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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...

Maersk to exhibit solutions at the Danish Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai

Maersk Kanoo, UAE (part of A.P. Moller - Maersk) has partnered with Danish Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai that opens its gates next month. Maersk will be present at the Danish Pavilion, throughout the six months of Expo 2020 Dubai, to welcome and interact with the visiting customers, and businesses that are curious to know more on how Maersk transports goods around the world. Expo 2020 Dubai Expo 2020 Dubai revolves around three key themes – mobility, sustainability and opportunity. Maersk...

AqualisBraemar LOC Group to develop green hydrogen production barge, under the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC)

AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) has been awarded an innovative research and development (R&D) project, to develop a green hydrogen production barge, under the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC). The Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) is funded by the Department for Transport and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK. ABL Group and Longitude Engineering partnership ABL Group, including group company, Longitude Engineering, will work in a consortium with G...

ATPI Marine & Energy and Qatar Airways open London International Shipping Week

As the industry looks ahead to its recovery, specialist travel management company, ATPI Marine & Energy, in partnership with Qatar Airways, has today kicked off this year’s London International Shipping Week (LISW21) by opening the London Stock Exchange. The week-long event will be the largest and most important LISW to date, hosting up to 160 in-person, hybrid and virtual functions. This year’s theme of ‘Driving Growth and Recovery in a Disrupted World’ will explo...

Kongsberg and Shell enter into a strategic partnership agreement

Kongsberg Digital (Kongsberg) and Shell International Exploration & Production (Shell Marine) have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership agreement. Hege Skryseth, President of Kongsberg Digital and Executive Vice President (EVP) at Kongsberg, said “We are very excited to enter into this new strategic partnership agreement with Shell International and enable the digital transformation of their Wells business unit.” Digital transformation Hege Skryseth ad...

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding receives approval in Principle from Classification Society for LCO2 Carrier Cargo Tank from France’s Bureau Veritas

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has been granted Approval in Principle (AIP) from the French Classification Society Bureau Veritas (BV) for a cargo tank system to be mounted in a liquefied CO2 (LCO2) carrier. MHI Group is pursuing a range of strategic measures to strengthen businesses related to the energy transition, and establishing a CO2 ecosystem is a key part of that effort. Further, Carbon Dioxide Capture, Utilisation, and Storage...

Heinen & Hopman gives first new building contract to Teknotherm Spain

Heinen & Hopman announced that Teknotherm Marine España S.L. has landed its first new building contract. Teknotherm Marine España S.L. will deliver the complete HVAC – including installation work – on a suction dredger to be built by Nodosa Shipyard. Build and Design Nodosa Shipyard will build and design the 63.3 m dredger – called Omvac Catorce – for Canlemar. The Canlemar company is dedicated to carrying out all kinds of maritime works, such as d...

London International Shipping Week 2021 gets positive news with easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Anticipation for London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW21), the global maritime industry’s first in-person gathering since early 2020, is set to soar following UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s announcement that London is open for business. The British Prime Minister has confirmed an easing of COVID-19 restrictions across England by July 19, 2021, giving people working in shipping clear passage to reconnect at LISW21, slated to take place from September 13 – 17, 2021....

ClassNK publishes an onboard poster describing common issues and recommended measures when using compliant fuel oil

The foremost classification society ClassNK has published an onboard poster for ships titled "Issues after starting to use VLSFO," which outlines common main engine issues and recommended countermeasures when using Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) that complies with SOx regulations. Issues reported After the enforcement of regulations to limit sulphur content in marine fuel oil to 0.50% or less in 2020, issues when using compliant fuel oil are being reported occasionally. ClassNK compiled...

ClassNK enhances support for shipping’s transition to zero-emission

The foremost classification society ClassNK has proclaimed its roles to support the transition of the shipping business to zero-emission.While efforts to build a decarbonised society are being accelerated such as through strengthened GHG reduction targets in various countries and with the progress of sustainable finance, a framework for assessing GHG emissions has also been introduced to MARPOL. The shipping industry is now required to plan and manage GHG emissions in an organised manner. I...

Kongsberg Digital signs agreement with ExxonMobil to explore use of Kognitwin® Energy dynamic digital twin SaaS-solution

Kognitwin Energy is Kongsberg Digital’s digital twin Software-as-a-Service platform that enables operators to integrate and contextualise data from their IT and OT systems and enable advanced process and flow simulation to drive higher degrees of asset performance and collaboration. Open ecosystem Kognitwin Energy enables an open ecosystem of applications through an API-driven integration approach Operators apply Kognitwin Energy to drive a strategic transformation agenda that allows t...

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...

A.P. Moller - Maersk and Novo Nordisk announce partnership on global cold chain logistics

A.P. Moller - Maersk has announced the signing of a logistics agreement with Novo Nordisk, effective from 2021. The three-year agreement on cold chain logistics covers transportation, including ocean services and inland logistics. Maersk - Novo Nordisk partnership We are proud to be chosen as one of Novo Nordisk´s main logistic companies" Vincent Clerc, the Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Ocean and Logistics, at A.P. Moller – Maersk, said &ldquo...

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...

Shenzhen Logistics and Supply Chain Management Association organises the 9th Shenzhen World Port Chain Strategy Forum

With the continuous spread of the international pandemic situation (COVID-19) and the increasing downward pressure on the global economy, the 9th Shenzhen World Port Chain Strategy Forum is being held at the right time. 9th Shenzhen International Port Chain Strategy Forum The 9th Shenzhen International Port Chain Strategy Forum is sponsored by Transport Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, organised by Shenzhen Logistics and Supply Chain Management Association, and co-sponsored by Shenzhen Modern...

Bulk, cruise and Ro-Ro operators get smart with Wilhelmsen’s revolutionary digital mooring system

Developed and refined over the past three years, Wilhelmsen's Smart Ropes system is poised to dramatically improve mooring safety onboard vessels. Based on the experience from rigorous testing aboard a working ro-ro vessel, all parts of the system have been refined and improved in readiness for the next phase of installations. Smart unit functions Comprising a patent-pending measuring unit, embedded within the mooring rope, the ‘smart’ unit transmits key tension, time, temperatu...

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...

DIMDEX’s organising committee holds official diplomat briefing session on hosting the 7th edition of DIMDEX

The Organising Committee of the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX) held a successful diplomat briefing session focused on the preparation of the upcoming event at Sharq Village and Spa yesterday, which was attended by high-level diplomats. DIMDEX 2020 A fixture on the global maritime defence and security calendar, DIMDEX 2020 expects an unprecedented turnout of exhibitors and attendees from up to 80 countries. Attendees of the delegate briefing session rece...

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