Saturday, October 31, 2020
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Stena Bulk Unveils Energy-Efficient Product Tanker Prototype
Liquid bulk shipping company Stena Bulk has released a concept design for a next-generation product and chemical tanker that will use flettner rotors, solar power, and other state-of-the-art technologies to...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Green LNG Seen as a Way to Meet IMO Emissions Targets, Study Shows
By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) — Green forms of liquefied methane could be a viable fuel for ships to help the industry meet greenhouse-gas emission reduction targets, a study showed. Bio-methane, produced...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Airplane-Like Wings Could Help Cargo Ship Boost Fuel Efficiency
Dutch based ship designer eConowind has been tapped to supply one of their innovative “ventifoil“ wind-assisted propulsion systems onboard a 3,600 DWT cargo ship, marking the first commercial order of...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Flying Wind Power Turbine Does First Trip Offshore in Norway
By William Mathis (Bloomberg) –A carbon-fiber kite tethered to a buoy floating in waters 220 meters (761 feet) deep took flight in a test to prove that the future of...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
ABS Outlook Identifies Strategies for Reaching Low Carbon Shipping Targets
International classification society ABS has launched its Low Carbon Shipping Outlook to help the maritime sector evaluate potential paths to decarbonization in the industry. The outlook defines ship technologies, operational...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Monday, May 6, 2019
Niagra Falls Tour Boat Operator Orders Battery-Powered Vessels
Niagra Falls tour boat operator Maid of the Mist has placed an order for the first all-electric, zero-emission vessels to be built in the United States. The two new passenger...
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Monday, January 21, 2019
Seven Green Technologies Helping Shipping Clean Up Its Act
By Kyunghee Park and Jason Clenfield (Bloomberg) — Air pollution from cars and factories has been regulated in much of the world since the 1970s. When it comes to the smoke-belching ships...
Friday, December 28, 2018
Cargo Ships Can Go Green With New Technologies: Editorial
By The Editors (Bloomberg Opinion) — Shipping is the lifeblood of global commerce — more than 80 percent of world trade goes by water. But the industry is also an...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
‘World’s Most Eco-Friendly Bulk Carrier’ Delivered to ESL Shipping
Finnish shipping company ESL Shipping has taken delivery of what is being touted as the world’s most eco-friendly bulk carrier. The 160-meter, 25,600 dwt, LNG-fueled vessel, named Haaga, was delivered...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Zero-Emission Hydrogen-Powered Ship Delivered in Step Toward Cleaner Cargo
By Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg) — Cie. Maritime Belge SA has built the first commercial ship that runs on hydrogen and produces zero pollution, taking the world a step closer to cargo without...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Construction of World’s Largest Cargo Sailing Ship Moves Step Closer to Reality
A German-led initiative to build the world’s largest sailing cargo ship has moved one step closer to realization with Lloyd’s Register signing on to ensure compliance of the project. Lloyd’s...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
MOL: Containership ‘Windshield’ Achieves 2% Emissions Savings
Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines says it has confirmed an average 2% reduction in overall carbon dioxide emissions in live tests of its containership “windshield” technology first unveiled by...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Maersk Tanker to Be Fitted with Flettner Rotor Sails
A Maersk-owned tanker is set to be fitted with two Flettner rotor sails as part of a industry project seeking to test the century-old wind propulsion technology’s potential to reduce...
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Friday, August 26, 2016
Monday, August 8, 2016
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Post-Panamax Bulk Carrier Rides Air Bubble Blanket to Reduce Emissions
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has announced the delivery of the first of three post-panamax bulk carriers to achieve energy efficient operations through the use of an air bubble lubrication system. The...
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