Joint UK-EU project to develop retrofit emissions reduction technologies

Following terrestrial tests, the Green Marine solutions will be trialled on CalMac vessels.

Source: CalMac

A consortium of shipping stakeholders and research institutions is aiming to develop retrofit carbon capture solutions and other technologies for ships to reduce their emissions and fuel consumption.

The Green Marine project brings together three Scotland-based partners (the University of Strathclyde’s Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering; Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) Ferries and Aberdeen-based carbon capture developer Carbon Capture Machine) as well as seven partners from the EU. The European partners include Cyprus Marine & Maritime Institute, Smart Material Printing, Wind plus Sonne GmbH, University Polytechnic of Marche, BlueXPRT, SINTEF, and PDM.

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