Methanol – Page 8

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    Low-Speed Four-Stroke Family Embraces Methanol


    Accelerating interest in methanol fuel among the shipping community has led to the unveiling of a new engine type in the Japanese low-speed, four stroke mould. 

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    FCM Methanol LFSS for Chinese newbuildings


    Alfa Laval FCM Methanol has been selected as the low-flashpoint fuel supply system (LFSS) on board four dual-fuel container vessels.

  • Contract signing between Damen Shipyards and Boluda Towage

    Damen to develop first newbuild methanol-fuelled tug in Europe


    Damen Shipyards has announced that it is planning to deliver a zero-emission methanol powered tug for Boluda Towage. The tug will be based on a Damen RSD-E Tug 2513 design. The partners are currently working together to identify the harbour that will be best match its operational profile.

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    VARD to build CSOVs for Purus Wind


    The two new Purus Wind hybrid CSOVs currently in design and build by VARD will be methanol-ready

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    Methanol a versatile option for fuel cells


    The need to cut emissions quickly is enticing shipowners to consider methanol as a primary energy carrier for hydrogen, says Chris Chatterton, COO of the Methanol Institute

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    North Star places 2+2 CSOV order with Vard


    North Star Group has signed a contract with Vard for two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV). The contract includes an option for two further CSOVs. The vessels will be delivered as methanol-ready and will be delivered in H1 2025.

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    Naming ceremony for methanol-fuelled Stena Promise in the Port of Rotterdam


    Proman Stena Bulk has formally named its third newbuild IMOIIMeMAX methanol-fuelled 49,900dwt tanker, Stena Promise, in a ceremony hosted in the port of Rotterdam on 26 April. 

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    Cat and Svitzer take next steps on methanol adoption


    Caterpillar Marine and Svitzer have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to adopt solutions that enable Svitzer to use methanol in its fleet, furthering both companies’ ambition for using methanol as part of the marine industry’s decarbonisation. 

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    No laughing (gas) matter: Schneiter targets zero N2O in new X-DFA


    WinGD’s programme to develop dual-fuel two-stroke engines capable of operating on ammonia and methanol is advancing apace, Dominik Schneiter, WinGD’s Vice President R&D, tells The Motorship.

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    Wärtsilä develops engine de-rating solution for 96-bore powered boxships


    Wärtsilä has developed a radical de-rating solution for customers operating larger container vessels that offers substantial reductions in fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

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    ABS and Berge Bulk in methanol conversion project


    Classification society ABS is participating in a study project with Berge Bulk to examine the possibility of converting the main engine of a bulk carrier to a methanol-fuelled dual-fuel engine.

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    MAN ES Forecasts Emergence Of 2-Stroke DF Multi Fuel Market


    MAN Energy Solutions expects ammonia (NH3) to surpass LNG and methanol as the dominant dual-fuel engine type in newbuilding engine contracting before the end of the decade, as measured by kW of engine installed, according to forecasts seen by The Motorship

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    FAT Test for first 95-bore methanol engine


    MAN Energy Solutions has announced the successful conclusion of Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) tests for its first 95-bore ME-LGIM engine in the first half at HHI-EMD’s facility in Ulsan, South Korea.

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    First barge-to-ship methanol bunkering


    Joint venture between Stena Bulk and Proman sees the first successful barge-to-ship bunkering of methanol

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    Svitzer inks methanol retrofit MoU with Cat


    Caterpillar Marine and Svitzer, the marine operations and towage operator, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to adopt solutions that enable Svitzer to utilise methanol in their fleet. The implementation of dual-fuel methanol engines focuses on new tugs as well as conversions of existing Cat powered tugs, which comprise the majority of Svitzer’s fleet. 

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    CMA CGM places USD3bn dual fuel container ships order


    China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has received an order for 16 dual-fuel containerships from French-based liner operator, CMA CGM. The order includes 12 x 15,000 TEU containerships that will be capable of sailing on methanol, along with an order for 4 x 23,000 TEU containerships that will be equipped with dual fuel LNG engines. 

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    Methanol Building Favour In Bulker Sector


    Copenhagen-based J.Lauritzen is the latest owner to endorse methanol fuel by way of the propulsion machinery specified for a pair of Kamsarmax bulk carriers ordered in Japan.

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    Osaka Gas and MHI team up on CCUS exploration


    Osaka Gas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are joining forces to develop CCUS technology

  • Pictured from left to right: Philipp Bobsin (Project Management Jülich), Mathias Müller (Rolls-Royce Power Systems), Dr. Michael Willmann (Woodward L'Orange), Dr. Ing. Christian Reiser (WTZ) and Dr. Daniel Chatterjee (Rolls-Royce Power Systems).

    Rolls-Royce announces plans to develop methanol-engine by end-2025


    Rolls-Royce Power Systems confirmed that it plans to develop a high-speed internal combustion engine concept for ships that can run on green methanol in a CO2-neutral manner by the end of 2025 at a kick off meeting at Friedrichshafen. The project will be developed in collaboration with Woodward L’Orange and WTZ Roßlau, with which Rolls-Royce has been working since the beginning of 2023 on the “MeOHmare” project.

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    Methanol-ready engines for new cruise ship


    The latest in Celebrity Cruises’ Edge Series will be powered by methanol-ready engines, advancing the use of alternative fuels in the cruise industry