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Silverstream Lowers Fuel Use, Emissions

Silverstream Technologies‘ pioneering air lubrication system, Silverstream, has delivered significant fuel and emissions savings during testing on the Shell-chartered 170,000 cbm LNG carrier Methane Patricia Camila.  Following operational testing of the retrofitted technology, Silverstream and Shell’s engineers demonstrated 6.6 percent net savings generated by the Silverstream System. The technology was tested at various vessel speeds during the Methane Patricia Camila’s normal operations to calculate fuel and emissions

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Ensuring Safety for Liquefied Hydrogen Carriers

As a zero-emission fuel with availability around the world, hydrogen has the potential to transform modern society, but considerable work remains to achieve an industrial scale. One key component will be the ability for ships to carry large amounts of hydrogen worldwide. For transportation efficiency, practical options include: the carriage of liquefied hydrogen in bulk, the organic chemical hydride method,

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Maritime Forecast to 2050: Fuel Choice Is Essential to Decarbonization

DNV GL

DNV GL – Maritime has released the fourth edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050. The purpose of Maritime Forecast to 2050 is to enhance the ability of shipping stakeholders, especially shipowners, to navigate the technological, regulatory and market uncertainties in the industry, and set shipping on a pathway to decarbonization. It is based on a library of 30 scenarios that

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Chevron Whitepaper on 2020 Fuel Sulphur Switch

Chevron Marine Lubricants

After over half a year of low-sulphur fuel operations for international shipping, Chevron Marine Lubricants has distilled its experiences of working with new fuels and lubricants into a new whitepaper. “Taking the Temperature of the 2020 fuel sulphur switch” includes findings based on work with ship operators worldwide to manage the transition from traditional high-sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) to very low-sulphur

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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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Potential of Bio and Synthetic LNG for Decarbonization

bio and synthetic LNG for shipping decarbonization

SEA-LNG, the multisector industry coalition, has released the latest in its series of independently conducted reports: The CE Delft study analyzes the availability and costs of liquefied bio methane (LBM) and liquefied synthetic methane (LSM) and concludes that both could become available in sufficient quantities to make a contribution toward future decarbonization for the shipping industry, and that the costs

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