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Wednesday, November 29, 2023
The Damen SOV 7017 E design with offshore charging capability. Image courtesy Damen

Damen Launches Fully-Electric SOV with Offshore Charging Capability

Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled a fully electric Service Operations Vessel (SOV) equipped with offshore charging capabilities, harnessing electricity

November 29, 2023
Total Views: 1203

Friday, May 12, 2023
SpaceX Says It Could Replace Containerships? We Say No, It Can’t

SpaceX Says It Could Replace Containerships? We Say No, It Can’t

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In the vast cosmos of technological innovation, the concept of rocket-propelled cargo transport has become a dazzling star,

May 12, 2023
Total Views: 3527

Monday, April 17, 2023
Electric Drayage Truck

Major Investors Eye California Ports For Electric Drayage Boom

By Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) California’s bustling seaports, dominated by massive container vessels and soaring cranes, may seem an unlikely setting

April 17, 2023
Total Views: 2023

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Wake in the ocean

Cargill, Mitsui and Maersk Tankers Land First Customers for New Green Tech Solution

Cargill, Mitsui and Maersk Tankers have signed on a their customers to a new green technology solution, called Njord, which aims to accelerate cost-effective

February 2, 2022
Total Views: 1555

Saturday, October 30, 2021
Hydrofoil Ferry Concept Design Aims To Increases The Speed And Range Of Electric Ferries
Ship Design

Hydrofoil Ferry Concept Design Aims To Increases The Speed And Range Of Electric Ferries

Boundary Layer Technologies, a California-based marine technology startup launched its fully electric hydrofoiling ferry concept design this week. ELECTRA

October 30, 2021
Total Views: 2638

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
MSC container-ship Port of Montreal Canada

MSC Newbuilds to Ride Carpets of Bubbles to Fuel Savings

Some big news today in the world of bubbles. Or air lubrication, to be specific. London-based Silverstream Technologies, a leader in the field of air

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 2588

Thursday, July 1, 2021
Air Lubrication Ship

Vale Bets on Bubbles to Make Shipping Iron Cheaper and Cleaner

By Mariana Durao (Bloomberg) Tiny bubbles are the latest hope for bringing down fuel costs and emissions along the more than 13,000-nautical mile journey from

July 1, 2021
Total Views: 3771

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
First Tilting Rotor Sails Installed on SC Connector

First Tilting Rotor Sails Installed on SC Connector

Finnish-based Norsepower has installed the world’s first set of tilting rotor sails on board the SEA-CARGO roll-on/roll-off carrier SC Connector. The

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 11258

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Cargill to Add Giant Sails to Bulkers

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) — Cargill, the world’s biggest agricultural commodities trader, plans to harness wind power by fixing massive wing sails

October 31, 2020
Total Views: 493

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Stena Bulk Unveils Energy-Efficient Product Tanker Prototype
Maritime News

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

June 11, 2020
Total Views: 247

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Green LNG Seen as a Way to Meet IMO Emissions Targets, Study Shows
Maritime News

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

March 25, 2020
Total Views: 83

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Maritime News

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

September 25, 2019
Total Views: 174

Thursday, August 15, 2019
makani wind kite
Maritime News

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

August 15, 2019
Total Views: 50

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
unmanned autonomous ship
Maritime News

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

June 4, 2019
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The End Of Crab Trap Entanglements?

The End Of Crab Trap Entanglements?

  Ashored Technologies, a new company based in Halifax, Canada, has just been accepted into the prestigious startup accelerator Masschallenge. 

May 15, 2019
Total Views: 152

Monday, May 6, 2019
maid of the mist electric vessels

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

May 6, 2019
Total Views: 23

Thursday, March 14, 2019
North Sea Giant goes green

Wärtsilä Helps ‘North Sea Giant’ Go Green

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä announced the installation of energy storage systems onboard the offshore construction vessel North Sea Giant which the

March 14, 2019
Total Views: 51

Monday, January 21, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

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

January 21, 2019
Total Views: 161

Friday, December 28, 2018
containership sailing
Maritime News

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

December 28, 2018
Total Views: 393

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
worlds most eco-friendly bulk carrier
Maritime News

‘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

August 22, 2018
Total Views: 151


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