Tag: Zero Emissions

South Florida terminal takes delivery of zero emission cranes
Post

South Florida terminal takes delivery of zero emission cranes

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a deal to supply six Kalmar zero emission rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) to South Florida Container Terminal (SFCT). According to Kalmar, this will make the container terminal the first in the United States that has 100 per cent zero-emission RTG cranes. The RTG cranes, which are also the first...

ABB electric propulsion system for Icelandic ferry
Post

ABB electric propulsion system for Icelandic ferry

The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration’s new ferry will be powered by ABB’s integrated power and electric storage solutions for safe and low emission operation in harsh environments. The ferry will feature a large battery pack with 3,000kWh capacity, designed to operate in full electric mode for the majority of the time. ABB is providing...

Eight low-emission vessel concept designs
Post

Eight low-emission vessel concept designs

The shipping industry is ramping up its efforts to decarbonise by exploring the use of alternative fuels and technologies. Last week, a study led by Lloyd’s Register revealed that by 2030 zero emission vessels need to be entering the world fleet if the industry is to come close to achieving the IMO 2050 GHG emissions...

Pathways to IMO 2050
Post

Pathways to IMO 2050

Shipping is preparing to meet a tough emissions target that aims for at least a 50 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 compared with a 2008 baseline. To meet this ambitious goal, which is equal to a reduction of at least 470 million tonnes of cargo emissions according to Dr Martin Stopford,...

Concept design and engineering completed for first pure electric tanker
Post

Concept design and engineering completed for first pure electric tanker

Asahi Tanker and partner Exeno-Yamamizu Corporation Tokyo have jointly developed a new domestic shipping tanker design with zero-emission electric propulsion. The vessel design and related project infrastructure development will be known as ‘e5’ which captures five core elements of sustainable shipping, including: Electrification – The ship will use electricity as its core energy source by adopting...

Norway continues push for zero-emission shipping
Post

Norway continues push for zero-emission shipping

Five cluster partners in NCE Maritime CleanTech are cooperating to develop a zero-emission fast ferry concept, powered by batteries and hydrogen fuel. Norled, Selfa Arctic, LMG Marin, Hyon and Servogear, are part of the development of the zero emission fast ferry (ZeFF) concept, which was awarded 10.5 million NOK in December 2018 from the public...

Ultrabattery installed on-board cargo ship
Post

Ultrabattery installed on-board cargo ship

Eco Marine Power (EMP) and Masterbulk have installed an UltraBattery (UB) battery pack manufactured by Furukawa Battery Company on the large general cargo ship, MV Panamana. The battery pack will later form part of an Aquarius Marine Solar Power solution developed by EMP and be evaluated jointly with Masterbulk and ZEABORN Ship Management (Singapore). The...

Hurtigruten unveils plans for battery and biogas fuelled vessels
Post

Hurtigruten unveils plans for battery and biogas fuelled vessels

Daniel Skjeldam, CEO of Norwegian expedition cruise company Hurtigruten firmly believes that alternative fuels and clean propulsion technologies are the future of shipping. The company wants to ban heavy fuel oil (HFO) and is proving that sustainable low-emission shipping is possible by constructing the first hybrid expedition cruise vessels that will reduce fuel consumption and...

Havyard hydrogen-powered project receives NOK 104m
Post

Havyard hydrogen-powered project receives NOK 104m

Havila Kystruten has received NOK 104.3 million for its zero emissions projects, which will use hydrogen to power vessels on coastal routes, resulting in vessels with up to five times longer zero-emission voyage than other vessels. The two topics are ‘Zero-emissions maritime transport 2.0’, and ‘Havyard – Zero-Emission ROPAX Vessel’ project. The funding comes from...

Maersk aims for carbon neutrality by 2050
Post

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
Post

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
Post

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...