Fuels & Lubricants

  • Belgium-based ABC Engines’ joint venture company BEH2YDRO launched a 100% hydrogen combustion engine at the World Hydrogen Summit held in Rotterdam in May.
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    ABC Engines introduces 100% hydrogen combustion engines

    2022-05-17T09:45:00Z

    Belgium-based ABC Engines’ joint venture company BEH2YDRO launched a 100% hydrogen combustion engine at the World Hydrogen Summit held in Rotterdam in May, and the news was followed by the delivery of a crew transfer vessel powered by a dual-fuel hydrogen engine.

  • Titan LNG and Brittany Ferries have signed a long-term agreement to supply LNG and LBG to two new LNG-fuelled hybrid Ro-Pax vessels operated by Brittany Ferries.
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    Titan LNG to supply bunker fuel for Brittany Ferries hybrids

    2022-05-17T09:27:00Z

    Titan LNG and Brittany Ferries have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of LNG and Liquified Bio Methane (LBM) to two new LNG-fuelled hybrid Ro-Pax vessels that Brittany Ferries will operate between England and France from 2025.

  • Rendering of ammonia bunkering vessel concept design
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    Ammonia bunker vessel design granted AiP

    2022-05-16T11:41:00Z

    A consortium, including A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, has been granted Approval in Principle (AiP) from ABS for the design of an ammonia bunkering vessel.

  • Gulf Oil Marine has announced that its Cat II No Objection Letter (NOL) from MAN Energy Solutions (MAN ES) for GulfSea Cylcare XP 5040X has been extended.
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    Gulf Oil Marine’s NOL for its CAT II 40BN cylinder oil extended

    2022-05-16T09:35:00Z

    Gulf Oil Marine has announced that its initial No Objection Letter (NOL) from MAN Energy Solutions for its CAT II 40BN cylinder oil, GulfSea Cylcare XP 5040X, has been extended by another three years.

  • Hong Kong-based dry bulk owner and operator Pacific Basin Shipping plans to cooperate with Nihon Shipyard and Mitsui & Co. to develop zero-emission vessels and associated bunkering infrastructure.
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    Bulker company signs MoU for zero-emission vessels

    2022-05-12T08:56:00Z

    Hong Kong-based Pacific Basin Shipping, one of the world’s leading dry bulk shipping companies, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nihon Shipyard and Mitsui & Co. to develop zero-emission vessels and associated bunkering infrastructure.

  • US-based RIX Industries has the license to manufacture and deploy Element 1's proprietary M-Series hydrogen generator technology for use in fuel cell mobility applications, including marine vessels in North America and Europe.
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    Methanol-to-hydrogen reformers simplify hydrogen delivery

    2022-05-12T08:50:00Z

    Proponents of onboard methanol-to-hydrogen reformation see a big future for a fuel mix that they say offers greater flexibility than pure hydrogen.

  • HYON is planning to develop a faster compressed hydrogen fuelling solution for large vessels, which will allow them to refill fuel tanks with 1000 kg of hydrogen in 30 minutes.
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    HYON and Mitsui collaborate on CH2 bunkering

    2022-05-12T08:41:00Z

    Norway-based HYON has entered a collaboration agreement with Japan’s Mitsui & Co. that sets the stage for large-scale development of compressed hydrogen fuelling solutions, starting with a joint feasibility study in the second half of 2022.

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    Rotterdam enumerates its hydrogen supply ambitions

    2022-05-11T11:28:00Z

    The port of Rotterdam and the cluster of around 70 companies operating there estimate they can supply Northwestern Europe with 4.6 million tonnes of hydrogen annually by 2030.

  • CMA CGM is participating in a e-methane demonstration project in Fos-sur-Mer, on France's Mediterranean coast. The project will use carbon dioxide recycled from ArcelorMittal's nearby steel mill to produce synthetic methane.
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    CMA CGM joins e-methane production project

    2022-05-11T11:13:00Z

    The CMA CGM Group is joining the Jupiter 1000 industrial hydrogen and e-methane demonstrator project piloted by GRTgaz in Fos-sur-Mer, France.

  • The Port of Newcastle's Green Hydrogen Hub Project has secured more funding
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    Funding for green hydrogen hub at Port of Newcastle

    2022-05-10T09:04:00Z

    The Port of Newcastle Green Hydrogen Hub Project is to receive AUS$41 million in funding. The green hydrogen project is a joint venture with Macquarie Capital and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and is currently progressing an ARENA funded feasibility study.

  • The CPL parties are cooperating nationwide to conduct research into how hydrogen can be used to supply power to port technology and port logistics
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    HHLA established hydrogen-fuelled port logistics test bed

    2022-05-10T09:00:00Z

    An innovation cluster is being created by Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) to test hydrogen powered port logistics equipment. The Clean Port & Logistics (CPL) innovation cluster aims to accelerate market maturity and integrate hydrogen port equipment into regular port operations.

  • ESVAGT plans to order a battery-hybrid methanol-fuelled SOV based on HAV 833 SOV design.
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    Hav Design to develop methanol-fuelled SOV

    2022-05-10T08:45:00Z

    ESVAGT has chosen HAV Design to develop a methanol-fuelled offshore wind service operation vessel (SOV) that will service renewable giant Ørsted’s UK East Regional program which includes the Hornsea Two Offshore Wind Farm in the UK’s coastal waters.

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    New MAN FGSS minimises methane slip

    2022-05-10T08:30:00Z

    MAN Cryo, part of MAN Energy Solutions, has signed a contract with Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard for the delivery of fuel-gas supply systems (FGSSs) configured so that boil-off gas can be sent to the MAN’s ME-GI engine via a high-pressure, boil off gas compressor. 

  • The potential expansion of ammonia-fuelled shipping is expected to create additional demand for self-powered ammonia leakage monitor systems.
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    Self-powered ammonia leakage monitoring system developed

    2022-05-09T09:51:00Z

    A research group led by Professor Feng Liang from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with a group led by Professor Xu Minyi from Dalian Maritime University, has developed a wireless, self-powered ammonia leakage monitor system for ammonia-fuelled ships.

  • C-Job has designed a 141m-long fuel cell-powered liquid hydrogen tanker concept.
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    Fuel cell powered hydrogen carrier planned for 2027

    2022-05-09T09:29:00Z

    C-Job Naval Architects has designed a new class of liquid hydrogen tanker powered by fuel cells.

  • Asiatic Lloyd container vessel (render) (1)
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    DMC rudders for ammonia boxships

    2022-05-09T09:26:00Z

    DMC to supply six Asiatic Lloyd container vessels with hydrodynamic rudder system for ammonia-fuelled boxships

  • Veritas Petroleum Services noted that the contaminated fuel led to fuel system failures, blackouts or engine problems in around half of the vessels affected.
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    MPA: contaminated bunker loaded in UAE

    2022-05-06T10:42:00Z

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has released an update into its investigation into contaminated HSFO which commenced on 14 March 2022, saying that it originated from the Port of Khor Fakkan in the UAE.

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    Alfa Laval joins Methanol Institute

    2022-05-05T11:56:00Z

    Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute, contributing expertise on the route to marine decarbonisation

  • Monjasa has successfully completed its first blending and supply of marine biofuels in the UAE.
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    Monjasa completes first biofuels delivery in the UAE

    2022-05-05T10:41:00Z

    Oil and shipping group Monjasa has successfully completed its first blending and supply of marine biofuels in the UAE. The project was carried out in close collaboration with international energy company, Uniper and biofuel producer Neutral Fuels.

  • LPG dual-fuel power is now the recurrent theme in VLGC production at Kawasaki’s Sakaide yard, as employed in Crystal Trinity.
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    Japanese Yard Endorses LPG As Main Fuel

    2022-05-04T11:17:00Z

    LPG dual-fuel propulsion is the system of choice for the latest addition to the Japanese-controlled LPG carrier fleet.