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Port of Rotterdam gets new leadership

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The Port of Rotterdam is getting a new CEO after almost ten years. Namely, Boudewijn Siemons will be appointed interim CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority effective 15 July 2023, taking over the reins from Allard Castelein, who is stepping down as CEO after nearly a decade. Image credit:

Ørsted breaks ground on Europe’s largest e-methanol plant

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Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has started the construction of FlagshipONE, Europe’s largest e-methanol project. FlagshipONE. Image by Ørsted The groundbreaking ceremony was held on 24 May in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, in the presence of political and partner companies representatives. According to Ørsted, the groundbreaking marks the first steps in a

EU and South Korea launch Green Partnership

24 May No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The European Union (EU) and South Korea have established a Green Partnership to strengthen bilateral cooperation and exchange best practices on climate action, clean and fair energy transition, protection of the environment and other fields of the green transition. The partnership was launched in Korea’s Seoul during the EU-Korea summit

Mitsubishi, Storm Group join forces on dual-fuel, methanol/diesel retrofit kit

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Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine Europe B.V. (MTEE) and Storm Group have signed a Letter Of Intent (LOI) to jointly develop a dual-fuel methanol/diesel retrofit kit for inland shipping. Koedood Marine Group As disclosed, this LOI aims to align the expectations of Mitsubishi and STORM for developing a marine dual-fuel methanol/diesel

BVS, Engie establish low-carbon advisory and risk management partnership

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French Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore (BVS) and compatriot energy company Engie have formed a low-carbon advisory and risk management partnership for the shipping industry. Bureau Veritas (BV) Specifically, BVS joined forces with Engie’s entity Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS), the energy management arm of Engie. The partners will

Borealis and IINO Lines ink charter deal for dual-fuel, wind-assisted VLGC

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Austrian chemical company Borealis and Japanese shipping company IINO Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd. (IINO Lines) have signed a charter agreement for a dual-fuel liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) vessel, Oceanus Aurora. Borealis With a cargo tank capacity of 91,000 cbm, this very large gas carrier will transport feedstock – mainly propane and butane

HaiSea Marine welcomes first electric tugboat for LNG Canada project

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HaiSea Marine, a joint venture majority-owned by the Haisla Nation in partnership with Seaspan ULC, has taken delivery of the first of three emissions-free battery electric tugs that will operate at LNG Canada’s new export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia. Courtesy of Sanmar Shipyards The vessel named HaiSea Wamis was

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding delivers ammonia fuel supply system to J-ENG

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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has delivered an ammonia fuel supply system for large, low-speed two-stroke marine engines to Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG). Image credit Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Based in Akashi City, Hyogo Prefecture, J-ENG is actively testing ammonia fuel under diverse conditions using an experimental

Damen Shipyards, Boluda Towage form zero-emission tug alliance

24 May No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Dutch shipbuilding major Damen shipyards has inked a partnership agreement with Boluda Towage, part of Spain’s Boluda Corporación Marítima, aimed at bringing zero-emission tugs to Europe. Image credit Damen In the harbour and towage sector, electric and methanol-fueled propulsion systems currently offer the best and most available route to achieve zero emissions.  The duo

Indian govt to bankroll green shipping as ports embrace hydrogen and green tugs

23 May No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

India Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW) has vowed to provide 30% financial support for the promotion of green shipping. Image credit MoPSW This initiative reflects the government’s dedication to fostering sustainable practices within the shipping industry, which is known for its significant environmental impact. By providing financial incentives,

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