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    Let’s Talk About Bio-LNG


    Peter Keller, Chairman of SEA-LNG discusses the advantages of bio-LNG, and explains why investments are likely to lead to improved availability and lower production costs over the medium to long term. 

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    Joined Up Thinking: MAN’s New NH3 Engine Is On Track


    Thomas S. Hansen, Head of Promotion and Customer Support at MAN Energy Solutions, 2-Stroke has provided an update on the new ammonia engine’s development schedule

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    MEPC80 Has Set The Direction Of Travel For The Industry: Ebbinghaus


    Dr Alexandra Ebbinghaus, GM Decarbonisation at Shell Marine, highlighted the challenges and opportunities that the industry is confronting in an interview with The Motorship

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    Bergmann: decarbonisation requires regulatory as well as technical solutions


    Dirk Bergmann, Chief Technical Officer of Accelleron shared his thoughts with The Motorship in an exclusive interview at the CIMAC conference in Busan.

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    Shape of things to come


    The confirmation by Tasmanian aluminium shipbuilder Incat that it will be building the world’s largest full-electric ferry – a 130-metre lightweight ferry that will carry 2100 passengers and 226 vehicles for Buquebús on the River Plate link between Montevideo and Argentina – will attract attention for the size of the battery installation, and the transformative implications for the short-sea market.

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    CO2 purity will impact onboard containment system design


    Different onboard CO2 capture technology types result in different levels of purity, and this will have a significant impact on containment systems, says Rupert Hare, CEO of design and engineering consultancy, Houlder.

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    Opinion: MEPC80 deal sends a clear message (about the IMO)


    The agreement of a deal to achieve climate neutrality for global shipping by 2050 at the 80th meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) last night is a significant milestone for global shipping.

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    Building shipping industry pressure requires building engine pressure


    This week will see the latest attempt by a group of world leaders to push industries to accelerate their journey to net zero emissions while finding new ways to finance the energy transition in the process, writes Daniel Bischofberger, CEO of Accelleron.

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    Identifying the cybersecurity implications of IMO 2023


    Geoffrey Davis, Principal Cyber Consultant at ABS Group, discusses how a trend towards increasing integration between OT systems onboard a vessel and cloud-based infrastructure will impact on Operational Technology (OT) cybersecurity in the Maritime industry.

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    Integrating emissions reporting into digital work streams


    Paul Sells, CEO of ABS Wavesight, discusses the role that digitalisation tools can play in helping shipowners manage emissions reporting, specifically those offered by the new ABS affiliate and software-as-a-service company’s portfolio of products. Plus, he sheds light on the broader digitalisation trends emerging in the maritime industry.


    AI and Automated ships pose new challenges in casualty liability


    Artificial Intelligence and the advent of automated ships will pose difficult questions in determining liability under the Hague Rules for maritime casualties, the 2022-2023 chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters has cautioned.

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    EU attempts to promote recycling risk perverse consequences: opinion


    Shipowners are unlikely to welcome well-intentioned plans to promote domestic steel recycling chains in the EU. Outside Turkey, no large scale ship-based recycling chains exist in Europe, and yards cannot afford automation to offset labour costs disparities.

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    Positioning Nor-Shipping at the heart of the maritime economy


    One of the enduring paradoxes of Nor-Shipping is how it manages to offer visitors access to the latest developments in a wide range of maritime sectors, while maintaining its welcoming collegiate atmosphere.

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    Is The Shipping Industry Ready For Europe’s Cap And Trade Rule?


    Following the formal approval of the EU’s emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) by the European Parliament, shipowners are now mandated to submit verified emissions data for all voyages that start or end at an EU port from 2024. But is the roll out of the carbon cap-and-trade scheme to the sector an important component in the fight to curtail carbon emissions or just another financial hit?

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    Accelleron’s Christoph Rofka sees upcoming changes in the turbocharging market


    Christoph Rofka, Accelleron’s president Medium & Low Speed products and VP Communications at CIMAC, discusses changes that are affecting the wider maritime propulsion market, and Accelleron’s response in an exclusive interview with The Motorship

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    Battery power to breakthrough in ice


    An ABB study based on three years of operational ship data mounts the compelling case for integrating battery power onboard modern icebreakers, Samuli Hänninen, who specializes in icebreaking vessels at ABB Marine & Ports, tells The Motorship.

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    Shrinking mature CCS systems without increasing parasitic energy requirements


    Tamara de Gruyter of Wärtsilä discusses the challenges of balancing footprint, solvent and energy requirements when marinising carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology for onboard CCS systems, and calls for regulators to bear CCS technology in mind during MEPC80 discussions

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    FuelEU Maritime rune reading


    The dust has barely settled on the draft agreement of the EU’s FuelEU Maritime legislation, which has seen difficult issues surrounding the admissibility of carbon-based fuels, the range of renewable fuels of non biological origin (RFNBO), certification and the allocation of funding resolved.

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    Nanotech Key To EGR and CO2 Reduction Advances


    FuelSave, the Germany-based technology developer behind the FuelSave+ combustion optimisation product, is in the process of patenting a new development for exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) solutions, breaking new grounds in emission reduction to not only reduce NOX emissions but also reduce CO2 emissions in an after treatment process.

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    Carbon capture opens the door to negative CO2 emissions: Hånell


    Regulators need to make appropriate choices to avoid penalising first movers like Stena Bulk, Erik Hånell, president and CEO of Stena Bulk tells The Motorship