Motorship News – Page 16

  • IRENA expects at least half of net zero fuels traded globally to be moved by ships by 2050, necessitating an expansion in liquid hydrogen carrier capacity among others.

    Renewable energy needs to double to supply shipping


    New data from the Fuelling the Fourth Propulsion Revolution indicates that the global shipping industry will require the equivalent of the world’s entire current renewable energy demand in order to replace fossil fuel use.

  • The decision to apply the polluter-pays principle is consistent with the original ETS, which was designed to abate GHG emissions from heavy industry and power generation.

    EU commits to “polluter-pays” principle for ETS


    European shipowners (ECSA) have welcomed the European Parliament’s commitment to enforce the polluter-pays principle, by ensuring the mandatory pass-through of the ETS costs to the commercial operators of the vessels through contractual clauses.

  • New-generation self-unloader to sustain vital Canadian trade.

    Diesel-Electric Bulker Boosts Canadian Fleet


    Voyaging up the St Lawrence River with cargo for the first time this month, the 25,800dwt Nukumi is an innovative addition to the self-unloader fleet working the eastern Canada and Great Lakes trades.

  • Rolls-Royce said the advantages of HVO are clean combustion with a reduction in particulate emissions of up to 80%

    Gensets approved for sustainable fuel use


    Rolls-Royce has approved its mtu diesel engines for use with sustainable fuels without the need for modification

  • Belgium-based ABC Engines’ joint venture company BEH2YDRO launched a 100% hydrogen combustion engine at the World Hydrogen Summit held in Rotterdam in May.

    ABC Engines introduces 100% hydrogen combustion engines


    Belgium-based ABC Engines’ joint venture company BEH2YDRO launched a 100% hydrogen combustion engine at the World Hydrogen Summit held in Rotterdam in May, and the news was followed by the delivery of a crew transfer vessel powered by a dual-fuel hydrogen engine.

  • The 2020-built, 49,700 dwt Pacific Gold will be fitted with VM’s Filtree System.

    EPS to install carbon capture system on two tankers


    Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a definitive agreement with Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) to install carbon capture and filtering systems on MR tankers Pacific Cobalt and Pacific Gold, with an option to equip three more vessels. 

  • Strategic Marine has 50 C32 ACERT IMO III engines from PT Trakindo Utama Singapore Branch.

    Strategic Marine orders 50 Caterpillar engines


    Strategic Marine has signed a deal with PT Trakindo Utama Singapore Branch, an authorised Caterpillar dealer, for 50 of its C32 ACERT IMO III engines.

  • Titan LNG and Brittany Ferries have signed a long-term agreement to supply LNG and LBG to two new LNG-fuelled hybrid Ro-Pax vessels operated by Brittany Ferries.

    Titan LNG to supply bunker fuel for Brittany Ferries hybrids


    Titan LNG and Brittany Ferries have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of LNG and Liquified Bio Methane (LBM) to two new LNG-fuelled hybrid Ro-Pax vessels that Brittany Ferries will operate between England and France from 2025.

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    AiP for LCO2 carrier


    Approval of new LCO2 carrier design will help further the development of carbon capture, storage and utilisation

  • Rendering of ammonia bunkering vessel concept design

    Ammonia bunker vessel design granted AiP


    A consortium, including A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, has been granted Approval in Principle (AiP) from ABS for the design of an ammonia bunkering vessel.

  • Aqualung is currently constructing a R&D test rig on a 250kW diesel engine, with the objective of obtaining approvals from Classification Societies for an onboard installation.

    Aqualung Carbon Capture eyes maritime market


    Aqualung Carbon Capture, a manufacturer of in membrane CO2 capture and separation technology, has completed a new equity investment from key strategic partners including Global Ship Lease, Golar LNG, MKS Pamp and Standard Lithium. 

  • MOL has agreed to fund the development of a new-generation Marine Exhaust Treatment System for use on MOL operating car carriers from 2025.

    MOL partners on auxiliary engine after-treatment development


    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will provide funds for Clean Air Engineering Maritime (CAEM), a ship-auxiliary generator exhaust treatment company, to develop a new-generation Marine Exhaust Treatment System.

  • Empire Edison Wind has awarded a long-term charter to Edison Chouest Offshore for a plug-in hybrid SOV, the first in the US offshore wind sector for such a vessel.

    Empire Wind selects plug-in hybrid SOV


    Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel charter agreement to US-based Edison Chouest Offshore for a plug-in hybrid service operations vessel (SOV).

  • Gulf Oil Marine has announced that its Cat II No Objection Letter (NOL) from MAN Energy Solutions (MAN ES) for GulfSea Cylcare XP 5040X has been extended.

    Gulf Oil Marine’s NOL for its CAT II 40BN cylinder oil extended


    Gulf Oil Marine has announced that its initial No Objection Letter (NOL) from MAN Energy Solutions for its CAT II 40BN cylinder oil, GulfSea Cylcare XP 5040X, has been extended by another three years.

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    CIMC delivers new RoRo Cargo


    New RoRo Cargo will increase cargo capacity in the Gulf of Bothnia by 300% and double RoRo capacity

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    RoRo equipment win for MacGregor


    The ramp cover for a new RoRo features MacGregor’s patented soft flaps to reduce noise and wear

  • Patrizia Kern, Head of Marine, Corporate Solutions, Swiss Re and Chair, Poseidon Principles for Insurance (PPMI)

    Poseidon Principles for Marine Insurers looks beyond promoting GHG transparency


    The introduction of Poseidon Principles into the marine insurance market will have wider reaching effects than simply promoting greenhouse gas emissions transparency, as Patrizia Kern, Chair, Poseidon Principles for Marine Insurance (PPMI) explained in London.

  • Hong Kong-based dry bulk owner and operator Pacific Basin Shipping plans to cooperate with Nihon Shipyard and Mitsui & Co. to develop zero-emission vessels and associated bunkering infrastructure.

    Bulker company signs MoU for zero-emission vessels


    Hong Kong-based Pacific Basin Shipping, one of the world’s leading dry bulk shipping companies, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nihon Shipyard and Mitsui & Co. to develop zero-emission vessels and associated bunkering infrastructure.

  • US-based RIX Industries has the license to manufacture and deploy Element 1's proprietary M-Series hydrogen generator technology for use in fuel cell mobility applications, including marine vessels in North America and Europe.

    Methanol-to-hydrogen reformers simplify hydrogen delivery


    Proponents of onboard methanol-to-hydrogen reformation see a big future for a fuel mix that they say offers greater flexibility than pure hydrogen.

  • HYON is planning to develop a faster compressed hydrogen fuelling solution for large vessels, which will allow them to refill fuel tanks with 1000 kg of hydrogen in 30 minutes.

    HYON and Mitsui collaborate on CH2 bunkering


    Norway-based HYON has entered a collaboration agreement with Japan’s Mitsui & Co. that sets the stage for large-scale development of compressed hydrogen fuelling solutions, starting with a joint feasibility study in the second half of 2022.