SAL Heavy Lift has signed building contracts for four firm plus two optional new generation heavy-lift ships with Wuhu Shipyard, China. This joint newbuilding programme involving SAL Heavy Lift and partner Jumbo Shipping is called Orca Class. The vessels will be...
Building a carbon-neutral ferry is possible today. After a study into the application of alternative fuels on existing vessels, ship design company Conoship International says that bio-methanol is the most cost-effective option for low draught ferries in terms of...
Van Oord will have an advanced combustion conditioning system with hydrogen and methanol installed on its subsea rock installation vessel Bravenes. In addition to reducing fuel consumption and emissions, the system is said to also reduce maintenance and repair costs...
Seven years earlier than Maersk initially planned, the company will operate a carbon neutral container ship. The methanol-fuelled feeder vessel is to hit the water in 2023. The container liner says all its future newbuildings will have dual-fuel technology, enabling...
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