Latest Equipment News – Page 9

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    Groundbreaking First H2-fuelled 2-stroke Engine Test Completed

    2024-03-07T12:14:00Z

    Mitsui E&S Co., Ltd. has announced the successful first running of a large bore 2-stroke test engine on hydrogen at its Tamano Plant in Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The company reports that the successful combustion was performed on one of the cylinders of a modified MAN B&W two-stroke 4S50ME-T type in October 2023.

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    Autonomous eco-vessel collaboration launches

    2024-03-06T14:25:00Z

    Classification society, Indian Register of Shipping, is teaming up with Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers to foster innovation and sustainability in the maritime industry

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    Signing Ceremony Expands Dual-Fuel MeOH Agreement with CCS

    2024-03-05T17:18:00Z

    At an online ceremony on 27 February 2024, MAN Energy Solutions and China Classification Society (CCS) signed a sub-agreement in line with the Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA) the two parties previously agreed in September 2023 in Beijing. The SFA, on Decarbonisation and Digitalisation in the maritime industry, is scheduled to last for five years.

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    CANADIAN FERRY OPERATOR BUILDS ON HYBRID POWER

    2024-03-05T17:13:00Z

    Closely following the award of a four-ship contract in Europe, Canadian operator BC Ferries has launched a project involving up to seven larger vessels. The nomination of hybrid electric power is common to both investment phases.

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    Valencia’s ammonia bunker fuel study

    2024-03-05T17:03:00Z

    Fundación Valenciaport is working on a study on the safety of ammonia, which proposes to lay the foundations for its use as a fuel for ships.

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    Green H2 plans for England’s north-east

    2024-03-05T17:03:00Z

    Green hydrogen pioneer Lhyfe has unveiled plans for its first UK plant to support companies in the drive to decarbonise their manufacturing and transport operations.

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    CARBON CUT ON UK SHORT-SEA LINKS

    2024-03-05T17:03:00Z

    Embarked on a technologically-pragmatic decarbonisation strategy, UK short-sea specialist P&O Ferries has reduced its carbon footprint by almost 50,000t in 2023.

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    Trafigura acquires NW European biofuel supplier

    2024-03-05T17:03:00Z

    Commodities specialist Trafigura announced on 4 March that it was acquiring the European assets of one of Europe’s largest suppliers of biofuels, Greenergy. The acquisition, which remains subject to regulatory approval, will add physical production and distribution of renewable fuels to Trafigura’s biofuels business.

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    New continuous SO₂/CO₂ analyser for regulatory exhaust monitoring applications

    2024-03-05T17:03:00Z

    Danfoss IXA, an exhaust emission monitoring solutions specialist, has announced the introduction of a state-of-the-art SO₂/CO₂ analyzer designed specifically for scrubber applications.

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    Azipod propulsion for new Canadian Arctic icebreaker

    2024-03-05T17:03:00Z

    Seaspan Shipyards has awarded ABB a contract to deliver an integrated propulsion system for the first of the Canadian Coast Guard’s next-generation polar class icebreakers.

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    Enova to provide funding for Hoegh Autoliners NH3-fuelled PCTC pair

    2024-03-05T17:02:00Z

    Höegh Autoliners ASA has been awarded a NOK146 million (almost US$14m) grant from Enova towards the cost of enabling two of their Aurora class pure car and truck carriers to operate on ammonia as a fuel.

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    ClassNK approval for MFSV design

    2024-02-29T13:50:00Z

    ClassNK has awarded AiP for the design of a multi-functional floating offshore windfarm support vessel developed by K Line Wind Service

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    BIO-UV GROUP OPENS NEW TRAINING FACILITY

    2024-02-29T13:04:00Z

    BIO-UV Group, the manufacturer of the BIO-SEA ballast water management system, has opened a new 1,200m² maritime training, R&D, engineering, and production facility, increasing the footprint of its existing Lunel-based site to 6,400m².

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    Supporting Shipping’s Decarbonisation Towards a Carbon-Free Future

    2024-02-29T12:58:00Z

    Dr Olivier Denizart, Technical Manager at Lubmarine shares some of the key findings on Lubmarine’s latest R&D projects on future fuels including experiments on an Ammonia-fuelled engine that it has modified.

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    Kawasaki Heavy Industries inks MoU, expands fuel cell focus to mobility sector

    2024-02-29T12:19:00Z

    Japanese heavy industrial supplier Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) has signed an agreement to jointly conduct research with French-headquartered Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell developer and manufacturer, Symbio, into the application of its solutions for mobility solutions.

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    BV research confirms central role of operational and energy efficiency in meeting shipping’s 2050 carbon budget

    2024-02-29T12:14:00Z

    Bureau Veritas (BV) has unveiled the results of new modelling research project, which confirmed the potential substantial cumulative impact of operational and technical efficiency measures in keeping shipping within its “carbon budget” to 2050.

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    TotalEnergies Marine Fuels Completes First Digital Bunker Operation in Singapore

    2024-02-29T12:09:00Z

    TotalEnergies Marine Fuels has announced that it conducted its first digital bunker delivery for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) in Singapore in early February. The introduction of digitalisation is expected to boosting the efficiency of its bunkering process, according to the energy major.

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    Compact STC0-23 sewage treatment plant solution relaunched

    2024-02-29T11:53:00Z

    The STC0-23 sewage treatment plant has been relaunched following a number of improvements, according to the product supplier Wärtsilä Water & Waste.

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    Tersan clinches order for first full-electric autonomous vessels

    2024-02-29T11:18:00Z

    Turkish shipyard Tersan Shipyard has been awarded a contract to construct four double-ended full-electric vessels for Norwegian ship owner and operator, Fjord 1. The contract, the first for a vessel intended to carry passengers autonomously, was signed after the Norwegian Public Road Administration awarded a long-term public transport tender to Fjord1 for the Lavik-Oppedal crossing north of Bergen along Norway’s west coast.

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    BOUND FOR DUTY ON THE DOGGER BANK

    2024-02-29T10:41:00Z

    Illustrative of accelerating investment in the offshore market’s commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) category, Norwegian interests are introducing a new generation intended to raise the bar in wind farm support.