Tag: Maersk

NORDEN partners with Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

NORDEN partners with Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

February 22, 2021 |

In Denmark, NORDEN has signed a partnership agreement with the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping. Based in Copenhagen, the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center is an independent, not-for-profit, research and development center launched with support of the A.P. Moller Foundation, with a mission to decarbonize the maritime industry. The center works across the […]

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Maersk expects to order first carbon neutral ships in 2023

Maersk expects to order first carbon neutral ships in 2023

January 19, 2021 |

In Denmark, Ship and Bunker reports that Maersk expects to order its first carbon neutral fueled ships in 2023, likely dipping its toes into the waters with smaller container ships while it feels its way around new alternative fuels. By focusing on smaller vessels that can operate in a certain geographic area, the company can […]

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Maersk/Lloyds Register study shows alcohol, biomethane and ammonia has top contenders for clean marine fuel

Maersk/Lloyds Register study shows alcohol, biomethane and ammonia has top contenders for clean marine fuel

October 24, 2019 |

In Denmark, a study by A.P. Moller – Maersk and Lloyds Register confirms that the best opportunities for decarbonizing shipping lie in finding new sustainable energy sources. Based on market projections, the best positioned fuels for research and development into net zero fuels for shipping are alcohol, biomethane, and ammonia. “The main challenge is not […]

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RSB to develop first-of-its-kind biofuels book and claim system for Maersk

RSB to develop first-of-its-kind biofuels book and claim system for Maersk

July 7, 2019 |

In Denmark, A.P. Moller – Maersk is rolling out a flagship project with Switzerland-based RSB to pass emissions savings from its use of alternative fuels on to its clients, with retail giant H&M among the first to benefit. RSB is developing a ‘book and claim’ system that will allow Maersk to reliably and credibly pass […]

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Maersk launches biofuel trial with H&M Group

Maersk launches biofuel trial with H&M Group

June 20, 2019 |

In Denmark, a new carbon neutral product – the first of its kind in the industry – is being piloted with select Maersk customers who are highly engaged in sustainable solutions for their supply chain. H&M Group is the first company to trial it as part of the shift towards carbon-neutral transportation. The biofuel in […]

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Maersk’s biofuel pilot reaches halfway point

Maersk’s biofuel pilot reaches halfway point

April 28, 2019 |

In Denmark, A.P. Moller-Maersk Mette’s Captain released video of their historic voyage running on biofuel. The Mette vessel reached Hong Kong, the half way point in their trial. So far it has traveled almost 12,000 nautical miles on the biofuel. It left the Port of Rotterdam on April 5th and is running on a cooking […]

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World’s largest maritime biofuel pilot launched by DSGC

World’s largest maritime biofuel pilot launched by DSGC

March 24, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, a group of Dutch multinationals – FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever – all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), will join forces with A.P. Moller – Maersk to take a tangible step towards the decarbonization of ocean shipping via the world’s largest maritime biofuel pilot. A pilot, using […]

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Biofuel opportunities could abound with Maersk’s net zero CO2 target

Biofuel opportunities could abound with Maersk’s net zero CO2 target

December 9, 2018 |

In Denmark, Maersk aims at having carbon neutral vessels commercially viable by 2030, net zero CO2 emissions by 2050, and calls for strong industry involvement. Maersk said in their press release, “an acceleration in new innovations and adaption of new technology is required. Climate is one of the most important issues in the world, and […]

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Maersk to develop two marine fuel projects

Maersk to develop two marine fuel projects

March 21, 2013 |

In Denmark, Maersk is developing two projects to create biomass-based marine fuels using lignin. One of the projects involves a partnership with Progression Industry, and the other involves DONG Energy and is co-funded by the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation. If Progression Industry can make a lignin-based fuel that meets Maersk’s criteria, Maersk has promised […]

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Maersk, US Navy testing algal biofuels as long-range marine fuel

Maersk, US Navy testing algal biofuels as long-range marine fuel

December 13, 2011 |

In Virginia, Maersk and the U.S. Navy are testing algae-based biofuel on the container ship Maersk Kalmar currently en route from Germany to India. The 300 meter-long container ship has a dedicated auxiliary test engine, which reduces the risks of testing, and its fuels system includes biofuel blending equipment and separate tanks. The biofuels test […]

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