Yara to revisit cold ironing

While the EU parliament call for an emission ban at a berth, Yara Marine Technologies has relaunched its cold ironing initiative, partnering with NG3. “We used to do shore power projects on ships some years ago, but the market was too slow. Now however, with [Read more...]

2021-02-12T19:23:49+00:00 February 12th, 2021|Environment|

Stena to introduce battery powered ropaxes

Stena Line is planning to operate two fossil-free battery powered vessels on its Gothenburg/Frederikshavn in Denmark route no later than 2030. This was announced by Stena Lines CEO Niclas Mårtensson during a presentation about the industry collaboration project Tranzero Initiative, in Gothenburg on 4th February. [Read more...]

2021-02-12T18:51:04+00:00 February 12th, 2021|Environment|

MSC cruise ship to be used in research project

A new research project, which is focusing on combining emerging technologies to promote low-carbon shipping, will test solutions on two vessels, including an MSC cruise ship. The project, named CHEK (deCarbonizing sHipping by Enabling Key technology symbiosis on real vessel concept designs), is being funded [Read more...]

2021-01-26T20:24:22+00:00 January 26th, 2021|Environment|

Interferry addresses the IMO’s GHG goals

Trade association Interferry is conducting an energy efficiency data survey among members. This survey is being undertaken to ensure that existing ferries can comply with short-term greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) measures agreed in principle at last week’s meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee [Read more...]

2020-11-28T10:58:08+00:00 November 28th, 2020|Environment|

PONANT enhances environmental status

PONANT has become the first international cruise line to join the Green Marine marine industry environmental certification programme. This initiative distinguishes the players in the maritime industry that undertake to measure their environmental performance each year and reduce their environmental footprint, Green Marine claimed. The [Read more...]

2020-10-12T17:59:55+00:00 October 12th, 2020|Environment|