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Sustainable Design Requires Careful Assessment

By Trevor Small Requirements for hydrodynamic efficiency, Energy Efficiency Existing Ship (EEXI) compliance analysis, energy storage, shore charging, fuel cells and alternative fuels suggest something like a perfect storm of demand for ship sustainability experts. Raised social awareness of environmental issues in Canada, in particular, reflects directly in the growing demand for ships designed and built first and foremost for sustainability.

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NOAA Contracts to Revitalize Ketchikan Port

NOAA has awarded a contract to Ahtna Infrastructure & Technologies LLC for a project to revitalize its port facility in Ketchikan, Alaska. The Alaska-based company will make major improvements, including the construction of a new office building, large floating pier, steel access trestle, and updated power and water utility systems for servicing visiting ships. The project will begin with the

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Strategic Power Routing

StormGeo has launched Strategic Power Routing—a service that optimizes the power output of a vessel in varying weather conditions to enhance overall fuel efficiency and reduce emissions without compromising arrival windows. When a vessel meets adverse weather conditions, such as high significant waves, strong wind and currents, it must output more power and thus consume more fuel to maintain its

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Alliance for Autonomous Ship Tech

Damen Shipyard and Sea Machines Robotics have signed an alliance agreement to further investigate the adoption of collision avoidance functionality on board Damen ships. For the past four years Damen Shipyards Group has been investing in autonomous shipping technologies. The shipbuilder has participated in several joint industry projects to research the readiness level of technologies. Damen is now entering the

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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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