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…


Chemical tanker completes North Atlantic voyage on biofuel

The 20,762dwt Tufton-owned chemical tanker, Monax, recently completed a trans-Atlantic voyage between northern Europe and Canada using 100% sustainable biofuel supplied by Netherlands-based GoodFuels. The biofuel, derived from feedstock including…


United Heavy Lift signs up for Kongsberg vessel performance software

Hamburg-headquartered United Heavy Lift GmbH (UHL) is adopting Kongsberg’s Coach Solutions, a vessel performance and optimisation service, to increase operational efficiency and reduce its environmental footprint. UHL’s fleet of heavy-lift and…


CMA Shipping returns “in-person” to Connecticut

The 36th edition of the CMA Shipping Expo & Conference will take place from October 13th to 15th in Connecticut, US. After a two-year absence due to the global pandemic, the show will return to an “in-person” event, organisers Connecticut Maritime…


Replaceable batteries to transform inland waterway operation

Replaceable battery packs from Wärtsilä now enable inland waterway vessels to operate on electrical power, with no emissions. The development represents a significant breakthrough as Wärtsilä explained that, until now, battery containers have been…




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