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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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New Jellyfish Species Discovered

When Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) Associate Professor of Biology Brenden Holland, Ph.D., and HPU graduate student Anita Harrington teamed up last summer to work on the DNA sequencing of a new species of jellyfish found off the coast of Japan neither professor nor student were quite sure what they were going to uncover.  Holland had received an email from Jerry Crow, president of

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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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Report on Japan’s Maritime Innovation Ecosystem

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A new study, “A quiet revolution – the maritime innovation ecosystem in Japan,” explores the commitments to Internet of Things (IoT)-based ship and crew management already made by corporate Japan and offers unique insights into the country’s emerging start-up culture. The report, sponsored by Inmarsat, is the first in a series of in-depth profiles into maritime technology and start-ups in

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First Vessel Built in Class by Sri Lankan Co. for Japanese Owner

KDDI Cable Infinity

Colombo Dockyard PLC has delivered a modern cable-laying vessel to Kokusai Cable Ship Co. Ltd. (KCS). After leaving the Colombo Dockyard, KDDI Cable Infinity successfully reached the Yokohama Port in Japan on July 7. At 113.1 m in length, 21.5 m in breadth and 8.8 m in depth, Cable Infinity is the largest vessel constructed by Colombo Dockyard to date, with a deadweight

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Collaboration to Develop Large Ocean-Going Autonomous Vessel

Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced during Singapore Maritime Week a memorandum of understanding with both ST Engineering Electronics Ltd., an information communications technologies provider and co-creater of Smart City Solutions, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd., the second largest trading house in Japan. The partners will collaborate on a project titled, “Development of Ocean-going Autonomous Navigation System on a Marine Asset”. The collaboration

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