First Movers Coalition launched with 2030 commitments to zero-emission maritime shipping

At COP26 the World Economic Forum, in partnership with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, has announced the First Movers Coalition, a new platform for companies to make purchasing commitments that create new market demand for low and zero carbon fuels and technologies in eight “harder-to-abate” sectors including shipping. Specifically, for maritime carriers […]

Achieving 2050 zero-emission shipping: Global challenges require global solutions

As the world considers the harsh realities highlighted by COP26, INTERCARGO warns that shipowners can deliver the target of net-zero emission shipping by 2050 but only with an acceleration in the commercial development of relevant technologies, fuels, propulsion systems and related infrastructure. Speaking following the recent INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings, Dimitrios Fafalios, Chairman of the Association […]

ShipMoney wins Marine Digital Technology Award

ShipMoney, a global maritime provider of digital payment solutions, has won the prestigious Marine Digital Technology Award organized by Seatrade Maritime in association with Lloyd’s List. Regarded as the industry’s leading awards programme, Seatrade Awards has been championing the work of individuals and organisations for over three decades. During the online ceremony, 14 outstanding winners […]

Mercy Ships looks to Nor-Shipping 2022 to boost launch of world’s largest hospital ship

Campaigning medical charity Mercy Ships is looking to Nor-Shipping 2022, taking place 10-13 January, to build support ahead of the launch of Global Mercy™, the world’s largest NGO hospital ship. The organisation has secured a place as Nor-Shipping’s official Charity of Choice and will use ‘Your Arena for Ocean Solutions’ to recruit industry sponsors, raise […]

Proman Stena Bulk confirm successful launching of first methanol vessel

Proman Stena Bulk has successfully completed the launching of the Stena Pro Patria, the first of three 49,900 dwt methanol dual-fuel MR tankers that Proman and Stena Bulk are building together as part of their joint venture. The launching is one of the most important milestones of the ship construction process, as the newly constructed […]

ABS, HHI and KSOE collaborate on green hydrogen production and carbon capture and storage

Ahead of COP26, ABS, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (KSOE) have announced two landmark joint development projects (JDPs) to develop decarbonization technologies to support global sustainability ambitions. The JDPs address green hydrogen production and offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS), two technologies that will be critical to achieving net-zero. ABS, […]

Thordon’s seawater lubrication system accepted for Green Award rebates

Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC open seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system is being offered to ship owners with a 5% rebate as part of the international Green Award Foundation’s Incentive Provider program. The rebate applies to those Green Award certified shipping companies and their certified seagoing or inland navigating vessels. This partnership will not only benefit […]

ERMA FIRST and MAN Energy Solutions agree new strategic partnership

It has been announced that MAN Energy Solutions Benelux will provide after-sales technical support, to all vessels equipped with ERMA FIRST ballast water treatment systems calling at ports and repair yards in Northern Europe. Under the terms of the agreement, ERMA FIRST customers will be able to utilise the skills of MAN Energy Solutions Benelux […]

West reinforces product diversification strategy with new internal appointments

West of England P&I Club has announced two internal appointments in support of its wider product diversification strategy. Mark Mathews (pictured) has been appointed as Head of Product Development and Enam Hussain as Deputy Head of Product Development with immediate effect. Mark and Enam will also continue in their existing roles as Deputy Head of […]