Tag Archives: CO2

Onboard CO2 Capture Demonstrated

Alfa Laval and Japan’s National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI) have succeeded in onboard CO2 capture testing using an exhaust gas cleaning system. As the marine industry strives for a decarbonized future, Alfa Laval and partners are investigating the technologies needed to achieve it. One of the opportunities is carbon capture and storage (CCS). Initiated by NMRI, the CO2 capture testing

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Autonomous Electric Container Ship Will Haul Fertilizer Products by Sea in Norway

The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel is one step closer to launch, as YARA signs a deal with VARD worth approximately NOK 250 million to build the vessel. VARD will deliver the Yara Birkeland vessel for launch in early 2020, and the vessel will gradually move from manned operation to fully autonomous operation by 2022. In May 2017,

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House Resolution Calls for Ocean Conservation and Resource Rebuilding

House Oceans Caucus co-chairs, Alaska Congressman Don Young and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing World Oceans Day on June 8 with a call for action to protect, conserve, maintain and rebuild the world’s oceans and ocean resources. Additionally the co–chairs wrote an op-ed about the topic, published in The Hill. The House Oceans Caucus is a bipartisan group of

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Platforms Offshore Norway Go Electric, Replace Gas Power

The Norwegian company Equinor, formerly Statoil, has identified three offshore oil and gas platforms as candidates for replacing their gas turbines with electric power from land-based sources. According to Equinor, the transition may cut CO2 emissions by more than 600,000 tons per year. The platforms include Troll C and the Sleipner field center, which includes the Gudrun tie-in platform in

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Tahitian Hospital to Receive Seawater Air Conditioning System

Creocean and its partners, Airaro and DVO, ensured the design and work supervision for The Brando Resort’s seawater air conditioning (SWAC) system on the island of Tetiaroa on behalf of Pacific Beachcomber, between 2008 and 2012. This same team is now in charge of the design and implementation of the seawater air conditioning system of the French Polynesia Hospital Center,

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Q&A: Jeff Orlowski’s ‘Chasing Coral’

If you haven’t seen “Chasing Coral” yet, we highly recommend you watch it. (It’s streaming now on Netflix.) This engaging documentary successfully communicates the immediacy of the problem of climate change by showing the devastating effects of rising temperatures on coral reefs. Rising temperatures trigger coral bleaching, which can result in the death of these coastal ecosystems that are crucial

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