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…


New partnership to research fuel cell use in harbour craft

A pilot project between Bureau Veritas (BV), South Korean aluminium boat building specialist, Vinssen Co Ltd, and the Ecolabs Centre of Innovation (CoI) for Energy at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, is to research the potential for fuel…


Gen2 Energy partners with Sirius Design to develop hydrogen carrier

Green hydrogen provider, Gen2 Energy, based in Borre, Norway, has signed a contract with Sirius Design & Integration AS for the design of two specialised vessels transporting compressed hydrogen in containers. The design is set to provide a capacity…


IMO and MPA to collaborate on route-based action plans

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have launched a new programme, NextGEN, to develop decarbonisation initiatives along specific routes across the Asia-Pacific region. GEN stands for…


Norwegian project to focus on safe autonomous ferry transits

Classification society, DNV, and partners Bastø Fosen, Kongsberg Maritime, Kongsberg Seatex, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) launched the Safemate project at the Nor-Shipping exhibition in Oslo at the beginning of this…




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