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Japan: MOU entered to develop ammonia-fuelled tugboat for Yokohama city

NYK Line, IHI Power Systems Co., Ltd., and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai have signed a MoU with Yokohama city for the acceptance of “A-Tug” at the port of Yokohama.

May 26 2022

Rio Tinto and bp sign one-year trial of marine biofuels

B30 biofuel blend will be trialled on “RTM Tasman” on a mix of Transatlantic and Atlantic-Pacific routes, in one of the longest-duration marine biofuel trials to date.

May 25 2022

IBIA returns to Turkey with one-day bunker conference on future of green shipping

Shipowners, bunker buyers, leading bunker suppliers, bunker traders, bunker brokers, and other industry stakeholders are expected to attend the event, says IBIA.

May 24 2022

Titan LNG “FlexFueler 002” bunker barge delivers 60 mt of bio-LNG bunker fuel to “Fure Vinga”

Bio-LNG marine fuel delivered to the “Fure Vinga”, owned by Swedish’s Furetank, has received a full ISCC – International Sustainability and Carbon Certification, says Titan LNG.

May 24 2022

Mumbai seminar: Participants indicate confidence in methanol as a bunker fuel

With technological and regulatory challenges associated with methanol as a bunker fuel largely resolved, it’s time for the industry to embrace methanol, says organiser.

May 20 2022

Berlin’s Mayor Franziska Giffey christens world’s first emission-free pusher boat “ELEKTRA”

“ELEKTRA” is the first pusher boat worldwide where a battery-electric drive will be combined with hydrogen and fuel cell technology, says Federal Minister Dr. Volker Wissing.

May 20 2022

Singapore: ITOCHU and GoodFuels to scale marine biofuel bunkering across Asia-Pacific

Duo will initially focus on the supply of sustainable marine biofuels to all Singaporean territorial waters, waterways, and harbours, as well as those transiting the Strait of Malacca.

May 19 2022

China’s largest battery capacity ship to pave way for electric vessels

The 100m “Chang Jiang San Xia 1” obtained the notations of “Green Ship” and will play an important role in promoting pollution prevention along Yangtze River.

May 18 2022

Neste and Nordic Marine Oil introduces ‘Neste Marine™ 0.1 Co-processed’ bunker fuel

Material enables up to 80% GHG emission reduction over the lifecycle compared to fossil fuels and can be taken in use without any fleet modifications, says Neste.

May 18 2022

Rystad Energy forecasts huge foreign investment into Egypt’s green hydrogen and ammonia plans

SCZONE’s Air Sokhna region has bunkering facilities for ammonia, which makes it very suitable for the trade of hydrogen and its derivatives, states report.

May 18 2022

MOU signed to develop ammonia bunkering in Singapore

MPA and “K” LINE join the consortium with A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S, Keppel Offshore & Marine, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping and ABS.

May 17 2022

CCS inspects China’s first hydrogen-fuelled ship “Three Gorges Hydrogen Boat 1”

Project has important significance for zero pollution and zero emission transformation of inland waterway ships in the country, particularly in Yangtze River.

May 17 2022

SCZONE signs deal for USD 10 billion in investment to produce green hydrogen and ammonia

Six memoranda of understanding are to establish industrial facilities and complexes in Sokhna zone to produce green fuel for ship bunkering, amongst other uses.

May 17 2022

Hong Kong: Pacific Basin signs MoU for study on zero-emission vessels, alternative bunker fuels

Collaboration with Nihon Shipyard Co. and Mitsui & Co. will investigate alternative fuel bunkering options and associated infrastructure to meet IMO 2050 targets.

May 13 2022

Allianz report: Cost of bunker fuel could go up, availability down due to Ukraine war

Annual AGCS report said the shipping industry has been affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including likely pushing ships owners to use substandard alternative fuels.

May 12 2022

China: Research paper proposes wireless self-powered ammonia leakage monitor for vessels

Self-powered and wireless full-set device can achieve the long-term and maintenance-free detection of ammonia leakage during the ocean voyage.

May 11 2022

CMA CGM joins Jupiter 1000 project, first green hydrogen industrial demonstrator in France

Piloted by GRTgaz, Jupiter 1000 is aimed to produce green hydrogen from renewable electricity and e-methane, a synthetic gas, from hydrogen and CO2 captured.

May 11 2022

MOL to build four additional 7,000-unit capacity LNG-fuelled car carriers at local shipyards

Vessels will be the second series following four LNG-fuelled car carriers ordered in 2021, bringing company’s total orders for newbuild LNG-fuelled car carriers to eight.

May 10 2022

Japan supports carbon tax system by levying charge on ships, based on bunker fuel choices

Suggests industry paying USD 56 per tonne of CO2 from 2025 to 2030, which would raise more than USD 50 billion a year on the sector’s almost 1 billion tonnes of emissions.

May 10 2022

EU Fit for 55: ‘Contracts for Difference’ can incentivise zero-emission fuel investments

Contracts for Difference works for solar and wind and they can have the same catalytic impact for zero-emission bunker fuels, says Global Maritime Forum Managing Director.

May 10 2022

IBIA: Major step forward for fuel cells as IMO approves safety guidelines

It took around 10 years of discussion to develop the framework to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of electrical and/or thermal energy of fuel cell technology.

May 09 2022

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