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19
Apr 2018

As part of the plan, a wider range of technologies will be studied including fuel cells, air lubrication systems and electrical propulsion.

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19
Apr 2018

A lack of scrubber investment coupled with increasing uncertainty surrounding the availability of low-sulphur bunker fuel could have significant implications for the shipping industry, says Neil Atkinson, head of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) oil industry and market division.

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19
Apr 2018

The Diamond Gas Orchid is equipped with a hybrid propulsion system, a reheating steam-type marine turbine and a dual-fuel diesel engine capable of operating on both gas and oil-based bunker fuel.

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19
Apr 2018

The technology group and Finnish ferry company have signed an Optimised Maintenance agreement for the Wärtsilä LNGPac system onboard the LNG-fuelled passenger ferry.

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19
Apr 2018

Financed through the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) - for an undisclosed amount - the shipping, freight and logistics operator says the sale has facilitated the participation of black women and black youth in creating the first 100% black shipowners’ group in the country.

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19
Apr 2018

Samskip subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from 1 June.

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18
Apr 2018

‘Although impacts are difficult with imperfect information, it is fairly safe to say that the effectiveness of [current] port-based incentives to reduce maritime Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions remains pretty marginal,’ the International Transport Forum (ITF) says.

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18
Apr 2018

In the short term, the study suggests that the ‘vast majority’ of conventionally fuelled vessels already in service will either switch to low sulphur conventional fuels to comply with the 2020 global sulphur cap or implement a scrubber system while continuing to use HFO.

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18
Apr 2018

A total switch by the global fleet from fuel oil and gasoil to LNG would still leave shipping falling short of its CO2 target by some 350 million tons, says energy research specialist.

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18
Apr 2018

A new report by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute says that the cargo throughput of major global ports grew by over 5% in 2017.

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