Tag: <span>Zero Emissions</span>

Wilhelmsen awarded NOK 219M for hydrogen project
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Wilhelmsen awarded NOK 219M for hydrogen project

Wilhelmsen’s project to construct the world’s first zero emission hydrogen vessels has been awarded 219 million Norwegian kroner (MUSD 25) by the Norwegian government-owned organisation Enova. These funds will enable Wilhelmsen to further develop the technology and additional infrastructure required to support the maritime industry’s ambitions towards zero emission fuels. The Topeka project will see...

Østensjø Rederi upgrades vessels with Wärtsilä Hybrid solution
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Østensjø Rederi upgrades vessels with Wärtsilä Hybrid solution

Two offshore construction vessels owned by Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi will be retrofitted with the Wärtsilä Hybrid Upgrade solution to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The upgrading project will allow less use of the ships’ engines with correspondingly lower levels of exhaust emissions while operating in dynamic positioning (DP) mode, and will also lower...

Servogear propulsion system chosen for EU-funded project
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Servogear propulsion system chosen for EU-funded project

Servogear has announced that its Ecoflow Propulsor system has been selected by the EU-funded emission free fast ferry project, Tram. Ecoflow Propulsor will power the world’s first purely battery-driven fast ferry to operate on a multi stop commuter route. The vessel will begin being built by Norwegian yard Fjellstrand for Kolumbus in May 2021. Once...

Cavotec e-charging system chosen for autonomous battery-powered ships
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Cavotec e-charging system chosen for autonomous battery-powered ships

Cavotec has been chosen to supply automated e-charging systems for the world’s first fleet of zero-emission, autonomous battery powered ships in Norway. The company has also been chosen to supply automated vacuum mooring systems for ports in Australia and New Zealand. Automated mooring will maximise operational availability, reduce infrastructure costs, and improve safety, and automated...

Isle of Man Ship Registry joins Getting to Zero Coalition
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Isle of Man Ship Registry joins Getting to Zero Coalition

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has become the first flag state to join the Getting to Zero Coalition, an industry-led alliance working towards decarbonising the international maritime shipping sector. Established in 2019, the Coalition is a partnership between the Global Maritime Forum, the Friends of Ocean Action and the World Economic Forum. Its members...

Høglund Marine takes two-thirds stake in wind-assisted car carrier project
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Høglund Marine takes two-thirds stake in wind-assisted car carrier project

Marine technology provider Høglund Marine Solutions has taken a two-thirds stake in Vindskip, a company developing a wind and liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered vessel concept. The collaboration will play a vital role in bringing the concept to reality. Børge Nogva, president of Høglund, has also become chairman of the board at Vindskip AS. Vindskip (which...

Fuel choice the essential decision in shipping’s decarbonisation
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Fuel choice the essential decision in shipping’s decarbonisation

DNV GL – Maritime has released the fourth edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050. The purpose of Maritime Forecast to 2050 is to enhance the ability of shipping stakeholders, especially shipowners, to navigate the technological, regulatory and market uncertainties in the industry, and set shipping on a pathway to decarbonisation. It is based on...