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MAN Energy Solutions and DP World sign strategic partnership agreement

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a cooperation agreement with DP World (Drydocks World), the globally renowned provider of smart logistics solutions. Effective immediately, the agreement targets common progress in the field of decarbonisation and is scheduled to run for five years, with an option to extend thereafter.   Wayne Jones OBE – Chief Sales Officer, and Gaby Hanna – Senior Vice President and Head of Region – Middle East & Africa, acted as signatories for MAN...

Teknotherm exhibits at DanFish 2021

DanFish International is one of the most important exhibitions in the world for equipment and services for the fishing industry. The event – which is being held for the 27th time in 2021 – is an international forum where manufacturers and other suppliers to the fishery sector have a peerless opportunity to interact with customers from all parts of the world. The exhibition is a meeting point, where both exhibitors and visitors can engage in active networking. The exhibition takes p...

Unifeeder-operated vessel, ‘ElbBlue’ fuelled with renewable liquefied SNG to reduce carbon emissions

In a world-first for the marine industry, Unifeeder-operated vessel, ‘ElbBlue’ was fuelled with liquefied SNG for a trial voyage, in a major boost for the shipping industry’s efforts to reduce its carbon emissions. Carbon-neutral liquefied SNG The liquefied SNG, produced at Kiwi’s Power-to-Gas facility in Werlte, Germany, is a synthetic form of LNG that is carbon-neutral and generated from 100% renewable energy. With the European Commission releasing a proposal this ye...

MBDA returns to DIMDEX 2022 as Gold Sponsor, with the long partnership reflecting event’s global stature

The Organising Committee of the Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX) has announced that it renewed sponsorship contract with MBDA, the world’s renowned developer of missile systems, will be the Gold Sponsor of the event for the seventh time. DIMDEX 2022 DIMDEX 2022 will take place under the theme ‘Connecting the World's Maritime Defence and Security Community’. Commenting on this occasion, High Excellency Chief of Staff of Qatari Armed Force...

UK calls for zero global shipping emissions by 2050, as greenest ever London International Shipping Week begins

Cleaner and greener channel crossings are expected in the next decade, as the London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW 2021) launches, announced the Department for Transport’s, Robert Courts MP, and The Rt. Hon Grant Shapps MP. Highlights include: UK to push for international shipping emissions to reach absolute zero by 2050, Transport Secretary sets out ambitious global 2050 target, as the UK government launches greenest ever International Shipping Week, and Vision of...

‘The future won’t wait’ as industry gathers for Nor-Shipping’s Ocean Now

Taking action was the overriding theme of Ocean Now, a new two-day, hybrid event launched by Nor-Shipping. Even though global industry stakeholders are still grounded by travel restrictions, the desire, and need, to connect and collaborate was made abundantly clear by the caliber of a participant, the scale of online attendance, and the spectrum of opportunities discussed. The challenge was translating willpower into genuine momentum, creating the infrastructure, support, and incentives to enab...

HHI Group launches “Hydrogen Project” with Saudi Aramco

Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings (HHIH), a holding company of HHI Group, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in hydrogen and ammonia-related businesses with Saudi Aramco on March 3.   The MoU was signed by Kisun Chung, Vice President & Head of Management Support Office at HHIH, and Ahmad A. Al Sa'adi, Senior Vice-President of Technical Services at Saudi Aramco. Carbon zero process Hyundai Oilbank plans to cooperate with Saudi Aramco on the realisation of a &l...

Atlas Incinerators launches X10 TITAN – A game-changer for ship-owners and shipyards

The new X10 TITAN range from ATLAS Incinerators will save shipowners and shipyards money while shrinking their environmental footprint. For decades it has been customary to use steam, electricity, or thermal oil to heat sludge oil before its incineration. ATLAS Incinerators’ new X10 TITAN range, launched with the new X610 TITAN, means that is all history. Minimum energy consumption Without compromising on the high quality of the ATLAS incinerators, the new X10 TITAN range has been desig...

Wilhelmsen's additive manufacturing service delivered CE-Certified 3D printed lifting tool for Wärtsilä

Manufacturing engines that power a third of the world’s largest cargo ships Wärtsilä often needs to fabricate specialist tools to solve problems and optimise efficiencies with its equipment onboard. The lifting tool is one such example. It is critical to building and servicing large engines, allowing engineers to move immensely heavy engine parts, such as pistons. The perfect partner Typically, such parts are both expensive and time-consuming to manufacture and deliver, and th...

Alfa Level Test Centre takes up key role in marine biofuel testing with reducing carbon footprint in mind

As the marine industry races to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre is taking a key role. The 2800 sq. m testing space, already equipped for the modern oil and gas fuels, has been readied for testing with biofuels. In the coming years, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre will accumulate knowledge that is vital to a carbon-free future. Partnership with biofuels in focus Alfa Laval, bio-fuel producer, MASH Energy and ship owner, DFDS have ente...

Wilhelmsen and Thyssenkrupp step-up collaboration, establishing 3D printing joint venture targeting the maritime industry

Utilising ThyssenKrupp's deep expertise in additive manufacturing, alongside Wilhelmsen’s long-standing maritime service and supply know-how, the maritime company’s recent experiences from its 3DP Early Adopter Program will be an important stepping stone for the new venture. The program, where customers have exclusive access to on-demand additive manufacturing was launched by Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division in December 2019. Customers include Berge Bulk, Carnival Ma...

Wilhelmsen and MPC Capital join forces in technical ship management in the container segment

Wilhelmsen Ship Management, a provider of third-party ship management services headquartered in Singapore and the Hamburg-based asset and investment manager MPC Capital AG have agreed to combine their activities in the technical management of container ships. To this end, Wilhelmsen Ship Management acquires a 50 % stake in Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co KG, the technical container ship manager within the MPC Capital Group. Wilhelmsen Ahrenkiel Ship Management In the future, the joint ven...

Wilhelmsen coordinates Singapore’s first full crew change for Synergy Group on bulk carrier Genco Liberty using new protocol

Neal De Roche, Executive Vice President, Wilhelmsen Ships Agency, said, “As an integral part of the Singapore Crew Change Working Group, (SGCCWG) we are very happy to now be coordinating the first full crew change, performed in line with the new crew change protocol we worked so hard to put together as part of the SGCCWG." "It is encouraging to see how regulators, industry bodies, customers and indeed competitors now coming together to address such a critical matter, the welfare of s...

International defence and security experts to be present at the Middle East Naval Commanders Conference at DIMDEX 2020

In support of international military collaboration and exchange, the organising committee of the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference 2020 (DIMDEX 2020) will host the Middle East Naval Commanders Conference (MENC), under the theme – ‘Resilience in the Maritime Domain - Confronting Asymmetric Threats’. The upcoming MENC edition will feature panel discussions that will once again address current multifarious naval security challenges. Under the auspices...

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