SEA-LNG Chairman explains why LNG is the “only viable fuel” to reduce shipping’s GHG footprint

(Sep 03 2020)

Peter Keller, Chairman of SEA-LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition advocating for LNG as a marine fuel throughout the entire value chain, has published a new report which offers an in-depth insight into LNG as a marine fuel and its clear pathway ...



Lean Marine – automated tools to manage fuel consumption

(Sep 03 2020)

Lean Marine of Gothenburg, Sweden, makes an automated digital device which runs on the ship’s bridge, to ensure that the vessel never uses more fuel than planned , and to automatically adjust the propeller pitch.



The CEO’s perspective

(Sep 03 2020)

Mikael Laurin, CEO of Lean Marine, was formerly a customer, as CEO of Laurin Maritime from 2004 to 2018, a company which managed a fleet of sixteen 45-50,000 dwt IMO II / III chemical class ships. He is currently a board member of Team Tankers Intern...



Cargill & ZeroNorth enter partnership to accelerate use of digital solutions that decarbonise

(Sep 03 2020)

Cargill invests in ZeroNorth and commits its entire operated fleet to using the Optimise software to reduce CO2 emissions through digital technology.



Stena Bulk and GoodFuels successfully complete trial of sustainable marine biofuel

(Aug 13 2020)

Leading tanker owner Stena Bulk and GoodFuels, the advanced biofuels pioneer and supplier for the global shipping industry, successfully complete a trial of Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO)-equivalent Bio-Fuel Oil (BFO) on Stena Immortal.



Silverstream secures further orders for air lubrication technology on eight newbuild LNG carriers

(Aug 06 2020)

Pioneering clean technology company Silverstream Technologies announced that it has secured another new deal to install its market-leading air lubrication technology, the Silverstream® System, onboard eight newbuild LNG carriers being constructed at ...



ZeroNorth established to digitalise shipping for the climate

(Jun 25 2020)

The new digital company – a spin off from Maersk Tankers – is making available the software Optimise to vessel owners and operators, supporting the industry’s drive towards more sustainable development and increased earnings.



WinGD drives sustainable dual-fuel engine performance with X-DF2.0 technology

(Jun 18 2020)

WinGD has unveiled a new technology designed to slash methane emissions and cut fuel consumption in its X-DF dual-fuel engines.



‘e5 Consortium’ established to promote zero-emission electric vessel

(May 28 2020)

Seven companies—Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd., Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (trade name: Idemitsu Showa Shell), Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., Tokyo Electric Power Company, and Mitsubishi ...



Owners tell ABS hydrogen and ammonia are the most attractive long-term fuel options

(May 28 2020)

Two thirds have no decarbonization strategy, survey reveals.



Maritime optimisation company DeepSea Technologies receives €3.0 million investment from ETF Partner

(May 07 2020)

DeepSea Technologies is pleased to announce the completion of a new €3.0 million investment by the London-based venture capital firm, ETF Partners, which oversees the Environmental Technology Funds.



Eco Marine Power commences feasibility study to install Aquarius MRE on Tanker

(Apr 30 2020)

Zero emission power and propulsion system for ships being prepared for installation.



How 2020 sulphur rules are turning out

(Apr 16 2020)

One of the biggest concerns brought about by 2020 sulphur rules is unexpected – the availability of traditional fuels at traditional prices. There are also concerns about mixing non compatible fuels and decreased lubricity, writes Neil Graham, techni...



Asahi / Mitsui / Mitsubishi’s plans for zero emissions tanker

(Apr 09 2020)

Asahi Tanker, Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui OSK Lines and Mitsubishi Corporation announced plans to build the first zero emission tanker by mid-2021.



Nippon Paint Marine’s A-LF Sea chosen by leading LNG carrier operator

(Mar 26 2020)

Piraeus-based gas carrier vessel operator Gaslog Ltd has opted to apply Nippon Paint Marine’s A-LF Sea hull coating as part of its current drydocking programme.




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