New fuels

Canadian fertiliser giant and Exmar team on ammonia-fuelled vessel

  SASKATOON, Saskatchewan- Nutrien and EXMAR announced today that they have signed a Collaboration Agreement to jointly develop and build a low-carbon, ammonia-fueled vessel. Partners for over three decades in transporting ammonia globally, Nutrien is one of the world’s largest producers of low-carbon ammonia and EXMAR is a leading player and innovator in the transportation …

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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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MSC and Shell collaborate closely towards decarbonization

  MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the world’s second-largest container line, and Shell International Petroleum Company Limited (Shell) have agreed to work closely together to help accelerate the decarbonization of the global shipping sector. The long-term memorandum of understanding will help MSC and Shell to play enhanced roles in the energy transformation of shipping, as …

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Trafigura and Yara join forces towards the use of ammonia as a marine fuel

  Oslo and Singapore – Fuel trader Trafigura and ammonia fertilizer manufacturer Yara International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the development of the use of ammonia as a marine fuel and to explore ways to partner in green and blue ammonia fuelling infrastructure and market opportunities. Reducing shipping emissions is a …

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CMB.TECH launches multimodal hydrogen refuelling station in Antwerp

  Today CMB.TECH will open the first multimodal hydrogen refuelling station in Antwerp. It is the first refuelling station in the world that produces green hydrogen, which will be used to power ships, tube trailers, cars, trucks and buses. In addition to the hydrogen refuelling station, CMB.TECH is launching a hydrogen truck with the symbolic name: Lenoir, …

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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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