Wärtsilä is cooperating with the Finnish Border Guard in the testing of Bio LNG as fuel for a Coastguard patrol vessel. The aim is to lower GHG emissions, thereby lessening the impact on global warming.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 among both new and current employees, strict precautions were taken to ensure safe social distancing.
Following the successful sea trial of the ‘Ocean Victory’ which was completed in February 2021, the charterer Albatros Expeditions now announces record-low emissions per passenger.
This study is the first iteration since the adoption of the Initial IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships in 2018, under which IMO Member States have pledged to cut GHG emissions from international shipping and to phase them out as soon as possible.
The vessels, which mark the first two in a series of four ships of the same design, were dubbed “HL ECO” and “HL GREEN,” respectively, which boast great eco-friendliness as the names suggest.
The four-year partnership will support GHG reduction training in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Hapag-Lloyd AG is the latest entity to join the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) for Marine Biosafety, an initiative launched in June 2020 by the IMO GloFouling Partnerships project.
Norsepower announced the completion of a joint development project with SWS for developing an energy-efficient dual-fuel VLCC design that has gained AiP from Lloyds Register and ABS.
ClassNK is participating in the “Getting to Zero Coalition”, an international corporate coalition that promotes the de-carbonization of the maritime industry.