As an enabler in the marine industry’s transition to green methanol as fuel, Alfa Laval is pleased to become a member of the Methanol Institute.
MOL Coastal Shipping., Tabuchi Kaiun., Niihama Kaiun, Murakami Hide Shipbuilding, and The Hanshin Diesel Works have agreed to form a strategic alliance aimed at reducing environmental impact through the development of methanol-fueled Domestic tankers.
The Fugro-led consortium MENENS has been awarded a grant from the Dutch Government’s Rijksdienst Voor Ondernemend Nederland for the development of methanol as a low-carbon shipping fuel.
Methanol as a commercially and technically viable marine fuel is gaining greater traction over other alternative bunkers, including LNG, as more shipowners adopt the clean-burning fuel as price spreads narrow and production ramps up.
Hyundai Mipo Dockyards to build the 2100 TEU feeder vessel. It will be deployed on the Baltic shipping route and fly the Danish flag. Expected delivery by mid-2023.
An innovative fuel cell system based on high-temperature proton exchange membrane (HTPEM) technology from Blue World Technologies is being constructed for testing at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre
Uniper is now working together with the shipping service provider Liberty Pier Maritime Projects and the engineering firm SDC to establish green methanol on the market as a sustainable and carbon-neutral marine fuel.
Major tests of methanol as a marine fuel will soon begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark.
ABS has published guidance on Methanol as Marine Fuel, evaluating the challenges in design and operation of methanol-fueled vessels.