All Emissions Reduction Technology articles

  • Berge Bulk, BAR Technologies and Yara Marine Technologies reached an agreement to install four BARTech WindWings onboard the vessel back in June

    Bulk carrier wind retrofit project


    Deltamarin will carry out the ship side basic design for installing wind power onboard the 210,000dwt bulk carrier Berge Olympus

  • State-of-the-art in offshore tanker technology, the Korean-built Frida Knutsen.

    VOC-Burning Dual-Fuel Shuttle Tanker Heading North


    A further stage in the evolution of the shuttle tanker fleet deployed in north European waters has been signalled by the delivery of the first of two newbuilds powered by dual-fuel machinery.

  • Wah Kwong has signed an agreement with BV to study the feasibility of on-board carbon capture and storage.

    BV studies onboard CCS with Hong Kong shipowner


    Bureau Veritas (BV) and Wah Kwong, one of Hong Kong’s largest shipowners, have signed a cooperation agreement to study the feasibility of installing carbon capture and storage (CCS) units on existing ships.

  • Research into on board carbon capture and storage solutions (such as a pilot project being developed by Norway's TECO) has accelerated since 2021.

    ABS sees role for carbon capture


    The path towards net zero will start with drop-in transition fuels, progress with the adoption of carbon capture (CCS) technologies and eventually lead to adoption of low- and zero-carbon fuels produced using renewable energy, says ABS.

  • Netherlands-based companies VDL AEC Maritime and Carbotreat will offer carbon capture and storage (CCS) solutions for LNG and HFO fuelled vessels.

    Carbotreat and VDL AEC Maritime partner on CCS


    Netherlands-based companies VDL AEC Maritime and Carbotreat have joined forces to provide carbon capture and storage (CCS) solutions for LNG and HFO fuelled vessels.

  • Daphne Technology's SlipPure™ emissions abatement solution received AiPs from LR (pictured) and DNV at Posidonia 2022.

    AiP for Daphne Technology’s methane abatement technology


    DNV and Lloyd’s Register have granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Daphne Technology for its methane abatement technology SlipPure™.

  • The JIT study found that there were benefits from optimising speed even over the shorter 24 hour and 12 hour scenarios

    Report claims JIT can cut CO2 emissions by 14%


    Containerships can reduce fuel consumption and resulting carbon dioxide emissions by 14% on a per voyage basis using JIT arrival, according to a new study, commissioned by the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050’s Global Industry Alliance. 

  • Dr. Rudolf Holtbecker, Executive Director of Operations, WinGD

    WinGD introduces compact on-engine iCER system


    Swiss marine power company WinGD has introduced an on-engine version of its iCER system, enabling the emissions reduction technology to be installed without impact on engine footprint.

  • Scandlines has reduced CO2 emissions from a previous installation, aboard the Copenhagen, by an average of 4% and on good days with optimal wind conditions by as much as 20%.

    Scandlines installs rotor sail on hybrid ferry


    With the aim of becoming emission-free by 2040, Scandlines has installed a Norsepower Rotor Sail on the Scandlines hybrid ferry, M/V Berlin.

  • The 2020-built, 49,700 dwt Pacific Gold will be fitted with VM’s Filtree System.

    EPS to install carbon capture system on two tankers


    Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a definitive agreement with Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) to install carbon capture and filtering systems on MR tankers Pacific Cobalt and Pacific Gold, with an option to equip three more vessels. 

  • Aqualung is currently constructing a R&D test rig on a 250kW diesel engine, with the objective of obtaining approvals from Classification Societies for an onboard installation.

    Aqualung Carbon Capture eyes maritime market


    Aqualung Carbon Capture, a manufacturer of in membrane CO2 capture and separation technology, has completed a new equity investment from key strategic partners including Global Ship Lease, Golar LNG, MKS Pamp and Standard Lithium. 

  • MOL has agreed to fund the development of a new-generation Marine Exhaust Treatment System for use on MOL operating car carriers from 2025.

    MOL partners on auxiliary engine after-treatment development


    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will provide funds for Clean Air Engineering Maritime (CAEM), a ship-auxiliary generator exhaust treatment company, to develop a new-generation Marine Exhaust Treatment System.

  • Rendering of an MAN B&W SCR-HP reactor with host two-stroke engine

    MAN Reveals Tier III NOx-Abatement Engine Orders Surpass 2,000


    MAN Energy Solutions’ Two-Stroke Business has received over 1,000 orders for its Tier III NOx-abatement technologies for its portfolio of MAN B&W two-stroke engines since January 2021, the company has revealed. In all, the company has now booked more than 2,000 orders for its IMO MARPOL Annex VI Tier III-compliant ...

  • NYK's new methanol-fuelled chemical tanker Grouse Sun meets IMO Tier III NOx emission standards by using an innovative water-in-methanol solution.

    NYK takes delivery of third methanol-fuelled chemical tanker


    The NYK Group has taken delivery of a third methanol-fuelled chemical tanker Grouse Sun, owned by NYK Bulkship (Asia), an NYK Group company based in Singapore.

  • Solitas-H was delivered from stock last August by Damen Shipyards Yichang.

    Order Boost for Revamped Short-Sea Trader


    Re-designed in 2019 after around 60 examples had been produced over a 20-year period, Damen Shipyards’ Combi Freighter 3850 class of short-sea cargo vessel is attracting new business. The latest tranche of contracts emanates from Germany, and construction has been assigned to one of the Dutch group’s Chinese affiliates.

  • K-Line reported a first successful trial of an onboard CCS system in October 2021.

    International team to test CCS on LNG-fuelled ships


    A project led by TNO has received €3.4 million from an EU climate action fund to accelerate the uptake of ship-based carbon capture by international shipping companies.

  • Alfa Laval's E‑PowerPack waste heat recovery unit can generate electricity from many different heat sources on board.

    Alfa Laval launches versatile heat recovery unit


    Alfa Laval has officially launched its E‑PowerPack waste heat recovery unit, an all-in-one unit for improving a vessel’s Energy Efficiency Index (EEDI/EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII).

  • New Norwegian survey vessel will feature a hybrid drive with twin Yanmar diesels incorporating SCR technology.

    Yanmar Rolls-Out Engine/SCR Package


    Japanese four-stroke manufacturer Yanmar is to augment its marine line-up with a package solution integrating main engine and selective catalytic reduction(SCR) technology.

  • Onboard carbon capture presents a viable path to decarbonisation, according to Emanuele A. Lauro, chairman and ceo of Scorpio Tankers.

    Scorpio Tankers collaborating on onboard carbon capture


    Scorpio Tankers has entered into an MoU with Carbon Ridge LLC to collaborate on the development of onboard carbon capture for maritime vessels.

  • MAHLE Powertrain is participating in a project to devise a catalytic system to oxidise methane in the exhaust gas of lean-burn, natural gas engines, and to implement the results by 2025.

    US Drive to Cut Methane Emissions


    Engineering services company MAHLE Powertrain has secured US Government funding for a technological research initiative to reduce methane emissions.