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D’Amico heads biofuels comparison initiative

The d’Amico Group is leading a joint industry project (JIP) to test the performance of B30 biofuel blends derived from advanced second-generation feedstock on board its 74,999dwt product tankers, Cielo Bianco and Cielo di Rotterdam. The aim of the…


Swiss climate tech start-up seeks crowd-funded equity

Daphne Technology, a climate tech start-up in Saint-Sulpice, Switzerland, is raising equity through Crowdcube, described as “the world’s largest crowdfunding platform”. The company has developed a “universal green converter” to assist global…


GAC plans Jones Act-compliant LNG bunker barge

GAC Bunker Fuels, a division of the Dubai-based GAC Group, is planning to issue a request for proposal to U.S. yards to build a Jones Act-compliant LNG bunker barge. The vessel will be constructed, owned, and operated by another third party. Under…


EU grant for global alliance on smart port logistics

Rotterdam is to lead an international alliance of 45 companies, knowledge institutes, and ports, in the pursuit of sustainable and smart logistics in port operations. The consortium has already been awarded about EUR 25 million in funding from the…


Titan LNG to further increase infrastructure

Dutch company Titan LNG, an independent supplier of LNG marine fuel, plans construction of an LNG bunkering barge and announces a development tender. To be called Krios, the vessel will increase availability of LNG as a marine fuel in the port of…


CMA CGM announces fleet expansion

French shipping group CMA CGM has ordered 22 container ships from Chinese CSSC Group. The order will include 12 ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and 10 to run on very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO), CMA CGM said in a statement. The value of…


Euronav orders VLCCs at Hyundai Samho

Europe’s largest listed tanker company, Euronav, has ordered two VLCCs at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries in South Korea, with an option for a third vessel. As the company pursues its aim of decarbonising the transport of oil by sea, the VLCCs will be…




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