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.
The European innovation project Flagships will deploy the world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel operating on hydrogen, plying the river Seine in Paris. Commercial operations are set to commence in 2021.
Royal IHC has recently received an ‘approval in principle’ (AiP) from classification society Bureau Veritas for the design of a hydrogen-fuelled trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD).
Yanmar Holdings and its subsidiary Yanmar Power Technology have conducted a field demonstration test for the maritime fuel cell system on March 24, in Oita, Japan.
The Technical University Delft Solar Boat Team in The Netherlands consists of 21 ambitious students who will go through the process of designing, producing, and finally racing a sustainable boat that runs on green energy.
The investment marks a significant step in Ardmore’s energy transition strategy – supporting low carbon technologies and reducing CO2 emissions for its fleet and beyond.