“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.



Shell hits milestone in fleet decarbonisation with half crude tankers to run on LNG in 2023

(Mar 17 2021)

Shell signed agreements to charter ten new crude tankers powered by dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) engines.



Stena, Latsco and UECC on practicality of decarbonisation

(Mar 11 2021)

Senior representatives of Latsco, Stena Teknik and UECC shared perspectives on the practicality of decarbonising shipping, at a webinar organised by DNV GL.



ABS publishes guidance on Methanol as Marine Fuel

(Mar 11 2021)

ABS guidance designed to support owners, operators, shipbuilders and original equipment manufacturers.



Large-scale methanol testing to begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre

(Mar 11 2021)

Major tests of methanol as a marine fuel will soon begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark.



Stena Bulk unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design, challenging conventional thinking

(Mar 11 2021)

Leading tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has unveiled its concept InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier design, pushing the boundaries for zero carbon, multi-modal vessel design in shipping.



EPS, OCI, AND MAN partner to adopt methanol and ammonia as marine fuel

(Mar 11 2021)

The trio aims to retrofit conventional vessels from EPS’ tanker fleet and construct methanol engine and ammonia engine newbuilds.



Maritime industry leaders to explore ammonia as marine fuel in Singapore

(Mar 11 2021)

A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, Fleet Management Limited, Keppel Offshore & Marine, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, Sumitomo Corporation and Yara International ASA are pleased to announce that the parties have entered into a Memora...



New service agency focusses on "Green Shipping"

(Mar 04 2021)

Due to increasing demand for Green Environmental technologies in the maritime sector, TMS-Hamburg Technical Marine Services is spinning off its agency business into TMS Technical Marine Solutions GmbH.



Israel clears Greek tanker over Mediterranean oil spill

(Mar 04 2021)

Israeli authorities cleared a Greek tanker of suspicion in relation to an oil spill that caused massive tar pollution on the Mediterranean coastline, devastating marine life. It is seen as Israel's worst maritime pollution incident in decades.



MPA joins industry in Ammonia fuelled tanker Joint Development Project

(Feb 25 2021)

Ammonia-fuelled tanker Joint Development Project (JDP) partners announced the entry of two new partners – the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Yara International ASA (Yara).



Israel begins disposal of 1,200 tons of tar

(Feb 25 2021)

Environmental Protection Ministry says devastating spill has contaminated 160 kilometers (out of 195) of coastline.



RINA and SDARI to develop ground-breaking methanol/ammonia fuelled tanker design

(Feb 18 2021)

RINA, a leading global classification society, and the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) have signed a Joint Development Project Agreement to develop a ground-breaking ship design capable of being fuelled by either ammonia or...



EU shipowners call for fund coupled with targets for fuel suppliers to decarbonise shipping

(Feb 18 2021)

The European Commission should address fuel suppliers by introducing sub-targets to make low- and zero carbon fuels available for shipping and by increasing the multiplier for renewable fuels used in the maritime sector under the Renewable Energy Dir...



Growing demand for WinGD’s market leading X72DF inspires launch of four new engine options

(Feb 18 2021)

Marine engine and technology developer WinGD has updated its popular X72DF dual-fuel engine platform with an offer of four versions to provide ship design flexibility while helping owners reduce installed power and emissions.




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