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  • First US Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Passenger...

    The launch has been completed and trails are beginning on the first hydrogen fuel cell vessel built and operated in the U.S. The 70-foot Sea Change is a 75-passenger hydrogen fuel cell-powered, electric-drive ferry that will operate on California’s San Francisco Bay. Drawing from an Incat Crowther design, the vessel was built by All American Marine as a prototype that can also be used to develop hydrogen vessels in the United States.

     

  • Design begins for Malaysian carbon capture and...

    The development of the first complete Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project, offshore Malaysia, is getting underway for the oil and gas company Petronas. The conceptual engineering design contract for the project was awarded to the global energy consultancy Xodus. 

     

  • Russia’s First LNG Bunker Vessel Delivered for...

    Russia’s first Liquefied Natural Gas bunkering vessel was recently delivered to its owners and shortly will be repositioned from the shipyard in China to the Baltic to begin service. Named the Dmitry Mendeleev, the vessel will be operated by a division of Gazprom Neft for ship-to-ship fuel bunkering in the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic.

     

  • ADNOC and Fertiglobe Partner to Sell Blue Ammonia...

    The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced today that, in partnership with Fertiglobe, it has agreed to the sale of blue ammonia to Idemitsu in Japan, for use in its refining and petrochemicals operations. The sale builds upon recently announced joint efforts to enhance industrial cooperation between the UAE and Japan and support the development of new UAE-Japan blue ammonia supply chains and follows the first sale of UAE blue ammonia cargos to Itochu. 

     

  • Fincantieri explores hydrogen for naval vessels...

    Italian industrial company and shipbuilder Fincantieri is working to accelerate its efforts at incorporating hydrogen into the maritime industry focusing on naval operations through a new agreement with Enel Green Power Italia. The two companies intend to identify possible sustainable and innovative solutions using hydrogen within the maritime industry. 

     

  • Port of Galveston, Stabilis sign MOU on LNG...

    Galveston Wharves at the Port of Galveston and energy transition services firm Stabilis Solutions have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable LNG bunkering at that Texas port, the companies have said.

     

  • NSB designs LNG-fueled boxship maximizing reefer...

    Germany’s NSB Group became the latest to offer up concepts for an innovative containership design. The group, which currently manages more than 50 ships representing over three million dwt with a total capacity of over 200,000 TEU, focused its design expertise on a smaller boxship seeking to incorporate the advantages of LNG propulsion to a smaller vessel.

     

  • Japan’s MOL joins move to LNG-fueled car carriers

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is becoming the latest car carrier operator to announce plans to build new vessels using liquified natural gas as their fuel. The car carrier segment and specifically the Japanese shipping companies are leading in the adoption of LNG to improve the environmental performance of their vessels.

     

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MAN is optimistic for methanol as industry advocates to speed adoption

Following the news that Maersk has ordered the first large dual-fuel containerships that it plans to operate on methanol, the industry is questioning if this will spur the rapid adoption of the alternative fuel. Leading engine manufacturer MAN is forecasting that others will quickly follow Maersk's lead while a leading methanol industry group used the opportunity to advocate for a change in how emissions are calculated to accelerate maritime decarbonization and support the adoption of methanol.

 
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Port reaches milestone at Long Beach Container Terminal

The Port of Long Beach ushered in the next era of environmentally sustainable operations today with the completion of the Long Beach Container Terminal at Middle Harbor, one of the most technologically advanced cargo facilities in the world.

 
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Port of New Orleans and CLEANCOR sign MOU to bring environmentally friendly LNG fueling solutions to jurisdiction

Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and CLEANCOR Energy Solutions LLC (CLEANCOR), a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (SEACOR), signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on August 17, 2021, to collaborate on ways to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling solutions to ship owners and operators within Port NOLA’s jurisdiction that would benefit from reduced environmental emissions.

 
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First US Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Passenger Ferry Launched

The launch has been completed and trails are beginning on the first hydrogen fuel cell vessel built and operated in the U.S. The 70-foot Sea Change is a 75-passenger hydrogen fuel cell-powered, electric-drive ferry that will operate on California’s San Francisco Bay. Drawing from an Incat Crowther design, the vessel was built by All American Marine as a prototype that can also be used to develop hydrogen vessels in the United States.

 
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Design begins for Malaysian carbon capture and storage project

The development of the first complete Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project, offshore Malaysia, is getting underway for the oil and gas company Petronas. The conceptual engineering design contract for the project was awarded to the global energy consultancy Xodus. 

 
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Russia’s First LNG Bunker Vessel Delivered for Baltic Operations

Russia’s first Liquefied Natural Gas bunkering vessel was recently delivered to its owners and shortly will be repositioned from the shipyard in China to the Baltic to begin service. Named the Dmitry Mendeleev, the vessel will be operated by a division of Gazprom Neft for ship-to-ship fuel bunkering in the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic.

 
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ADNOC and Fertiglobe Partner to Sell Blue Ammonia to Japan’s Idemitsu

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced today that, in partnership with Fertiglobe, it has agreed to the sale of blue ammonia to Idemitsu in Japan, for use in its refining and petrochemicals operations. The sale builds upon recently announced joint efforts to enhance industrial cooperation between the UAE and Japan and support the development of new UAE-Japan blue ammonia supply chains and follows the first sale of UAE blue ammonia cargos to Itochu. 

 
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