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First overseas car freighter with low-emission LNG propulsion entered service for Volkswagen Group

Premiere in Emden: For the first time, vehicles from Europe are being transported from Europe to North and Central America on a car freighter powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). On Tuesday evening the SIEM CONFUCIUS with more than 4,800 vehicles for North America left Emden for Veracruz in the Gulf of Mexico. The LNG …

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Stena Bulk presents a prototype of the next-generation product and chemical tanker

IMOFlexMAX by Stena Bulk Swedish company Stena Bulk, one of the world’s leading tanker shipping companies, presented today a prototype of the next-generation product and chemical tanker, the IMOFlexMAX , which will be able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 25% compared to modern product tankers. The vessel, designed by Stena Bulk to …

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CMA CGM Group heads towards carbon neutrality by 2050

On 2 June, Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and CEO of CMA CGM, was a key speaker at the UN Global Compact. Other speakers participated including Deputy UN Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean Peter Thomson, the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization Kitack Lim, and …

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Maersk steers towards renewable methanol as a future fuel

Copenhagen Airports, A.P. Moller – Maersk, DSV Panalpina, DFDS, SAS and Ørsted have formed the first partnership of its kind to develop an industrial-scale production facility to produce sustainable fuels for road, maritime and air transport in the Copenhagen area. The partnership brings together the demand and supply side of sustainable fuels with a vision …

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Minship bulk carrier biofuel trial advances carbon neutral shipping

Bavarian ship management company Minship and its subsidiary Minmarine  announced that a bulk carrier in their fleet of managed vessels, M/V Trudy, has successfully bunkered biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam. The biofuel bunkered by the 2009-built, 30,790 dwt bulk carrier on April 17 was GoodFuels’ sustainable Biofuel Oil MR1-100: which is a second generation sustainable …

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ABB to power South Asia’s first LNG hybrid tug for efficient and sustainable operations

ABB’s electric propulsion, power, energy storage, control and automation technology will be at the heart of the first tug in South Asia capable of switching between low emission LNG engines and zero-emission battery power. The tug, which will operate in Singapore harbor, has been ordered by Sembcorp Marine subsidiary Jurong Marine Services for delivery from …

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Pandemic masks true picture of sulphur 2020 compliance, asserts lawyer firm

Cap-aux-Meules, April 15, 2020 – With the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, CTMA cancels its 19th cruise season which was scheduled from June 12 to September 25, 2020. Due to the new measures put in place last week by Transport Canada concerning the non-essential transportation of passengers, cruises scheduled June 12, 19 and 26 had …

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Canada fully supports global ban on heavy fuel oil in the Arctic

OTTAWA – The Canadian government has formally confirmed its support for a global ban on heavy fuel oil in Arctic waters to help reduce the environmental impacts of increased marine shipping in the North. Such a ban has existed in the Antarctic region since 2011. As the Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) Sub-Committee of the …

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IMO working group recommends ban on heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping

In a landmark decision reached at the end of last week in London, a working group of the International Maritime Organization has recommended a global ban on the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by ships sailing in Arctic waters, with some notable exceptions, beginning on July 1, 2024. The decision by the Sub-Committee on …

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Suzanne Paquin of NEAS slams projected Transport Canada support for HFO ban in Arctic Shipping

According to a report by Radio Canada International (RCI),Canada will support a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil by ships plying Arctic waters at this week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London – a decision strongly attacked in the same report by Suzanne Paquin, President of the Montreal-based NEAS Group …

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