Tag: shipping

Argonne National Laboratory Is Steering Toward Cleaner Shipping

Argonne National Laboratory Is Steering Toward Cleaner Shipping

January 9, 2022 |

In Illinois, new research from scientists at Argonne National Laboratory suggests that swapping heavy fuel oil with fuels made from wood waste, waste fats, oils, and greases could drastically cut planet-warming emissions from the shipping industry by 40% to 93%. The team also found that cleaner biofuels could be cost-effective after considering credits, like those […]

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ANL study shows biofuels offer cost-effective way to lower shipping emissions

ANL study shows biofuels offer cost-effective way to lower shipping emissions

October 3, 2021 |

In Illinois, Argonne National Laboratory researchers, funded by DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office and DOT’s Maritime Administration, showed through a new study that biofuels can significantly reduce shipping emissions – between 40 and 93 percent when compared to conventional heavy fuel oil – while remaining cost-effective. The study used publicly available datasets in ANL’s Greenhouse gases, […]

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Stena Bulk’s zero-emission vessels on water by 2035, GoodFuels, Tufton’s 100% biofuel voyage and more maritime magic

Stena Bulk’s zero-emission vessels on water by 2035, GoodFuels, Tufton’s 100% biofuel voyage and more maritime magic

September 26, 2021 |

From Sweden comes news that one of the world’s leading tanker shipping companies, Stena Bulk, signed the Global Maritime Forum’s Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization with milestones that include three carbon neutral-ready methanol powered MR tankers into Stena Bulk’s fleet, exploring low carbon fuels and the feasibility of using carbon capture to cut emissions […]

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Lookout Maritime partners with Anglo-Eastern Ship Management to advance maritime sustainability

Lookout Maritime partners with Anglo-Eastern Ship Management to advance maritime sustainability

September 12, 2021 |

In the United Kingdom, Lookout Maritime, a new company formed to drive decarbonization and wider sustainability within the shipping industry, formed a strategic partnership with Anglo-Eastern, the leading global provider of independent ship management services. The partnership will support ship owners with both the prioritization and the implementation of sustainability initiatives. The service provided draws […]

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Denmark, Norway, and the United States to lead zero-emission shipping mission

Denmark, Norway, and the United States to lead zero-emission shipping mission

June 6, 2021 |

In Europe and the U.S., the governments of Denmark, Norway, and the United States, along with the Global Maritime Forum and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, will lead a new Zero-Emission Shipping Mission as part of Mission Innovation which aims to accelerate international public-private collaboration to scale and deploy new green […]

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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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Hurtigruten first to use liquid biogas in new ships

Hurtigruten first to use liquid biogas in new ships

December 15, 2018 |

In Norway, Hurtigruten revealed plans to use liquid biogas in new ships that were launched at Kleven shipyard in Norway. Hurtigruten chief executive Daniel Skjeldam told Passenger Ship Technology that the new ships would “change the industry, push the boundaries and change the entire face of cruising.” He said these “hybrid cars of the ocean” […]

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Report says IMO at risk due to weak governance

Report says IMO at risk due to weak governance

April 7, 2018 |

In Germany, a new study by Transparency International, an anti-corruption organization, said the International Maritime Organisation is at risk of unresolved conflicts of interest due to shortcomings in its governance. The report said that private shipping-industry concerns could have undue influence over the policymaking process at the IMO. “The IMO was assigned the task of […]

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REG gains access to New York Harbor for biodiesel supply

REG gains access to New York Harbor for biodiesel supply

July 29, 2013 |

In New York, REG has gained access to New York Harbor through the International-Mate Tank Terminal, allowing the company to sell large volumes of biodiesel via barge or truck. “The Northeast has an active biodiesel market and this terminal position allows us to provide more high quality REG-9000® biodiesel to better serve this growing market,” […]

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