Shipping / Operation


Details released on Nakilat’s collaboration with ABS on decarbonisation

A project team from Qatar’s Nakilat, one of the largest operators of LNG carriers, and classification society ABS have been working together on development of a decarbonisation strategy. The gas carrier owner, with 69 LNG carriers and four LPG…


New Duisburg container terminal to be carbon-neutral

A new container terminal under development at the inland port of Duisburg is to install a hydrogen-based energy supply network that will be carbon-free and in operation by 2023. Europe’s largest inland port, Duisburg, is to install mtu hydrogen…


Stena Bulk provides data for CCS study

Gothenburg-based Stena Bulk has revealed the results of a project with the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) which assessed the potential for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology at shipboard level to help the decarbonisation process. The…


Maersk adopts new design for methanol-fuelled container ships

Maersk has taken nearly five years to develop a radical new design for a series of 16,000-TEU methanol-fuelled container ships due to commissioned by the carrier early in 2024. The 350m-long ships, to be built at Hyundai Heavy Industries, will have…


Project combines new approaches to the design and operation of ships

The EU Horizon 2020-funded project CHEK aims to develop zero-emission vessels by combining new approaches to the design and operation of ships. Led by Finland’s University of Vaasa, partners include Bar Technologies, Cargill, Climeon, Deltamarin,…


Digital test field set up for 5G port terminal connectivity

A digital test field at two RoRo terminals for a new 5G terminal communication and traffic control system will be established in the Port of Kiel, Germany. The EUR 1.75 million project, funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital…


New source of green ship funding

A EUR 420 million fund has been set up by Prow Capital to provide a new source of finance for shipowners undertaking retrofits or contracting new vessels that can demonstrate measurable emissions reductions. The Green Shipping Fund has been…




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