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SAMSA: STS fuel transfers remain suspended in Algoa Bay, South Africa after oil spill incident

South African Maritime Safety Authority and several local authorities in Pretoria took several measures to contain an oil spill at sea that occurred on Monday.

May 27 2022

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

EPS delivers ethane-powered VLCC “STL Yangtze” to Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical

98,000 cubic meter “STL Yangtze” is the first of six Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) to join EPS’ growing gas fleet; it will be on a 15-year charter to Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical.

May 25 2022

NYK and Nippon Yuka Kogyo develop new additive ‘Yunic 800Eco’

Companies observed decreased fuel consumption of up to 1.2% compared to when the additive was not used while carbon monoxide (CO) emissions were also reduced.

May 25 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

UK confirms USD 15 million fund for R&D in zero emission technologies

Fund will promote decarbonisation innovation in the maritime sector which will aim to tackle shipping emissions, according to The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

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

Ship Chief Engineer pleads guilty to intentional discharge of oily waste and obstruction of justice charges in New Orleans

Kirill Kompaniets and a subordinate engineer deliberately dumped oil contaminated water from bilge tanks overboard during the late night of 13 to 14 March.

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

Royal Caribbean Group partners with Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

By joining the Center, the Group aligns itself with a network of like-minded companies to find solutions for a sustainable future, says Royal Caribbean Group President and CEO.

May 24 2022

Port of San Diego to deploy bonnet system by Jan 2025 to curb carbon emissions

Having a bonnet in addition to shore power at the Port of San Diego’s cargo terminals will help to further reduce certain air pollutants like nitrogen oxides and diesel particulate matter.

May 23 2022

Econowind and Vertom to install wind-assist VentoFoil by end of 2022

Installing the VentiFoils is a big step forward in reducing (Co2) emissions and fuel consumption for Vertom’s current fleet, says Senior Technical Superintendent of Vertom.

May 23 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

Infineum launches single oil solution for MAN B&W two-stroke engines

Infineum M8040 additive package is specifically designed to enhance operational efficiency as a single oil solution for two-stroke engines running on VLSFO and lower sulphur bunker fuels.

May 19 2022

World’s largest hydrogen-powered vessel “Hydrotug” to be launched in 2023

Port of Antwerp-Bruges and CMB.TECH said the tug will be delivered by the end of this year and be fully operational in the first quarter of 2023 in Antwerp.

May 19 2022

DNV Industry Insights: Make sure you meet your EEXI deadline

DNV’s Dr Fabian Kock answers key questions about EEXI approval, which many vessels have to attain by the first periodical survey in 2023 at the latest.

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

Singapore: Eastern Pacific Shipping to retrofit carbon capture systems on MR tankers

CCS installation onboard “M/T Pacific Cobalt” will be done by end of 2022 while retrofit onboard “M/T Pacific Gold” will be completed by end of Q1 2023.

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

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