Marine biofuel testing set to begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre

(Nov 05 2020)

As the marine industry races to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre is taking a key role.



Arq Fue will support Hafnia in meeting IMO 2020 targets

(Nov 05 2020)

Arq, the UK based energy technology company, and Oslo listed Hafnia, one of the world’s leading product tanker owners and operators, have agreed to work together to accredit and introduce Arq Fuel as a key blend component for marine fuels, as part of...



EPS enters new sub-segment while remaining focused on sustainability

(Nov 05 2020)

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has won a bid to purchase, build, and operate four 98,000 cubic meter VLECs for China-based Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical (STL).



MAN Energy Solutions to lead Danish Consortium developing ammonia

(Oct 29 2020)

Innovation Fund Denmark supporting AEngine project that aims to deliver commercially viable, zero-carbon, two-stroke engine by 2024.



Two factors determine whether fuel cell engines become successful

(Oct 15 2020)

The ultimate goal is to achieve a full-scale engine of 10 MW, Odfjell tells ShippingWatch.



Fuel to speed “cube rule” not as good as thought

(Sep 17 2020)

A study by 3 academic researchers found that the well-known cube rule for fuel consumption to speed does not work unless you are near the design speed.



ABS introduces ‘alternative fuel ready’ approach

(Sep 17 2020)

ABS has introduced an ‘Alternative Fuel Ready’ approach to help shipowners prepare their fleets for the introduction of alternative fuels.



KR opens LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center

(Sep 17 2020)

The Korean Register (KR) has announced the establishment of a new LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center (KR LSC). The new facility is located at KR’s headquarters in Busan and officially opened on 15 September.



LGM signed contract for supply of LNG fuel gas supply system to two DWT dual fuelled chemical tanker

(Sep 03 2020)

Gloryholder Liquefied Gas Machinery (DL)Co., Ltd. (LGM) has signed a contract to design and supply LNG fuel gas supply system for two 13,000 DWT chemical tankers with Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Company Limited (YZJ).



Bio / synthetic LNG “viable” for ships – CE Delft

(Aug 27 2020)

It would be possible to make enough bio and synthetic LNG to power all ships, at costs similar to those of other low and zero carbon fuels, a study by CE Delft finds.



Chevron Marine Lubricants takes temperature of 2020 fuel switch

(Aug 20 2020)

After over half a year of low-sulphur fuel operations for international shipping, Chevron Marine Lubricants has distilled its experiences of working with new fuels and lubricants into a new whitepaper published last Monday.



Milestone for first LPG conversion with Isle of Man design acceptance

(Jun 25 2020)

BW LPG, the Isle of Man Ship Registry, Wärtsilä Gas Solutions, MAN Energy Solutions, and DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, celebrated the first flag acceptance of a conversion to LPG as fuel for a VLGC.



New Research Center to lead way for decarbonizing shipping

(Jun 25 2020)

A group of leading industry players are taking the next step to develop new fuel types and technologies by launching the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping.



LNG for a VLCC delivers “strong ROI”

(May 21 2020)

A study found that running a VLCC on LNG fuel offered a better ROI than low sulphur fuel oil, but not as good a ROI as a scrubber.



Majority of marine fuel buyers anticipate price rises, but limited risk management in place

(May 21 2020)

Despite recent low bunker prices a significant proportion of marine fuel buyers still do not have any risk management strategies in place to mitigate anticipated price rises.




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