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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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World’s largest LNG bunkering vessel launched in China

  London – The world’s largest dual-purpose, LNG supply and bunkering vessel Avenir Allegiance was launched at Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard Co. Ltd., China, on 27 January. Due for delivery from CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co. (CIMC SOE) in the third quarter of 2021, this will be the first 20,000cbm vessel to join the fleet of …

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New partnership announced at Davos to accelerate shipping decarbonization

  Geneva, Switzerland – The Mission Possible Partnership (MPP), a new coalition formed to accelerate the decarbonization of global industries representing 30% of global emissions, was launched yesterday at the Davos Agenda. The MPP brings together over 400 companies, along with their customers, suppliers, bankers, shareholders, and regulators, to build pathways to net-zero. Run by …

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Tailwinds of 2020 (Forum)

  Shipping has faced some historically significant challenges this year, we opened the year with IMO 2020, the greatest change in fuel regulation in this century and we end the year still trying to come to grips with crew changes in such a time of crisis. How has the maritime technology sector fared? Well, here …

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Cargill and BAR Tech collaborate on wind propulsion technology

  Geneva, Switzerland: Commodity trader Cargill and BAR Technologies have embarked on a strategic project with naval architect Deltamarin Finland to bring cutting edge wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping. The project will see BAR Technologies’ WindWings– large, solid wing sails that measure up to 45 metres in height – fitted to the deck of bulk cargo ships …

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Joint study explores feasibility of mobile carbon capture in shipping

Stena Image, the second out of 10 sister ships ordered from the Guangzhou Shipyard in China. Built 2015. Photo courtesy of Stena Bulk   As the shipping industry looks for ways to reduce its carbon footprint, one of the methods that is being explored is carbon capture. To explore this, anewpartnershiphas been created betweenOGCI, a …

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Belgian and Dutch inland ports plan to establish a single shore-based power system

  Port of Antwerp, the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Port of Amsterdam, North Sea Port Netherlands, Drechtsteden and De Vlaamse Waterweg intend to set up a single shore-based power system for inland shipping and the river cruise industry. This will contribute to the user-friendliness of this facility, which is used to provide moored vessels …

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Maritime leaders reimagine more resilient, sustainable global seaborne trade

The CMA CGM Jacques Saade, the first container ship of this size powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), set a world record on October 12 by loading 20,723 full containers in Singapore. Finding a new way forward for global seaborne trade was the focus of discussions during the Global Maritime Forum’s week-long Virtual-High Level Meeting on …

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How the Global Pandemic Put Container Shipping in the Spotlight (Forum)

By Claudio Bozzo, Chief Operating Officer, MSC Shipping is one of the oldest industries in the world. Today, around 90% of goods are transported by sea, 70% of these in containers. It takes a huge workforce to move all those goods from one place to another, in fact around 2 million seafarers are keeping trade …

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Asahi Tanker Orders 2 of World’s 1st Zero-emission Electric-powered Tankers

TOKYO—Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd. Japanese shipping firm Asahi Tanker Co. has placed an order for the construction of two electrically powered tankers. The two tankers will adopt the “e5 tanker” design developed by e5 Lab Inc. They will be powered completely by large-capacity lithium ion batteries and are slated to go into service as bunker …

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