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…


3D joint venture to shake up shipping procurement model

Wilhelmsen Marine Products and thyssenkrupp have signed a letter of intent signalling the start of a joint venture offering new spare part procurement methods based on additive manufacturing – 3D printing – for shipowners and operators. The new…


ABB scores major hit with Great Eastern deal

India’s Great Eastern Shipping Company is to install ABB’s AbilityTM Tekomar XPERT engine performance and diagnostic software across its fleet of bulk carriers and tankers. Following successful trials on two vessels, India’s largest private shipowner…


Future fuels and decarbonisation now urgent, says DNV GL

A multi-fuel future will develop over the next three decades, with fossil LNG gaining ground before new fuels including e-ammonia, blue ammonia and bio-methanol are adopted at the next stage of development. This is one of the main conclusions of DNV…


Study concludes treating HFO is better than low-sulphur fuels

Wärtsilä Corporation has drawn its customers attention to a recent study by independent research consultant, CE Delft, which concludes that the environmental impact of exhaust gas cleaning (EGC) systems, also known as scrubbers, is less than that of…




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