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VIDEO: “The luxury of fossil fuels is over”

Rate this article By cocokossmann “We need to find the next solution after fossil fuels, luxury is over. We had a very high energy density in a very compact and rather cheap fuel, but we are running out of it. The marine sector is responsible for a huge amount of emissions CO2 and pollutants so…

Japanese trio starts R&D for practical application of ammonia-fuelled tug

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic Japanese shipping company NYK Line, classification society ClassNK and power systems provider IHI Power Systems recently signed a joint research and development agreement to put the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat into practical use. Ammonia-fuelled tugboat. Photo: NYK As explained, the companies will proceed with R&D from both technical and…

Wilhelmsen, Hyundai Glovis team up on developing hydrogen as marine fuel

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Image courtesy: Wilhelmsen Oslo-based Wilhelmsen Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korean Hyundai Glovis to explore the potential of the global gas shipping market, and research into alternative vessel fuels, such as liquefied hydrogen. The MoU builds on the years-long relationship between the two companies…

WoodMac: LNG regas capacity under construction at 10-year high

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The global LNG regasification capacity under construction could hit 144 million tonnes per annum in 2020, a 10-year high. Courtesy of Qatargas According to the consultancy Wood Mackenzie, the capacity under construction includes 33 new terminals, adding 92.8 mtpa, and a further 51.0 mtpa of capacity which is set…

PGNiG inks hydrogen deal with Toyota

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) signed a deal with Toyota Motor Poland to advance hydrogen technology. Courtesy of PGNiG Under the agreement, the pair will build a pilot hydrogen refuelling station in the Wola district of Warsaw. “The launch of a pilot hydrogen refuelling station will be PGNiG’s…

Trio joins forces on LNT A-Box-based LNG carrier

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Liquefied natural gas technology provider LNT Marine will see its LNT A-Box containment system deployed in a new LNG carrier design. Courtesy of LNT Marine The company signed a joint design project cooperation with Wuhu Shipyard and Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI). The trio aims to…

Gasum claims another LNG bunkering first

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Nordic energy company Gasum has conducted the first truck-to-ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation in Germany. Courtesy of Gasum Gasum delivered LNG to the world’s first LNG-fueled research vessel ATAIR, the company said on Wednesday. ATAIR is currently under construction at Fassmer shipyard in Berne/Motzen in Germany….

New Zealand companies partner up on electric commuter ferry

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic New Zealand companies HamiltonJet and EV Maritime have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to build advanced composite, battery-powered commuter ferries. The cooperation was formalised at HamiltonJet’s Christchurch headquarters in May, in the presence of Megan Woods, New Zealand’s Minister of Energy & Resources and Minister of Research Science…