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X-Press Feeders Poised To Launch Green Shipping Routes To Baltic States and Scandinavia

X-Press Feeders, the world’s largest independent common carrier, plans to lead the global maritime industry by using dual-fuel vessels, powered by green methanol, to create ‘green routes’ early next year to the Scandinavia-Baltic region of northern …
Dec 12, 2023 / Curious

Maersk signs landmark green methanol offtake agreement, significantly de-risking its low-emission operations in this decade

The offtake agreement between A.P. Moller - Maersk and Chinese developer Goldwind, a global leader in clean energy, reaches into the next decade and marks the first large scale green methanol offtake agreement for the global shipping industry.  …
Nov 22, 2023 / Curious

The world's first methanol-powered container ship moored at the Port of Gothenburg

On Tuesday, a truly unique ship arrived at the Port of Gothenburg for the first time. The container ship Laura Maersk is powered by biomethanol, resulting in a big step towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions. "This ship is a significant …
Oct 12, 2023 / Curious

Car Carriers Add Methanol GenSets

Auxiliary MAN 21/31DF-M units make market début in order for Pure Car and Truck Carriers powered by MAN B&W ME-LGIM prime movers; segment trending toward methanol as future sustainable fuel Back to previous page China Merchants Heavy Industry …
Sep 29, 2023 / Curious

EU Commission President Names Landmark Methanol Vessel Laura Mærsk

The world’s first methanol-enabled container vessel will carry the name “Laura Mærsk”, the EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen revealed at a ceremony in Copenhagen on Thursday. The name was revealed in the Port of Copenhagen on Thursday …
Sep 14, 2023 / Vessels

Equinor and Maersk partner up to ensure continued green methanol supply for the world’s first methanol-enabled container vessel

A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) and Equinor have signed an agreement securing supply of green1 methanol for Maersk’s landmark, new methanol-enabled feeder vessel during its initial months of operation from September 2023 and into the first half of …
Sep 11, 2023 / Curious

Four new partners join the Silk Alliance Singapore green corridor cluster initiative

The Silk Alliance continues to grow with the addition of Yara Clean Ammonia ASA, the Methanol Institute, MPC Container Ships ASA and the NUS Centre for Maritime Studies. Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the …
Aug 25, 2023 / Curious

World's First Methanol Hybrid Fuel Cell Tug In Development – to be Deployed in the Port of Gothenburg

Тhe tug operator Svitzer launched the second phase of the company’s project to design for the world's first methanol hybrid fuel cell tug. The vessel is set to be deployed in the second half of 2025 and will operate in the Port of Gothenburg. …
Aug 18, 2023 / Curious

China Classification Society (CCS) Completed the First Approval In Principe (AIP) of Methanol Bunkering Ships in China

At the beginning of July, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) passed the 2023 Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships, which raised the industry’s attention to marine alternative fuels, typified by methanol. With the rapid …
Aug 2, 2023 / Curious

Wärtsilä to supply methanol-fuelled auxiliary engines for six CMA CGM newbuild container vessels

Technology group Wärtsilä will supply methanol-fuelled auxiliary engines for the French shipping company CMA CGM. The engines have been ordered for six 15,000 TEU container vessels which are being built at the Dalian Shipbuilding yard in China. The …
Aug 1, 2023 / Curious