Shipping / Operation


X-Press Feeders to install CCS systems on two vessels

Singapore-based X-Press Feeders is to install carbon capture and clean-loop systems from Rotterdam-based marine technology company, Value Maritime, on board two container feeder ships later this year. The emissions reduction equipment, which captures…


Gothenburg to set up shore power for tankers

The Port of Gothenburg has established a working group to develop shoreside power for tankers berthed at its Energy Terminal. Working with Swedish tanker owners and other interested parties, the Gothenburg port authority aims to establish a new…


Napa and Furuno team up on voyage optimisation

Communications company, Furuno, is to incorporate Napa’s Voyage Optimization software into its new Planning Station PS-100, a voyage planning, monitoring, and briefing system that is currently under development. The new software will be an optional…


Nordic partners claim up to 80% GHG reductions with new hybrid fuel

Finland’s Neste Corporation and Danish marine fuel supplier, Nordic Marine Oil, have unveiled a new hybrid marine fuel that could offer substantial greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions savings of up to 80%. The Neste MarineTM 0.1 co-processed fuel,…


Navtor integrates search-and-rescue system into digital software platform

Norwegian marine digital specialist, Navtor, has announced integration of the Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue (AMVER) system into the latest version of its chart table software, NavStation. The digital platform will now include AMVER…


DB Schenker plans zero-emission feeder service in Norway

Deutsche Bahn logistics subsidiary, DB Schenker, plans to launch a zero-emissions feeder service between Ikornnes and the Port of Ålesund on Norway’s west coast. Using a 50m-long vessel with a deadweight capacity of 300 tonnes, the 23-nautical-mile…


New drive to promote ammonia as fuel

Contracts for multi-fuel vessels placed by owners such as Höegh Autoliners are inspiring new initiatives to provide supplies of ammonia as marine fuel. Yara’s Clean Ammonia unit (YCA) is collaborating with partners, including owners, engine…




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