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Shell’s shipping study confirms LNG as transition fuel

Rate this article By Mirza Duran A Shell study released on Tuesday exploring how the shipping industry is working to slash its emissions has confirmed LNG as one of the main transition fuels. For illustration only (Image: Shell) The report named “Decarbonizing Shipping: All Hands on Deck” is a joint research by Shell and Deloitte….

VIDEO: Koedood about hydrogen boosting innovation

Rate this article By cocokossmann The possibilities of hydrogen as an energy carrier are creating a boost in innovation. Koedood Marine Group is researching how hydrogen can benefit the shipping industry. Sander Roosjen, research and development manager Koedood Marine Group: “We already have several clients that wish to implement hydrogen solutions on their newbuild vessels.”…

Wärtsilä spearheading ammonia marine fuel test

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä, is set to start the world’s first long term, full-scale, testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine. Courtesy of Wärtsilä The test will be run in cooperation with Knutsen OAS Shipping and Repsol, as well as with the Sustainable…

Fastwater partners to explore commercialisation of methanol as green marine fuel

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched the Fastwater project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels to operate on methanol as a pathway to fossil-free shipping. With funding from the European Commission, Fastwater will focus on high impact outcomes, designing solutions for…

Blue Economy CRC kicks off 17 new research projects

Rate this article By Adis Ajdin The Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre (BECRC) has recently commissioned 17 short-term scoping projects as part of its research agenda. These industry-focused projects involve collaboration between industry and research partners and will guide the CRC’s future. The new projects, spreading across the five BECRC research areas, involve collaboration with…

UK firms break into Chinese renewable energy market

Rate this article By Adis Ajdin Eight UK organisations have signed new agreements to develop and provide renewable energy technologies, services and research in China. Aleron Group, Miros Scotland, ZOEX Wave Power, along with Logan Energy, REOptimize Systems, Anakata Wind Power and Blueprint Subsea signed memorandums of understanding during a virtual ceremony hosted in Yantai…

Preem kicks off Sweden’s largest CCS project

Rate this article By Adis Ajdin Sweden’s largest test facility for carbon dioxide capture has begun operation at Preem’s refinery in Lysekil. Norwegian engineering firm Aker Solutions is providing its mobile test facility for the project. The project will analyze the whole value chain from capture to storage of carbon dioxide off the Norwegian west…

Bibby WaveMasters chart zero-emissions course

Rate this article By Adnan Durakovic UK-based Bibby Marine Services (Bibby) has received a grant to explore a range of zero-carbon fuel systems through the WaveMaster Zero C Research and Development Project. The project will be supported by a grant from MarRI-UK, a collaborative innovation vehicle for UK industry and academia to jointly tackle innovation…