Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and ILSHIN LOGISTICS have successfully delivered the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier under the dual-class of Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Korean Register.
The Mayflower Autonomous Ship project (MAS) is an innovative new venture to design, build and sail the world’s first fully autonomous vessel across the Atlantic Ocean.
The 160-meter vessel of 26,000 dwt fueled by liquefied natural gas produces more than 50 percent lower carbon dioxide emissions than vessels of the previous generation.
At the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, DNV GL presented HMD with an AIP certificate for a new double side hull LPG carrier design – LPG SAFE.
The Greenstream, the world’s first 100% LNG powered barge has been delivering in delivering liquid fuels along the Rhine river in The Netherlands for several months.This summer it expanded its range into Germany.
Peral Submarine – the world’s first electrically operated submersible in the 1880s paved the way for more futuristic submarine designs to be developed across various countries in the world. Learn more about this technologically advanced submarine which was way ahead of its time.
In a first-of-its-kind, the Japanese marine engineering giants Mitsui have come up with an ingenious alternative power generation system, which will effectively utilise both wind energy and oceanic currents to generate electricity.
The Aguçadoura wave farm – the first of its kind- was put into operation in the high seas near the Portuguese city of Porto in the year 2008. The world’s first wave farm was the result of a pioneering effort between Pelamis, the British engineering giant, Enersis, a Portuguese company specialising in alternate energy development and an Australian company Babcock and Brown that provided the required substructure for the WEC.
Auriga Leader is the world’s first partially propelled cargo ship, fitted with over 300 solar arrays that generate around 10 percent of its required operating power. Know more in this green ship inside the article.
Zoroaster – the first tanker ship in the world revolutionized the transportation of liquid cargo. Find out more about the world’s first tanker in the article inside.