Exxon Valdez anniversary webinar

(Mar 17 2022)

Webinar Invitation.

Understanding the biofuels opportunity

(Mar 17 2022)

Biofuels offer the potential of a zero carbon fuel which can be dropped into current ship fuel systems without any changes. There’s a bit more to it, but it is something shipowners can consider, we heard at an ABS webinar.

Airseas – kite that saves an average 20% fuel and emissions

(Mar 17 2022)

Airseas of Nantes, France, is developing 1000m2 kites for ships, flying at an altitude of 300m, which, it says, can save 20 per cent of fuel costs and are suitable for tankers.

ME-GI engines power liquid-co2 carriers in carbon-transport-and-storage project

(Mar 10 2022)

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. has ordered 2 × MAN B&W 7S35ME-GI dual-fuel engines in connection with the construction of two 7,500 cubic-metre, liquid CO2 carriers for Northern Lights, the joint venture between Equinor, Shell and TotalEnergie...

China delivers world’s first dual fuel LNG powered VLCC

(Mar 03 2022)

The world’s first LNG dual-fuel VLCC the YUAN RUI YANG was delivered February 28 at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) for shipping giant COSCO, the vessel is classed by China Classification Society (CCS).

ABS launches GHG Inventory and Carbon Accounting service

(Mar 03 2022)

ABS has launched Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory and Carbon Accounting, adding to its industry-leading suite of marine and offshore sustainability services.

Terntank takes delivery of 15000 chemical tanker which can run on liquefied biogas

(Mar 03 2022)

Terntank takes proactive operation to another league by its delivery of a greener tanker installed with enhanced digital solutions.

RINA approves first MR Tanker to exceed IMO 2050 targets using fossil fuels

(Feb 24 2022)

RINA has announced the Approval in Principle (AiP) of Swedish designer FKAB Marine Design’s hydrogen powered MR Tanker, the first AiP of a design using currently viable technology and fuels that achieves IMO 2050 targets.

Oil tanker investigated after Thai Navy spots waste off the coast of Chon Buri

(Feb 24 2022)

Thai authorities are investigating an oil tanker after waste was found floating near an island off the coast of Chon Buri’s Sattahip district, according to a Royal Thai Navy spokesperson.

One of the world’s first dual-fuel VLCCs unveiled in South Korea

(Feb 24 2022)

AET, a leading owner and operator of maritime transportation assets and specialised services, named its newest vessel which is also one of the world’s first dual-fuel and amongst the most environmentally friendly VLCCs in the market.

Worlds largest ethane carrier named Pacific INEOS Belstaff at ceremony in Texas

(Feb 17 2022)

• The ‘Pacific INEOS Belstaff’ is the latest ship to join the INEOS fleet. • The ship is the world’s first 99,000 CMB VLEC (Very Large Ethane Carrier) with type B tanks, and is the largest VLEC in the world. • The ship was named by Fran Millar CEO ...

Furetank letter of intent for biogas plant – 5,000 tonnes a year

(Feb 17 2022)

Liquefied biogas is one of the keys to fossil-free shipping – but lack of supply is a major issue.

Zero emission at port operations as Terntank introduces greener tanker

(Feb 17 2022)

Leading Swedish tanker operator Terntank and the Port of Gothenburg made maritime and environmental history when they welcomed ‘Tern Island’, a tanker that emits no greenhouse gases or carbon particulates during port operations.

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announces $65m Clean Ocean Advanced Biofuels Project

(Feb 10 2022)

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced its largest project to date, the $65 million Clean Ocean Advanced Biofuels Project.

MOL and PETRONAS sign MoU on liquefied CO2 transportation for CCUS

(Feb 10 2022)

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.(MOL) announced that it concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), the state-owned energy company of Malaysia, to study liquefied CO2 transportation required for carbon capt...

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