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UECC forges green towage tie-up with Svitzer

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European shortsea RoRo shipper UECC is expanding the use of carbon-neutral biofuels in its logistics chain through a new partnership with towage provider Svitzer, a wholly owned subsidiary of AP Moller-Maersk. The two companies have signed a three-year contract for Svitzer’s EcoTow product that will see biofuels introduced on Svitzer

Pacific International Lines orders WinGD engines for 4 ammonia-ready newbuilds

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Singapore-based container operator Pacific International Lines returned to WinGD with an order for 82-cm bore engines for its four 8,000 TEU LNG dual-fuel vessels. The ammonia-ready vessels will be built at privately-owned Chinese shipyard Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, and are scheduled for delivery in 2025.  The engines use the Swiss engine designer’s

Inpex and AGL to cooperate on Australian hydrogen hub

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Japan’s oil and gas company Inpex and Australian utility AGL Energy have signed a deal to conduct a feasibility study for AGL’s Hunter Energy Hub in New South Wales, Australia. Image: Lidell Power Station The parties signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Under the MoU, Inpex will study the feasibility

Awilco LNG enters into new six-month charter agreement

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Norwegian LNG transportation company Awilco LNG has entered a new time charter contract for a firm duration of about six months with an oil major. Courtesy of Awilco LNG On 10 August, Awilco LNG informed it entered into a new charter deal for the WilForce LNG tanker with an undisclosed

East By West Ferries sets sights on 2nd all-electric ferry

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New Zealand-based ferry operator East by West Ferries has revealed plans to order a second all-electric passenger ferry from compatriot boat builder WEBBCo. The decision comes after the company’s first fully-electric ferry in Wellington, Ika Rere, proved efficient. Recognising the huge interest from other ferry operators both in Australasia and

MAN ES joins Stena-Proman methanol retrofit project

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German engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions (MAN ES) is to collaborate with Stena Teknik – Stena’s inhouse R&D division – and Proman – the world’s second largest methanol producer – on a project to retrofit MAN 48/60 engines to make them capable of dual-fuel, diesel and methanol operation. Stena and

McDermott wins more work for QatarEnergy’s North Field expansion

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McDermott has secured a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract with state-owned oil and gas company QatarEnergy for the North Field South (NFS) expansion project. Under the contract, McDermott will be in charge of developing FEED studies for offshore and onshore pipelines, cables, and associated facilities. The project will be managed

Ammonia & LNG-ready VLCC joins Capital’s fleet

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Athens-based Capital Ship Management Corp. (Capital) has taken delivery of the first of two ammonia and LNG fuel ready very large crude carriers. The 300,000 DWT newbuilding vessel M/T Amore Mio is an eco-type crude oil carrier fitted with a scrubber in compliance with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap. The

First Hydrogen to expand its green H2 business to North America

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Vancouver and London-based green hydrogen company First Hydrogen has announced the expansion of its green hydrogen production plans to the North American market. Illustration only; Courtesy of UK gov’t The initial focus will be on Canada with its resources of renewable energy (hydropower, solar, and wind) that can be used

QatarEnergy awards seven LNG carrier contracts to four companies

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Malaysian energy logistics group MISC Berhad and its consortium partners — shipping companies Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line) and China LNG Shipping (Holdings) Limited (CLNG) — have been awarded long-term time charter contracts by Qatar’s state-owned oil and gas company QatarEnergy for seven newbuild liquefied natural

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