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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…


Svitzer to convert London tug fleet to biofuel

Tug owner and operator, Svitzer, is to convert its ten-vessel fleet of tugs, based in London and the Medway, to run on marine biofuel. The towage group will offer a new service option to customers – Ecotow – achieving a carbon reduction of about 90%.…


Yara Birkeland completes maiden voyage

The long-awaited maiden voyage of the world’s first electric container ship, Yara Birkeland, was completed last week after the vessel crossed the Oslo Fjord and arrived in the Norwegian capital. The vessel, built by Norwegian shipyard Vard, is the…


IAPH and SGMF to collaborate on fuels

The International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) and The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on the safe, effective, and sustainable supply of gases as marine fuels. The…


Island Crusader takes biogas bunkers from Gasum

Nordic Energy company, Gasum, has supplied liquefied biogas (LBG) for the offshore supply vessel, Island Crusader, owned by Island Offshore in a pilot project run by Lundin Energy Norway. The battery-hybrid ship’s Bergen Engines propulsion system…




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