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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…

Holland Shipyards Group delivers 1st new hybrid ferry to Germany’s SFK

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic On 14 July, ship designer and builder Holland Shipyards Group handed over a newbuild hybrid ferry named Gaarden to Schlepp- und Fährgesellschaft Kiel (SFK) in Germany. As informed, the vessel will operate as a cycle- and foot ferry within the waters of the Kieler Fjord. Video: Holland Shipyards Group/YouTube…

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.”…

Brittany Ferries cancels contract for LNG-powered ferry at FSG

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic French shipping company Brittany Ferries and compatriot semi-public company Somanor SAS have confirmed the termination of the construction contract for an LNG-powered ferry with Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard. The vessel, Honfleur, has been under construction in Flensburg, Germany, since 2017. Posted: about 1 year ago Video: Brittany Ferries…

World’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine is here!

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina The world’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine WinGD X92DF has been officially launched in China, China State Shipbuilding Corporation revealed. The engine, approved by classification society BV, was developed by Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD), a subsidiary of CSSC, built by Shanghai CSSC Mitsui Shipbuilding Diesel Engine Co., and guaranteed…

Petronas signs LNG supply deal with Tiger Clean Energy

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Malaysian energy giant Petronas said it has recently entered into a liquefied natural gas supply deal with China’s Tiger Clean Energy. Bintulu LNG plant (Image courtesy of Petronas) The first virtual LNG deal for Petronas signed via a video teleconference will see the Malaysian company supply an ISO tank…

COVID-19 could be driving force to decarbonise shipping before 2050

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic The coronavirus pandemic is opening up many new opportunities for the shipping industry, Cristina Aleixendri, COO at bound4blue, said during a video conference hosted by SMM. “The coronavirus could be the driving force enabling us to achieve the decarbonisation goals even before 2050,” Aleixendri pointed out, explaining that one…

Chinese shipyard wins Hartmann LPG order

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Chinese shipbuilder Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering has won an order to build liquefied petroleum tankers for Germany’s Hartmann Group. Image courtesy of CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering The contract includes the construction of three 5000 cubic meter LPG ships and additional order for two vessels. CIMC SOE,…

BP inks LNG supply deal with China’s Foran Energy

Rate this article By Mirza Duran UK-based energy giant BP has signed a liquefied natural gas supply deal with Chinese city gas supplier Foran Energy. Image courtesy of Foran Energy Foran and BP’s Chinese unit signed the deal via a video conference on April 17. Under the agreement, BP will be supplying up to 600,000…