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Wärtsilä launches major test programme towards carbon-free solutions with hydrogen and ammonia

  Full-scale tests are being carried out by the Wärtsilä’s engine laboratory team in Vaasa to assess the optimum engine parameters for running on hydrogen and ammonia fuels. © Wärtsilä Corporation The technology group Wärtsilä continues to lead the ongoing transformation of the energy and marine sectors towards carbon-free solutions through its future fuel development work. The company is …

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Carbon recycled methane can be recognized as zero-emission ship fuel according to new study (Forum)

  The “Ship Carbon Recycling Working Group (WG)” of Japan’s Carbon Capture & Reuse (CCR) Study Group has confirmed that carbon recycled methane produced by methanation technology (Note 1) can be recognized as zero emission ship fuel. A technical paper describing the details of the calculation procedure and evaluation conducted by the WG has been …

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IMO adopts key mandatory measures to reduce vessel carbon intensity

  New mandatory measures to cut the carbon intensity of international shipping have been adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), setting shipping on a course to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets established in the 2018 Initial IMO Strategy for Reducing GHG Emissions from Ships. IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76), meeting in a …

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Key IMO meeting on GHG reduction begins

  LONDON – A key meeting of IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76) began today and will last until June 17. Opening the session, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim highlighted key amendments set for adoption, aimed at cutting the carbon intensity of ships by 40% by 2030. He emphasized the need for IMO to timely …

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A.P. Moller – Maersk to provide end-to-end carbon footprint visibility

  A.P. Moller – Maersk is further assisting its customers with decarbonising their supply chains with the launch of an Emissions Dashboard. The Emissions Dashboard is an analytical data tool where customers are provided with carbon footprint measurements from their entire supply chain, giving a detailed emissions overview whether their products are transported via truck, …

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d’Amico Group testing biofuel decarbonisation potential

  In the pursuit of decarbonization in maritime transportation, d’Amico Group has brought together a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to test the biofuel blends (B30) derived from advanced second generation feedstock on board of one of its LR1 product tankers already in EEDI Phase 2. This unique JIP, which brings together d’Amico Group, TRAFIGURA, ABS, …

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Massive spending anticipated in hydrogen-related projects

  Project cargo carriers are on the verge of a windfall as the growing push to decarbonize creates opportunities to haul materials and equipment needed for billions of dollars in green energy projects, according to an industry expert quoted in a JOC.Com report. That windfall could be driven by as much as $50 billion annually …

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World has ‘narrow’ pathway to net-zero emissions by 2050 according to new IEA report

  The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector with net-zero emissions in 2050, but it is narrow and requires an unprecedented transformation of how energy is produced, transported and used globally, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a landmark special report ‘Net Zero by 2050: a Roadmap for the …

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Innovative “Trade Wings 2500” containership receives approval in principle by Bureau Veritas

  The “Trade Wings 2,500”: an innovative container ship with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design (France), Alwena Shipping (France), SDARI (China) and AYRO (France) has received Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas. With an overall length of 197m and a breadth of 32m, the vessel offers a …

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Maritime transport and the carbon market

  By Denis Margot, President of Eolyss, with the collaboration of David Bolduc, Executive Director of Green Marine, and Mathieu Saint-Pierre, President and CEO of the Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent (SODES). IMO and climate change The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon caused by certain atmospheric gases that retain part of the heat …

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