battery packs

Eco Marine Power (EMP) and its partners, Furukawa Battery and Teramoto Iron Works, have launched two UB-50-12 hybrid battery packs for ship, offshore, and land-based renewable energy projects. The battery packs are available in 2.4kWh and 3.6kWh configurations. The batteries include UltraBattery technology, supplied by The Furukawa Battery Company and a battery rack system developed...

ICS: zero CO2 fuels needed to achieve 2050 GHG target
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ICS: zero CO2 fuels needed to achieve 2050 GHG target

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has said that meeting IMO’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target will “realistically only be achieved with the development and widespread use, by a large proportion of the fleet, of zero CO2 fuels.” According to Esben Poulsson, chairman, ICS, this “ground-breaking agreement”, which requires shipping to reduce its emissions by...

Toyota sponsors hydrogen-powered vessel
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Toyota sponsors hydrogen-powered vessel

Hydrogen-powered vessel, Energy Observer, has received sponsorship from Toyota Motor Europe. Energy Observer is powered by hydrogen, using renewable energies and a system that produces carbon-free hydrogen from seawater, emitting no greenhouse gases or fine particles. Energy Observer was launched in 2017 in Saint-Malo, France, and is now completing a six-year worldwide tour to test...

XALT Energy battery granted type approval by DNV GL
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XALT Energy battery granted type approval by DNV GL

XALT Energy’s XPAND battery system has been granted type approval by DNV GL for application to marine vessels. The XPAND Battery Systems consist of lithium-ion cells, including high-power, high-energy, and ultra-high-energy versions, providing a wide range of performance capabilities to meet specific operational demands. The battery packs are controlled by XALT’s proprietary Battery Management System...