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    Shanghai and HMM team up on clean fuel

    2024-04-12T11:52:00Z

    A new deal between Shanghai International Port Group and shipping company HMM will focus on LNG and methanol bunkering

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    Sasaki Wins Approval for Methanol Dual-fuel System

    2024-04-09T11:01:00Z

    Japanese vessel builder Sasaki Shipbuilding has been awarded Approval in Principle for a methanol dual-fuel system in a 9,000DWT general cargo ship.

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    Methanol bunkering first at Antwerp-Bruges

    2024-04-03T14:47:00Z

    Port of Antwerp-Bruges has reached a milestone in its ambition to become a multifuel port

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    MAN ES UPDATES MID-RANGE ENGINES

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    Upgraded versions of two of its most versatile propulsion engine series have been developed by MAN Energy Solutions. The revisions to the S50 and S60 types entail a number of design and component changes and introduce further dual-fuel options into the company’s two-stroke portfolio.

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    Engine makers ready engines for the 4-stroke methanol market

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    The solutions available for methanol engines and retrofit packages are growing, but there are still financial concerns about their viability.

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    Svitzer Targets Methanol-Fuelled MAN 175DF-M Engine for Tug Application

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions and Svitzer have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused on the development of a methanol-fuelled version of the MAN 175D engine. Designated 175DF-M (Dual Fuel-Methanol), the MoU targets the finalisation of a field-test agreement based on which a dual-fuel engine and plant equipment will be installed on board one of Svitzer’s newbuild tugs.

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    Future-Proofing Vessels Through Fuel Flexibility

    2024-03-21T15:18:00Z

    Mikael Wideskog, Director for Sustainable Fuels & Decarbonisation - Wärtsilä Marine, shares his thoughts on how shipowners and operators can hedge their bets on future fuels by building flexibility into their fuelling strategies.

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    Methanol bunkering milestone at Savannah

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    The Port of Savannah in the US state of Georgia hosted its first methanol bunkering operation in late February 2024. The Stena Provident, which is time-chartered by Bahri Chemicals, successfully loaded almost 1000 MT of methanol at Colonial Terminals’ Lathrop 2 facility in an historic first for the port.

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    Policy action key to delivering alternative and conventional fuel cost parity by 2035: Wärtsilä

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    Sustainable shipping fuels could reach cost parity with fossil fuels as early as 2035 with the help of decisive emissions policy such as carbon taxes and emissions limits, according to a new report launched today by Wärtsilä.

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    Ulsan Port joins DNV Korea’s Decarbonization Network

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    Ulsan Port, a key maritime hub for Asia, has reaffirmed its pledge to environmentally friendly shipping practices by becoming a member of DNV Korea’s Decarbonization Network.

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    Wärtsilä comes on board methanol power platform

    2024-03-12T13:04:00Z

    Wärtsilä and US naval architect, Elliot Bay Design Group (EBDG), have teamed up to further develop a zero-emissions floating mobile power platform.

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    LR report identifies TCO as barrier to methanol retrofits

    2024-03-12T13:03:00Z

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released a report focusing on total cost of ownership (TCO) comparisons between passenger ships retrofitted with methanol dual-fuel engines and operating vessels on blended fuel (Blend B30), heavy fuel oil (HFO) and HFO with Onboard Carbon Capture and Storage technologies (oCCS).

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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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    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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    eFuel partners establish design centre to accelerate production roll out

    2024-02-22T13:46:00Z

    Swedish green electro-fuel developer, Liquid Wind has established a Design and Performance Centre (DPC) in Denmark with project partners Alfa Laval, Carbon Clean, Siemens Energy and Topsoe in a bid to streamline innovation in design and accelerate the development of eFuel production sites.

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    New methanol hybrid CSV partnership

    2024-02-19T17:54:00Z

    Eidesvik Offshore and Agalas are teaming up on a new methanol hybrid construction support vessel, with an option for four more

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    NORTH ATLANTIC RO-ROS READY FOR METHANOL

    2024-02-16T11:37:00Z

    Faroe Island-based shipowner Smyril Line has initiated a major new stage of fleet development by ordering two methanol-ready ro-ro freight vessels in China.

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    Fuel-Flexible Coastal Tanker Series

    2024-02-12T11:13:00Z

    Swedish-owned Thun Tankers has commissioned the first of eight product/chemical carriers tailored to the exacting operational and environmental demands of the north European distributive trades. The 7,999dwt Thun Resource features a multi-fuel medium-speed main engine, an adaptive propulsion system, battery pack, cold-ironing provision, and a high degree of cargo compartmentalisation.

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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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    DESMI launches mag-drive centrifugal pumps

    2024-02-06T12:32:00Z

    DESMI has launched a new mag-drive centrifugal pump, adding a magnetic coupling to its range of centrifugal pumps. The technology offers particular advantages for a methanol fuel system, combining the high efficiency and robust reliability of centrifugal pumps without the need for a traditional shaft seal solution in the pump.