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
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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
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Friday, October 6, 2023
Aerial view of tanker ship at sea

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Total Views: 1178

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: 1333

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
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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: 1706

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: 859

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: 1719

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: 944

Friday, June 30, 2023
Maersk ship entering the Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Shutterstock

Fashion Industry Driving Demand for Green Shipping, Maersk Says

COPENHAGEN, June 30 (Reuters) – Fashion brands are a key driver of demand for green shipping fuels, according to shipping group Maersk, as the

June 30, 2023
Total Views: 791

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Wärtsilä to Convert Stena Line Ferries to Methanol Fuel

Wärtsilä to Convert Stena Line Ferries to Methanol Fuel

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted by Swedish ferry operator Stena Line to convert some of its vessels to operate on methanol fuel. The

June 27, 2023
Total Views: 1701

Monday, June 26, 2023
Maersk Adds to Green Methanol-Fueled Orderbook

Maersk Adds to Green Methanol-Fueled Orderbook

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has announced an additional order for six mid-sized containerships equipped dual-fuel engines capable of operating on

June 26, 2023
Total Views: 1970

Wednesday, June 21, 2023
maersk ship

Maersk to Retrofit Containership to Green Methanol Fuel

Danish shipping giant Maersk has announced plans to retrofit one of its existing ships to dual-fuel methanol power capable of operating on green methanol. The

June 21, 2023
Total Views: 1221

Monday, June 12, 2023
Maersk Secures Green Methanol Supply for Maiden Voyage of First Dual-Fuel Containership

Maersk Secures Green Methanol Supply for Maiden Voyage of First Dual-Fuel Containership

Danish shipping giant Maersk has secured the green methanol fuel for the maiden voyage of its first dual-fuel containership under construction in South Korea.

June 12, 2023
Total Views: 2735


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