Energy Observer, an ambassador for the hydrogen revolution, has sailed for more than 40,000 nautical miles from the time it left its home at Saint-Malo in 2017.
This new stage in their collaboration, featuring a technological support component, is fully in line with the sustainable development objectives of the Air Liquide Group, including its commitments to renewable hydrogen in particular.
A consortium of 26 leading companies and associations, led by DNV, has launched the “Handbook for Hydrogen-fuelled Vessels” to address the uncertainties surrounding hydrogen as ship fuel.
Several CCUS projects are underway in Europe with a clear commitment to creating environmental and economic benefits for emission-intensive industries that are hard to decarbonise.
Keppel Data Centres, KHI, Linde, MOL and Vopak LNG have entered into an MOU to jointly explore the concept development of a supply infrastructure to bring liquefied hydrogen (LH2) into Singapore to power Keppel’s data centres.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries has developed the world’s largest volume (40,000m 3 class/1 unit) cargo storage facility to be mounted on a large liquefied hydrogen carrier and has approved the basic design AiP.
Although the potential for hydrogen as a transformational green maritime fuel is clear, the roadmap towards adoption and broad industry utilisation is far from it.
KM has signed a contract to provide KM’s innovative new Extended Thruster Coverage (ETC) service programme to support two new ice-breaking escort tugs, currently in build at Sanmar shipyard for the Finnish towage company Alfons Håkans.
Nor-Shipping’s newly announced Ocean Now initiative aims to set the stage for maritime’s energy transition with the announcement of a new, global conference, Nor-Shipping Hydrogen Blue Talks – Fuelling the Future.