Greenhouse gas emissions

The Coalition for the Energy of the Future unveils its first seven concrete actions and welcomes three new members

  Launched in late 2019, the Coalition for the Energy of the Future aims at accelerating the development of future energies and technologies to sustain new green mobility models and reduce the impact of transport and logistics on climate change. The Coalition is pleased to announce the first milestones to be reached in 2021. Green …

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Europe’s first large-scale green ammonia project in Norway inches closer to reality

  Yara’s industrial facility in Porsgrunn wil provide the basis for the green production of ammonia (Yara) Oslo Norway-Yara International has signed a Letter of Intent with Statkraft, and Aker Horizons, aiming to establish Europe’s first large-scale green ammonia project in Norway, enabling the hydrogen economy and accelerate the green energy transition. The partners will …

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen orders first Oceanbird vessel

  Wallenius Wilhelmsen will be the first to order a vessel of Wallenius Marine’s Oceanbird concept. At a live webcast, commented by the Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, Wallenius Wilhelmsen launched the world’s first full-size wind-powered pure car and truck carrier, the Orcelle Wind.  “This is the beginning of an amazing chapter and the …

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Chantiers de l’Atlantique will soon have a huge prototype “mast / sail” on its site (in French)

  Les Chantiers de l’Atlantique de Saint-Nazaire espèrent commercialiser leur paquebot à voile d’ici la fin de l’année. C’est ce qu’a annoncé ce mardi, le directeur des chantiers navals Laurent Castaing lors d’une conférence de presse, annonçant en même temps qu’un démonstrateur “mât/voile” va être testé sur le site cet été. Le projet, baptisé « Solid …

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A.P. Moller – Maersk will operate the world’s first carbon-neutral liner vessel by 2023 – seven years ahead of schedule

  Copenhagen, Denmark – Fast-tracked by advances in technology and increasing customer demand for sustainable supply chains, A.P. Moller – Maersk accelerates the efforts to decarbonize marine operations with the launch of the world’s first carbon-neutral liner vessel in 2023 – seven years ahead of the 2030 initial ambition. All future Maersk owned new buildings …

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NYK to build four innovative LNG-fueled car carriers

  NYK (Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha) has concluded a shipbuilding contract with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Nanjing) Co. Ltd. for four LNG-fuelled car carriers. These four vessels will be delivered from 2022 to 2023 and are planned to be assigned to transport vehicles mainly to/from Europe and/or to the Middle East. On these vessels, WinGD’s …

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Canada Steamship Lines and Windsor Salt partner to build self-unloader

    MONTREAL- K+S Windsor Salt Ltd. and Canada Steamship Lines, a division of The CSL Group, announced a strategic partnership to build a new state-of-the-art self-unloading ship with a deadweight of 26,000 metric tons that will chart new waters in safe, sustainable and efficient shipping in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Great Lakes region. The keel laying …

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Peninsula Petroleum completes record breaking first LNG bunkering

  Peninsula, a leading marine fuel solutions company, has announced completion of a record-breaking first LNG bunker supply. At the end of January, in partnership with Petronas Marine, Peninsula successfully completed its first LNG bunker supply to its customer H-Line Shipping in Malaysian waters. This operation is the first LNG bunker delivery to the world’s …

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Michelin plans to export tires from Halifax to Saint-Nazaire by cargo sailboats

  Firmly committed to reducing CO2 emissions from its logistics operations, the Michelin Group recently signed a transport commitment with French Start-up NEOLINE.  Neoline’s decarbonized shipping service relies on clean and renewable wind energy as the main propulsion for its 136m long cargo ships with 4200 m2 of sails. This is an innovative and unique …

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TECO 2030 signs Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Dutch Thecla Bodewes Shipyards NV for Zero Emission vessels.

  From the left, CEO and owner of Thecla Bodewes Shipyards, Thecla Bodewes and CEO of TECO 2030 ASA, Tore Enge TECO 2030, an Oslo-based engineering and equipment development company, has signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with the Dutch Thecla Bodewes Shipyard to develop expertise and competence for the construction of low and zero emission …

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