Tag: <span>Zero Emissions</span>

UK to explore shore power to boost green shipping opportunities
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UK to explore shore power to boost green shipping opportunities

The UK’s Maritime Minister Robert Courts will accelerate the UK’s ambitions to deliver a greener, more sustainable future for the shipping industry with plans to explore the roll out of emissions-cutting shore power at UK ports. Shore power will be vital to decarbonising the maritime sector and improving air quality for local communities. Currently, berthed...

NYK and PowerX to develop electric vessels
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NYK and PowerX to develop electric vessels

Japanese start-up PowerX has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with shipping line NYK to develop energy storage solutions (ESS) and develop a power transfer vessel, to be known as Power ARK, and an electric vessel.  The two companies aim to create a renewable energy breakthrough in the offshore/onshore power industry and the shipping industry....

Wind power continues to gain ground as IMO grants IWSA consultative status
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Wind power continues to gain ground as IMO grants IWSA consultative status

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has formally confirmed that the International Windship Association (IWSA) has been granted full consultative status at the regulatory body. This will help bring wind-assist and primary wind propulsion issues to the fore as the wind technology segment continues to grow and the industry looks to this abundant, emission-free...

ABB technology ensures fast charging for new electric ferries
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ABB technology ensures fast charging for new electric ferries

ABB power conversion technology has been chosen to supply power for five new electric ferries on the round-the-clock services crossing Amsterdam’s North Sea. The new ferries have been ordered by the city’s public transport company, Gemeentelijk vervoerbedrijf (GVB), as an important step in its strategy to become a sustainable, emission-free transportation company. By 2023 they...

Baleària presents electric ship with hydrogen fuel cell
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Baleària presents electric ship with hydrogen fuel cell

Baleària has presented the construction of the first electric passenger and cargo ferry that will be pollution free during port stays and approaches. This is a new ship concept for the Ibiza-Formentera route which, in addition to promoting a more eco-efficient and sustainable journey, will include a test laboratory for the use of green hydrogen....

Policy measures needed to make zero-emission shipping commercially viable
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Policy measures needed to make zero-emission shipping commercially viable

A new report launched today (January 18, 2022) indicates the urgent need for the development of policies that can close the competitiveness gap and accelerate the maritime zero-emission trajectory. For the international shipping industry to decarbonise, zero-emission fuels need to become the dominant fuel source by the 2040s. According to the report titled Closing the...

Maersk aims for net zero emissions by 2040
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Maersk aims for net zero emissions by 2040

A.P. Moller – Maersk has accelerated its net zero emission targets to 2040, a decade earlier than the shipping company set out to do in 2018. The new emissions targets are expected to align the company with the Net Zero criteria of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) pathway to limit global warming to 1.5°C....

Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS
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Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS

Shift Clean Energy (Shift) has received certification from Bureau Veritas (BV) for its clean energy storage solution (ESS). This is the second major certification Shift has received for its ESS. BV’s marine and offshore division has approved Shift’s lithium-ion battery-based ESS use in fully electric or hybrid vessels as well as on land uses. The...

Skuld joins zero carbon shipping initiative
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Skuld joins zero carbon shipping initiative

Marine insurance provider Skuld has joined the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Centre (MMMC) for Zero Carbon Shipping. The centre, based in Copenhagen and operating globally was founded in 2020 and comprises corporate partners across multiple industries all sharing the vision of carbon-zero operations in their commitment to collaborative climate action. “Sustainability is an essential part of...

Co-inventor of the suction sail partners with bound4blue to enhance wind technology
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Co-inventor of the suction sail partners with bound4blue to enhance wind technology

Dr. Bertrand Charrier, co-inventor of the suction sail, has joined technology company bound4blue to further enhance its wind propulsion system. This year bound4blue unveiled its second product the eSAIL, installed it successfully on two vessels in LATAM and Europe, and closed additional installation agreements for next year. Dr. Bertrand Charrier will focus on the aerodynamics...

MTF framework to assess decarbonisation technologies
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MTF framework to assess decarbonisation technologies

The Maritime Technologies Forum (MTF) has unveiled a framework designed to empower decision-makers in shipping to holistically assess and compare decarbonisation technologies and low to zero-emission energy carriers. The current phase sets out the areas for assessment and comparison and will be built on in the second phase to identify optimal assessment methodologies. The MTF...

Hybrid electric passenger ship begins maiden voyage
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Hybrid electric passenger ship begins maiden voyage

HAV Group’s newest vessel featuring an array of technologies to cut nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions by 90 per cent and CO2 emissions by 25 per cent has set sail on her maiden voyage along the Norwegian coastline. The passenger vessel, Havila Capella, is the first of Havila Kystruten’s vessels that will sail the traditional coastal...