Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Maersk Makes $1.4 Billion Bet On Methanol Ships

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) The world’s largest container-shipping line is making a $1.4 billion investment in a greener fleet.  A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S (AMKBY) has ordered eight new vessels, each...

August 24, 2021
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Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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Maersk Signs First Green Methanol Supply Deal in Step Towards Net Zero Emissions

COPENHAGEN, Aug 18 (Reuters) – A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Wednesday it had signed a contract securing green methanol as the world’s largest shipping firm gears up to operate its first carbon-neutral ship...

August 18, 2021
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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Maersk net zero emission vessel

MAN Energy Solutions to Supply Methanol-Fueled Engine for Maersk’s Carbon Neutral Feeder Ship

MAN Energy Solutions says it has won an order to supply the engine for the shipping industry’s first methanol-fueled containership. The ship, a 2,100 TEU-capacity feeder, is under development for...

July 27, 2021
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Friday, July 16, 2021

MOL Picks Up 40% Stake in Methanol Tanker Company Waterfront Shipping

Japanese shipping line Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will acquire a 40 percent stake in Methanex’s Vancouver-based subsidiary Waterfront Shipping (WFS), which operates the world’s largest fleet of methanol tankers, for $145...

July 16, 2021
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Thursday, July 1, 2021
methanol tanker design

Swiss Methanol Producer Orders Two More Methanol-Fueled Tankers

Swiss-based methanol producer Proman has announce plans to build two additional methanol-powered tankers, bringing its total number on order to six. The 49,900 DWT dual-fuel MR tankers will be constructed...

July 1, 2021
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Maersk net zero emission vessel

Maersk Signs Shipbuilding Contract for Carbon Neutral Feeder Ship

Maersk has announced signing a shipbuilding contract for the world’s first containership powered by carbon neutral methanol. The contract was signed with Hyundai Mipo Dockyards and calls for the a...

July 1, 2021
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Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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First Barge-to-Ship Methanol Bunkering at Port of Rotterdam

Waterfront Shipping this week performed the first barge-to-ship bunkering of methanol fuel at the Port of Rotterdam. The bunkering operation took place at the at the Royal Vopak’s Vopak Terminal...

May 12, 2021
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Friday, March 5, 2021

Eastern Pacific Shipping Seeks to Retrofit Tankers to Methanol and Ammonia Fuel

Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping has kicked off plans for a partnership to develop methanol and ammonia as alternative marine fuels to help reduce carbon emissions from its fleet and the...

March 5, 2021
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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Waterfront Shipping Orders Eight More Methanol-Powered Tankers

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Waterfront Shipping has placed an order for eight new methanol-fueled tankers to be built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea. The use of methanol fuel has...

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 2575

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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 reduction targets, a study showed. Bio-methane, produced...

March 25, 2020
Total Views: 48

Monday, August 26, 2019
methanol tanker
Maritime News

Second-Generation Methanol-Fueled Tankers Delivered

Waterfront Shipping has welcomed the first two ships in its new class of second-generation methanol-fueled tankers. The two ships, named M/T Mari Couva and M/T Mari Kokako, are the first...

August 26, 2019
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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
mari jone methanol powered ship
Maritime News

First Methanol-Powered Tankers Pass Operating Milestone

The world’s first methanol-powered tankers have passed each passed the 10,000 operating hours running on the clean-burning alternative fuel. The two ships, the Mari Jone and Mari Boyle, are two...

July 31, 2019
Total Views: 87

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Maritime News

Waterfront Shipping to Add Four More Methanol-Fueled Tankers to Fleet

Methanol shipping specialist Waterfront Shipping has announced a plans to build four new oceangoing tankers capable on running on clean-burning methanol fuel. The 49,000 dwt methanol tankers were ordered through...

February 14, 2018
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Friday, April 22, 2016
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – World’s First Methanol-Powered Tankers

Today’s ship photos show the Taranaki Sun, one of three new ocean going tankers that are the first ever to run on clean-burning methanol. The vessels, the Lindanger, Mari Jone...

April 22, 2016
Total Views: 84

Monday, April 11, 2016
Maritime News

World’s First Methanol-Powered Tankers Set for Delivery

The first ocean-going vessels capable of running on methanol fuel are being prepared for delivery later this month.  The seven 50,000 DWT tankers are built with the first-of-its kind MAN...

April 11, 2016
Total Views: 46

Friday, December 18, 2015
Maritime News

Methanol Seen as a Viable Marine Fuel Alternative, Report Finds

With renewed pressure on the shipping industry to cut its greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found that readily-available methanol has a “historic opportunity” to become a viable, green...

December 18, 2015
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Monday, March 30, 2015
Maritime News

Stena Germanica: World’s First Methanol-Powered Ship Enters Service

The Stena Line ferry Stena Germanica re-entered service last week as the first commercial ship in the world to run on methanol as its main fuel. Stena Germanica re-entered service...

March 30, 2015
Total Views: 74

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Stena Line Ferry Converts to Green Methanol Fuel

Stena Line is taking Stena Germanica out of service for 6 weeks in early January for conversion to clean and green methanol fuel. Here's the video from ShippingTV:

November 20, 2014
Total Views: 7

Monday, July 7, 2014
molecule methanol chemistry
Engineering News

Is the Volatile Fuel Used in Racing Cars a New Power Source for Ships?

By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, July 7 (Reuters) – Methanol, a fuel used to power light aircraft and racing cars, is being tried out as alternative for ships, highlighting its potential...

July 7, 2014
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