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Just 35% Of Shipping Companies Have A 2050 Net Zero Pledge Or Have Committed To IMO Targets Of 50% Absolute Emission Reduction

A new study examining the top shipping companies’ commitment to decarbonization shows that only 35% have a clearly expressed emissions target to be net zero by 2050. The assessment, conducted by the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, draws on published decarbonization ambitions and actions of the largest companies by owned capacity in tanker, bulk, container, and RORO/car segments. Together, these four segments cause a substantial share (70%) of global maritime emissions. The state of decarbonization in the maritime industry shows that while real progress has been made, ...

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Shipment Notifier prevents unnecessary Co2 emissions

This week, UTURN, the platform for container transport, launched the shipment notifier. This development ensures that every container carrier in Europe can optimally match its planning with the demands of clients.“I no longer have to scroll through the platform but automatically receive shipments that fit into my schedule.” said Vincent Dammes of Henk Dammes Transport in Bleiswijk. The release of the notifier was a logical step in the further development of the UTURN platform. “Since 2017, we have been able to collect data to determine where carriers are driving and ...

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CMA CGM and ENGIE set to co-invest in the Salamander project, to produce second-generation biomethane

The CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air and logistics solutions, and ENGIE, a global leader in low-carbon energy and services, announced plans today to co-invest in the Salamander project – the first industrial and commercial unit for second-generation biomethane production – and their intention to produce up to 200,000 tons of renewable gas annually worldwide by 2028, to meet the needs of CMA CGM and the shipping industry. Majority-owned by ENGIE and the CMA CGM Group, the site is being considered to be located in Le ...

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INPEX, IHI, MOL Demonstrate Clean Ammonia Supply Chain Linking UAE and Japan

INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX), IHI Corporation (IHI) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced they have executed the demonstration of a clean ammonia supply chain linking the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Japan. The clean ammonia used for the demonstration was supplied by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). It was produced by Fertiglobe, a joint venture between ADNOC and OCI.N.V. that is a key supplier of ammonia, using natural gas produced in Abu Dhabi. Most of the CO2 emitted from the production of the ammonia was sequestered and injected into ...

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Braemar launches digital platform to offset vessel and cargo emissions

Braemar, expert advisors in shipping investment, chartering, and risk management, today announces the launch of Braemar Offset, a digital platform that enables its clients to reduce their carbon footprint in a measurable, effective and efficient way. Science-based emission reductions are now a baseline expectation for maritime companies, and carbon offsetting – a decarbonising activity to compensate for unavoidable emissions elsewhere, which is one of the tools that shipping will utilise to achieve net zero. Braemar Offset provides a diverse and regularly replenished portfolio of offset projects to ensure certainty of ...

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ABB to power Japan’s first electric tugboat for efficient and sustainable operations

The electric tugboat Taiga is the result of a collaboration between Tokyo Kisen Co., Ltd. and e5 Lab Inc., a Japanese consortium with the purpose of planning and developing fully electric vessels. Constructed at the Kanagawa Dockyard Co., Ltd. at Kobe, the tug is due for delivery by end of December 2022, becoming the first vessel of its kind to operate in Japanese waters. It is equipped with ABB’s Onboard DC Grid™, complete with a high battery capacity. Designed to enable zero-emission operations in harborside environments, the tug delivers superior ...

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Headway Carbon Capture and Storage System (CCS) has been approved by DNV Classification Society

Recently, the carbon capture and storage system (CCS) independently developed by Headway Technology Group (Qingdao) Co., Ltd. obtained the Approval of Principle (AIP) certificate officially issued by the DNV Classification Society, and this made Headway one of the few companies in this field in the world with this recognition. Headway CCS system stands out with many advantages such as small size, low power consumption, convenient operation, etc. Headway has a number of patents and software copyrights, which enable the providing of energy-saving and efficient solutions for ships, in order to ...

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TotalEnergies, MOL Group complete first ship refueling with biofuel in Singapore

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and TotalEnergies Marine Fuels have completed the first refueling of a ship with biofuels in Singapore, the shipping company said on Wednesday. The ship, a car and truck carrier named Heroic Ace, was refueled using biofuel supplied by TotalEnergies via a ship-to-ship transfer on June 11, MOL said in a statement. The biofuel blend that was used in the trial comprised of very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO) blended with 20% second-generation, waste-based and ISCC-certified used cooking oil methyl ester (UCOME), MOL said. ISCC is ...

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Berge Bulk vessel to sail with WindWings in 2023

Berge Bulk, BAR Technologies, and Yara Marine Technologies have reached an agreement to install four BAR Tech WindWings by Yara Marine Technologies (WindWings) on board the 210,000 DWT bulk carrier Berge Olympus. “This partnership with BAR Tech and Yara Marine is a great step towards our transition to zero-emissions operations. Preserving our planet’s resources is fundamental to Berge Bulk’s sustainability vision and goals,” says James Marshall, CEO of Berge Bulk. “At Berge Bulk, we believe in the results that can be achieved by harnessing wind power. Evaluating this groundbreaking technology, ...

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TotalEnergies Marine Fuels and MOL Group Complete First Biofuel Bunker Operation of a Vehicle Carrier in Singapore

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) have successfully completed the first biofuel bunker operation for a vehicle carrier in Singapore. The local operation was made possible with support from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. The MOL-operated car and truck carrier, Heroic Ace, was refueled by TotalEnergies-supplied biofuel on 11th June 2022 via ship-to-ship transfer, while the carrier performed cargo operations simultaneously. The biofuel has been consumed during the carrier’s voyage to Jebel Ali, in the United Arab Emirates. The biofuel blend used in this trial ...

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Milestone for Strategic Marine’s StratCat 27 program as it sells first pair to Manor Renewable Energy

Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd (“SMS”) has sold two StratCat 27 (SC27) Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) to a new client, Manor Renewable Energy (MRE), a leading UK-based renewable energy service provider. This is the first sale to the MRE Group, which provides a range of survey and positioning services and fleet vessels for offshore wind projects worldwide. Strategic Marine’s SC27 was developed in collaboration with design partner BMT and launched in May last year. Widely welcomed by the industry, the vessel meets the increasing demands of the offshore wind industry ...

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Stream Marine Training gains Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) approval to deliver training courses to seafarers working on vessels using alternative fuels

Stream Marine Training (SMT) is demonstrating its commitment to leading the way in alternative fuels by offering Bahamas Maritime Authority- (BMA) approved Basic (BIGF) and Advanced (AIGF) Training for Service on Ships using Fuels covered within the IGF Code. The BMA has approved the UK-based global training course provider to deliver the STCW BIGF and AIGF course by webinar. The courses are designed to give both basic and advanced training to seafarers responsible for designated safety duties associated with the care, use, and emergency response to the fuels on board ...

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Ceres and Shell sign agreement for green hydrogen

Ceres Power Holdings plc (“Ceres”, the “Company”) (AIM:CWR), a global leader in fuel cell and electrochemical technology, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Shell to deliver a megawatt scale solid oxide electrolyser (SOEC) demonstrator in 2023. Shell and Ceres are building this partnership to utilise SOEC technology to deliver high-efficiency, low-cost green hydrogen; now widely viewed as a credible route to decarbonise hard-to-abate parts of the energy system that rely on fossil fuels today. Shell is targeting to become a net-zero energy business by 2050, ...

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Shell And CMA CGM Sign Agreements On LNG And Decarbonisation Into The Future

Shell and CMA CGM Group have signed agreements that will see them work closely together to accelerate decarbonising the marine sector. This includes a multi-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply agreement, which will supply LNG to CMA CGM’s 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) vessels in the Port of Singapore, starting from the second half of 2023. The simultaneous operation (SIMOPS) LNG bunkering will be undertaken by FueLNG, a joint venture between a unit of Shell in Singapore and Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) utilising FueLNG Bellina that is ...

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Orcelle Wind: The world’s first wind-powered RoRo vessel

On June 21st 2022 Wallenius Marine and KNUD E. HANSEN signed an agreement that KNUD E. HANSEN will join the project of designing the world’s first wind-powered RoRo vessel, as Naval Architects. The vessel will: use wind as the main form of propulsion operate at speeds of 10-12 knots under sail that can be increased with the supplemental power system reduce emissions by as much as 90 percent have a capacity to carry 7000 cars along with breakbulk and rolling equipment The Wallenius Wilhelmsen group (OSE:WAWI) is a world leading ...

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