Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) to build a series of ammonia-ready Aurora class vessels. Under the agreement, the first two 9,200 CEU vessels will be delivered already for delivery in the second half of 2024. The Aurora
Russia’s atomic energy corporation Rosatom will collaborate with other industry players on hydrogen fuel cell transport to decarbonize the Sakhalin Region. Illustration only; Courtesy of Svitzer Specifically, Rosatom‘s subsidiary Rusatom Overseas, KAMAZ, Far East and Arctic Development Corporation, and Sakhalin Region Development Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding on this
Japanese shipowner NS United Kaiun Kaisha has signed a shipbuilding contract with Nippon Steel, Japex, Tsuneishi Shipbuilding, and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) to build a LNG-fueled coastal limestone carrier. Conceptual image for the vessel; NS United The ship will serve as a replacement for the NSU Naiko’s limestone carrier Shimokita Maru.
Germany plans to auction off sites in its North Sea Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for the purpose of producing green hydrogen offshore, with auctions expected to start as early as 2022. The Ordinance on Auctioning Sites for Alternative Energy Generation in the German Exclusive Economic Zone entered into force on
Swedish power-to-fuel developer Liquid Wind has applied for an environmental permit to build Sweden’s first eMethanol production facility to supply the shipping industry with carbon-neutral methanol. As informed, the application was submitted to the Land and Environmental Court in Umea, Sweden. The production facility, FlagshipONE, will be located in Örnsköldsvik,
Crown Estate Scotland has announced plans to double the size of its energy and infrastructure team as part of its commitment to help Scotland meet its 2045 net-zero targets. Illustration/Nova Innovation’s tidal energy turbine (Courtesy of Crown Estate Scotland) Over the coming weeks, applicants will be sought for seven roles
French companies TotalEnergies, Air Liquide, and VINCI are joining other international companies to sponsor the creation of the world’s largest clean hydrogen infrastructure solutions fund. Illustration only; Courtesy of VINCI Many countries have initiated hydrogen-related regulations and support schemes to enable clean hydrogen to help decarbonize their economies. The clean
Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that LNG exports from the U.S. decreased this week, with Henry Hub prices rising. Courtesy of Cheniere According to the EIA’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, U.S. LNG exports decreased for the period between 23 and 29 September 2021 compared to the previous week. 17 LNG