Biofuel key to maritime decarbonisation, but proliferation challenged by scarce supply, says DNV

DNVs latest white paper “Biofuels in shipping” finds that the flexibility of biofuels can enable the shipping industry to accelerate its journey towards decarbonisation while maintaining operational efficiency. Current limitations in production capacity, however, may impact short-term supply and create stiff competition with other sectors. With the shipping industry getting ready to meet decarbonization requirements, […]

Tärntank wins Nor-Shipping’s 2023 Next Generation Ship Award

The hybrid tankers being built for Danish tanker operator Tärntank, with technology and engineering provided by Kongsberg Maritime, have won the 2023 Nor-Shipping Next Generation Ship Award. The honour was announced yesterday at Oslo City Hall. Nominations and the award went to vessels that are “trailblazing” for their smart, sustainable maritime operation. Organisers described this […]

Clarksons provides updates on green technology and offshore wind as Nor-Shipping preview

In its latest weekly insight for the shipping industry, analyst Clarksons Research has previewed this week’s Nor Shipping with its MD Steve Gordon (pictured) commenting as follows: A key element in shipping’s vital decarbonisation pathway (today shipping emits 2.1% of global CO2) will be a transition to a “greener” fleet and many from the 1,000 […]

Human presence in navigation ‘vital’ despite digitalisation: MENAS

Digitalisation can only go so far in protecting safe navigation in busy shipping lanes with human involvement essential in guarding against electronic failure, according to a leading provider of Aids to Navigation (AtoN) in the Middle East Gulf. While there are clear benefits associated with the advancement of digital technology and Artificial Intelligence, organisations like […]

Newport Shipping and NSB Group jointly offer ship conversion WIDENING to meet EEXI and CII regulations

Newport Shipping and NSB Group announce that they have signed a co-operation agreement for the provision of maritime services and products. This latest co-operation agreement also includes NSB’s ship WIDENING design for containerships in conjunction with turnkey service provider Newport Shipping’s specialized solutions for ship repair and retrofit services. This concept is an option for […]

Inmarsat Maritime’s Decarbonisation Toolkit presents framework for successful transition to a greener future

Inmarsat Maritime, a Viasat business, has published its Decarbonisation Toolkit, which outlines a practical blueprint for decarbonisation in the maritime industry. Compiled by maritime innovation consultancy Thetius, the report uses real life examples to set out a framework across three domains of energy transition: ‘Operation’, ‘Ship’ and ‘Human Element’. At the operational level, voyage optimisation […]

First battery electric tug from Sanmar Shipyards delivered to ABS class

Sanmar Shipyards delivered its first battery electric tug to ABS class for Canada-based HaiSea Marine, a joint venture partnership between the Haisla First Nation and Seaspan ULC. The HAISEA WAMIS harbour tug, the first in its ElectRA 2800SX series, will be part of a fleet of harbour and escort tugs providing services to LNG Canada’s […]