• Swedish shipowner Terntank has placed an order for 2+2 new MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready chemical/product tankers from China Merchants Jinling Shipyard.

    Terntank orders methanol/wind tankers


    Swedish shipowner Terntank has ordered two plus two new MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready chemical/product/biofuels tankers with wind-assist readiness.

  • On 28 November, Arnout Damen of Damen Shipyards, Derrick York of Caterpillar Inc and Kees-Jan Mes of Pon Power signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the joint development of a series of dual-fuel methanol / diesel powered tugs.

    Damen, Caterpillar, Pon Power to develop methanol tugs


    Damen Shipyards, Caterpillar and Pon Power have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the joint development of a series of dual-fuel methanol / diesel powered tugs.

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    Methanol-fuelled Proman Stena Bulk tanker named


    Proman Stena Bulk has formally named its first newbuild IMOIIMeMAX methanol-fuelled 49,900dwt tanker, Stena Pro Patria, in a ceremony hosted in Trinidad and Tobago. 

  • KR and the Ulsan Port Authority signed an agreement to collaborate in the development of methanol bunkering at the port.

    KR to support development of methanol bunkering in Ulsan


    Korean Register (KR) and Ulsan Port Authority (UPA) have signed an MOU to support methanol-fuelled ships and establish the South Korean port as a low-carbon, eco-friendly energy hub.

  • Sefine Shipyard has received an order for a methanol-fuelled cable layer.

    Methanol-fuelled cable-layer ordered


    Cecon Contracting has, together with partners, entered into an agreement for building a cable installation vessel capable of running on methanol.

  • Meyer Werft will manage the completion of Disney Cruise Lines' latest newbuilding.

    Disney Cruise Line takes over unfinished newbuild


    Disney Cruise Line has acquired a partially completed ship under construction at Meyer Werft.

  • Uthorn

    Methanol For New German Research Ship


    Germany’s first methanol-fuelled, sea-going ship is set for handover next month. Built on the River Weser at the Fassmer shipyard, the 36m Uthorn will join the research vessel fleet deployed by the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI)’s Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research at Bremerhaven.

  • Maersk announced a partnership with Carbon Sink LLC in November with the intent of sourcing at least 100,000 tonnes/year in the US from 2027.

    Maersk secures more green methanol


    A.P. Moller - Maersk has entered a green methanol partnership with U.S. based project developer Carbon Sink LLC.

  • Stena Oil, the bunker supplier, is diversifying into the provision of methanol as a marine fuel.

    Stena and OljOla team up on methanol bunker tanker


    Sweden-based Stena Oil, Stena Teknik and OljOla are entering into a new joint venture agreement for a 2,000dwt oil and chemical tanker to supply bunker fuels in the north European region. 

  • COSCO subsidiary OOIL, carrier OOCL’s parent, has ordered seven 24,000 teu ships from Nantong COSCO-KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS) for delivery between 2026 and 2028.

    Methanol orders exceed LNG in October


    Methanol fuelled ship orders outnumbers those for LNG for the first time in October, according to Martin Christian Wold, Principal Consultant at DNV.

  • Maersk and the Spanish Government are looking to deliver up to two million tonnes of green fuels per year.

    Maersk teams up with Spanish Government on fuels


    A.P. Moller - Maersk and the Spanish Government have signed a General Protocol for Collaboration to explore the opportunities for large-scale green fuels production in Spain. 

  • An order for seven methanol dual-fuel 24,000 teu containerships has been placed with Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering in Nantong, China.

    COSCO confirms order for 12 methanol-fuelled 24,000 teu boxships


    Chinese container vessel owner COSCO Shipping Holdings confirmed on Monday that it had placed orders for 12 methanol dual-fuel 24,000 teu boxships. The orders have been placed on behalf of its subsidiaries, Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and COSCO Shipping Lines.

  • Pacific Basin Shipping has concluded that green methanol is the best fuel for its upcoming vessels.

    Pacific Basin chooses methanol for newbuilds


    Hong Kong-based dry bulk company Pacific Basin Shipping has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nihon Shipyard and Mitsui & Co. to cooperate on the development of zero-emission vessels and potential investment in related green fuel bunkering infrastructure.

  • HHI-EMD has been awarded type approval for its methanol dual fuel HiMSEN engine (H32DF-LM).

    HHI-EMD methanol engine gains type approval


    Hyundai Heavy Industries - Engine & Machinery Division’s new methanol dual fuel HiMSEN engine has completed type approval testing with seven class societies including KR, ABS and DNV.

  • A rendering of an 8-cylinder MAN B&W G95MEC-10.5-LGIM.

    HHI Order Bolsters MAN’s ME-LGIM Orderbook


    MAN Energy Solutions has received another order from Hyundai’s shipbuilding division (HHI-SBD) to supply 95-bore low-speed, dual-fuel engines capable of operating on methanol, lifting the number of firm orders for G95 engines in MAN ES’ orderbook to 24.

  • Liquid Wind expect to commission the FlagshipONE e-methanol project in 2024.  The plant will deliver 50,000 tons of renewable and fossil-free fuel for the shipping industry annually, starting in 2024.

    Liquid Wind raises €15.2 million


    Swedish green electro-fuel development company, Liquid Wind has raised EUR 15.2 million in Series B financing to continue developing projects to decarbonise shipping. 

  • The Port of Gothenburg and the Port of Rotterdam are planning to introduce a Green Corridor to support sustainable shipping between the two ports.

    Green corridor planned between Gothenburg and Rotterdam


    The Port of Gothenburg and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the realisation of a Green Corridor to support sustainable shipping between the two ports.

  • e1 Marine's methanol to hydrogen reformer technology

    Methanol-to-hydrogen reformer distribution deal


    Copenhagen-based project management company Green Marine Engineering has signed a sales agreement with global renewable energy company, e1 Marine, for its methanol-to-hydrogen reformer technology.

  • Maersk has placed orders for a further six large container ships with HHI, lifting its orderbook to 19 dual-fuel methanol-fuelled container vessels.

    Maersk orders six more methanol dual fuel container ships


    A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) has ordered a further six large container ships that can sail on green methanol. 

  • HHI-EMD has completed type approval testing of a methanol dual fuel HiMSEN engine (H32DF-LM) at its Techno centre in Ulsan.

    HHI-EMD methanol genset completes type approval testing


    Hyundai Heavy Industries - Engine & Machinery (HHI-EMD) has completed type approval testing of a methanol dual fuel HiMSEN engine (model name: H32DF-LM, 4,000~6,000bhp) at its Techno centre in Ulsan.