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Putting Methanol Through its PACES, With a Focus on Safety
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Putting Methanol Through its PACES, With a Focus on Safety

By Quaim Choudhury With more than 90% of global GDP now covered by a net zero target, the growing consensus to tackle climate

May 22, 2024
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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
hapag-lloyd ship

Seaspan and Hapag-Lloyd to Retrofit Five Containerships to Methanol Fuel

Containership owner and lessor Seaspan Corporation has partnered with Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world’s largest container shipping lines, to retrofit five

April 16, 2024
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Monday, February 19, 2024

Unifeeder Charters More Methanol-Powered Feeder Vessels

Unifeeder Group, a part of DP World Marine Services, has finalized a long-term charter agreement to add two more methanol-fueled container feeder vessels to

February 19, 2024
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Friday, December 15, 2023
A bird's-eye view of ships along the coast in Singapore July 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File Photo

Singapore Seeks Proposals for Methanol Bunker Supply from 2025

SINGAPORE, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said on Thursday it was seeking proposals from companies to

December 15, 2023
Total Views: 720

Friday, December 8, 2023
cosco containership

COSCO Signs Up for First Methanol Retrofits

COSCO Heavy Industry Shanghai Co. has entered into a contract with MAN Energy Solutions for the retrofit of four COSCO Line containerships to dual-fuel

December 8, 2023
Total Views: 1030

Wednesday, November 22, 2023
oil tanker

Engine Ordered for World’s First Methanol-Powered VLCC

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES), a subsidiary of China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), has placed an order for the first dual-fuel methanol engine in

November 22, 2023
Total Views: 2150

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Damen executives

Damen Gains Class Approval for Methanol-Powered Workboat Designs

Dutch shipbuilder Damen, in collaboration with classification society Bureau Veritas, has developed and gained approval in principle for designs of

October 11, 2023
Total Views: 976

Friday, October 6, 2023
Aerial view of tanker ship at sea. Stock Photo: Shutterstock/bob63

J.P. Morgan Orders Dual-Fuel Methanol Chemical Tankers

J.P. Morgan Global Alternative’s Global Transportation Group (JPMGTG), a division of J.P. Morgan Asset Management, has announced the order of two 49,800

October 6, 2023
Total Views: 2136

Thursday, October 5, 2023
lng bunkering rotterdam

DNV: LNG and Methanol-Fueled Pipeline Continues to Expand

The pipeline of ships ordered with alternative fuel options continues to expand with LNG and methanol leading the charge. A total of 21 LNG-fueled vessels were

October 5, 2023
Total Views: 831

Thursday, September 28, 2023
lng bunkering rotterdam

CMA CGM Orders Eight Additional Methanol-Fueled Containerships

French shipping giant CMA CGM has reportedly placed another significant order for methanol-powered containerships, bringing its methanol-fueled orderbook to 34

September 28, 2023
Total Views: 1601

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Maersk's methanol-fueled feeder ship bunkers green methanol fuel in Singapore. Photo courtesy Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

OCI to Double Green Methanol Production Capacity in United States

OCI Globa plans to double its green methanol production capacity to 400,000 metric tons to meet growing demand from high emissions industries such as road

September 13, 2023
Total Views: 1436

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
The world’s first green methanol fueled container ship has bunkered in the Port of Rotterdam, taking on OCI HyFuels green methanol for the final leg of its maiden voyage. Photo credit: OCI Global

Maersk Marks First European Green Methanol Bunkering in Rotterdam

COPENHAGEN, Aug 29 (Reuters) – The port of Rotterdam has for the first time refuelled a methanol-powered container ship as

August 29, 2023
Total Views: 2052

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
new methanol powered feeder containership drawing

China Follows Close Behind South Korea With Second Methanol Containership Launch

by John Konrad (gCaptain) On August 17, China shipbuilders marked another milestone in maritime technological advancements with the launch of the “Eco

August 23, 2023
Total Views: 1956

Monday, August 21, 2023
Maersk's first methanol-enabled container vessel is pictured in this handout image obtained by Reuters on August 16, 2023. Maersk/Handout via REUTERS

Roundup: Shipowners, Ports Ramp Up Methanol-Fuel Projects

By Carman Chew and Jeslyn Lerh SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Interest in methanol as an alternative fuel has grown in the shipping industry, which

August 21, 2023
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Thursday, August 17, 2023
A preliminary illustration of Svitzer's methanol hybrid fuel cell (MHFC) tug. Image courtesy Svitzer/Robert Allan

Svitzer Moves to Design Phase in Methanol Hybrid Fuel Cell Tug Project

Towage operator Svitzer has launched the second phase of its project to design the world’s first methanol hybrid fuel cell tug, with the aim of

August 17, 2023
Total Views: 1398

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
An illustration of Wallenius Wilhelmsen's "The Shaper Class" pure car and truck carriers. Illustration courtesy Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orders Next-Generation Car Carriers Powered by Methanol

Oslo-based roll-on/roll-off shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen has signed a letter of intent to construct four “methanol-capable and

August 15, 2023
Total Views: 2132

Thursday, August 3, 2023
Methanol-Fueled Ship Orders Surge in July

Methanol-Fueled Ship Orders Surge in July

A total of 62 alternative-fueled vessels were ordered in July, including a record number of methanol-fueled ships, according to the latest figures from DNV’s

August 3, 2023
Total Views: 1740

Monday, July 31, 2023
OCI Reaches Milestone Green Methanol Supply Deal with X-Press Feeders

OCI Reaches Milestone Green Methanol Supply Deal with X-Press Feeders

OCI Global, a global producer of nitrogen, methanol and hydrogen, has announced an agreement with X-Press Feeders to supply the common feeder carrier with

July 31, 2023
Total Views: 888

Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Port of Hamburg

Evergreen Orders 24 Methanol-Fueled Containerships for $5 Billion

Taiwanese shipping Line Evergreen Marine Corp has confirmed orders for 24 large methanol deal fuel containerships at shipyards in Japan and South Korea. All 24

July 11, 2023
Total Views: 1762

Thursday, July 6, 2023
hapag-lloyd ship

Seaspan and Hapag-Lloyd to Retrofit Up to 60 Ships to Green Methanol

Seaspan Corporation and Hapag-Lloyd have partnered with MAN Energy Solutions to retrofit up to 60 containerships to use green methanol as marine fuel. MAN

July 6, 2023
Total Views: 975


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