Shipping / Operation


Meriaura targets carbon-neutral transport

Finnish shipping group Meriaura has started the preparation and design of a container feeder ship which will be part of a transport concept that targets 100% carbon neutrality. The concept is based on hybrid propulsion that enables the ship to…


Hydrogen-powered vessel on River Seine

The European Innovation Project Flagships is set to deploy the world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel operating on hydrogen, plying the river Seine in Paris. The hydrogen cargo transport vessel will be owned by French inland shipowner…


Egil Ulvan Rederi chosen to realise hydrogen-powered vessel project

Norwegian shipping company Egil Ulvan Rederi has won a contract to build and operate a new type of zero-emission cargo ship. The contract was awarded by Heidelberg Cement Norway and Norwegian agricultural cooperative Felleskjopet AGRI who aim to…


New German/Dutch joint venture in heavy-lift sector

Hamburg-based SAL and Schiedam-headquartered Jumbo, both specialists in heavy-lift and project cargoes, have announced a new joint venture. The companies will combine large parts of their fleets, together with engineering and commercial activities,…


Danes plan green ammonia for ferries

Danish ferry line, DFDS, together with partners, is working on a new “Power-to-Ammonia” fuel project that could see the company’s 50-plus vessels using green ammonia as fuel. DFDS ferries produce 96% of the company’s emissions and the company is…


Wallenius Wilhelmsen plans full-scale PCTC powered by wind

Wallenius Wilhelmsen is planning to have a wind-powered 7,000-vehicle pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design ready to be ordered at a shipyard by mid-2022. The Norwegian-Swedish shipping company intends to commission the Orcelle Wind in 2025,…


Maersk plans to operate world’s first carbon-neutral liner vessel by 2023

Danish container shipping group Maersk plans to introduce the world’s first carbon-neu­tral liner container ship in 2023. The vessel will be a feeder vessel of about 2,000 TEU using methanol as fuel. The vessel will be able to operate on standard…




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