General News – Page 5

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    Liquefied CO2 carriers will join the links in the carbon value chain

    2024-02-15T13:57:00Z

    Demand for carbon capture is set to grow and with it demand for the ships to carry it for storage or new applications, writes Tao Shen, Manager, ABS Global Sustainability Center - Shanghai

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    BID TO DRIVE DOWN NEWBUILD WEIGHT

    2024-02-15T13:49:00Z

    A project aimed at reducing the weight of ship structures has been taken to the second, developmental stage through UK Government funding. Large-scale additive manufacturing (LSAM) technologies are pivotal to the MariLight 2 endeavour, which has been awarded support from the Department of Transport (DfT) under the latest round of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC4).

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    UNIQUE NEWBUILD FOR FRENCH POLYNESIA

    2024-02-15T13:40:00Z

    Re-emergent Spanish shipyard Astilleros Ria de Vigo has landed a deal to construct a combined passenger/cargo vessel tailored to service in the South Pacific.

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    EU doubles down on carbon capture strategy

    2024-02-13T16:32:00Z

    The European Commission published ambitious plans to develop a regional carbon capture market capable of transporting up to 280 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year by 2040 on 6 February.

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    BV grants AiP for large LH2 carrier

    2024-02-13T16:12:00Z

    Bureau Veritas has granted approval in principle (AiP) for a large LH2 carrier and associated membrane tank design.

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    Digitalising spare parts management “is just the beginning”

    2024-02-13T16:04:00Z

    Christhard Bongers, MAN PrimeServ’s head of spare parts sales, explains to The Motorship how the benefits of its MyPlace solution extend beyond inventory management.

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    Bringing ports and shippers together to tackle emissions

    2024-02-13T15:38:00Z

    The inaugural Green Ports & Shipping Congress will take place from 8 to 9 May at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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    BAR Technologies forms partnership to support regional WindWings manufacture

    2024-02-12T11:36:00Z

    BAR Technologies (BAR) has entered into a partnership agreement with Nervion Naval Offshore (Nervion), a pioneer in floating offshore wind platforms, to wholly manage and oversee the production of BAR Technologies’ WindWings® in Europe. 

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    Type Approval For DCP System Upgrades

    2024-02-12T11:25:00Z

    Survival Technology solutions provider Survitec has announced that classification society DNV has awarded a Type Approval to its reconfigured and enhanced Dry Chemical Powder (DCP) fire extinguishing system.

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    Ecospray awarded ocean based carbon capture pilot in Norway

    2024-02-08T16:58:00Z

    Ecospray, the Italian decarbonisation solutions supplier, has announced that it will participate as a technical supplier in a groundbreaking pilot project to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from seawater in Norway.  

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    NYK Stolt Tankers orders MeOH-ready 38,000 dwt series

    2024-02-08T16:24:00Z

    NYK Stolt Tankers announced on 7 February that it has entered into a contract with Nantong Xiangyu Shipyard for six 38,000 dwt chemical tankers.

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    Poppe + Potthoff to launch H2 fuel supply system components

    2024-02-08T16:16:00Z

    Poppe + Potthoff, the Westphalia based gas and liquid carrying component supplier, has announced that it will introduce a new series of components suitable for carrying hydrogen under the TOPAQ brand name from April 2024. The solutions can be combined modularly to form a hydrogen supply system.

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    ABB launches first liquid-cooled IE5 SynRM motor

    2024-02-08T16:01:00Z

    ABB has announced the launch of a new version of its IE5 SynRM (synchronous reluctance motor) series, which combines very high energy efficiency with highly effective liquid cooling. The new design sets a new benchmark for high power output and reliability in a compact footprint.

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    ExxonMobil opens new Singapore test lab

    2024-02-08T15:46:00Z

    ExxonMobil has announced the opening of a new test laboratory in Singapore, which will enhance the regional coverage of its Mobil Serv℠ Lubricant Analysis. The additional facility is designed to help customers to take full advantage of the service to monitor the in-operation performance of their Mobil™ lubricants.

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    MacGregor launches new gravity self-unloading system

    2024-02-06T12:13:00Z

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has launched a new and augmented gravity self-unloading system that will allow bulk carriers to deliver a wider variety of cargo, in greater volume. The new system, the ‘MacGregor GravityVibeTM’, deploys a patent-pending vibrating unloader to reduce internal friction and ease the discharge of coarse materials such as wood chips from the cargo hold.

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    LR AiP for H2 fuel-cell ferry for the Estonian State Fleet

    2024-02-06T12:04:00Z

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Estonian State Fleet for hydrogen fuel-cell ferry designed by Finnish ship design and engineering company Deltamarin.

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    Cargo handling and FSS contract for VLAC series

    2024-02-06T11:46:00Z

    Babcock LGE has been awarded the contract to supply the cargo handling system and the fuel supply system for a series of six Very Large Ammonia Carriers (VLAC) on order at an unnamed shipyard in China. The contract relates to an order for a VLAC series for an Asian shipowner. 

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    Belgian Maker Lands Methanol Engine Deal

    2024-02-05T15:07:00Z

    Belgian manufacturer ABC Engines has raised its game in the methanol-capable four-stroke market by winning the contract to power one of the largest cableships ever ordered.

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    Wingsail Retrofit for UK Cargo Ship

    2024-02-05T14:59:00Z

    UK cargo vessel operator Carisbrooke Shipping is planning to adopt a new wind-assisted propulsion solution under a joint initiative with system developer GT Green Technologies and the University of Bristol. 

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    Methanol bunkering milestone at Ulsan

    2024-02-05T14:49:00Z

    Ulsan Port in South Korea has hosted its first green methanol ship-to-ship bunkering operation helping consolidate its position as a sustainable marine fueling location.