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…


ClassNK issues guidance on shipboard data quality

ClassNK has released new guidance for shipowners and operators on the collation and use of shipboard data. The classification society’s Data Quality Guidelines addresses the gathering and use of shipboard data among various stakeholders, and the…


BSM Germany uses behavioural science to reduce carbon emissions

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) Germany has formed a strategic pilot partnership applying behaviour-based data science to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions of the vessels under its management. Together with London-based software…


ClassNK releases guidelines on 3D printing

Classification society, ClassNK, has issued Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) that set out approval requirements for the 3D printing of metallic equipment in shipping. Additive manufacturing technology is now used in various…


Volkswagen continues to switch to low-emission fleet

German carmaker Volkswagen has placed charter guarantees which have generated orders by other shipowners for four car carriers with dual-fuel engines using liquefied natural gas (LNG). By replacing diesel ships Volkswagen aims to be the first…




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