ESL Shipping first to utilize Neste’s co-processed marine fuel for GHG emissions

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Finnish shipping company ESL Shipping will become the world’s first shipping company to start utilizing new low-emission Neste Marine 0.1 co-processed marine fuel ( earlier post ) in its vessels in Finland and Sweden. Neste Marine 0.1

Neste introduces co-processed marine fuel in partnership with Nordic Marine Oil; up to 80% GHG emission reduction

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Together with its partner Nordic Marine Oil, Neste is piloting a new Neste Marine 0.1 Co-processed marine fuel in Scandinavia, a solution helping the maritime sector to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The ISCC PLUS-certified marine fuel enables up to 80% GHG emission reduction over the lifecycle compared to fossil fuels without compromising the product quality and performance. Neste Marine 0.1 Co-processed is based on Neste Marine 0.1

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Leclanché develops third-generation marine battery system for electrification of broad range of vessels

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Leclanché SA has completed development of a third-generation marine battery system designed to support the needs of ship builders in producing 100% electric and hybrid marine vessels. The modules comply with the most stringent safety requirements for the marine, rail, and road sectors.

Rio Tinto and bp to work together on one-year trial of B30 marine biofuel

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Rio Tinto and bp have agreed to work together on a one-year marine biofuel trial to help reduce carbon emissions from Rio Tinto’s marine fleet. This B30 biofuel blend can reduce lifecycle carbon dioxide emissions by up to 26% compared to standard marine fuel oil.

Toshiba ESS and Echandia to explore developing marine fuel cell systems market

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Going forward, the two companies will explore technical collaboration to develop a pure hydrogen fuel cell system, which will be equipped with Toshiba ESS’ hydrogen fuel cells, for marine applications suitable for long time continuous operation. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background Ports and Marine

Kongsberg launches first full-scale hydrogen-based marine propulsion system; HySeas III

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Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and MarineKongsberg has tested and verified a full-scale, full-size, zero-emissions drivetrain powered by hydrogen fuel cells designed for ships and ferries.

ABS grants Alfa Laval the marine industry’s first approval in principle (AIP) for firing boilers with methanol

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Maritime classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Alfa Laval the first marine approval for operating boilers on methanol. Marine boilers generate steam for auxiliary machinery for various ship services or, in some cases, for main propulsion.

Maersk invests in Vertoro to develop green lignin marine fuels

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Moller - Maersk, has invested in Vertoro , a Dutch start-up focused on developing liquid lignin technology which can be used as a marine fuel. Moller - Maersk’s work to decarbonize marine operations. It is already sold into markets as diverse as antioxidants and marine fuel.

BAE Systems introduces next-gen HybriGen Power and Propulsion system for marine applications

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BAE Systems has launched its next-generation power and propulsion system for the marine market. Hybrids Ports and Marine

UECC and Goodfuels parther on first use of marine biofuel in the ro-ro segment

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Leading short sea ro-ro operator UECC and sustainable marine biofuel pioneer GoodFuels have launched a joint trial of GoodFuels Bio-Fuel Oil (MR1-100 or BFO) on UECC’s ro-ro vessel M/V Autosky. Bio-hydrocarbons Emissions Fuels Ports and Marine

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EPS selects Goodfuels for marine biofuel bunker trial

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The policy calls for the testing and use of various alternative marine fuels to significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions today. At EPS, we believe that sustainability begins with accountability, which is why we are taking a mixed marine fuel approach towards reducing our emissions.

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ICCT life-cycle analysis finds no climate benefit in using LNG as marine fuel

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LNG emits approximately 25% less CO 2 than conventional marine fuels in providing the same amount of propulsion power. The most popular LNG marine engine—low-pressure dual fuel (LPDF), medium-speed, four-stroke—is also the leakiest.

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Wärtsilä & PSA Marine complete initial sea trials for autonomous Intellitug

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Joint project between Wärtsilä and PSA Marine sees first commercial Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship (MASS) trialled in Port of Singapore waters. The technology group Wärtsilä and PSA Marine have successfully completed initial sea trials for the “IntelliTug” project.

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DNV and Lloyd’s Register recertify Leclanché marine storage system with new 65 Ah high energy battery cells

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Two of the world’s leading classification societies—DNV and Lloyd’s Register—have recertified Leclanché’s Marine Rack System (MRS-2) for operation using the company’s latest high energy 65 Ah lithium-ion pouch cells. Batteries Electric (Battery) Hybrids Ports and Marine

€12M Current Direct project seeks to support marine electrification with swappable containerized battery system

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The Current Direct project is dedicated to: significantly reduce the total cost of waterborne transport batteries; cut GHG emissions of the marine transport sector through electrification of vessel fleets; increase the energy density of waterborne battery cells; and. trigger investments for innovation, job and knowledge creation in the European marine transport and battery sector. Batteries Europe Market Background Ports and Marine

All American Marine launches new hybrid catamaran

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All American Marine recently launched the Waterman for Kitsap Transit. Featuring BAE’s HybriDrive system, the Waterman is the second hybrid electric vessel built by All American Marine, the first being the Enhydra , WorkBoat’s 2018 Boat of the year. The 70? USCG Subchapter T, hybrid-electric passenger vessel was designed by Glosten in Seattle, and will serve as a water taxi, transporting 150 passengers between Bremerton, Port Orchard, and Annapolis Washington.

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ORNL computational study finds 15% bio-oil mixture in two-stroke marine engines can cut NOx 13% with efficiency parity

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A team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has developed a new computational model of a two-stroke scaled marine engine, with reduced chemical mechanisms for diesel, biodiesel, bio-oil, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH). More than 90% of all the world’s goods are transported on large ocean-going vessels; the marine shipping sector is also among the last to reduce criteria pollutants and is responsible for up to 3% of global CO 2 emissions.

Leclanché expands marine electrification solution to include fast charger for ports, harbors and vessels; Damen 1st adopter

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Expanding its portfolio of solutions for the marine electrification industry, Leclanché is introducing a new “ports and harbor” infrastructure solution enabling hybrid and fully electric vessels to fast charge when returning to port.

TECO 2030 receives Approval in Principle by DNV for marine hydrogen fuel cell system and fuel cell module FCM400

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Maritime cleantech company TECO 2030 has received an “Approval in Principle” (AIP) by DNV, one of the world’s leading classification and certification bodies, for its Marine Fuel Cell System and its Fuel Cell Module FCM400. TECO Marine Fuel Cell compared to diesel engine Genset.

BASF partners with China BlueChemical and Wuhuan Engineering to develop new technology for use of CO2-rich marine gas

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to promote low-carbon development and utilization of marine gas resources. In the Dongfang Industrial Park of Hainan Province, China BlueChemical extracts large quantities of such offshore natural gas (marine gas) from gas fields in the South China Sea. Marine gas, unlike commercial natural gas, contains high concentrations of CO 2. China Climate Change Emissions Natural Gas Ports and Marine

Wärtsilä to collaborate with Anemoi Marine Technologies in future sales of Rotor Sail solutions

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The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) tied to a License and Cooperation agreement with UK-based Anemoi Marine Technologies for the future sales and servicing of Rotor Sail solutions to the shipping industry.

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Doosan Fuel Cell partners with Korea Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering on SOFCs for ships

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Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and MarineKorea-based Doosan FuelCell has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korea Offshore & Shipbuilding, a shipbuilding holding company of Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, for the joint development of solid oxide fuel cells for ships.

PowerCell Sweden presents industrialized fuel cell module optimized for marine power applications

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PowerCell Sweden AB is presenting PowerCellution Marine System 200, an industrialized high-power fuel cell module with low weight and a compact format, especially developed for the electrification of marine applications. Last year, PowerCell Sweden presented its prioritized strategic growth segments; the marine segment is one of these. MW marine fuel cell system from a leading European shipyard. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and Marine

Proton Motor Fuel Cell, Torqeedo partner on new Ma-Hy-Hy project for marine hydrogen hybrid propulsion system

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As part of the DEUTZ Group, Torqeedo offers marine electric and hybrid drives from 0.5 The project, with the working title “Ma-Hy-Hy” (Marine-Hydrogen-Hybrid), will complement Torqeedo’s existing Deep Blue Hybrid portfolio of drive systems with Proton Motor’s fuel cell technology. Fuel Cells Hybrids Hydrogen Ports and Marine

Hyundai Motor signs MOU to commercialize hydrogen fuel-cell-propulsion systems for marine vessels

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Hyundai Motor Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Global Service, a South Korean manufacturer specializing in ship electric propulsion systems and a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, and Korean Register (KR), South Korea’s only internationally recognized classification society, to develop and commercialize hydrogen fuel cell systems to propel marine vessels. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and Marine Vehicle Manufacturers

Wärtsilä and PSA Marine collaborate on clean energy shipping

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The technology group Wärtsilä and Singapore-based PSA Marine will collaborate in the co-creation of smart technologies for the marine sector. With one dual-fuel harbor tug running on LNG already in service, and another joining the PSA Marine fleet by the end of this year, PSA Marine and Wärtsilä have pledged to design and develop more solutions for smart and low-emissions harbor craft. —Peter Chew, Managing Director of PSA Marine.

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NuScale and Prodigy sign MoU for marine-deployed generating station powered by NuScale SMR

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NuScale Power and Prodigy Clean Energy , a Canadian company that designs and develops marine nuclear plants, announced a second Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support business development opportunities for a marine-deployed nuclear generating station powered by the NuScale Small Modular Reactor (SMR). Prodigy specializes in integrating commercial SMRs into marine power plant systems for coastal power generation.

Boskalis consortium awarded €24M to research accelerating the use of methanol as marine fuel

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Fuels Methanol Ports and MarineA broader maritime consortium in which Boskalis, a leading global dredging and offshore contractor and maritime services provider, is participating has been awarded a €24-million grant to conduct research into accelerating the use of methanol as a low-carbon fuel within the shipping industry.

Eastern Pacific Shipping, OCI & MAN partner to develop methanol & ammonia as marine fuels; retrofits and newbuilds

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OCI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) to develop methanol and ammonia as marine fuels to support industry-wide decarbonization and environmental preservation efforts. Also, EPS will construct newbuild vessels with MAN engines powered by the same two alternative marine fuels.

Rocsys to supply autonomous CCS charging solutions to SSA Marine for electric yard tractors at Port of Oakland

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Rocsys , the first company offering autonomous charging solutions that automate industry-standard CCS connectors, has signed an order of agreement with SSA Marine, the world’s largest independent, privately-held marine terminal operator, to supply ROC-1 autonomous charging systems.

Honda establishes Marine Science Foundation

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Inspired by the Japanese concept of sato-umi —the convergence of land and sea where human and marine life can harmoniously coexist—Honda has established the Honda Marine Science Foundation , a new initiative to address marine ecosystem restoration and the impact of humans and climate change on oceans and intertidal areas. Honda also set out to address human impacts on marine environments, including water pollution and overfishing.

MultiSchIBZ consortium developing SOFC APU for marine use

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A consortium led by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH is developing a solid-oxide fuel cell system as an alternative power generation on ships. Compared with conventional propulsion systems using marine diesel as fuel, this is expected to reduce emissions by 99% for NO x and particulate matter and by more than 25% for carbon dioxide. Project partners are: thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH, Hamburg (Project Management). Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and Marine

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Wärtsilä, PSA Marine begin IntelliTug trials in Port of Singapore

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Following the installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbor tug PSA Polaris , Wärtsilä, in collaboration with PSA Marine, is carrying out trials of the autonomous tug in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions. The Wärtsilä and PSA Marine IntelliTug project is also supported by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. —Bernard Wong, Head of Fleet Management at PSA Marine. Autonomous driving Ports and Marine

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Tritec Marine and Stena collaborate on new LNG bunker concept: SAFE Bunker

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Tritec Marine and Stena LNG have collaborated to create the innovative SAFE Bunker concept. LNG Market Background Ports and MarineSAFE Bunker is an LNG bunker/feeder vessel of payload capacity of 7,500 m 3 with 2C type tanks and offsets accommodation.

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Bureau Veritas grants type approval to Echandia marine LTO battery system

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Echandia, a Swedish innovation company in battery and fuel-cell systems, now has its marine battery system, based on LTO technology, type-approved by Bureau Veritas. Echandia is the only company in the world to have a certified LTO battery system for marine use in tugboats. Certification for marine battery use is the most difficult to achieve, which is why LTO technology can now be expected to make an impact in several areas. Batteries Electric (Battery) Ports and Marine

Toshiba’s SCiB Li-ion battery system Japan’s first recognized compliant with ClassNK guidline for marine vessels

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At a time when pollution regulations are increasingly focused on the emissions ships generate, the SCiB will contribute to the protection of the marine and global environments. Batteries Ports and Marine

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Transport Canada contracts CNL to research clean energy technologies to decarbonize marine sector

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Transport Canada has awarded a contract to Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, to develop an assessment tool to examine clean technologies that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the release of other pollutants from marine vessels. CNL scientists will also examine different technologies that can be used for the production, storage and handling of hydrogen for marine vessels.

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Caterpillar Marine Power Systems introduces Marine Hybrid System

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The Cat marine hybrid power system uses AKA’s XeroPoint Hybrid system. Caterpillar Marine Power Systems has introduced the the Cat Powered Marine Hybrid System, a complete hybrid propulsion package applicable to all engine platforms. Developed with systems integrator Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA), the package utilizes AKA’s XeroPoint Hybrid marine propulsion system and provides fuel savings of up to 25% and corresponding emissions reductions. Hybrids Ports and Marine

FortisBC joins SEALNG to advance LNG as marine fuel

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SEALNG, the multi-sector industry coalition accelerating the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, welcomed Canadian LNG provider FortisBC to the growing coalition. FortisBC has developed truck-to-ship bunkering solutions and technologies in collaboration with its customers to advance the use of LNG in the domestic marine sector. Canada Fuels LNG Ports and Marine

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Fujitsu verifies AI technology for predicting vessel collision risks in marine traffic control

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The trial in Japan marine traffic control was conducted from December 2019 to March 2020 at the Tokyo Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center, which offers navigation support services, under an outsourcing contract with the Japan Coast Guard. AI Ports and Marine Safety

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DOE’s BETO releases notice of intent to scale-up biofuel and bioproduct refineries; focus on trucking, aviation, marine industries

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This FOA will support high-impact R&D focusing on the production of low-GHG fuels for the aviation industry, the long-haul trucking sector, and marine industries by soliciting proposals to scale-up promising technologies. Algae Algal Fuels Aviation & Aerospace Biomass Biorefinery Fuels Heavy-duty Ports and Marine

EU research project IDEALFUEL seeks to develop marine low-sulfur heavy fuel oils from biomass; Bio-HFO

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In an EU-funded research project, an international consortium is aiming to develop new production methods for sustainable marine fuels to replace heavy fuel oils in shipping. IDEALFUEL seeks to develop methods to convert woody residual and waste materials such as sawdust and wood chips into renewable marine fuels. Biomass Europe Fuels Ports and Marine

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Ricardo and alkaline fuel cell company AFC Energy collaborate on hydrogen applications for marine, rail and stationary

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Ricardo plc and AFC Energy plc, a leading provider of hydrogen power generation technologies, signed a collaboration agreement on the joint creation of hydrogen fuel cell product and service offerings, with an initial focus on marine, rail and stationary power generation.