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…


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…


Maersk adopts new design for methanol-fuelled container ships

Maersk has taken nearly five years to develop a radical new design for a series of 16,000-TEU methanol-fuelled container ships due to commissioned by the carrier early in 2024. The 350m-long ships, to be built at Hyundai Heavy Industries, will have…


Project combines new approaches to the design and operation of ships

The EU Horizon 2020-funded project CHEK aims to develop zero-emission vessels by combining new approaches to the design and operation of ships. Led by Finland’s University of Vaasa, partners include Bar Technologies, Cargill, Climeon, Deltamarin,…


Digital test field set up for 5G port terminal connectivity

A digital test field at two RoRo terminals for a new 5G terminal communication and traffic control system will be established in the Port of Kiel, Germany. The EUR 1.75 million project, funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital…




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