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Singapore: ExxonMobil, Tata NYK Shipping complete bio-based bunker fuel delivery

The 0.50% sulphur fuel contains up to 25% fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) and meets the requirements of ISO 8217: 2017 and EN 14214.

Oct 04 2022

Singapore: Maersk Oil Trading, METS, Mitsui, ABS develop methanol bunkering project

Project targeting to conduct an actual ship-to-ship refuelling operation of green methanol bunker fuel to a vessel in Singapore port during the first half of 2023.

Oct 04 2022

Halifax Port Authority and Hamburg Port Authority working to decarbonise shipping corridor

Plans for development of port infrastructure for bunkering, and the exporting of green hydrogen and derivatives in the Port of Halifax and Port of Hamburg.

Oct 04 2022

Infineum: Significant proportion of tanker fleet to be below minimum ‘C’ CII rating by 2030, without corrective action

Rob Ashton, Market Manager of Infineum, explains how Infineum B402 is a relatively easy way for a ship operator to positively influence a vessel’s CII rating while improving its bunker fuel consumption performance.

Oct 03 2022

Report: Ship design and timeline planning key to green fuels conversion of box ships

Finds ‘Preparing Container Vessels for Conversion to Green Fuels’ report published by Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping.

Oct 03 2022

Clarksons and Signol help shipowners make ‘measurable’ bunker fuel, CO2 savings

Joint initiative part of services from the Clarksons Carbon Broking team to assist clients in reducing their bunker fuel consumption and carbon footprint.

Oct 03 2022

Singapore: AET, PTT sign MoU to build two green ammonia-fuelled Aframax tankers

AET will select a suitable shipyard for two zero-emission dual-fuel tankers and they are to be delivered to PTT for long-term charters in Q4 2025 and Q1 2026 respectively, says AET.

Sep 30 2022

DNV paper outlines bunkering infrastructure of alternative fuels for boxships

Paper titled ‘Alternative Fuels for Containerships’ examines use of LNG and methanol in the container sector including bunkering tech and infrastructure for LNG and methanol.

Sep 30 2022

Clean tech makes every drop of fuel count, says Simon Potter of Houlder

Clean tech will complement low and zero carbon fuels and such techs are needed to create zero-carbon ships of the future and to reduce costs in the short term and long term.

Sep 30 2022

Study finds shipping is only ‘partially on track’ for tech and supply of scalable zero emission bunker fuels

Industry will have to commit to investing around USD 40 billion annually by 2030 for scalable zero emission fuels bunkering and production, says report on climate action in shipping.

Sep 30 2022

OOCL completes trial voyage with Chevron biofuel bunker onboard “OOCL YOKOHAMA”

Container vessel was bunkered with 1999.3 mt of B22 marine biofuel provided by Chevron from Port of Singapore before embarking in a 41-day trial voyage.

Sep 29 2022

Fratelli Cosulich Bunkers Singapore, CIMC SOE collaborate to build ammonia bunker tanker

Firm said it is ready to cooperate with stakeholders to overcome safety and operational challenges as ammonia has great potential as a zero-carbon marine fuel.

Sep 29 2022

Yinson GreenTech commences construction of all-electric cargo vessel “Hydromover”

Ship was Goal Zero’s submission and one of the three winning proposals announced by MPA and Singapore Maritime Institute; pilot vessel expected to be launched in Q2 2023.

Sep 29 2022

ClassNK issues AiP for ammonia bunkering vessel developed by NYK Line

Ammonia bunkering vessel developed by NYK Line will be used as a bunkering vessel for ammonia-fuelled vessels, which are expected to be widely used in the late 2020s.

Sep 29 2022

TotalEnergies and partners receive Bureau Veritas AiP for ammonia-ready, LNG-fuelled VLCC

AiP was result of successful cooperation between TotalEnergies, China Merchants Energy Shipping, Dalian Shipbuilding Industry, and GTT through their cooperation agreement signed in 2021.

Sep 29 2022

SIBCON 2022 Interview: MFMs relevant for custody transfer of future liquid-based marine fuels, confirms Endress+Hauser

‘MFMs will continue to have a place within the bunkering sector even when the shipping industry continues to adopt new types of marine fuels, such as LNG, biofuel, methanol, ammonia and hydrogen,’ states spokesman.

Sep 29 2022

SIBCON 2022 Interview: Singapore Bunkering TC Chairman shares republic’s direction on future marine fuels

Current ISO 8217 bunker fuel standard not comprehensive enough for biofuels; National Mirror Committee working with local players to develop more comprehensive biofuels standard for Singapore, says Capt. Rahul.

Sep 28 2022

Virgin Voyages partners with Argent Energy, GoodFuels and Twelve for sustainable bunker fuel supply

Virgin Voyages estimates that by switching to sustainable marine fuels, the line will reduce its life-cycle carbon emissions from fuel by 75% or more.

Sep 28 2022

SIBCON 2022 Interview: Clyde & Co discusses handling of bunker fuel quality disputes, alt fuels contracts

‘There are some important differences between VLSFO and biofuels, and as a result, parties should consider whether additional changes should be made to biofuel bunker contracts,’ says Paul Collier.

Sep 28 2022

Sovcomflot and Gazprom Neft complete first ever STS LNG bunkering operation in Russia

Gazprom Neft’s bunker vessel “Dmitry Mendeelev” bunkered Sovcomflot’s green series tanker “Prospekt Koroleva” in the Port of Ust-Luga during a four-hour operation.

Sep 27 2022

Austal Philippines launches LNG-capable ferry “Express 5” for Danish Molslinjen

“Express 5”, which has the capacity for 1,610 passengers, is scheduled for delivery early in the first quarter of CY2023 following final fit-out of the vessel alongside at Austal Philippines.

Sep 27 2022

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