Kawasaki receives first order for a new 86,700 m³ LPG-fueled LPG/ LAG carrier

(Sep 02 2021)

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced that it has concluded the first shipbuilding contract with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisya Ltd. (K-line) for a new 86,700 m3 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied ammonia gas (LAG) carrier powered by LPG fuel.



Phoenix Tankers signs deal for construction of LPG fuelled VLGCs for LPG/ammonia transport

(Aug 12 2021)

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that its group company Phoenix Tankers Pte. Ltd. signed a deal with Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. for construction of two very large gas carriers (VLGCs) (Note 1) to transport liquefied petroleum gas (L...



1.2% of low sulphur oil exceeds limits – Maritec

(Aug 10 2021)

With 1.23 per cent of VLSFO used on vessels proven to have a sulphur level outside the regulatory limits, it raises the question, at what point does the whole vessel become non compliant, Maritec asks.



How bunker markets changed in 2020

(Aug 10 2021)

There were many changes to bunker markets in 2020, including effects of COVID-19, IMO 2020 low sulphur rules, and the the withdrawal of many large banks from bunker financing. And we may see price rises this year. Søren Høll, CEO of KPI OceanConnect ...



bp joins the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping as a strategic partner

(Aug 02 2021)

bp and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping signed a partnership agreement committing to a long-term collaboration on the development of new alternative fuels and low carbon solutions for the shipping industry.



Methanol-fuelled ships less costly to build and operate than those burning LNG

(Aug 02 2021)

Methanol as a commercially and technically viable marine fuel is gaining greater traction over other alternative bunkers, including LNG, as more shipowners adopt the clean burning fuel as price spreads narrow and production ramps up.



ABS leads EMSA consortium studying alternative fuels and technologies

(Aug 02 2021)

Six studies explore biofuels, ammonia, hydrogen, wind-assisted propulsion and air lubrication.



Euronav announces Joint Development Program for ammonia-fitted tankers

(Jul 09 2021)

Euronav NV (“Euronav” or the “Company”) announced a Joint Development Program (JDP) with the largest shipbuilder in the world, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and classification societies Lloyd’s Register and DNV, to help accelerate the development of...



Industry first: DNV and industry consortium “Handbook for Hydrogen-fuelled Vessels”

(Jul 01 2021)

• Provides insight into regulatory and safety barriers • Identifies knowledge gaps and how to close them • Explains hydrogen’s unique properties as ship fuel • Phase II examines pre-calculated risk assessments, experimental testing, standardizati...



Proman announces two additional methanol-powered newbuildings

(Jul 01 2021)

Provident and Progressive will be the fifth and sixth methanol dual-fuel vessels for Proman, to be delivered in 2023 and traded globally.



ABS releases guidance on the potential of hydrogen

(Jun 18 2021)

The Latest in ABS' Industry-Leading Alternative Fuels Guidance Series.



ABS and leading industry players roadmap for vessel conversion to low-carbon operations

(May 27 2021)

Major new project to turn the transition to carbon-free fuels into actionable steps.



‘Green Funnel’ project celebrates milestone 150th LNG fuelling

(May 20 2021)

Recently, Sovcomflot (SCF Group) and Shell performed a landmark 150th marine LNG fuelling operation for SCF’s ‘Green Funnel’ Aframax tankers.



Uni-Tankers invests in Frugal Propulsion’s engine management system

(May 05 2021)

Ten months of test sailing using Frugal Propulsion on the tanker Endelo Swan shows a fuel saving of 12.2%, which is now driving Uni-Tankers to install the system on more ships in the fleet.



“All tanker owners considering LNG for newbuilding” – DNV GL

(Mar 18 2021)

Catrine Vetereng, global director for tankers with DNV GL, said, “all tanker owners considering new building today are considering LNG fuel,” in a talk about how the tanker market is adapting to future expectations.




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