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Wärtsilä opens world-leading Sustainable Technology Hub to accelerate marine and energy decarbonisation

Wärtsilä Corporation has opened its new technology centre, the Sustainable Technology Hub, in Vaasa, Finland. The new centre will contribute to efforts to advance the global decarbonisation of marine and energy by fostering innovation, collaboration, and the development of green technologies using sustainable fuels and digital technologies. The inauguration event was held today and attended by

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Trans-ocean autonomous vessel voyage completed successfully

Avikus, a subsidiary of HD Hyundai (formerly Hyundai Heavy Industries), reports that it has successfully carried out the autonomous navigation of a 180,000m2 ultra-large LNG carrier on a trans-ocean voyage from the Gulf of Mexico in the US to South Korea. The vessel Prism Courage, operated by fellow Korean company SK Shipping, was equipped with

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ZeroNorth secures over $50 million in Series B investment

Technology company ZeroNorth has today announced it has raised over $50 million in investment during its recently concluded Series B investment round. The investment from PSG Equity (“PSG”), a leading growth equity firm partnering with software and technology-enabled services companies to help accelerate their growth, joins further capital injections from ZeroNorth’s existing investors A.P. Moller

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DNV awards Norwegian technology provider HAV Group ASA preliminary approval for its hydrogen-based energy system 

The system uses liquefied hydrogen storage and fuel cells and was created as part of the FreeCO2ast project, which is currently developing a high-capacity hydrogen energy system that can be retrofitted onboard two coastal cruise vessels owned by the Norwegian operator Havila Kystruten. The preliminary approval through DNV means that HAV Group ASA can confidently

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CP announces multi-year accord with CMA CGM as primary rail provider in Canada 

Calgary – Canadian Pacific has announced a new multi-year agreement with CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics. CP will become CMA CGM’s primary rail provider in Canada, servicing the ports of Vancouver, Montreal and Saint John, N.B. “CP is proud to provide CMA CGM with safe and reliable service that includes the shortest route miles to

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Senegal President leads inauguration of the world’s largest purpose-built hospital ship

DAKAR, Senegal,  H.E. President of Senegal Macky Sall has inaugurated the Global Mercy, world’s largest purpose-built hospital ship and committed to accelerate access to surgical, obstetric, and anaesthetic care for the nations of Africa.  Ceremonies commemorated more than 30 years of service in Africa.  Global humanitarian organization Mercy Ships and its partners in Africa used

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Canada names two Arctic patrol ships after WWll heroes

Halifax- The Royal Canadian Navy has christened two new ice-classed patrol ships, the HMCS Margaret Brooke and HMCS Max Bernays, two WWII heroes who served with distinction at sea. “This is a proud day for our team of over 2100 shipbuilders,” said Kevin Mooney, President of Irving Shipbuilding at the double naming ceremony on Sunday. “From our team to

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