Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced the establishment of “MOL Group Environmental Vision 2.1” as a guide to achieving net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 and realizing a sustainable society.
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MOL and ACSL announced the success of a demonstration test using a made-in-Japan flying drone to inspect the hold of a MOL-operated coal carrier in May.
MOL has joined the Australia-based GCCSI, an international think tank on carbon capture and storage (CCS), which is recognized as a means to achieve a low-carbon and decarbonized society.
MOL and its group company MOL Information Systems, Ltd. have started the operation of a support system for car carrier allocation planning that relies on mathematical optimization that is an underlying technology of artificial intelligence (AI).
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.
MOL plans to procure a new building Panamax bulker to transport woody biomass for energy as its main cargo, in light of stronger demand for “carbon neutral” biomass fuels, especially by power companies in Japan.
MES-S), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Akishima Laboratories (Mitsui Zosen) Inc., and MOL Ferry Co., Ltd. announced the success of a demonstration test (from March to April 2021) of their jointly developed auto berthing and un-berthing system at an actual pier in Oarai Port, Ibaraki Prefecture, using the large-size car ferry Sunflower Shiretoko, owned by MOL Ferry.
MOL has decided to re-enter the ammonia transport business with the Green Pioneer, a 35,000 cbm-type ammonia /LPG carrier, and signed a time charter contract with Trammo, a leading international merchandising and ammonia trading company.
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.