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Joint R&D for Ammonia-Fueled Vessels to Reduce GHG Emissions

NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corp. and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialization of an ammonia-fueled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC) that would use ammonia as the main fuel, in addition to an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB). The joint R&D aims not only to utilize ammonia as a marine fuel but also to

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CFD Supports Greener Shipping

Windship CFD

Environmental concerns are influencing a greater need for renewable and sustainable energy across the world with specialist technologies being at the forefront of new designs and solutions. As maritime industries begin to tackle climate change issues, ports and shipping companies are looking for carbon-free alternatives by testing potential solutions for vessels. The requirement to make a move toward greener shipping

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Sniffer Buoy for IMO 2020 Emissions Monitoring

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Finnish companies Meritaito Ltd., part of the Arctia group, and Kine Robot Solutions Ltd. have jointly developed the Sniffer Buoy for air quality and emission monitoring regarding IMO 2020 regulations.  The first Sniffer Buoy prototype was deployed at the end of May for a pilot period, spring to autumn 2020. Installation was done in the Finnish west coast archipelago outside Turku and

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e5 Consortium to Develop Zero-Emission Vessels

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Seven companies–Asahi Tanker Co. Ltd., Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd., Exeno Yamamizu Corp., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co. Ltd., Tokyo Electric Power Co., and Mitsubishi Corp.–have established the “e5 Consortium,” with the goal of establishing new ocean shipping infrastructure services through various initiatives to develop, realize and commercialize zero-emission electric vessels. e5 stands for five

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Silverstream to Work with Shell

Silverstream Technologies

Silverstream Technologies has signed a landmark framework agreement for retrofit installation of the Silverstream System on some of the vessels in the Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Ltd. LNGC fleet. The agreement will see Shell and Silverstream develop a close working relationship for the design, engineering, procurement and execution of the Silverstream System.   The Silverstream System reduces fuel consumption and associated emissions

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Oil and Gas Companies Working to Reduce GHG Emissions

Total Oil and Gas Climate Initative

Total has announced that the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) has rolled out further initiatives to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and support the goals of the Paris Agreement. OGCI comprises 13 oil and gas companies: BP, Chevron, CNPC, Eni, Equinor, ExxonMobil, Occidental, Pemex, Petrobras, Repsol, Saudi Aramco, Shell and Total. First, OGCI launched a new initiative

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