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U.S. Startup to Build a Fleet of Smaller All-Electric Vessels, for Future Green Shipping
U.S. Startup to Build a Fleet of Smaller All-Electric Vessels, for Future Green Shipping

24 Mar 2022, 07:22 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A company founded by U.S. Merchant Marine Academy graduates believes that battery-electric cargo ships are the answer for green shipping

 
Japanese Shipping Giant Successfully Tests the Use of Biofuel for a Bulk Carrier
Japanese Shipping Giant Successfully Tests the Use of Biofuel for a Bulk Carrier

17 Mar 2022, 06:59 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The world of maritime cargo transportation may not be that glamorous, but it accounts for a big chunk of the global CO2 emissions, so any positive change counts

 
World’s Largest Electric Double-Ended Ferry to Start Operating in 2024
World’s Largest Electric Double-Ended Ferry to Start Operating in 2024

7 Mar 2022, 06:38 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A Danish maritime company will soon start operating a new-generation freight and passenger ferry equipped with Kongsberg's propulsion system

 
A Maritime Technology Giant Is Turning Ships Into “Vacuum Cleaners” for the Sea
A Maritime Technology Giant Is Turning Ships Into “Vacuum Cleaners” for the Sea

21 Feb 2022, 08:53 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Ships could also help clean oceans and seas from microplastics, thanks to an innovative technology, while they conduct their normal routes

 
Fully-Electric E-Pusher to Advance Zero-Emissions Shipping, Powered by Swappable Batteries
Fully-Electric E-Pusher to Advance Zero-Emissions Shipping, Powered by Swappable Batteries

18 Feb 2022, 06:24 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A pioneering 100% electric pusher boat will start operating on an important commercial route, with the help of swappable batteries and charging stations

 
Innovative Hybrid-Electric Vessel Running on Sustainable Fuel Begins Operating in the U.S.
Innovative Hybrid-Electric Vessel Running on Sustainable Fuel Begins Operating in the U.S.

9 Feb 2022, 08:22 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / This "tri-fueled" supply vessel is powered by batteries, fueled by a sustainable blend, and also carrying diesel only as a back-up

 
Energy Observer 2 Is the Next-Gen Hydrogen Ship That Will Disrupt the Shipping Industry
Energy Observer 2 Is the Next-Gen Hydrogen Ship That Will Disrupt the Shipping Industry

9 Feb 2022, 05:59 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The famous developer of a laboratory catamaran that produced its own hydrogen is now introducing an advanced hydrogen-powered cargo ship

 
Logistics Giant Turns Its Vessels Into Observation Ships Providing Real-Time Weather Data
Logistics Giant Turns Its Vessels Into Observation Ships Providing Real-Time Weather Data

8 Feb 2022, 04:59 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Cargo vessels can help fight climate change by doubling as scientific observation ships, equipped with automated systems that rival satellites

 
This Japanese Carrier Does Decarbonization Differently, Will Be the First of Its Kind
This Japanese Carrier Does Decarbonization Differently, Will Be the First of Its Kind

3 Feb 2022, 09:31 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Carbon recycling is an important way of contributing to a green future, and this innovative carrier will test of taking this to the next level

 
Trailblazing Ammonia-Powered Ship Set to Revolutionize Maritime Transportation
Trailblazing Ammonia-Powered Ship Set to Revolutionize Maritime Transportation

28 Jan 2022, 06:55 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Ammonia is starting to be considered a viable clean alternative for conventional fuels in the shipping industry, and this pioneering vessel is ready to prove it

 
This Full-Scale Offshore Charging Station for Hybrid Vessels Is an Industry-First
This Full-Scale Offshore Charging Station for Hybrid Vessels Is an Industry-First

26 Jan 2022, 08:39 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / This Danish offshore charging buoy for vessels is the first of its kind in the world, promises to help cut a significant amount of CO2 emissions

 
Trailblazing Carrier Ready to Conduct World’s First Liquid Hydrogen Delivery by Sea
Trailblazing Carrier Ready to Conduct World’s First Liquid Hydrogen Delivery by Sea

25 Jan 2022, 08:28 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Kawasaki built the world's first LH2 carrier, that will conduct shipments between Australia and Japan, demonstrating a game-changing supply chain from scratch

 
A 1912 Dutch Sail Vessel to Be Turned Into a Modern Zero-Emissions Cargo Ship
A 1912 Dutch Sail Vessel to Be Turned Into a Modern Zero-Emissions Cargo Ship

24 Jan 2022, 10:29 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A Dutch startup wants to revolutionize shipping by bringing more sail cargo vessels at sea, including a 1912 retrofitted boat

 
Helsinki Shipyard to Launch the Largest Eco-Friendly Icebreaker Ever Built in Finland
Helsinki Shipyard to Launch the Largest Eco-Friendly Icebreaker Ever Built in Finland

20 Jan 2022, 10:30 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Helsinki Shipyard is building what will become Finland's largest and most powerful diesel-electric icebreaker ever, for a Russian mining company

 
Skoonbox Is the World’s First Maritime Battery Container, Ready to Help Cut Emissions
Skoonbox Is the World’s First Maritime Battery Container, Ready to Help Cut Emissions

13 Jan 2022, 09:49 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / One of the most prestigious shipyard groups in the world will be using the innovative Skoonbox, a battery container that can replace diesel generators

 
Hyundai Heavy Industries to Kick Off Demonstrations for Autonomous Commercial Ships
Hyundai Heavy Industries to Kick Off Demonstrations for Autonomous Commercial Ships

10 Jan 2022, 10:59 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Avikus, a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries, will conduct certification testing for a series of autonomous navigation systems for ships

 
Ingenious Hybrid Cargo Ship With Modern Sailing Shows What It Means to Be Future-Proof
Ingenious Hybrid Cargo Ship With Modern Sailing Shows What It Means to Be Future-Proof

7 Jan 2022, 10:56 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / All future ships will have to comply to harsh environment regulations, and the new Conoship sea-river coaster boasts a pioneering range of green technology

 
LNG-Fueled Cargo Ships With Dual-Fuel Engines Are Paving the Way for Green Shipping
LNG-Fueled Cargo Ships With Dual-Fuel Engines Are Paving the Way for Green Shipping

5 Jan 2022, 10:51 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / More and more LNG-fueled carrier ships equipped with dual-fuel auxiliary engines are helping the maritime industry transition to eco-friendly alternatives

 
Does Anyone Fancy a Japanese Car "On the Rocks"?
Does Anyone Fancy a Japanese Car "On the Rocks"?

31 Dec 2021, 10:56 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A ship carrying Japanese cars arrived in Vladivostok with its precious cargo covered in a thick layer of ice, following rough weather in the Sea of Japan

 
Fully-Electric Zeeboat to Support Clean Shipping Operations in U.S. Waters
Fully-Electric Zeeboat to Support Clean Shipping Operations in U.S. Waters

22 Dec 2021, 06:30 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Transitioning to a green maritime industry would not be possible without the help of electric zero-emissions tugboats that are also more efficient