General News – Page 7

  • Singapore's MPA will require all domestic harbour craft to operate on low-carbon energy solutions by 2030, as part of a new raft of decarbonisation measures.

    Singapore prepares decarbonisation blueprint


    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has prepared a decarbonisation blueprint in consultation with industry partners.

  • Starboard side of the Miss Dorothy during firefighting efforts from the towing vessel Christopher Wilson.

    Fire caused by fuel hitting uninsulated exhaust header


    An engine room fire aboard a towing vessel was the result of spraying diesel fuel hitting an uninsulated section of the engine’s exhaust system, the National Transportation Safety Board said in Marine Investigation Report 22/05.

  • Armach Workspace is offering an automated subscription-based hull cleaning service, based on a hull cleaning robot that uses non-magnetic adhesion technology.

    New entrant offers robotic hull cleaning


    Marine software company Greensea Systems has launched spin-off company Armach Robotics that offers a subscription model robotic hull cleaning service.

  • The study mapped existing standards, regulations and calculation methods and tools, covering Well to Tank (WtT) and Tank to Wake (TtW) emissions

    Study proposes two-part GHG intensity factor calculation


    The Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (Low Carbon GIA), a partnership under the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050 Project, has released a report on sustainability criteria and life cycle GHG emission assessment methods for alternative marine fuels.

  • Equinor and bp plan to invest up to USD250m into an O&M hub for offshore wind in New York's South Brooklyn Marine Terminal complex.

    South Brooklyn Marine Terminal to be wind industry hub


    Equinor and bp have agreed to turn the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) complex in Brooklyn, New York, into a major regional hub for offshore wind in the United States.

  • Bureau Veritas has delivered an AiP to InfraCore Company for its design, modelling, production and testing of a full glass fibre-reinforced polymer rudder flap for an 18,500 TEU container ship.

    BV grants AiP for lightweight rudder flap


    Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to InfraCore Company for its design, modelling, production and testing of a full glass fibre-reinforced polymer (GFRP) rudder flap for an 18,500 TEU container ship.

  • An example of the visualisation of prescriptive rule calculation results on NAPA Designer

    ClassNK enhances 3D ship design with NAPA linkage


    ClassNK has upgraded the data linkage system between its design support software PrimeShip-HULL and NAPA’s 3D Computer-aided design (CAD) software NAPA Designer.

  • ABS' GHG inventory and carbon accounting service will enable organisations to quantify their GHG emissions, and identify the contributions in Scope 1, 2 and 3 accounting categories.

    ABS launches carbon accounting service


    ABS has launched a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory and carbon accounting service to enable organizations to quantify their GHG emissions, understand their climate impact and set goals to limit emissions. 

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    Fidelis joins PPMI


    Fidelis Insurance is the latest company to join the pioneering framework for responsible marine insurance

  • MAN Energy Solutions will invest up to EUR500 million in its hydrogen subsidiary H-TEC SYSTEMS

    MAN announces significant hydrogen production investment


    MAN Energy Solutions has announced plans to invest up to EUR500 million (USD554m) in its subsidiary H-TEC SYSTEMS to accelerate the beginning of serial production of PEM electrolysers as quickly as possible.

  • The port of Orkney installed the UK’s first intermediate voltage shore power connection in 2020.

    UK launches consultation on shore power


    The UK government launched a consultation in February 2022 to form a fully considered cost/benefit analysis around the proposed introduction of shore power charging in the UK. 

  • WinGD Xpert virtual engine room experience

    WinGD expands global training partnerships


    Winterthur-based marine engine technology developer, WinGD has reached a partnership with DCS POWER PTE LTD to expand its global training network.

  • The study aims to identify the impact of wind farms on marine radar in the US.

    US evaluates wind farm effects on radar


    A committee of the US National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine has prepared a report on the impacts of offshore wind turbine generators on marine vessel radar.

  • The collaboration will align Aker Carbon Capture's onshore technology with the Northern Lights offshore carbon capture project under development in the Norwegian continental shelf.

    Aker Carbon Capture and Northern Lights JV to collaborate


    Aker Carbon Capture and Northern Lights JV have signed a non-exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on realization of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in Norway and across Europe. 

  • Grimaldi has developed and patented a system that filters out microplastics from open loop scrubber washwater before the washwater is returned to the ocean

    Wärtsilä and Grimaldi tackle ocean microplastics


    Wärtsilä and Grimaldi Group have unveiled a new system that uses exhaust gas scrubber washwater to filter out microplastics from the world’s oceans.

  • News

    Alliance signs MoU on digital bill of lading


    DCSA, BIMCO, FIATA, ICC and SWIFT form Future International Trade Alliance and sign memorandum of understanding (MoU) to standardise the digitalisation of international trade.

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    Bunker licensing survey


    An effective bunker licensing scheme can help resolve disputes over fuel quality and supply

  • ABB Turbocharging's new brand name, Accelleron, is a compound word consisting of: Access – Accelerate – Excel – On and on.

    ABB Turbocharging rebrands as Accelleron


    ABB’s Turbocharging division has unveiled its new brand name Accelleron.

  • South Metropolitan TAFE will benefit from an extensive Kongsberg simulator suite

    Maritime simulator solution


    An Australian maritime training institute is to benefit from an enhanced simulation suite

  • The 2022 annual dinner of the UK Chamber of Shipping.

    UK Chamber of Shipping wants more action


    Speaking at the UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner last week, Chamber President John Denholm called on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to take more decisive action to cut emissions from the international shipping industry.